Rock Valley College SBDC

March 12, 2024

In recognition of National Small Business Development Center Day the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Rock Valley College will partner with the City of South Beloit to host a small business workshop on Branding for Beginners.  The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 21st from 5:30-6:30pm at the Nature at The Confluence, 306 Dickop Street in South Beloit.  

Small businesses are successful by standing out, thinking differently, and creating memorable moments for their clients and customers. If you aren't sure where to start with your branding, this workshop will help you understand how to begin building your brand.

Register today for this important training here.  Space is limited.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested. Please contact Megan Wright at (815) 921-4076 or m.wright@rockvalleycollege.eduto request an accommodation for this event.

About the Illinois Small Business Center at Rock Valley College

Supported through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Small Business Administration, and private investment, the SBDC provides no-cost services to community entrepreneurs and small business owners.  Included in this service is robust business growth strategy, operations optimization, merger& acquisition (M&A) advisory, capital advisory, and impactful training opportunities for early stage to established entrepreneurs.

Last year, the SBDC provided more than 1,000 hours of direct client service resulting in a $4.6 million in economic investment in the community. This translates to more than $4,600 in economic investment for each hour of service provided.  We are pleased by the success of the SBDC and look forward to our continued service to entrepreneurs and small business owners.

To learn more about the SBDC or to schedule a business advising appointment, please visit  If you are interested in investing in the SBDC and our small business community, please contact Nancy McDonald at815-921-4641 or