The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit business event is coming up on 8/30 at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline. The event will offer business workshops, assistance with ERC and navigating grants and programs, networking and collaboration.

Here are the details:

Location: TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265

Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Discount Code (50%): IES-Friend

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Illinois Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit Coming To Moline This Week

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony

  • MC: Ben Jung, Ingersoll Wine & Spirits, IES Board
  • Welcoming Address: Kiyo Matsuyama, IES Board of Directors
  • Speaker: Mark Holloway, Quad Cities Chamber
  • Keynote: Sangeetha Rayapati, Mayor of Moline

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Morning Workshop, Session I

  • Room A: “How to Borrow from the Government,” Les Baumbach, VP Senior SBA Sales Representative, Wells Fargo
  • Room B: “Growing Your Business in Any Economy,” Marcia Erickson, ActionCOACH

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Morning Workshop, Session II

  • Room A: “How to Jumpstart a Business Right Now” Thomas Trone, SCORE Small Business Advisor, SCORE Quad Cities
  • Room B: “Business Owners can receive ERC Refund,” Steven Hou, Partner, Community CPA


12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch ‘N Learn: Scale Your Business in Recession

  • Ying Sa, Community CPA
  • Janessa Calderon, Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Anthony Arrington, Top RANK


1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Afternoon Workshop

  • Room A: “This 2056-year-old Italian Marketing framework that’s getting 16x Returns,” Maurice Davis, Head Of Marketing, Marketing Growth Strategy
  • Room B: “Fund your Business” Kaitlin Byers, Capital Access Manager, Kiva Iowa
  • Room C: “Roadmap to Grow Your Business by SBDC Methodology.” Victor Oyervides, Minority Business Development Counselor, America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Iowa and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach


2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony


Illinois Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit Coming To Moline This Week
Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.
Illinois Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit Coming To Moline This Week

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