The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the College of Lake County is grant-funded to provide free expert advice to grow and expand Lake County small businesses. This location also houses a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), which provides one-on-one counseling, technical information, marketing assistance, and training to existing businesses that are interested in selling their products and/or services to local, state, or federal government agencies, as well as an International Trade Center (ITC), which provides information, counseling, and training to existing, new to-export companies interested in pursuing international trade opportunities.