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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.

Crains Small Business WeekSmall Business Week is May 1 - May 6!
MPEI will be hosting events throughout the week that you don't want to miss.

MAY 1, 12 Noon - 2 PM
Access 2 Advisors Roundtable | Knowledge Sharing & Networking

MAY 2, 7:30 PM - 9 PM
Spotlight on Success Film Series | Art & Copy

MAY 3, 9 AM - 1 PM
Resource Review Half-day Workshop | Featured Event!

Business Resources | Small Business Administration, MPEI
Best Practices | Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Chokshi Filippone Law, LLC
Business Empowerment | Gale PowerSearch Database,
Intercept Business Plan Creation

RSVP required - space is limited! All Small Business Week Events are free of charge and are held at the Mount Prospect Library, 10 S. Emerson Street. For more information, contact us.

MPEI programming includes the following:
Jumpstart Your Business and 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.

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!

Access to Advisors, MPEI's own list of proven, successful entrepreneurs who have made themselves available to offer advice to those just starting out. Many of our advisors participate in our MPEI roundtable and networking sessions. For more information on the Access to Advisors program, email us.


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 Mount Prospect Entrepreneurs Initiative - 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!

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

Nellie Beckner, Assistant to the Village Manager, Village of Mount Prospect, 847/818-5305

Joe Collier, Business Reference Librarian, Mount Prospect Public Library, 847/253-5675

Dawn Fletcher-Collins, Director, Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce, 847/398-6616

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