Financial Services Career Fair
& Empowerment Summit

October 5-6, 2023

Chicago, IL | UIC Forum

Who’s ready to be empowered? Your Road to Wealth Starts HERE!

The Chicago Financial Empowerment 2-Day Summit is back and better than ever!

The Office of Chicago City Treasurer proudly presents Building Wealth Today for Tomorrow 2023, a free 2 day in-person financial empowerment career fair and summit laser-focused on financial health, education and career opportunities for Chicagoland residents, small businesses and entrepreneurs!

Thursday, October 5, 2023 and Friday, October 6, 2023

10:00 a.m. CST

UIC Forum

Attendee Registration Opens Soon!

Kick off your Wealth Experience on Thursday, October 5, 2023 for the Financial Services Career Fair!

There is a Place in Finance for You!

Here’s your chance to connect face-to-face with more than 60 financial service companies and recruiters offering education and career opportunities within the financial services industry.

  • Are you a job seeker looking to transition to the financial services industry?
  • Do you need educational advice to advance your position within the financial services Industry?
  • Are you interested in receiving assistance updating your resume, developing your elevator pitch, identifying your prominent job skills and much more?
  • Are you interested in connecting with Fortune 500 Financial Service companies to jumpstart your career?

REGISTER NOW, and join us Thursday, October 5, 2023! 

4 great reasons to attend our in-person career fair 

  • Foster meaningful connections with employers
  • Avoid Zoom fatigue
  • Expand your circle by taking the opportunity to meet new people and/or strengthen existing connections
  • Face less distractions

Continue your Road to Wealth by attending the Financial Empowerment Summit Friday, October 6, 2023.

The conversations at the Summit will be presented by an impressive line-up of financial experts and are designed to expand your knowledge base in access to capital, financial planning, credit repair, homeownership and wealth building. 

Here are some of the topics, and more will be added:

  • Homeownership from a to z
  • Investing Your Money
  • Credit + Money Management
  • Small Business Startup
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Pay Equity & More
  • Homeownership from a to z
  • Investing Your Money
  • Credit + Money Management
  • Small Business Startup
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Pay Equity & More

Visit the Financial Empowerment Exhibit Hall where more than 100 financial organizations and other vendors will showcase products and services, offer financial advice, resources and information to help shape your financial future! 

We are excited to announce the return of Operation Hope and our HOPE Inside Financial Well-being Coaches on the Exhibit Floor. Capitalize on a unique opportunity to learn more about the benefits of the HOPE Inside Program, and sign up to get started on your financial journey.

The Main Stage is always a core attraction at the Financial Empowerment Summit! Every hour, a Financial Wellbeing Coach will grace the stage sharing Credit and Money Management tips. The “wealth” of knowledge will be non-stop! 

Registration Opens Soon! Don’t delay! Your Road to Wealth Starts TODAY!
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Financial Services Career Fair

Thursday, October 5, 2023

10:00 am

UIC Forum

The Career Fair component will be full of career readiness workshops, and opportunities to engage with employers on-site, chat with career coaches, take updated professional headshots, participate in resume reviews, mock interviews, and much more!

Participating Employers include

BMO Harris Bank
Benefits To Go LLC
FCB Chicago 
Fifth Third Bank
First American Bank
Harold Washington College
Marquette Bank
Thompson Financial
and many more!

Financial Empowerment Summit

Friday, October 6, 2023

10:00 am

UIC Forum

The Financial Empowerment Summit is a free in-person financial empowerment event tailored for all Chicagoland residents, small businesses, and entrepreneurs to provide access to capital, financial planning and credit building seminars, keys to homeownership and wealth building opportunities.

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