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Daily Herald Business Ledger Articles with SBAC President Elliot Richardson

Daily Herald Business Ledger Articles with SBAC President Elliot Richardson Check out all of SBAC President Elliot Richardson’s Daily Herald Business Ledger articles below 2022 2021 2020 2022 May 29, 2022 Rethinking economic development in Illinois May 1, 2022 Engaging politicians during election season April 3, 2022 Small businesses and formerly incarcerated individuals March 6,…

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Thank you for attending Rebound on the Rooftop!!

Thank you for attending Rebound on the Rooftop!! THANK YOU for attending our Rebound on the Rooftop on May 11, 2022!! It was such a beautiful evening, the weather was PERFECT, and we are so glad we got to see so many of you in person again! If you weren’t able to make it, we…

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You’re Invited to The Rebound!

You’re Invited to The Rebound! The SBAC and A Safe Haven are thrilled to invite you for a LIVE and IN-PERSON evening you won’t forget! It will be our first big live event of the year, and with the mask mandate now lifted, we hope to see many of you face-to-face once again.   Join…

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Our Annual SBAC Golf Outing is BACK!

Our Annual SBAC Golf Outing is BACK! IT’S OFFICIAL! WE’RE GOING GOLFING! We are thrilled to announce that registration for the 13th Annual SBAC Golf Outing is NOW OPEN! The annual golf outing is a chance to relax and have fun with fellow SBAC members and guests! And it’s in-person! So invite your golf buddies and…

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Legalization of Sandwich Signs to Help Local Businesses

Legalization of Sandwich Signs to Help Local Businesses After persistent support from the SBAC to legalize sandwich signs, in June 2021, Chicago Alderman voted to adopt a new policy on sandwich signs, which will go into effect NEXT WEEK. On March 1, 2022, Chicago small businesses can officially use “A-frame” or sandwich signs on the…

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CDC Shortens Quarantine Period and OSHA Updates Guidance on the ETS

CDC Shortens Quarantine Period and OSHA Updates Guidance on the ETS The last two weeks have provided a rollercoaster ride for employers as they grapple with the resurrection of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, updated guidance from OSHA on the testing protocols…

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2021 SBAC Small Business Pitch Throwdown Photos

2021 SBAC Small Business Pitch Throwdown Photos Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 SBAC Small Business Pitch Throwdown on December 2nd at Workbox! We had a blast watching the finalists pitch their business with a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s winner, Mycocycle!! Special thank you to Kristi Ross for being such an…

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Taking Advantage of Your Membership

Taking Advantage of Your Membership The SBAC is a member-driven organization, and we want to make sure you are getting the most out of your membership with us. There are many ways for you to get involved and maximize your membership investment. Some benefits you may already know about such as our networking calls or…

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Policymakers must focus on reducing property taxes in 2022

Policymakers must focus on reducing property taxes in 2022 Property taxes are a huge burden on Illinois residents and small businesses. Politicians on both sides of the aisle understand they are oppressive and drive people out of Illinois. Politicians throughout the state, and all levels of government, acknowledge that solutions must be put forth and…

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