Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE at the Plainfield Public Library

The Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.

RefUSA @ the Plainfield Public Library

Beginning June, 2017, the RefUSA database will be available from Online Resources at the Plainfield Public Library.

RefUSA contains business information from companies that is updated monthly and contains the most accurate data available.

RefUSA has current information about new and existing companies, U.S. historical business information, job postings, U.S. consumers/lifestyles information and more.

Please take a moment to look at this database.  There is a wealth of information at your fingertips. For small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, job seekers, students and anyone needing business information, click here to have a look.

Plainfield Business Evolution Center

bec“The Plainfield Business Evolution Center reflects the Village’s continued commitment to creating a business friendly environment and the necessary infrastructure for businesses to grow. The business center is located at the Village Hall and contains approximately 4,000 square feet and provides new and home-based businesses with the opportunity to utilize office space.  Included in a nominal fee is dedicated cubicle space, phone service, high speed internet, a copier, and access to a conference room.” For more information, please visit the Village website or contact the Village of Plainfield Planning Department at (815) 439-2824.

Plainfield Business Evolution Center

bec“The Plainfield Business Evolution Center reflects the Village’s continued commitment to creating a business friendly environment and the necessary infrastructure for businesses to grow. The business center is located at the Village Hall and contains approximately 4,000 square feet and provides new and home-based businesses with the opportunity to utilize office space.  Included in a nominal fee is dedicated cubicle space, phone service, high speed internet, a copier, and access to a conference room.” For more information, please visit the Village website or contact the Village of Plainfield Planning Department at (815) 439-2824.

Community Networking

130“Free Networking Event! Make expos, festivals and community events work for you. Summer brings many community marketing events, and positioning your business at these events can mean increased marketing opportunities and sales. This seminar will prepare you to make a positive impression. Learn techniques to get your booth noticed and how to quickly make a positive impact. Additionally, learn how to take advantage of the business-to-business networking opportunities these events provide. Bring your business cards and be ready to network with other small business owners.”  Register now for this event.

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time: 6-8 pm
Location:  Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Rd. Room T-1002
Joliet, Il 60431
Price:  Free