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Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center

Contact Us

Room T302
Phone: (847) 543-2033
Fax: (847) 223-9371
illinoissbdc@clcillinois.edu

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Funded by a grant, we provide free expert advice to grow and expand Lake County small businesses. Our services include:

  • Free, confidential, one-on-one business advising in English or Spanish with local experts
  • Assistance developing business plans and financial statements
  • Guidance in forming strategic marketing plans
  • Support securing loans with local lenders and service providers
  • Interactive, low-cost workshops
  • One-on-one strategic export counseling
  • Customized international market and trade research
  • Foreign market access and matchmaking programs
  • Export transaction and regulatory assistance