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2011 Small Business Chicago SUMMIT #2

Small Business Resource Group

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CDT)

2011 Small Business Chicago SUMMIT #2

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2011 Small Business Summit Chicago

SUMMIT #2: $'s and Sense


Tuesday, May 3, 2011 – 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM


Own or manage a business with less than 100 employees?

Register today to learn how to maximize profits and control costs specifically for your small business. 


Are You Interested In...

Hearing one of the preeminent profitability consultants in the area? 

Participating in a panel discussion on how your business can keep more of the revenue that comes in? 

Controlling your costs in the area of Healthcare Benefits? 


The Small Business Summit #2 will answer these questions for you.

This series is designed specifically for small business owners and operators! 

Learn steps that you can take for your own business to increase profits and cut costs! 



·        Continental Breakfast and Full Lunch Included


Registration for this can’t-miss event is only $100 – with a 50% discount for:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce members
Illinois Chamber of Commerce members
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce members
DBR Chamber of Commerce members
GLMV Chamber of Commerce members
Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce members

Need a Little Help on the Road to Sucess?

Why You Need to Be At The SUMMIT:

The SUMMIT is a series of meetings to address the specific main concerns and needs of businesses employing fewer than 100 employees. Most programs are focused on larger businesses with larger resources. The Small Business Resource Group, in conjunction with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and GCG Financial are committed to meeting the needs of all businesses, and recognizing that information, education, and training are important to the viability and long-term success of smaller businesses. The SUMMIT Series was designed to meet the needs of the smaller businesses in our community.  


9:00—Welcome Breakfast and Coffee

9:30–10:30—Kick Off Speaker

Profitability Consultant

Kenneth J. Goldberg,
President of Ascendant Business Advisors (Ascendant)

Mr. Goldberg will discuss topics such as long-term strategic planning, financial planning, debt and equity funding, long-term exit planning, and other topics that affect the small business owners and management teams.


10:45–11:45—Panel Discussion

Cash Flow and Credit Management

Arnold Brown,
Senior Vice President/Division Head-Commercial Banking, MB Financial Bank

Gordon Schwartz,
Partner, Silver, Lerner, Schwartz, and Fertel (CPA Firm)

Brian Herold,
CFO, Cotter Cotter Consulting


11:50–12:30—Lunch (included)

12:30–1:30—Closing Speaker

Cost Control - Health Insurance

Marcus B. Newman, CBC
Vice President, GCG Financial—Founder, Small Business Resource Group

Marcus has been serving the employee benefits needs of small businesses across the country for 13 years.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has created a new and complicated series of reforms for small business Healthcare Benefits.  Learn the correct strategies going forward to best control Healthcare costs for your small business. 



In conjunction with the leadership of the ...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce DBR Chamber of Commerce
GLMV Chamber of Commerce Lake Forest / Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce

Have questions about 2011 Small Business Chicago SUMMIT #2? Contact Small Business Resource Group

When & Where

GCG Financial - Event Room
3000 Lakeside Dr
First Floor
Bannockburn, IL 60015

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CDT)

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Small Business Resource Group

The Small Business Resource Group is an educational organization with the mission: Better Educating Small Business. The SBRG delivers actionable education through our SBRG Education Series. 

The education is generously underwritten  by:


GCG Financial


DK Worldwide, Inc.


Much Shelist, P.C.


Village Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Bank


The Success Catalyst


LEAP Associates, Inc.


Wunderlich Securities


McGladrey LLP


Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C.


HUman Elements Consulting

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2011 Small Business Chicago SUMMIT #2
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