Community Business Expo

Community Business Expo

Event is Oct. 16

Community Business Expo

Posted On: 09/24/21

The Greater Kankakee Black Chamber of Commerce will have an expo on Oct. 16 with a variety of activities for business and community members.

The Community Business Expo will have business representatives sharing information, plus entertainment, family-friendly demonstrations and food trucks.

The event will be Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Kankakee Community College. Click here for a printable flier.

Businesses are invited to participate. To reserve a booth, and to see event details, use this form. There is no cost for vendors to participate, but reservations are required. Vendors that are selling products will have a vendor fee of $75.

Presentations Planned at the Community Expo

Estate Planning 
Jackie Alford, Ladies of Justice 
10 a.m. - KCC Conference Hall, Room D140 

Brianna Brown, Up Next Credit
11 a.m. - KCC Conference Hall, Room D140

Keynote – Shaking the Fear
Kent Waide, Shaking the Fear
Noon - KCC Conference Hall, Room D140

Business Plan and Investing
Alicia Marie, The Black Pages
1 p.m. KCC Conference Hall, Room D140

Credit Restoration
Norrice Washington
2 p.m. - KCC Conference Hall, Room D140

Business Loans
Parnell Jackson, PD&C Financial Services
10 a.m. - KCC Room D123

Vincent Clark Jr., State Farm Insurance
11 a.m. KCC Room D123

JoHana Halloway, Empower to Enlighten
1 p.m. KCC Room D123

Candice Crews, Tackling Taxes with Candace
2 p.m. KCC Room D123

Trauma Informed
Laura Sztuba
10 a.m. - KCC Room D124

How to Price Your Product or Service
Brenda Cooke, Bourbonnais Consulting
11 a.m. - KCC Room D124

Optimizing Your Marketing 
Tynesha Harris
Destiny Fulfilled Leadership Inc.
1 p.m. - KCC Room D124

KCC is located south of downtown Kankakee off River Road, near U.S. 45-52, or take Interstate 57 to Exit 308 and follow the signs. The address for directions is 100 College Drive, Kankakee.

The Greater Kankakee Black Chamber of Commerce was organized in 2018 to develop, educate, economically empower, sustain and promote African-American businesses by advocating for economic development through pro-black business legislative policies, entrepreneurship, procurement, community reinvestment, programmatic and professional development, and capitalistic activity within the Kankakee Area.