National Veterans Small Business Week

Veterans: Access Funding for Your Small Business

SBA - Veterans Small Business WeekJoin SBA (Small Business Administration) for this special event in honor of National Veterans Small Business Week! Whether you’re an experienced small business owner or just starting out, accessing the capital you need to grow your venture can be a challenge.

In this virtual panel, representatives from the VBOC @ WWBIC, the SBA Illinois District Office, Illinois Central Management Services, Huntington Bank, and Justine Petersen will discuss resources available to help you, including how to leverage funding from traditional lenders and non-traditional platforms.

Although this event is directed at veterans and military spouses, all small business owners are invited to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 5, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. CT

Register here:

Contact Economic Development Specialist Stephen Konkle at or (312) 886-4208 to learn more.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks prior to the event. Contact VBOC@WWBIC at with requests.