Bradley Helps Local Businesses Succeed
October 27, 2021
Bradley University's Turner Center for Entrepreneurship is offering a number of upcoming events and programs this Nov. To learn more, read below.
Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshops
Wednesday | Nov. 3 | 10 a.m. - Noon | Online
Wednesday | Nov. 17 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Online
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bradley is offering workshops to help attendees learn important steps and tips related to starting a business. These virtual workshops, titled Starting Your Business in Illinois, are offered at no cost. To learn more and register, click on the links provided above. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Morton Community Bank and Minority Business Development Center are the event co-sponsors.
Benefits and Methods of Certification for Veteran Owned Small Business
Thursday | Nov. 4
Noon - 1:30 p.m. | Online
Come join the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Bradley for this webinar event in honor of National Veterans Small Business Week to find out how to certify the status of your small business. This webinar will go over the Veterans Affairs Veterans First Contracting Program as well as other targeted opportunities in this webinar. To learn more and/or register, click here.
The Essential Role of a Freight Forwarder
Tuesday | Nov. 9
3:30 - 5 p.m. | Online
The Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley is collaborating with LR International to educate businesses on how the use of a freight forwarder can make exporting easy and with less risk. Participants will learn about the role of freight forwarders in international trade transactions and the services they offer. Click here for additional information about key topics and the event's featured speaker. There is no cost to attend; however, registration is required. This event is co-sponsored by the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council/FTZ #114 and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center.
Breaking into Government Contracting
Tuesday | Nov. 16
3:30 - 5 p.m. | Online
The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Bradley is offering a training webinar for those newly considering government contracting. The webinar's content will enhance basic understanding of the procurement process and introduce resources to help determine if this customer is a good fit. The center's no-cost bid matching service, necessary vendor registrations, and helpful tools such as small business certification will also be discussed. Click here for additional information about key topics and the event's featured speaker. There is no cost to attend; however, registration is required. This event is co-sponsored by Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, Minority Business Development Center, and SCORE Peoria.