It’s here! Small Business Week is this week, and it’s time to turn up the heat on your business skill set and get your adrenaline pumping. If you’re just hearing this, it’s not to late to take advantage of a TON of webinars, live meet ups and content rich postings targeting the brave ones who turned a dream into a reality, in retail and service sectors around the country. If you already have a schedule for the week to celebrate yourself and others like you, let’s make sure you’ve got all the det’s to guarantee success through the year. Check out some of the resources we learned about today at the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Center for Entrepreneurship at College of DuPage, featuring the wisdom of SBA Illinois District Business Opportunity Specialist Donald Pellico. Don sure knows his stuff!
If you are new to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), learn more, stat.
Learn “How To Take Your Business Global,” like 2 Chicagoland skincare startups (article courtesy of #Crain’sChicago, also presenting a slew of meaty content and forums), on Tuesday at 10am cst – a webinar you can attend from the comfort of your home!
Check out a webinar on “Business Benchmarking, Planning and Market Research” to help small businesses increase sales on Wednesday at 10am cst.
Getting ready to start your business in Illinois? SBA has help for you on Thursday, 5/5 at 6pm in Springfield.
Friday, 5/6 brings a timely topic, “Accelerate your Cashflow: Tips on Cash Management,” presented by SBDC at the Women’s Business Development Center at noon.
It’s going to be a busy week. Check back often to see what’s going on and take advantage of the many opportunities kicking off now, and available whenever you’re ready.
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