Monday, November 16, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM CST
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Merly Thomas 
Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago 

Presented by the Illinois SBDC ITC at ICNC


Starting Your Business in IL 

This webinar will help attendees understand the basic elements of starting a business in Illinois. This session will also touch on the different elements of entrepreneurship. Whether you want to turn your idea into a business or are interested in becoming an entrepreneur, we're here to help! 

Our partner 37 Oaks has agreed to co-host! 37 Oaks is on a mission to strengthen and revitalize communities through local commerce. 37 Oaks uses its platforms to educate and prepare small, women, and minority owned businesses for distribution growth through diverse channels. This includes ecommerce, brick & mortar, wholesale and/or mobile retail. Terrand of 37 Oaks will also share details about 37Oaks-University, the Launchpad Program, Chicago’s Business Development Program, and the Master Small Business List to Support Small and Buy Local

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.