Thursday, November 10

Accion Chicago is a nonprofit that helps communities grow by investing in people who build businesses and generate jobs in their neighborhoods. We provide customized capital solutions and one-on-one coaching to underserved entrepreneurs in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. We are committed to creating economic development in our communities, and we invite you to support our work by attending the Taste of Accion.

Become a partner in our clients’ success. Make an investment in your community.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall
78 East Washington Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602

The Taste of Accion gathers more than 350 small business owners, bankers, legislators, community leaders, and organizational partners together to celebrate entrepreneurship and community development. Become a sponsor to this event, purchase your ticket, and don’t miss out on this opportunity to network with our service area’s best and brightest!

Parking: We are offering discounted parking at the Wabash/Randolph Self-Park garage at $18 for our guests. Be sure to ask for the validation ticket at the registration table.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Our sponsorship opportunities are listed here but we are happy to create a custom sponsorship opportunity just for you. Please let us know how you would like to support Accion.
To submit your request for sponsorship, please complete this form and send it to Haley Marceau Taylor.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Taste of Accion!


Take a Chance on Our Raffle
Ticket Prices: 1 for $50 or 3 for $125

You’ll have the opportunity to win a 3-night stay at the luxurious Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans located in the heart of historic New Orleans within walking distance of the Riverwalk, French Market, Superdome, Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, jazz clubs, and fine shopping.

Our winner will receive round-trip airfare for 2, “skip-the-line” admission to the Preservation Hall of Jazz, and a 3-course Jazz dinner or brunch with wine pairing at Commander’s Palace Restaurant. Ride a streetcar to the stunning Garden District or hop aboard the magnificent paddlewheeler! No city in North America can compete with New Orleans when it comes to culture, food, history, and joie de vivre!

Retail Value: $5,860

*Can’t attend the Taste this year? Don’t worry—ticket holder need not be present to win.


Text to Give!

Text AccionCHI to 52182 to make a donation to our Small Business Lending Program. Thank you for your support!

Our Sponsors

Thank you so much to our 2016 Taste of Accion sponsors!

We couldn’t do our work without you.

Become a Sponsor