The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Lincoln Land Community College offers advising services and programs for individuals interested in starting or growing a business. Since the Center is a partnership of the US Small Business Administration, Illinois Department of Commerce, Lincoln Land Community College and Small Business Growth Corporation, nearly all of the services and programs provided by the ISBDC are offered at no cost to the client.
Did you know there’s a shop in Springfield where they’ll recycle hearing aid batteries? Or spots all over town where you can recharge an electric car? Or terrific local restaurants that serve food grown on local farms?
Springfield's first and only university-led social innovation and business incubator. On August 1, 2018, Innovate Springfield became a part of the University of Illinois Springfield. Innovate Springfield is a unit of the Center for State Policy and Leadership.
IWIL exists to promote professionalism and develop members' leadership and management abilities. This is done through education, mentoring, networking, member participation, encouragement as well as support, friendship and community involvement.
Members are encouraged to purchase their products and services from other Chamber members whenever possible. Whenever you find yourself looking for professional or personal services, places to eat, shop or recreate please consider using those businesses that support our greater community through their membership with The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce