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Empower Hour: Sneakerville 88

November 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This month’s Empower Hour will feature BACP Commissioner Ken Meyer chatting with James and Jamee Denman, co-owners of Sneakerville 88. As we approach the holiday season, the shopping spirit focuses on the small businesses that are the heart of communities. When searching for the most limited and unique sneakers, Sneakerville 88 is the shop to check out. The father-daughter duo behind the concept have become a sneaker store staple in Chicago’s Bronzeville and Hyde Park neighborhoods. Sneakerville 88 offers rare and limited-edition sneakers and apparel, with a constantly changing inventory. James Denman has successful opened of four businesses, including Harold’s Chicken 88, Harold’s Chicken Sports Bar 88, Sneakerville 88 in Bronzeville, and the newest location, Sneakerville 88 in Hyde Park. Jamee Denman, daughter, and fellow entrepreneur, is creating a name for herself in the business world with creation of Sneakerville 88. The candid conversation will cover the start of the business, location expansion, succession planning, community involvement, and utilizing business resources. The webinar will end with a Q&A for attendees to ask questions.

BACP offers free business education webinars every week. Topics include business licensing, operations, financial resources, marketing, and more. Programs are free, open to the public, and taught by industry professionals, not-for-profit agencies, and government agencies. You can find a list of upcoming webinars and get registered HERE!


November 16, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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