Upcoming Bradley Events to Help Small Businesses

August 2, 2019

EVENTS

Starting a Business in Illinois
Thursday | August 8
3 - 5 p.m. | PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Bradley is offering a workshop, Starting a Business in Illinois. This workshop is co-sponsored by Morton Community Bank and is free to the public; however, registration is required. Register online at bradley.edu/turner/sabil or email sabil@bradley.edu or call 309-677-2992.

Turner Center 2019 Small Business Awards
Tuesday | August 27
3 - 6 p.m. | Hayden-Clark Alumni Center, Peplow Pavilion
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Darin LaHood will be revealing and presenting the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship 2019 Small Business Awards. This event is to showcase the success of their clients and the strong relationship with their community partners. They will be recognizing and celebrating entrepreneurs, innovators, startups, and rural businesses. To view the list of awards and to register, at no cost, visit bradley.edu/turnercenterawards.

Starting a Business in Illinois
Thursday | August 29
3 - 5 p.m. | Fondulac Bank (Folepi Room)
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Bradley is offering a workshop, Starting a Business in Illinois. This workshop is co-sponsored by Morton Community Bank and is free to the public; however, registration is required. To learn more or to register, visit bradley.edu/turner/sabil/ or email sabil@bradley.edu or call 309-677-2992.

OTHER

Senior Consulting Projects
Bradley's Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) has been accepting applications from local businesses that would like to participate in a faculty-led, student-run Senior Consulting Project for the Fall 2019 semester (August 28 - December 11). This service is provided at no charge. If a business needs help in the areas of marketing strategy, feasibility study, strategic growth plan, or launching a new product or service, the Senior Consulting Projects program is a great option for them. To learn more, visit bradley.edu/consult.

Business Accelerator Program
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Bradley is offering its Brave Launch Program again this year. Applications are being accepted from corporate innovation companies who desire help in developing a sustainable process for their organization's growth. This program also offers startup businesses a platform for developing new products, services or service models. The program runs from September 24 to November 7. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Monday, August 26. To learn more or apply, visit bradley.edu/bravelaunch or call 309-677-2992.