For more than 30 years, the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Black Hawk College has provided business counseling and support to entrepreneurs and existing businesses.
We provide businesses with the resources needed to solve business-related problems and take advantage of new opportunities. We have helped more than 200 companies obtain loans in excess of more than $40 million to start or expand their businesses, which have created or retained more than 3,400 jobs.
Mission: The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Black Hawk College provides free business counseling and low-cost training programs for existing and start-up businesses
Contact us if you are interested in our services or have questions.
“Growing With Israel – Agricultural Potential for the Quad Cities Region”
On Tuesday, Oct. 28 you are invited to attend this free event that promotes education and networking regarding agricultural developments from Israel and new opportunities for businesses from that sector in the Quad Cities Region. The panel-style program will feature trade representatives from Illinois and Iowa as well as Israel’s Trade Mission to the Midwest in Chicago. The event also serves to inform businesses about the services provided by the Illinois Small Business Development Center (IL SBDC)/International Trade Center (ITC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) regionally through Black Hawk College. Learn more.
The Black Hawk College Illinois Small Business Development Center is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Black Hawk College. We are supported by the Illinois Entrepreneur Network, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Black Hawk College.
The State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has received a grant to assist small businesses in Illinois to develop overseas markets for their products and services. STEP funding offers reimbursement to companies traveling to trade shows, attending trade missions, or looking to comply with foreign regulations with product compliance.
For more information visit http://exports.illinois.gov or contact Michelle Lewis, Director of International Trade Center at Black Hawk College 309-796-5713.
Last updated 10/14/2014