Bradley Helps Local Businesses Succeed

February 1, 2022

Bradley University's Turner Center for Entrepreneurship will offer a number of events/programs this February. Read below to learn more.

Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshops

Wednesday | Feb. 9 | 10 a.m. - Noon | Online
Wednesday |  Feb. 23 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m | Online
Designed for aspiring entrepreneurs, these workshops are for those who want to learn all the components of how to start a successful business in Illinois. Participants will get a realistic view of the requirements and the resources available to support new ventures. While attending one of these no-cost, two-hour workshops, you'll learn how to get your business name registered, where to obtain a tax ID number, which legal form to choose, business planning, taxes, financing options and much more! These workshops are sponsored by the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bradley and co-sponsored by Morton Community Bank. After registering, you'll receive an email confirmation containing the link to the workshop. To register, click the appropriate link above. For questions, email

Which Social Media Platform is Right for Your Business?

Thursday | Feb. 10
Noon - 1 p.m. | Online
The Illinois SBDC at Bradley is sponsoring a live, no-cost webinar focusing on the various social media platforms available today and how to use them for your business. When considering Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok and Clubhouse, would you know which of these would be the most effective for your specific business? In this powerful clarity session, award-winning social media strategist and marketing consultant Vanessa Cabrera will break down each of these platforms to help you decide which one will bring you the best results.