You can directly help with the success of small businesses by making a tax deductible contribution to ICNC's charitable organization on Giving Tuesday, November 27th.
The IL Small Business Development Center at ICNC strengthens both start-up and existing businesses by providing valuable assistance focused on a company's specific needs in the areas of business planning, finance, expansion, and more.
Our Small Business Development Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago.
Meet the Experts
The following industry professionals will be available to you and your staff in the Make City Tenant Lounge:
Karl Riley & Robert Giljen November 14th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Want a one-on-one conversation with Karl? Make an appointment by contacting Jennifer by email or at (312) 421-3941.
Welcome New Make City Companies!
DIGIT is a digital pattern service for the apparel industry.
Moderne Beverages makes refreshing, probiotic beverages crafted with modern day techniques and carefully selected ingredients.
ROQ Innovation is an innovation company aimed at making products that make life easier. You can read more about ROQ Innovation in Forbes
Soap Distillery creates soaps, candles, bath care, and other body products based on cocktails.
The HR Corner
Are you ready to hire staff but lack the time to screen resumes? Our workforce development department can assist you!Learn more.
Ayalytical Instrumentsis a manufacturer and distributor of petroleum testing equipment. They have been an active ICNC member and have worked with multiple departments to grow their business. Learn more about how we've assisted them here.
- An HR roundtable was recently held with one of our partners The Horton Group and HR Pivot about the best practices when hiring for the first time and hiring 1099s and W2s. Read more of the takeaways from the event here.
- The application for the 2019 EMT Training Program cohort is now open! To learn about the qualifications and apply, click here.
Available Make City Space
Enjoy a thriving entrepreneurial community and immediate access to ICNC's advising, export, and advocacy services.