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UPDATES & EVENTS: OCTOBER 2019

// UPDATES & REMINDERS + GOOD TO KNOW:  Illinois Manufacturing Month – Tour Local Small Businesses Did you know the manufacturing industry employs more than 11,700 people in Champaign County? Join Champaign County EDC and The Atkins Group for tours at local companies, including Advanced Filtration...
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Illinois State Trade and Export Promotion (ISTEP)

Illinois’ State Trade and Export Promotion (ISTEP) program provides Illinois’ small businesses with both financial and technical assistance to increase their exports. The ISTEP program includes 4 options for Illinois’ companies to grow their export sales: Group Trade Missions (GTM) Group Trade...
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UPDATES & EVENTS: SEPTEMBER 2019

// UPDATES & REMINDERS + GOOD TO KNOW: Hemp: An Agricultural Commodity – September 13 at Parkland College, Champaign Educational event focused on supporting the agricultural community. Join Parkland College and the Champaign County Farm Bureau for breakfast and cutting edge information surrounding...
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available

Disaster Field Operations Center East Release Date: Aug. 14, 2019 Release Number: 19-548, IL 16085 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Illinois Following Secretary of Agriculture...
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UPDATES & EVENTS: AUGUST 2019

// UPDATES & REMINDERS + GOOD TO KNOW: 2019 Governor’s Export Awards Winners Announced Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton and Erin Guthrie, Acting Director of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), announced the recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Export Awards during a ceremony...
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