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Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) Business Workshop – POSTPONED
April 2, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Due to a scheduling conflict, this workshop has been postponed. As soon as a new date/time is set, we will post it.
Are you a new business owner? Are you looking for financing opportunities to meet your present needs and prepare you for future growth? If so, you are invited to join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for an ADME Business Workshop. This workshop has been designed to instruct new business startups and individuals who have an interest in entrepreneurship.
During the workshop, subject-matter experts will address the needs of individuals who are just starting their own businesses and those who are looking to pursue entrepreneurship.
Information will be provided on the Advantage Illinois Loan Participation Program and FAME (Fund for the Advancement of Minority Enterprises). The state of Illinois participates 50% on loans with lenders enrolled in the program, offering a 2% fixed rate and up to $400,000 on the state’s portion.
Topics to be covered:
- Business Planning
- Business Entity
- Business Enterprise Program Certification for the State of Illinois
- Importance of Credit
- Access to Capital Panel
Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: 6 – 8 PM
Location: Douglass Branch Library – 504 E. Grove Street, Champaign, IL 61820
RSVP: Free to attend, registration required to secure a spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adme-workshop-tickets-57641999773
Hosted By: Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC