• Scott Waguespack

BACP Business Education Workshop Webinars


The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) offers free business education workshops or webinars every Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. Due to COVID-19, all programs are currently being offered as webinars. Topics include business licensing, operations, financial resources, marketing, and more. Programs are free and open to the public and taught by industry professionals, not-for-profit agencies, and government agencies.

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

Wednesday, March 3 at 3:00 p.m.

Presented by the City of Chicago


The Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection, Department of Public Health, and the Department of Buildings will provide insight on how operate a compliant business in the City of Chicago. Topics covered will include how to prepare for inspections, building permits and sign display requirements, food inspection overview and necessary certificates, and zoning review procedures. Learn how to operate safely and avoid common setbacks.

Register by visiting chicago.gov/businesseducation

Fighting Fraud

Friday, March 5 at 9:30 a.m.

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection


When it comes to avoiding consumer fraud, knowledge is power! In this webinar, businesses and consumers alike will learn about the various types of fraud BACP prosecutes, how to avoid falling victim to common schemes, and what you can do to fight back if it happens to you. This webinar is in recognition of the Federal Trade Commission’s National Consumer Protection Week.

Register by visiting chicago.gov/businesseducation

Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.