VIRTUAL: Starting Your Business in Illinois

SBDC Workshop
Thu, Jan 13, 2022
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn the components of starting your business with help from the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC.

Thinking about starting a business in Illinois? This informative workshop helps entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements. You’ll be taken step-by-step through a variety of topics and have the opportunity to ask questions.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC
  • Feasibility checklist
  • Sources of funding, including financing and grant options in Champaign County
  • Business formation and registering your business
  • How to create or improve your business plan and marketing plan

Registration is required. Sign up to attend.

About the Presenter: This workshop will be led by Don Elmore, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC. Don Elmore brings many years of experience in consulting, executive and managerial roles to his position as Director of this Small Business Development Center. Those experiences have taken him into a variety of industries including computer-assisted instruction, networking products, scientific instruments, software development and publishing. He also co-owns a small retail business in Champaign, so he has firsthand experience with the issues faced by many small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Start + Grow Your Business Workshop Series:

Starting or growing your business? We can help. Champaign.org/launch


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