City of Naperville and Illinois Muslim Chamber of Commerce Partner to Host 'Doing Business With the City of Naperville'

Two-Hour Workshop to Provide Information on Becoming a City Vendor in Construction, Public Works, Consulting and Information Technology

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — The City of Naperville, in partnership with the Illinois Muslim Chamber of Commerce, will host “Doing Business With the City of Naperville,” a comprehensive workshop that aims to teach participants about doing business with the City as a large company, small business or individual vendor. The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Naperville Bank and Trust located at 555 Fort Hill Dr. in Naperville. It is free and open to the public by registering at

“Naperville offers many opportunities for companies of all sizes to contract with the City to provide services,” says Mayor Scott A. Wehrli. “We invite all those who are interested to attend the workshop to learn more about how the City’s bidding process works and how to become a registered vendor.”

A presentation will begin promptly at 10:15 a.m., including comments from Mayor Wehrli. The session will include information about the City’s procurement process and upcoming vendor needs in construction, public works, consulting and information technology. It will also include information about diversity and inclusion initiatives at the City, as well as a question-and-answer session and time for networking. Participants will be able to begin the vendor registration process during the workshop, if they wish.

“We are thrilled to partner with the City of Naperville to host this workshop reflecting our shared commitment to fostering diversity and economic growth in the community,” says Shafeek Abubaker, president of the Illinois Muslim Chamber of Commerce. “All are invited to attend to learn more about the opportunities available to collaborate with the City.”

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About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 150,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at