Winner from Hit ABC Show, Shark Tank, Aldo Orta Tells You What It Takes to be a Winner

An event for business entrepreneurship in Chicago.

Chicago, IL, March 26, 2014 --( Exact Entertainment Presents “Swimming with the Sharks” A Business Entrepreneurial Event.

Exact Entertainment presents former contestants from the hit ABC show, Shark Tank on an expert panel that you won’t want to miss out on! The event is in honor of Chicago entrepreneurship, and will give those who are starting their own business a chance to run their concepts and ideas by the best in the business. Those on the panel include: winner of Shark Tank and former contestant, Aldo Orta of Aldo Orta Jewelry, Steve Gadlin winner and owner of I Want to Draw a Cat for You!, and former contestants, Dave Alwan, owner of Echo Valley Meats, Michele Kapustka, owner of SendABall, and Michael Quinn, owner of BufferBit. Event includes complimentary drinks, appetizers, expert advice, networking, and more. Other celebrity guest appearances are B96 radio host and personality Showbiz Shelly and the guest host for the event will be none other than NFL Bears player and Super Bowl Champion, Kelvin Hayden. The exclusive business event will be held on Tuesday, March 25th from 6pm-midnight, at 161 W. Harrison Street.

In the U.S. alone there are almost 28 million small businesses and over 22 million are self-employed and over 50% of the working population works in a small business, according to the Small Business Bureau.

Just because you’re a small business doesn’t mean that you can’t generate revenue, “small businesses have generated over 65% of the net new jobs since 1995, and another surprising fact is that approximately 543,000 new businesses get started each month,” adds the Small Business Bureau.

Not every entrepreneur makes it to the big screen on ABC’s Shark Tank, but now you don’t have to! Just make sure to come out to “Swimming with the Sharks” to have your business concept listened to. Mingle with the best in the business, and receive constructive criticism, feedback, ideas, and watch a viewing of the Shark Tank episode that made Aldo Orta famous, and learn more from our well-known shark panelists who have had their own trials within their small businesses. See if your idea could actually make it! Feel free to bring your thinking cap, business concept, and business card to network! For tickets go to: where they can be purchased for $30.

Sponsors for this event include: Anthony's Own, Carlucci Restaurant and Bar, Crain's Chicago Business, and Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Tickets are non-refundable, and 10% of proceeds will be given directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities.

For more information on this event contact, Shawn Zanotti at Exact Publicity at (312) 265-0941.

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Shawn Zanotti/ Exact Publicity
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