BUILDING AND GROWING I57 BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Chamber 57 is a not-for-profit organization whose primary purpose is to promote and support the growth and development of the local business community.
Business after hours event every 4th Thursday of the month- October 25th 2018- 6:30-8:00pm
The Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program is designed to prepare established transportation-related construction firms including disadvantaged, minority- and women-owned business enterprise (D/M/WBE) firms, service-disabled,veteran owned small businesses (SDVOSB) and veteran-owned small businesses (VOSB) as well as small businesses to participate on highway and vertical construction contracts.
Participants will receive comprehensive, customized business development assistance to build financial understanding and business plans for increased stability and growth in the transportation-related construction industry. Services are customized to the assessed strengths, challenges and needs of participating firms. This includes education, guidance and feedback on general business and construction-specific operations, including strategic planning and assistance with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) pre-qualification application. Programs are either self-paced (you determine how quickly you complete a program) or cohort based. Cohort programs offer a group setting that invites a collaborative learning environment.