Did you join the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) for our 15th Anniversary Child Care Business Expo on June 1st? If you missed it, here’s a rundown of the inspirational and educational day:
Over 500 attendees…
visited 55 Exhibitors ranging from Illinois Action for Children to Dominick’s…
and heard from 5 Deserving Award Winners.
Watch the video playlist below to meet:
- Arabel Alva Rosales, AAR & Associates, LTD., Child Care Champion Award Winner
- Lindsay Cochrane, representing Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Friend of Child Care Award Winner
- Peg Dunne Pavelec, Little Inspirations, Fast Track Award Winner
- Teresa Gomez, Wonderland Day Care Center & Wonderland Home Day Care, Unsung Hero Award Winner
Dr. Latrice Walker, Pre-Fit, Hedy M. Ratner & S. Carol Dougal Legacy Award Winner
2 Shift Into High Gear Afternoon Workshops taught entrepreneurs effective marketing and business finance.
2 Stellar Expo Chairs – Patty Kryscha, Southwest Airlines & Kimberlee Burt, A Child’s Space welcomed guests.
2 Dynamic Honorary Co-Chairs
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle & Illinois Lt. Governor Sheila Simon (not pictured)
One powerful Luncheon panel shared their insights into the future of Illinois child care.
Did you experience the Expo with us? Do you have any questions that didn’t get answered at one of the workshops? Ask them below!
To see more pictures from the event, check out the WBDC Facebook page.