Events

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PTAC Services at CUSBDC

Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) are resources for small businesses looking to enter the world of government contracting. The centers provide one-on-one counseling, technical information, marketing assistance and training to existing businesses interested in selling their goods and services to local, state, and/or federal government agencies. The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign…

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SBDC Webinar: Starting Your Business in Illinois

Webinar

Presented By: Don Elmore, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC   Session Description: 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.  …

SBDC Webinar: Allies for Community Business (A4CB) Small Business Loan Programs

Webinar

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC is partnering with Allies for Community Business (A4CB) to share funding possibilities for your business. In this webinar, attendees will hear from A4CB CEO, Brad McConnell. Brad will cover an overview of current capital opportunities for small business owners, what's required to apply for a…

SBDC Webinar: Email Marketing Essentials

Webinar

Presenter: Clanin Marketing You may have heard the importance of email marketing but where should you start? In this workshop, we will discuss popular email marketing platforms, creative ways to grow your list, opt-in forms, email design, open rates, and many other best practices to help you get started. The webinar will be approximately 45…

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SBDC Webinar: Understanding the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Pre-Award Process

Webinar

Presented By: Don Elmore, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC   Be prepared for grant opportunities! The Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) provides uniform guidance for all State of Illinois grant programs. All grant applicants and grantees must comply with GATA grant requirements, which includes the following steps…