Join us for the 6th Annual Advocacy Awards Dinner & Awards Ceremony next Thursday on May 4th from 6:00 – 10:00 PM! “At this signature event, we will celebrate the hard work of all the SBAC members who have fought to empower the small business community and improve Illinois’ economy. Two SBAC leaders will … more
Daily Herald Editorial: We must make lawmakers accountable to the public ahead of their party leaders
The SBAC participated in the Multi-Chamber luncheon to host Governor Bruce Rauner. The GOA Regional Business Association did a fantastic job of putting together an incredibly well-attended event. Elliot Richardson, SBAC CEO, addressed the crowd about how zealous non-partisan advocacy can push politicians to enact common-sense policies to improve Illinois’ economy. He discussed how the engagement … more
SBAC Advocacy Dinner & Awards Ceremony is coming up soon!
Celebrate with 250+ business leaders, members and guests at our 6th Annual Advocacy Dinner and Awards Ceremony on May 4th! This event commemorates the achievements of our advocacy efforts in 2016 and focuses on our next steps to ensure small businesses have their voices heard. From the cocktail reception at the start of the evening, … more
Member Spotlight: Dwayne Hirsch
Dwayne Hirsch is passionate about advocating for small business and the advancement of entrepreneurship in Illinois. The SBAC is excited to award him the Advocate of the Year Award at our 6th Annual Advocacy Dinner & Awards Ceremony on May 4th. An active and dedicated SBAC member, Dwayne is part of the Executive Committee, Policy … more
The SBAC is launching Stand Tall Illinois, a campaign meant to unite and strengthen the small business community. Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. We must stand tall together to mend Illinois’ ‘backbone.'