Carterville Chamber of Commerce
The Carterville Chamber Business Spotlight of the Week is the Illinois Small Business Development Center of Southern Illinois University!
The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University provides small business owners and entrepreneurs with the tools, guidance, and support necessary to start, manage and grow successful and sustainable businesses.
Last year, working with our clients, our team:
Advised 222 clients
Provided 1,309 hours of consulting
Held eight business management training sessions
Helped 28 entrepreneurs create new businesses
Assisted in the expansion of eight businesses
Helped create 91 jobs and retain 63 jobs
Leveraged $692,300 in owner investment to secure $3,953,000 of loans/equity investment.
Whatever questions you have or goals you want to achieve, the Illinois Small Business Development Center at SIU can help. Feel free to give us a call at 618-536-2424 to set up a free, confidential appointment to see how we can help you succeed.