Small Busness Administration
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economc Opportunity
City of Bloomington, IL
Town of Normal, IL

Our SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the the U.S. Small Business Administration,

the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Wesleyan University, the City of Bloomington, and the Town of Normal. 

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Small Business Saturday

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November 30, 2019


Small Business Saturday Sweepstakes



weekend shoppers spend money at a local business

Every dollar spent at a local business

returns 3x more money to the local economy than at a chain business

Small Business Saturday generated over $17.8 billion in sales in 2018

There are

29.6 million small businesses

in the U.S.

compared to

19,000 large businesses.

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If you have any questions or are a business owner interested in participating in McLean County's Small Business Saturday event.

Our 2019 Small Business Saturday Event is proudly sponsored by:


Click on their respective logos to learn more

Small Business Saturday was established in 2010 by American Express and is a registered trademark to American Express. The McLean County SBDC is working to encourage the participating in Small Business Saturday through our marketing efforts and our Sponsored Small Business Saturday Sweepstakes. Read SBS History to learn more. #SmallBusinessSaturday