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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.  

"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.

Pre-registration is required for the workshop. See link below under the event to register and pay. To register and pay, please use the links provided under the events. We will be sending a reminder in advance to remind you of the workshop.

Registration & Pay Instructions For Seminar & Events: This is a critical step in registering, follow the instructions below.

  • New SBDC clients/participants: Use the "Sign Up" button and after logging in, click the “Pay Now” button. 

  • Existing SBDC clients: Use the log-in (Neoserra email and password required) and after you log in, click the “Pay Now” button.
Workshop Date Location Time

Starting a Small Business in Illinois Workshop with Q & A 

Register & Pay $10:

Friday, June 28, 2019

SWIC Belleville

2500 Carlyle Ave.

Belleville, IL 62221

Liberal Arts Complex 2311/2313

2-4 p.m.

Starting a Small Business in Illinois Workshop with Q & A 

Register & Pay $10: 




3–5 p.m.

Pre-registration is required for the online workshop. Please go to our eCenter and register with our office, here.

All those who attend the online workshop will have to schedule a required no cost, one-on-one counseling session with one of our Business Specialists. 

Workshop Web Address

Online Starting a Small Business in Illinois Workshop

Register with our office: Here

Video & Materials to follow once registered

For more information or to register contact:

Marti Guntren
Business Specialist
(618) 650-2929   

Other Workshops

Workshop Date Location/Time

Quickbooks Training

Register and pay $10 for Workshop:

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Merger Conference Center

13 Schiber Court

Maryville IL 62062

12 p.m. -1:30 p.m.

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