Virtual Business Center – South East Chicago Commission

Schedule a 1:1 Video Session with a Neighborhood Business Expert

Our physical SECC office is currently closed however our team is still here to support businesses and business owners in Kenwood, Hyde Park, Oakland, Washington Park and Woodlawn.

During the COVID-19 response period, we’re even extending our support to low-income business owners in all Chicago neighborhoods.

Complimentary 40 minute virtual (video) business consultations can be scheduled with one of our on-staff Neighborhood Business Experts, each one with over 10 years of experience.

Learn more about our team’s areas of consulting expertise and then schedule a session via our scheduling page using the button below.
Diane Burnham Business Operations, Access to Capital & Financial Resources, Sourcing Suppliers & City Services.

Tiffany Mikell

Tech & Virtual Marketing, Creative Entrepreneurship, Start-up Strategy, Business Communications and Venture Capital
Brandon Evans SSA #61, Downtown
Hyde Park Services

SECC is now serving as a Chicago Small Business Resource Navigator and will be available to provide unique business support throughout the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak and as financial resources continue to evolve. 


Learn more about the initiative here

SECC is one of 10 business support organizations located throughout the City that will provide assistance via phone or video to help determine eligibility and preparing applications for the Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund and other loan and grant programs, particularly those offered by the U.S. Small Business Administrator.  


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