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Ampersand Cowork Free Day + Biz Insurance Basics Class

  • Ampersand Cowork 3317 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)

Do you work from home and want a change of scenery? Ampersand Cowork are having a free day of coworking on Wednesday, February 14th from 9am-5pm. Come by and work free from distraction and get s#@t done! There will be free snacks, unlimited coffee, and a whole bunch of great people coworking. 

BONUS
At 2pm there will be a free Business Insurance Basics class led by Meg McKeen, a Certified Insurance Counselor with 20 years of insurance industry experience.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone who would enjoy a comfortable, productive workspace for the day, and/or enjoy meeting other professionals. For example: freelancers, entrepreneurs, remote workers, consultants, creatives, techies, and more!

REGISTRATION
The event is free, but please RSVP by registering through this Eventbrite page. This event has limited capacity, so RSVP early to secure your spot on the guest list!

2pm-3pm: Business Insurance Basics class with Meg McKeen
An informal discussion providing the basics of business insurance. Topics covered will be:

  • What is business insurance
  • Why you need business insurance
  • How to find the best insurance solution for your business
  • Personalized Q&A session
  • And more!
     

So you've fleshed out your business concept, you've given it a name, built a website, and ordered business cards. Maybe you're working with your attorney to create a legal business entity and you've signed on your first customer. Your business has value from the moment your concept comes to life—developing the right business insurance solution can help you protect your business as you navigate the various stages in your business lifecycle. Join Meg as she cuts through the jargon and demystifies the process of purchasing business insurance coverage. We'll walk through coverage basics and why it's important in protecting your own business. We'll talk through specific claims scenarios and we'll discuss the best time and how to determine the best method to obtain coverage for you. Because every business is unique, we'll close with time to address your individual questions as well.

Meg McKeen, a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and licensed independent insurance agent, partners with new and small business owners to help answer important insurance questions like “What do I need?” “Why and when do I need it?” and “How do I get it?”

A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and resident of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, Meg’s clients benefit from 20 years of expertise in consulting with insurance companies, agents, and policyholders. Clients appreciate her approachable style and the way she can translate her strong technical understanding and insight into the insurance marketplace to demystify the process of building the insurance program that is best suited to protect the financial future of the organizations she serves.

Earlier Event: February 10
Artist Talk by Sara Goodman/Gallery Hours
Later Event: March 1
Happy Hour!