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SBAC Women in Business: Roundtable on Small Businesses and Child Care

SBAC Women in Business: Roundtable on Small Businesses and Child Care The SBAC Women in Business hosted a virtual roundtable with Chairman Edgar Gonzalez Jr. to discuss accessibility to affordable child care and small businesses.  It was an insightful conversation and we sincerely thank Chairman Gonzalez for taking the time out of his busy schedule…

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Small Business Mayoral Forum

Small Business Mayoral Forum REGISTER HERE Navigate Action Calls Advocacy CCRC Empower Events Information Lawyers Corner Member Communities Member Relations Premier Advocates SBAC News Small Business Package Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month January 2023 December 2022 November 2022 October 2022 August 2022 July 2022 June 2022 May 2022 April 2022 March 2022 February 2022 January…

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Legislation to Support Local Chambers Passes

Legislation to Support Local Chambers Passes Many chambers of commerce were devastated by the pandemic.  However, this did not stop them from providing crucial support to local businesses. The SBAC is thrilled to report that Illinois politicians have provided 5 million dollars to support the recovery of chambers of commerce in Illinois.  The SBAC has…

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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 2023 2022 2021 2020 2023 January 8, 2023 Small business advocacy in 2023: Hitting the ground running 2022 December 11, 2022 Advancing the needs of Illinois small businesses in 2023 November…

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Childcare Tax Credit

Childcare Tax Credit Authors:   Minna Pomeroy, Leverage People Leslee Cohen, All Rise Legal Counsel Employers across our state are struggling to find enough employees to support their businesses. Indeed, some businesses have been forced to scale back their operations because of a lack of employees in the workforce. The Small Business Advocacy Council is championing…

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Forum on Small Businesses and Child Care

Forum on Small Businesses and Child Care The cost of affordable and quality childcare has kept people from re-entering the workforce. This has significantly impacted many small businesses that continue struggling to find employees to support their operations. Join us for a virtual forum with Chairwomen Carol Ammons and Representative Edgar Gonzalez to discuss how…

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Thank you for joining us at the 2022 SBAC C.A.N Holiday Party!

Thank you for joining us at the 2022 SBAC C.A.N Holiday Party! THANK YOU for attending our 2022 SBAC C.A.N Holiday Party!! Thank you to everyone who came out to our Holiday Party on December 1st, 2022 to celebrate the holiday season and the SBAC. It was a beautiful day out in the sun. We…

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New SBAC Empower Educational Webinars

SBAC Empower strives to provide up to date resources to assist in your small business growth. We are proud to announce new Educational Webinars viewable at your leisure focused on helping small businesses open brick-and-mortar establishments in underserved communities. These webinars review programming that pertains to navigating the process of zoning, licensing, and leasing space…

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The SBAC Heads to Springfield to Fight for the Small Business Community

The SBAC Heads to Springfield to Fight for the Small Business Community The SBAC Heads to Springfield to Fight for the Small Business Community The Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) is heading to the capitol on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.  We will be focused on procuring relief for local chambers of commerce devastated by the…

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SBAC 2022 Legislative Agenda

SBAC 2022 Legislative Agenda SBAC 2022 Legislative Agenda The Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) is laser-focused on formulating and fighting to pass policies that support small businesses and local communities. Learn more about our 2022 Legislative Agenda here: Legislative Agenda Navigate Action Calls Advocacy CCRC Empower Events Information Lawyers Corner Member Communities Member Relations Premier…

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