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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.

Byline Bank Recognizes Small Business Saturday with Small Business Advocacy Council Contribution

CHICAGO, IL (November 2021) – This Small Business Saturday, November 27, Byline Bank, Illinois’ top Small Business Administration lender, is recognizing the work of the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) of Illinois with a $5,000 sponsorship contribution. The SBAC is a nonpartisan member-driven 501(c)(6) organization that advocates for reasonable policies that foster a healthier small business environment at the local, state and federal level.

The Rebound Challenge

The SBAC and A Save Haven have teamed up once again to raise funds for the two organizations and their unique missions. Your support will help A Safe Haven continue providing crucial services to their homeless clients and power the SBAC’s fight for small businesses and local communities.

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 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.

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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!

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The SBAC is community where all 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

Byline Bank Recognizes Small Business Saturday with Small Business Advocacy Council Contribution

November 25, 2021

Byline Bank Recognizes Small Business Saturday with Small Business Advocacy Council Contribution CHICAGO, IL (November…

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Chicago businesses are feeling the effects of supply-chain slowdowns

November 24, 2021

“Small businesses are just having a tremendously difficult time getting the supplies that they need…

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IACCE Conversation with Speaker of the House, Chris Welch

November 23, 2021

The SBAC’s Elliot Richardson had the distinct pleasure of moderating the IACCE – Illinois Association…

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DHBL w/Elliot Richardson November 8, 2021

November 15, 2021

SBAC President Elliot Richardson urges policymakers to adopt an economic strategy focused on local businesses…

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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 and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

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