Training

Contact the Illinois Small Business Development Center for assistance in starting or growing your business.

You can take advantage of a variety of services–from our growing catalogue of information-packed seminars to our extensive library of business and personal resources–or visit with any of our impressive roster of business advisors.

The Illinois Small Business Development Center for Central Illinois is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the United States Small Business Administration, the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and our local supporters. So, nearly all of our programs and services are available at no charge to you.

Events – 2024

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June

Success Strategies for Small Business Development and Growth

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm cdt

To build a successful business, it takes more than a good or great idea. It takes a strong mentality, well organized preparation, flexibility and creativity, and a knack for being detail oriented while never losing sight of the big picture. Whatever type of business you have in mind, we will discuss some basic tips that can help you get it started and keep it growing.

The Illinois Small Business Development Center for Central Illinois (CISBDC) is offering a free seminar on success strategies at Fresh Visions Community Church, 1551 J David Jones Parkway, Springfield, IL 62702.

Registration is required to attend. Follow this link to register. 

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July

Starting Your Business in Illinois

 

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 5:30pm – 7:00pm cdt

Starting and owning a business can be exciting and frightening. If you’re thinking about starting your own business the SBDC can help!

The Illinois Small Business Development Center for Central Illinois (CISBDC) is offering a free seminar on starting your business at the CAP 1908 Social Innovation Center, 1100 South Grand Avenue East, Springfield, IL 62703.

Registration is required to attend. Follow this link to register. 

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October

Starting Your Business in Illinois

 

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 | 11:30am – 1:00pm cdt

Starting and owning a business can be exciting and frightening. If you’re thinking about starting your own business the SBDC can help!

The Illinois Small Business Development Center for Central Illinois (CISBDC) is offering a free seminar on starting your business at the CAP 1908 Social Innovation Center, 1100 South Grand Avenue East, Springfield, IL 62703.

Registration is required to attend. Follow this link to register. 

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and Growth Corp. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor(s)’ or participants’ opinions, products or services. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.