Salem Baptist Church of Chicago
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A.R.I.S.E. Entrepreneur Program

A.R.I.S.E. is 7-week entrepreneur-training program to equip individuals with education and resources to launch and maintain successful businesses. A.R.I.S.E. kickoffs with a FREE Business Networking Reception that joins prospective business owners and potential A.R.I.S.E. participants with individuals and organizations that play key roles in the development of new businesses. A.R.I.S.E. concludes with a Business Expo and Career Fair, providing a venue for A.R.I.S.E. students to officially launch and showcase their businesses. At the culmination of the program, the top 10 businesses are acknowledged and awarded seed money totaling over $10,000. A.R.I.S.E. offers continued support and education to alumni through monthly workshops and a monthly newsletter.
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"Previewing A.R.I.S.E."

Meet and Greet successful A.R.I.S.E. graduates, Network with small business owners Sunday, September 16, 2012 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. House of Hope (Multipurpose Room) 752 E. 114th St. Chicago, IL 60628

A.R.I.S.E. Entrepreneur Classes

Start or Expand your business in 7 weeks September 24th – November 5th 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Monday Nights) Salem Admin Building 10909 S. Cottage Grove, Rm 42 Chicago, IL 60628 Fee: $200 (includes curriculum and 2-day expo registration) *Class registrants must participate in 2-day expo to qualify for seed money.
TO DOWNLOAD CLASS REGISTRATION : CLICK HERE
TO REGISTER ONLINE CLICK HERE

A.R.I.S.E. 2-day Business Expo & Job Fair

Black Friday
November 23, 2012
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Small Business Saturday
November 24, 2012
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
House of Hope
752 E. 114th St.
Chicago, IL 60628

Open to the Public - Free Admission Expo offerings include:

Free Concert
150 of Chicago's greatest small businesses
Fashion Show (featuring Chicago's hottest designers)
Artists' Exhibit
Literary Café (featuring authors)
Job Fair (current & available openings)
Teen Entrepreneur Expo
Free workshops

And More

Vendor Fee: $200 (on or before August 1st); $250 (after August 1st)
TO DOWNLOAD VENDOR REGISTRATION: CLICK HERE

For more information and for vendor space, call 773-371-2327 or email arise@sbcoc.org.