Friday, October 21, 2016

70 West Madison 
(4th Floor)

Chicago, Illinois 60602 U.S.A.

7:30 a.m. — Registration
8:00 a.m. — Exhibitor Room Opens
9:00 a.m. (Promptly) — Program Begins
4:30 p.m. — Program Ends

Notes: Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages are served throughout the day.

Dress code is business.

Should you have questions, contact:  Laurel Delaney at

Global Small Business Forum: Make the World Your Business

One day.  Four keynotes.  One panel discussion.  More than 100 startups, entrepreneurs and small business owners.  And you.  Don’t miss the world’s most dynamic global small business forum.  Learn, interact, network and be inspired.

Included in your conference pass:

  • One copy of Laurel Delaney’s updated “Exporting” book (2nd edition) endorsed by “Good to Great” author Jim Collins and valued at $34.99.
  • Access to speakers on how to make the world your business.
  • Grab-and-go networking breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages throughout the conference.
  • Facetime with the panelists and fellow attendees.
  • Unlimited knowledge sharing, inspiration and networking.
  • Networking reception – light appetizers and coffee, iced tea and soft drinks.
  • Auction of raffle prizes!

Space is limited. Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis.

GSBF Conference Cetner

Parking and Transportation

Traffic is usually heavy in the morning during normal commute hours in Chicago. Please expect heavy traffic and allow extra time for travel, parking and getting to the Global Small Business Forum. The Forum registration starts promptly at 7:30 a.m. Central.

Parking: Ample parking is available at 70 West Madison Street. The garage entrance is located on Clark Street and the exit is on Dearborn. Please contact 312-346-4941 for additional questions. If you are considering alternate parking options, we recommend using SpotHero to reserve discounted parking in advance.

Cabbing: Ask the driver to drop you off at 70 West Madison Street, enter the building, go up the escalator to the second floor to check in with security located to the right of the escalators. Security will direct you to the proper elevator bank, which you will take to the 4th floor Conference Center.

Trains: 70 West Madison Street is within a healthy walking distance of the Ogilvie Transportation Center, Mrs. Fields Northwest Train Station and nearby subways.

Have additional questions about Global Small Business Forum: Make the World Your Business? Contact GSBB Media LLC (subsidiary of Global TradeSource, Ltd.): Laurel Delaney,