2023 ace review

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sheila Hill of Think Big!

Panel I:  The Roadmap for Starting a Business in Boone & Winnebago Counties

Panel II: Business Start-Up Funding Sources

Panel III: Entrepreneur Challenges & Solutions

2023 ace news coverage

2022 ace review

2022 in pictures

Exhibitor Booths

Exhibitor Booths

Exhibitor Booths

Attendees listen to Stan Valiulis, owner of Totes Babies.

Stan Valiulis, owner of Totes Babies, tells his story about appearing and getting funding on ABC's Shark Tank.

Brett Whitacre discusses taking his artwork from Passion to Profits.

Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara welcomes attendees to the 2022 ACE Conference & Expo.

Illinois State Senator Steve Stadelman emphasizes the importance of small business and entrepreneurship.

2022 ace news coverage