Schedule

Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce 2018 Convention

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Exhibitor Setup
  1:00 PM – 5:30 PM Matchmaker Sessions

20 Companies and Agencies

  1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

 

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Convention Registration

 

DCEO Derrick Champion

   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

 

Junior Colleges/Universities Procurement Opportunity Fair

 

Raynard Jackson

   4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Procurement Opportunities With the Casinos
   5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Welcome Reception and Entertainment
   6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Fireside Chat with CEOs and Presidents
   7:30 PM – 7:45 PM Humanitarian Award – Com Ed
   8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Entertainment
   7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast – VIP (by Invitation Only)
   
   7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast – General Session
   
   9:15 AM – 10:30 AM IT – Smart Cities
   
 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Contracting With State Agencies (CMS, CDB, DOC)
   
  11:30 AM – Noon Lunch – Guest Speaker: Camelot and White Sox
   
   12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Health Care Panel
   
     1:15 PM – 2:30 PM Junior Colleges
   
     2:45 PM – 3:45 PM International Trade
   
     6:00 PM – Gala and Awards – Cocktails
   
     6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Gala Dinner and Awards