Special Thanks

to all our Sponsors, Major Partners and Global Gift Partners for your generous support.

Event Sponsor

  • MB Financial Bank

Event Host

Center for International Business, Loyola University Chicago,
Quinlan School of Business
  • Loyola University Chicago


  • The International Trade Association
  • Globe Trade
  • Emergent Research
  • Global Chamber
  • Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global
  • Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global
  • FACC
  • Global Chamber Chicago
  • Exim Bank
  • Small Business Trends logo
  • World Entrepreneurship Forum
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • SBE Council
  • Metro Chicago Exports logo
  • SBE Council
  • 1871
  • IL Department of Commerce - Trade & Investment

2017 Sponsorship information

By sponsoring the Global Small Business Summit 2017, your brand will be seen by more than 100,000 entrepreneurs, small business owners, consultants, senior-level executives, academics and corporate risk-takers through extensive marketing and promotion, and you will have direct access to the more than 100 entrepreneurs and small business owners attending the event. Sponsorship will provide your company the opportunity to:
  • Increase your brand awareness
  • Position your product or service
  • Catapult a big idea
  • Promote a new initiative
  • Engage the business community
  • Create a unique experience for customers and prospects
  • Prospect new customers
  • Network with the best and brightest in the international trade community

The Global Small Business Forum 2017 offers customizable solutions to your company’s needs and goals. Please refer to the attached Sponsorship Benefit listing and contact us to discuss how we can help your company achieve its sales and marketing objectives. We look forward to working with you.

2017 Sponsorship Benefit PDF