"The Entrepreneurs" Episode
During her time in the Small Business Development Center at Waubonsee Community College program, Rebecca Gengler was featured on the YouTube show "The Entrepreneurs." Rebeccas discussed how she built her business infastructure and found her target market. View the episode here.
The Illinois Small Business Development Center Network
Rebecca Gengler's early success with Polish pottery was highlighted in the SBDC "Weekly Connection." She discusses the start of her passion and how she had grown since starting in 2011. Read the spotlight here.
Entrepreneur of Excellence Winner
At the 15th annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards hosted by the Daily Herald Business Ledger, Rebecca Gengler was one of 23 suburban professionals honored. The honorees demonstrated the best traits of entrepreneurship, including willingness to take risk, drive, perseverance and business creativity - Rebecca was honored for Business Growth in the Early stage category. Read more in this Daily Herald article.
Fox Valley Entrepreneurship Center Grant Winner
Rebecca Gengler was the recipient of a $2,500 grant that allowed her to hire a marketing intern and expand her social media presence. Rebecca won the grant as the second place winner of the "Poised for Growth Business Plan" competition after completing the program at the Fox Valley Entrepreneurship Center in Aurora. Read more in this Chicago Tribune article.
Enjoy Illinois Spotlight
More Polish Pottery is featured as a specialty store for gifts and souvenirs on the "Enjoy Illinois" trip planning website. Visit their website or our "Local Attractions" page for more ideas about making a weekend out of your trip to More Polish Pottery. Read the spotlight here.
Smart Retailer Magazine
Rebecca and her shop were a featured business in Smart Retailer. Her pottery was photographed, and she still receives calls about the bright and interesting products.