In light of recent events related to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the SBDC at ICNC will be cancelling all workshops, seminars and events until further notice.

  • If you’re requesting a client consultation through the SBDC or International Trade Center (ITC), these appointments will be handled by phone or through virtual options. Please contact Merly Thomas (SBDC) merly@industrialcouncil.com or Enrique Rubio (ITC) enrique@industrialcouncil.com with any questions.


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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320 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

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Merly Thomas 
Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago 

Presented by the Illinois SBDC ITC at ICNC


Celebrate SBDC Day with ICNC! 

Join the Illinois Small Business Development Center at ICNC to celebrate SBDC Day and the 40th Anniversary of SBDCs! 

The day will include:

  • Great networking opportunities
  • Appetizers
  • A presentation of all of the available SBDC and ICNC services
  • Wrap up with 30 minute tour of our Make City incubator

The Illinois Small Business Development Center and Illinois Small Business Development Center International Trade Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the center at (312)433-2373 or (312)433-7656.