Bradley Helps Local Businesses Succeed

September 29, 2021

Bradley University's Turner Center for Entrepreneurship is offering a number of upcoming events and programs this October. To learn more, read below.

Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshops

Tuesday | Oct. 5 | 10 a.m. - Noon | Online
Wednesday | Oct. 20 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Online
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bradley is offering workshops to help attendees learn important steps and tips related to starting a business. These virtual workshops, titled Starting Your Business in Illinois, are offered at no cost. To learn more and register, click on the links provided above. For questions, email Morton Community Bank and Minority Business Development Center are the event cosponsors.

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement: How to Apply the Regulations

Wednesday | Oct. 27
Noon - 1:15 p.m. | Online
The Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley is collaborating with BDG International, Inc. to discuss the practicality of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). This event's presenter, Lisa Waller, will discuss how a product originates, special rules of origin that have changed since the North American Free Trade Agreement and documentation requirements/verifications. Businesses that export to Canada and Mexico or that import from anywhere, customs brokers/freight forwarders, transportation intermediaries and economic development councils are encouraged to attend this Zoom training. There is no cost to attend this event; however, registration is required. Greater Peoria Economic Development Council/FTZ #114, SCORE Peoria, and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center are the event cosponsors. To learn more or to register, click here.