2018 Chicagoland Small Business Outlook Survey

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business, asked small business owners in the Chicagoland area to share information and thoughts about their small business and the issues they face. Why small businesses? Given the vital role they play in creating jobs and anchoring communities, we need to know more about who they are, what they need, and their outlook for the future. See the results here 

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Chicagoland Small Business Outlook Surveys 2015-2017

2017 Survey Results

2016 Survey Results

2015 Survey Results

Illinois Small Business Development Center at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

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Stacey Pitts Caldwell
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Othello Calbert
Business Advisor - SBDC