For those gearing up to join us in Chicago next week for the annual Small Business Finance Forum, this year’s Small Business Partner Showcase will be a major highlight. The tradeshow floor will feature products and services for small business-focused CDFIs and other mission-driven lenders, and will include, for the first time, a first Technology Demo of exciting and innovative products.

The Demo provides exhibitors and vendors a chance to demo software products, mobile apps, and online communities on a large screen in the exhibitor hall just outside the Grand Ballroom. The Technology Demo will take place on June 26 between 10:45am-5:30pm. See below for more information on who is presenting when.

To date six (6) exhibitors and vendors have registered for the Technology Demo, with space for three (3) more. These are the Technology Demo presenters to date:

June 26, 10:45am-11:15am - DownHome Solutions

June 26, 11:15am-11:45am - Vision Software Solutions / FISCAL Credit Suite

June 26, 11:45am-12:15pm - AEO (TILT Forward)

June 26, 2:15pm-2:45pm - OFN - CDFI Connect® Community

June 26, 2:45pm-3:15pm - Northern Initiatives / Initiate

June 26, 3:15pm-3:45pm - Centro Community / Centro App

This year marks the third consecutive year that we have featured the Partner Showcase at the Forum, which will also be the site of Tuesday's Networking Reception, providing attendees the opportunity to meet the exhibitors representing products, services, and networks that can assist them in achieving their goals and mission.

The exhibitors this year will include banks, a federal agency, software companies, a community development financial institution (CDFI), and other companies serving the CDFI industry. The exhibitors this year are:


If you haven't registered, there is still time. Join us in at the JW Marriott Chicago next week—click to register!


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