Monthly Archives: January 2013

Trade Shows 2013

Trade shows present a range of valuable opportunities for companies that participate, including meeting potential customers, finding new and better ways of doing business and building a more impressive reputation within an industry. Trade Shows According to data from the … Continue reading

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Incubator Tenants in the News

Sitka Salmon Shares, a tenant at the Sustainable Business Center’s business incubator, was featured in a December article of Forbes magazine. To read the article click here. Gary Lay, owner of Solar Wind Alternative Power (SWAP), has installed new solar panels outside the … Continue reading

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BTC Academic Scholarships for Entrepreneurs

The Galesburg Business & Technology Center at Carl Sandburg College is again offering five $1,000 academic scholarships for students with a passion for entrepreneurship. For complete rules and details, see the flyer and application. Questions should be directed to Gena … Continue reading

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Small Business Day Nominations 2013 – NOW ONLINE!

The nomination form for this year’s Small Business Day in West Central Illinois is now online! If you know of an entrepreneurial small business or individual worthy of recognition  please see the link below.  Remember, you can even nominate yourself! All … Continue reading

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Introducing: BRED for Global Competitiveness

BRED is a new regional program for businesses to become globally competitive. The program consists of a network of professionals, programs, and services to help businesses increase sales, reduce costs, enhance productivity, and improve their overall competitive position in the … Continue reading

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Galesburg Trade Mission to Indonesia

Recently seven companies connected to the Galesburg/West Central Illinois Region traveled half way around the world – their purpose was to conduct a trade mission to uncover opportunities for exporting and importing, and foreign direct investment. During the seven day … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: How to Go Global

Are you a small to medium-sized business looking to go global? Then How to Go Global by Patrick Steven Dine may be for you! The guide provides a great overview of steps to take as you expand your boundaries. From researching the right … Continue reading

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