TRAINING & EVENTS

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at
the Starved Rock Country Alliance

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Illinois SBDC at the Starved Rock Country Alliance educational and community events are great opportunities to build your network, connect to one another, expand your knowledge, spark ideas, and create collaborative possibilities.
 

All small business professionals and budding entrepreneurs are encouraged to get involved!

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November 2021

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Grant Prep - GATA Pre-Award & NOFO Preparation Sessions: 
IMPORTANT! When grants are released we want you to be prepared! Grant Accountability and Transparency Act Pre-Award prep sessions will help you prepare to so you can immediately take action on Notice Of Funding Opportunities.

Date: November 9th

Time: 10am - 11am
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35217

Date: November 9th

Time: 6pm - 7pm
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35218

How to Start your Business in Illinois:

Interested in Starting a business, but have questions? Join us for the Starting a Business in Illinois workshop where we go over the basics of starting a business, legal structures, licenses & permits, financing, and more.

Date: November 10th

Time: 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom 
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35060

Date: November 10th

Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35222

December 2021

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Get a Head Start on your 2022 Business Plan!

If you need to organize your business idea, this is the class for you! In this class we will introduce you to an easy-to-use, helpful, no-cost platform that helps you organize your business resources and build the path to your business plan. 
 

Date: December 1st

Time: 6pm - 7:30pm
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35619 

Grant Prep - GATA Pre-Award & NOFO Preparation Sessions: 
IMPORTANT! When grants are released we want you to be prepared! Grant Accountability and Transparency Act Pre-Award prep sessions will help you prepare to so you can immediately take action on Notice Of Funding Opportunities.

Date: December 7th

Time: 12 pm - 12:30 pm
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35224

Date: December 7th

Time: 6pm - 7pm
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35223

How to Start your Business in Illinois:

Interested in Starting a business, but have questions? Join us for the Starting a Business in Illinois workshop where we go over the basics of starting a business, legal structures, licenses & permits, financing, and more.

Date: December 8th

Time: 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom 
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35219

Date: December 8th

Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35220

January 2022


Introduction to GrowthWheel! AND Learn about our 4-week Powered for Growth Series

GrowthWheel is a visual toolbox and cloud-based platform used by business advisors to help entrepreneurs and growth companies make decisions and take action. This course introduces the platform and how to create a business profile.

Date: January 13th

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/35687