Free SBDC seminars and more!

December 9, 2009 at 6:17 pm Leave a comment

 Welcome to The Advantage Biz Blog!  Here you’ll find bits about seminars, forums and opportunities for business owners and CEOs, centering on the western Chicago suburban region.  Stay posted, stay informed, and most of all, with a winter storm warning currently in effect, stay warm!!!
Free breakfast marketing seminar from the SBDC
The Elgin Community College Small Business Development Center is hosting a free marketing breakfast for small businesses.  They will be covering defining your target market and selecting approaches to reach that market.  You must RSVP by December 14 to Inga Neuner at 847-214-7488 or 
 Event Info
SBDC Free Marketing Breakfast
University Business Center (UBC)
Elgin Community College
1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin IL
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Disaster Preparedness for Business – Dec. 17
How will you get your business back, after a disaster? Floods, wind damage, fire and more strike without warning. Join us at our regular meeting, Thursday December 17 and learn about practical planning for disasters. Lack of preparation or foresight can cost you your business. Kris Fay is spearheading a special outreach for the SBDC, and will be our presenter. As always the meeting is free.
 Event Info
Congregational Church of Batavia
Small Business Networking Group
21 S. Batavia Avenue
Batavia IL
Date  December 17, 2009
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Special note:  Kris Fay is available to meet individually with business owners, to discuss the resources that might apply specifically to your business or industry.  Kris also is available to do live or web-based presentations to business and trade groups.  The individual meetings and group presentations are free of charge, and are provided by the Small Business Development Center.  Contact information for Kris is listed below.

Kris Fay, Coordinator, Small Business Disaster Assistance

Center for Entrepreneurship. College of DuPage

2525 Cabot Drive, Ste. 201, Lisle, IL 60532

630-942-3088 |  630-505-4931 fax


I hope you can take advantage of these great programs. Contact me at for more information on resources for small and mid-sized businesses!


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