Business Resources

Are you a business or prospective business owner looking for assistance in town? Visit any of these local organizations for help:


General Business Resources


The Launch Pad

Provides solutions for office space and event space rental.

Lending Institutions

Full list of Chamber member's that can provide finance and insurance information.

Slingshot Cowork

Located in Uptown Normal the Slingshot Cowork is the first creative space dedicated to the startup community in Bloomington-Normal.

George R. & Martha Means Center for

Entreprenurial Studies



Devoted to creating and implementing entrepreneurship support programs for Illinois State University students, local high school students, and members of the Bloomington-Normal community.

Illinois Small Business Development Center


Designed to help entrepreneurs start a new business or expand or improve an existing business. SBDC offers one-on-one confidential counseling for all phases of business activities.

Central IL Score #645


Provides free and confidential business advice and counseling tailored to meet the needs of small business and personal objectives.

Economic Development Council


Assists with local business expansion, recruiting new businesses and companies to the area, and encouraging the next wave of entrepreneurs to establish their business here.

Convention & Visitors Bureau



Enhances the economy of McLean County through promotion, attraction and retention of events, conventions and tourism.


City of Bloomington


Town of Normal


McLean County