Happy last Monday of the year! 🎆


As we celebrate the end of 2021, let's remember what an amazing year we've had. From home-based business reform to public way use permit reform, from golf outings to venture pitch sessions, the SBAC has had a busy year on all fronts, and we are excited to share what we have in store for 2022!


Starting January 2022, there will be an update to our membership tiers. For more information on each tier, check out our new member benefits chart here, and please reach out to us if you'd like to discuss your membership!


The SBAC Member Directory, which includes all of our SBAC Business Supporters, Promoters, sponsors, and stakeholders, is now accessible from the home page for your convenience. Fill out your directory listing through the Info Hub!


Check out our blog post, Taking Advantage of Your Membership, to learn exactly how you can access and utilize each of your member benefits including directory listings, member portal access, small business feature, and more!


We are on the final push for our NRC community survey! The collected data is crucial to the NRC's efforts to revitalizing neighborhoods. The survey is for business owners and residents in Cook County, IL. Click here to take the survey and please share with your networks!


Thank you to everyone who has participated in our policy committee over the last year, and we hope to continue working together next year! Our Zoom links will change in 2022. Click here to register for our 2022 policy committee meetings. The first meeting will be on Tuesday 1/4 at 12pm. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mark Revis.


Our office will be closed Friday 12/31. We wish you all a happy new year and we'll see you in 2022!


Do you shop on Amazon? Shop AmazonSmile and 0.5% of every purchase you make will be donated to the organization of your choice! Go to AmazonSmile and choose SBAC Empowerment Foundation, or simply scan the QR code. Next time, your purchase will help support SBAC Empower and the small businesses community!


Stay informed! Our website is updated daily!

Make sure to visit the SBAC website or the member portal or app for our constantly fluid advocacy efforts.  Once you're in the portal - make sure to check out the FORUM for up to date information 24/7.


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