Starting Your Business in Illinois

From Friday, February 15, 11:30 am until 2:30 pm

Local entrepreneurs will find invaluable support for their startups at the Starting Your Business in Illinois event, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019, at the 36Squared Business Incubator, 3636 S. Iron St., Chicago.

Advisers from the Greater Southwest Development Corporation (SBDC) will be available to discuss resources for starting or growing businesses in Illinois, including:

  • Landing government contracts
  • Writing a business plan
  • Export assistance
  • SBA funding
  • Hiring and training reimbursements
  • Microlending
  • Crowdfunding
  • Property tax reductions
  • Building improvement grants

Each attendee will receive a free Starting Your Business in Illinois handbook. Sponsored by the CIBC bank and the Greater Southwest Development Corporation, the event is free for attendees.

Register in advance to attend on the event's Eventbrite web page.