The COCA parking lot is closed Monday, April 24 – Wednesday May 3, for COCAcabana. Parking is available behind Cicero’s on Delmar and throughout the Loop. Please be mindful of parking restrictions on the streets near COCA. Thank you.

COCAbiz offers regularly scheduled workshops, talks and networking events, as well as SPARK, the COCAbiz creativity conference. These programs are open to entrepreneurs, business executives, emerging leaders and other motivated professionals in any field.

bizSESSION Speaker Series

bizSESSIONs welcome progressive thought leaders to offer insights, inspiration and tips on embracing creativity and innovation in business. Discussion is encouraged.

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bizLAB Workshops

bizLABs teach new ways of thinking and methods for applying arts-based strategies in the workplace through participatory, creative activities. Each daylong workshop is led by teaching artists and business strategists.

“Thank you everyone for such a wonderful experience. I’ve successfully used the techniques we learned already, and it’s made a world of difference.  Rarely does a single day of learning yield such exciting changes!”
–  Sarah Wendt, Director of Branch Office Administrator Strategies, Edward Jones