New business expo coming to Rockford this summer
ROCKFORD (WREX)- A new event aimed at helping minority-owned businesses in Northern Illinois is coming to Rockford.
The Think Big Entrepreneurship Expo and Festival will take place this summer. The two-day event will include business development sessions available for adults and kids. The classes will be in English and Spanish.
“I think that if yo’re thinking about starting a business, you’re in a business, or if you’ve been in business for five plus years, this event is for you,” said Sheila Hill, Co-founder of the expo. “We’re going to be teaching from several platforms, from starting a business to sustaining and growing your business in this area.”
The expo will take place July 27-28 at the UW Health Sports Factory.