Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce | Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce aggressively promotes issues and activities that meet member needs and enhance the business climate and economic well being of the Quincy area.
Quincy Business & Technology Center | The Quincy Business & Technology Center (QBTC) is a business incubator that serves as a pivotal launching pad for business operations having the potential for creating wealth and adding to the Quincy Area economic base.
Right On Q Community Brand | The free branding package is a foundation of creative tools supporting Quincy & Adams County’s strategic brand platform. Included is the “Right On Q” strapline, a narrative, a logo family, color palette and creative execution look. All items are FREE to use for all community members, groups, organizations and businesses.
Small Business Development Center | At Western Illinois University provides professional guidance for business growth. The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) provides FREE, confidential advising and training to help entrepreneurs start, grow and sustain their businesses. ISBDC consultants search for new ways to enhance the communities we serve, offering a wide array of skills and experience designed specifically to assist entrepreneurs.
SCORE | SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.
- Small Business Administration | The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.
Starting A Business
The Great River Economic Development Foundation, the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, and The District have partnered to create a business startup guide.
The guide is designed to be a resource for those wanting to start a business in Adams County. The resource is filled with step-by-step guides and checklists to walk you through the process of opening a business, important community contacts, and free resources available to you.
Our hope in creating this guide is to make it as easy as possible for you to start your business and make your dream become a reality right here in Adams County. If you are looking to start a business please reach out. We would love to connect and provide you with this free guide, and support you as you navigate the start-up process.