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Workshops and Seminars

Starting a Small Business in Illinois Workshops

This is an introductory course on opening a small, for-profit, business in Illinois, which will include resources available through the SBDC.  The workshop is required to become a client and begin the free, one-on-one counseling sessions with a trained SBDC consultant. 

Pre-registration is required for the workshop.  You may register online here.

Workshop Date Location Time
"Starting a Small Business in Illinois" Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Building D, Room 2002,

East St. Louis Campus

"Starting a Small Business in Illinois" Wednesday, May 24, 2017

SIUE Morris Univ. Center,

International Room


"Starting a Business in Illinois" workshops are subject to class size limits, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged.  All participants are asked to pay a one-time, $10 registration fee to cover administrative costs.

For more information or to register, contact:

Jo Ann Di Maggio May
Interim Director
(618) 650-2929


Other Workshops

Workshop Date Location Time
SBDC Community Day in O'Fallon Friday, March  24, 2017

O'Fallon-ShilohChamber of Commerce  

Meeting Room 

200 S. LincolnO'Fallon, IL 62269

Financial Literacy:Credit Building Workshop   presented by Katie Kristensen ofJustine Petersen Wednesday, April 12 2017

East St. Louis Higher Education Campus          Building B Room 2074

Social Success for Introverts by Kristen Edens

Tuesday, April 11th,18th and 25th  

(3 sessions)

                               SIUE Campus                              Alumni Hall 2126

Constant Contact "Automate your Marketing" Workshop presented by Bernie Rose Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Liberty Bank
3112 Godfrey Rd.  
Godfrey, IL 62035
9-11:30 am
2017 Small Business Day: Ways to ImproveYour Bottom Line Thursday, May 4, 2017

                    Lindenwood University                                       Collinsville Extension Center                                    1101 East Plaza Dr                      Collinsville, IL 62234

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

What is Cash Flow, Working Capital and How does it Relate to Cash in the Bank?    

presented by Debi Corrie of B2B CFO

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
                 Glen Carbon Centennial Library                                        198 S Main St.                               Glen Carbon, IL 62034 12-1pm

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