Grow Your Business
Net profits for your business can only increase through cutting expenses or increasing revenues through an increase in sales. The services below are designed to help you maximize your sales potential through e-marketing, government contracts, international exports, and more!
Illinois Small Business Development Center
The Illinois Small Business Development Center, located at Bradley University, offers a variety of assistance to existing small businesses including marketing ideas, eBusiness strategies, and general business advice.
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Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center
IL PTAC, located at Illinois Central College, provides government contracting services for small and medium-sized existing businesses in Central Illinois. The Center assists regional companies in doing business with federal, state, and local government agencies, private sector prime contractors, and second-tier suppliers.
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Illinois SBDC International Trade Center
Since 1989, the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley University has helped hundreds of Illinois companies take advantage of the potential of the international marketplace through exporting of products and services.
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NAFTA Opportunity Center
Since 1994, the NAFTA Opportunity Center has helped hundreds of Illinois companies capitalize on the potential of Free Trade Agreements around the world, including the state's two top export destinations - Canada and Mexico. Whether your company is new to international trade or already has established export markets, contact us to maximize your export potential.
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Senior Consulting Projects
The Senior Consulting Projects is Bradley's oldest business assistance program. Thousands of businesses and not-for-profit organizations have utilized teams of business students and faculty in the Foster College of Business Administration as consultants on a wide variety of business-related projects, including market research, business expansion, and organizational and operational issues.
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LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented social media platform, used primarily for professional networking. Read more about how to leverage LinkedIn to help grow your business, find talent, and help a talented workforce find opportunities at your company.
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