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Accelerate Business Conference

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Jump start your small business!

Whether you're a business professional or a new entrepreneur, this full-day business conference is for you!

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
8:30 a.m. Registration Check-in; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Conference
KCC Riverfront Campus 


  • Adam Robinson, "Best Team Wins" author, Chicago-based Hireology CEO
    Build Your Business Through Predictive Hiring
  • Erik Barnlund CEO Mavidea IT service provider and Maxlider Brothers Customs
    How I Grew Two Thriving Businesses

 More about conference presenters 

Vendor exhibits, networking, breakout sessions

  • Public Relations
  • Your Logo & Brand
  • Employee Loyalty
  • Planning for Growth
  • Conflict Resolution

Program  Sponsor & Exhibitor Benefits  Register

More information

Ken Crite
Coordinator, Career Services Center
815 802-8222 or 815-802-8206 

​Premier sponsors

Catalyst Innovation Center logo green circle with circular chemical elements connected
The Daily Journal logo on a blue background with white text
Economic Alliance of Kankakee County logo is red letters

  • Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce logo is is a half circle with painting of the courthouse and skyline of buildings
  • Continuing Education and Career Services logo of KCC
  • LinkPoint Media (LM)logo is deep blue letters on a white background
  • Midland States Bank logo is black letters with an orange square