July 14, 2014 Talking Points


SBAC rolling out Small Business Campaign to improve the Small Business Environment

  • The Small Business Advocacy Council was formed in 2010 to empower small businesses and entrepreneurs and provide them a voice in Illinois politics
  • Since that time, we have drafted and successfully advocated for legislation and policies to improve the small business environment
  • However… the inaction of the legislation this past session was extremely disappointing
  • It is not surprising that Illinois was recently one of three states to receive an F grade for small business friendliness.
  • We know we can do more so the SBAC is is rolling out a robust and comprehensive small business campaign that will employ political campaign strategies to drive a non-partisan smallbusiness agenda
  • Would you like to learn more and get involved? Join us for a discussion about the campaign at our SBAC Policy Committee meeting on Monday, July 28!

Reserve your foursome for our 5th Annual Golf Outing at Ravinia Green on August 4!

  • Join us on Monday, August 4th, at the beautiful Ravinia Green
    Country Club for a fun-filled day of golf, lunch and dinner reception!
  • Enjoy fabulous, complimentary food and drinks on the course
    and a chance to win great prizes for longest drive and closest to the
    pin, along with prizes for hole in one including $25,000 and a beautiful
    new Cadillac.
  • Not a golfer? Take advantage of our “Day at the Club” package where
    you can enjoy the swimming pool, tennis courts, and stay for cocktails
    and dinner. 
  • Click here for more details including sponsorship opportunities and ticket reservations – note we are limiting players to 144!

Save on Office Products with SBAC Office Depot Discount Program

  • SBAC members can take advantage of great deals on office products through our Office Depot small business loyalty program
  • Shop the way you like – online, by phone, by fax, in-store
  • Save up to 30% off their “core list” of office products and up to 15% off top 10 selling papers and top 40 inks and toners
  • Head over to www.sbacil.org and select MEMBER BENEFITS > SAVINGS PROGRAMS > OFFICE DEPOT PROGRAM to join and start cutting your overhead costs!