Events 2018-06-18T15:19:42+00:00


Lakeside Alliance Meet & Greet: 3rd & 4th Ward

Join us on June 21 at the Illinois College of Optometru for a meet & greet with the Lakeside Alliance hosted by the 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell & 4th Ward Alderman Sophia King. If interested, please reach out with any questions to

Thursday, June 21, 2018 / Illinois College of Optometry – 3241 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60616 / 6:00 p.m.

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Lakeside Alliance Career & Training Opportunities Fair

Join us on May 3, 2018 at Olive-Harvey College for a career & training opportunities fair. If interested, please click the fillable form link below, download and fill out the document and email it to

Thursday, May 3, 2018 / Olive-Harvey College – 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60628 / 6:00 p.m.

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Lakeside Alliance: Builder of the Obama Presidential Center Meet & Greet

Alderman Leslie Hairston invites you to meet the Lakeside Alliance team and learn more about upcoming opportunities.

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 / South Shore Cultural Center – 7059 S. Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60649 / 6:00 p.m.

Chicago Business Opportunity Fair (CBOF) hosted by Chicago Minority Diversity Council

Lakeside Alliance will conduct One-on-Ones with interested subcontractors. 

The Chicago Business Opportunity Fair (CBOF) is the longest running multi-day conference and trade fair of focused on economic empowerment of minority business enterprises. Originally called the Business Opportunity Day in 1967, the success of the interactions between corporations and minority-owned businesses evolved with dramatic fashion. The Business Opportunity Day was eventually organized by the Chicago Regional Purchasing Council, which ultimately blossomed into the National Minority Supplier Development Council in 1972.

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