Counseling Services

The Illinois Small Business Development Center provides counseling to pre-venture, start-ups and existing businesses. We provide information and resources for: 

  • Business plan development
  • MBE/WBE/DBE Certification assistance to the City of Chicago, Cook County, and State of Illinois
  • Feasibility studies and resources for market research 
  • Private and non-profit procurement strategies
  • Seminars and workshops on variety of business and professional development topics
  • Information on advertising, sales and marketing, and technology trends
  • Information on access to capital and government loan programs, as well as loan packaging assistance.

To request counseling services, please visit E-Center HERE.