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What’s missing from the Mount Prospect business community? You!

The Village of Mount Prospect is teaming up with the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, the IL Small Business Development Center, Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association and the Mount Prospect Public Library to help new businesses get established by providing a package of innovative economic development resources. The Entrepreneur's Café is a free presentation and open discussion designed to guide new and prospective businesses down the path of success.

Sept 2014 ECafe PromoJoin us for the next Entrepreneur's Café event:

Taking the Next Step
Monday, September 8
6:00 PM
Mount Prospect Public Library
Meeting Room A

Join us for a discussion panel as we talk about taking the next step in entrepreneurship. Whether you have an idea for a home-based business, are ready to open your first professional office or retail space, or have recently become your own boss, this event is for you! We will discuss local rules and regulations related to small businesses, offer practical advice from those that have "been there", and inform you of organizations that are created to help you succeed. This event is FREE and open to all. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

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Professional business women's summer reading list. The Mount Prospect Public Library's Business Reference Librarian has compiled a list of books featuring financial topics specifically orientated to business women. Click here to view the list. Enjoy!

shopkeeperView Documents from Previous Entrepreneur Café Events:

Cash Flow and Financing
Understand the importance of monitoring cash flow for your small business. Includes advice on what to expect when asking for financing. Supporting documents: Cash Flow Worksheet and a Financial Statement Example. Event held February 27, 2014. Guest speaker, Mark Lieberman of SCORE Chicago.

Getting Started
Learn the basic requirements for opening a small business in Mount Prospect, as well as the services provided by the Village. Presented on November 13, 2013.


Learn more about our partners:

Mount Prospect Public Library
Small Business Development Center at Harper College
    For Upcoming Harper College Small Business Seminars, click here.
Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce
Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association

Tools to help ensure your success in Mount Prospect - education, mentoring, marketing opportunities and contact with successful existing business owners - will be available to you through this program. For information regarding the Entrepreneur's Café program, contact Nellie Beckner, Long Range Planner, at (847) 818-5312 or email.

Last updated: 8/26/2014 10:53:18 AM