Wed, Jan 27 |

Starting a Business in Illinois - January 2021 Webinar

Are you ready to start a new business? Check out this informative, interactive live webinar to learn about the startup process.
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Starting a Business in Illinois - January 2021 Webinar

Time & Location

Jan 27, 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Workshop Overview & Join Info:

Webinar Viewing Instructions:

Please be sure to visit the following website at the scheduled event time to view the live webinar:

Please also be sure to sign in to the event when you visit the webpage. Upon signing in, you'll be able to ask questions in the comments section as well as receive an emailed copy of the evaluation form and a copy of the PowerPoint presentation.

Event Details:

Have you decided to start your own business? You have been thinking about it and the time is now. You are going to start your own business. The big question is HOW? Here is a suggestion for you, watch the webinar “Starting Your Business in Illinois” presented by Business Advisor, Justin Bergman of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Sauk Valley College. This webinar presents the steps you need to take to turn your idea into your future. It is two hours of solid information that will take you through nine components of building a business.

Starting with your Business Plan, Legal Structure and Company Name Registration, Justin leads you through the often daunting decisions you will need to make to get your business started. How to obtain the correct Licenses and Permits necessary in the State of Illinois and how to get the Financing you require to start and keep your business thriving are the next two areas where Justin gives exact and practical advice. The guidelines discussed in the segments on Employees and Record Keeping will help keep a new business owner confident in knowing they are appraised of issues which could become problematic in the course of time.

What next? Well, Next Steps of course! This includes setting up your business Banking and Insurance; necessities which will ensure smooth day-to-day operations and give the new business person peace of mind. Will you have problems, questions or doubts, of course, so Justin even covers some of the Challenges you may encounter in your journey. This Webinar will be presented in real-time format so you will have the ability to ask questions of the IL SBDC staff while the presentation is running.

Just as there are issues common to every business there are unique issues as well. That is where the availability of in-person, no-cost business advising proves invaluable. That is the role of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Sauk Valley College. Our experienced advisors will meet with you to discuss any aspect or any issues you may have as you imagine, begin, and grow your business. Watch the Webinar and then go to to make an appointment. The Illinois SBDC is a place where people are passionate about small business and happy to help make your ideas your future.

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