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SBDC Workshop: Starting Your Business in Illinois

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Presented by Madeleine Wolske – Director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC

Thinking about starting a business in Illinois? This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs understand the opportunities and requirements for starting their business. You’ll be taken step-by-step through a variety of topics and will have the chance to ask questions throughout.

Topics covered:
• Introduction to the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC
• Feasibility Checklist
• Creating a Lean Business Plan
• Identifying Your Customers
• Sources of Funding, including Financing and Grant Options
• Business Formation and Registration

Registration:  Free to attend; registration required to secure a spot. Materials will be provided. RSVP via email to with your name, phone number, and the number of people who will be attending the session.


February 15
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Champaign Public Library
200 W. Green Street
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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