Starting Your Business in Illinois-Grayslake, Fall 2019

Starting a business in Illinois is exciting, but also challenging. This workshop gives the entrepreneur a realistic view of the requirements to start a business and the resources available to support a new venture. Learn the basic elements of starting a successful business and get answers to the most frequently asked questions! We will discuss: Business resources available from the Small Business Development and International Trade Center Factors for business success Reasons for starting a small business Major considerations for starting a business in Illinois including writing a business plan, choosing a business structure, registering ownership, protecting products, services and ideas, determining tax requirements, fulfilling employer requirements, securing permits, licenses and insurance, identifying target markets, marketing and selling, and securing business funding Next steps for starting your business Cost: $20 Wednesday, August 21, 2019  |  5-7 , November 13, 2019  |  6-8 p.m.