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Welcome to the SBAC

We believe the success of small businesses is a critical component of local communities and the nation’s economy. The SBAC has spent the last decade alongside small business owners fighting for reasonable policies that foster a healthier small business environment - economically, socially, and culturally.

The SBAC’s non-partisan approach continues to shape local, state, and federal small business legislation.

SBAC Happy Hour at Bond Collective

Thursday, July 28, 2022 @ 4pm

Join us at Bond Collective in the Loop for an evening happy hour! This event will give guests the opportunity to network with SBAC members and guests while exploring this beautiful co-working space located in the Chicago Opera House. Lite hors oeuvres and drinks will be served. Everyone is welcome!

Advocacy Matters

The SBAC is laser focused on improving the small business environment through nonpartisan advocacy and grassroots engagement. View our full list of advocacy initiatives here.

SBAC Empower

SBAC Empower was founded in 2016 as a 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit business and community education organization. SBAC Empower focuses on areas with fewer resources and funding and works alongside the SBAC to build these communities through mentorship, education, and advocacy initiatives. Some of the communities we have helped include Englewood, North Lawndale, South Shore, Cook County Jail, Bronzeville, and more.

SBAC Member Directory

The SBAC has a robust membership base with businesses that span all kinds of industries. SBAC Business Supporters can be listed on our directory to be discovered by potential new clients and SBAC stakeholders.

 

 

Thank you SBAC Sponsors

The Sponsors of the SBAC are instrumental in the effectiveness of our organization. View all current SBAC Sponsors here or click below to become one today!

Join Today!

The SBAC is community where business owners of all backgrounds come together. Joining our organization immediately gives you the opportunity to get engaged in educational events, advocacy initiatives, and networking groups.

SBAC BLOG

Cook County Assessor Candidate Forum

June 22, 2022

SBAC Presents: Cook County Assessor Candidate Forum 2022  The SBAC and a robust number of…

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Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Meet the Candidates Series

June 20, 2022

The SBAC hosted a meet the candidate series for the republican candidates running for Illinois…

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Daily Herald Business Ledger Articles with SBAC President Elliot Richardson

June 6, 2022

Check out all of SBAC President Elliot Richardson’s Daily Herald Business Ledger articles below 2022…

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Thank you for attending Rebound on the Rooftop!!

May 13, 2022

THANK YOU for attending our Rebound on the Rooftop on May 11, 2022!! It was…

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SBAC Women In Business

The SBAC Women In Business is a community within the SBAC geared primarily to women business owners. Our goal is to promote equality, and community, supporting one another in generating ...

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Lawyers Corner

Welcome to the SBAC Lawyers' Corner. Please check out this page provided by Freeborn & Peters LLP, Lexitas Legal, and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

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Member Directory

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Small Business Owner Feedback Form

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