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Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center

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Phone: (847) 543-2033
Fax: (847) 223-9371

Hours of Operation

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

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Become a vendor at CLC's Holiday Gift and Craft Fair

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Oct 13, 2017

Calling all crafters, entrepreneurs, photographers and artists of all types! The College of Lake County is hosting its second Holiday Gift and Craft Fair, Monday, Dec. 4 and Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Fair hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“The CLC Grayslake Campus is a great venue to reach thousands of CLC students and staff who are looking for holiday gifts and crafts,” said organizer Tracey Campbell.

Vendors can rent a table to display and sell their gifts and crafts for $40 per day for a 72” x 30” table and two chairs. Rent a table cloth on site for $5 more. The CLC Holiday Gift and Craft Fair is free and open to the public and will take place in the Student Street near the college’s main entrance.

To participate, visit and complete the facilities usage application holiday gift and craft fair PDF and pay online. For information, call CLC Central Scheduling at (847) 543-2050 or email