Illinois Small Business Development Center
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers free one-on-one business
counseling services to future entrepreneurs and established business owners. If you own a business or are thinking of starting a business, the SBDC can help you. Call us at 815-224-0212 for more information or to schedule an appointment please Click here:
All services are confidential and are available to assist clients in achieving their goals. Our goal is to see your business grow.
ISBDC's professional business services include:
- Evaluate your current marketing activities
- Identify additional resources to promote your business
- Review Business plans and provide feedback
- Analyze Financial Statements and help address financial challenges in your business.
- Review Management and Operational procedures and provide suggestions for best practices.
To request an appointment, click here OR Call 815.224.0212
Upcoming Small Business & Entrepreneur Resource Expo
Tuesday November 18, 8:30-10:30a.m.
The Small Business & Entrepreneur Resource Expo is
FREE, but advance registration is
To register email Dianna at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (815)-433-5830.
Click here for more information: BusinessExpo
See this years 2014 Breakfast of Champions Awardees:
Click here for PDF version
Who is recognized on the Class of 2014?
View the Class 2014 40 Under Forty Biographies
The Small Business Development Center has recently released the names of the
40 of the region’s top entrepreneurs and intraprenuers.
This year’s class of 40 Under Forty honorees will join a highly-respected
group that includes 120 previous winners.
All honoree nominations were accompanied by letters of recommendation from
nominators that know the honoree from employment or volunteer organizations.
Nominees are 39 years old or younger as of December 31, 2014, live or work in Bureau,
La Salle, Marshall, or Putnam Counties. The honorees are involved in their
communities and show the potential to be a leader in the business community
during the next decade.
In November of 2011, the Illinois Small Business Development Center showcased
the region’s first class of the next generation of movers and shakers, many of
whom have risen to leadership positions in the community today.
Click here to view the Previous Winners
Funded in part through a Cooperative
Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Illinois
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and hosted by the Illinois Valley Community College