IL Small Business Development Center March Events

March 7, 2019

Starting a Business in Illinois
Wednesday | March 20
3 - 5 p.m. | PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center
The Illinois SBDC at Bradley is offering a workshop, Starting a Business in Illinois. This workshop, co-sponsored by the Morton Community Bank, is free to the public; however, registration is required to accommodate seating. Register online, email sabil@bradley.edu or call 309-677-2992.
 
Small Business Open House
Wednesday | March 20
5 - 7 p.m. | Peoria NEXT Innovation Center
To celebrate the collective impact and success of Small Business Development Centers around the country, America’s SBDCs are hosting their third annual SBDC Day. This Bradley ISBDC Open House Reception will include networking opportunities with area entrepreneurs and small businesses. Learn more about SBDC Day and join the movement by visiting https://americassbdc.org/about-us/.
Starting a Business in Illinois
Thursday | March 28
3 - 5 p.m. | Fondulac Bank
The Illinois SBDC at Bradley is offering a workshop, Starting a Business in Illinois. Morton Community Bank, a co-sponsor, is hosting this event at the Fondulac Bank, Folepi Rm (2nd floor), 201 Clock Tower Drive, East Peoria. This workshop is free to the public; however, registration is required to accommodate seating. Register online, email sabil@bradley.edu or call 309-677-2992.
 
The ISBDC at the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley University has provided business counseling and support to entrepreneurs and existing businesses in Central Illinois since 1985. They have accomplished this by providing businesses with the resources needed to solve business-related problems and take advantage of new opportunities. Since 2001, they've assisted over 613 companies to obtain loans and invest equity in excess of $206 million to start or expand their business, which has created over 1500 jobs and retained more than 18,000. Their mission is to provide free business counseling and low-cost training programs for existing and startup businesses in Central Illinois.