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Illinois Small Business Development Center at ESDC

The Illinois Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) at ESDC offers no-cost advising and technical assistance to clients ranging from small business owners to aspiring entrepreneurs. Interested in becoming a client? Click the button below and select “New Client”.

Services Offered: 

●     Business plan development 

●     Financial and lending assistance 

●     Market research assistance

●     Growth strategies assistance

●     Personal management advising

●     Marketing and advertising assistance 

Upcoming WorkshopS for MAY:

This workshop helps entrepreneurs understand the many steps and requirements of starting a small business in Illinois. Topics include, but are not limited to; business plans, legal structures, name and registration, financing.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made upon request, with at least two weeks notice. Please contact ESDC for arrangements at (312) 733-2287 or email at gperez@esdcpilsen.org. 

Funding in part through a cooperative agreement with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (ILDCEO) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.