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About Us:
The Village of Mount Prospect, the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, Mount Prospect Public Library, and the Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association work together as the Entrepreneur's Café - connecting people to resources that encourage, strengthen, and support small business. The Mount Prospect Entrepreneurs Initiative includes free presentations and open discussions designed to guide new and prospective business owners down the path of success.
View the Business Event Calendar for Upcoming Workshops and Programs!

Tools to help ensure business success in Mount Prospect - education, mentoring, marketing opportunities, and contact with successful entrepreneurs - is available to you through the Mount Prospect Entrepreneurs Initiative. For more information, contact one of our partners:

  • Nellie Beckner, Senior Planner, Village of Mount Prospect, 847/818-5312
  • Joe Collier, Business Reference Librarian, Mount Prospect Public Library, 847/253-5675
  • Dawn Fletcher-Collins, Director, Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, 847/398-6616

Our programming includes the following:
Entrepreneur's Café Business workshops: from finance to social media, we'll help you find the program that will help you strengthen, or even start, your small business. Our next event is the Spotlight on Success Film Series on November 18: Something Ventured. Learn more.

Spotlight on Success Film Series, featuring films designed to inspire and educate current and future entrepreneurs. 

Business Event Calendar - MPEI updates a calendar of events which cater specifically to entrepreneurs. A wide variety of workshops, webinars, and expos are listed, along with registration details. Many of these events are free of charge and are hosted locally.

MPEI E-newsletter, an informative email newsletter filled with articles of interest to small business owners, is delivered straight to your inbox. Never miss an upcoming business event, sign up today!

Mentorship opportunities, podcasts, and expanded programming are coming soon! Look for additional resources to be announced by January of 2016.

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Our Partners:
Mount Prospect Public Library
Small Business Development Center at Harper College
Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce
Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association


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