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ReferenceUSA Lunch & Learn Set for May 2

KANKAKEE, IL – April 19, 2016 – Through a joint partnership of the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce, Kankakee Public Library and the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County, high-value strategic business intelligence from ReferenceUSA is now available free of charge to Kankakee County industries, entrepreneurs, residents and others considering investment in the community. This data is essential for those conducting corporate market and competitive analysis for business and consumer applications
Representatives from ReferenceUSA, a leading software as a service (SaaS) reference and research database from Infogroup that provides real-time access to more than 24 million businesses and 262 million consumers, will present at a Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn at noon on Monday, May 2 at the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant St. in Kankakee. The event is open to the public. 
At the event, ReferenceUSA representatives and their local partners will outline how to access the following information:
• U.S. Business data, including business category (SIC and NAICS codes), leadership and contact information, employee size, sales volumes, business expenditures, credit ratings, franchise and brand information, headline news, etc.
• U.S. Historical Business data
• U.S. Consumer/Lifestyle data, including median home values, median home income, personal interests, etc.
• U.S. Jobs/Internships data, including company name, business type, positions available, etc.
All ReferenceUSA data is optimized for geographic searching and reporting using the company’s state-of-the-art mapping tool. Data can be configured with presentation-ready visualization tools, including user-friendly charts, graphs and maps, and downloaded for further study or printing.
To attend the May 2 Lunch & Learn event, please RSVP by April 29 to info@kankakeecountychamber.org or 815.351.9068. Box lunches will be available for $10. Advance ordering is required.
Those unable to attend who are interested in learning more about accessing ReferenceUSA may contact Barbi Brewer-Watson at the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce, 815.351.9068, bwatson@kankakeecountychamber.com; or Lisa Wogan at the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County, 815.935.1177, lwogan@kankakeecountyed.org. Kankakee Public Library patrons, please visit lions-online.org to set up a ReferenceUSA profile or phone 815.939.4564.
The Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit incorporated group serving the Aroma Park, Bourbonnais, Bradley and Kankakee areas .The KCCC unites businesses small and large, creating a central agency to improve prosperity and build a better community through networking, cooperative marketing and legislative advocacy. Visit the KCCC at 200 E. Court St., Suite 710, Kankakee, IL 60901, online at kankakeecountychamber.com. Phone 815.351.9068. Email info@kankakeecountychamber.com.