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Federal, state and local governments spend more than $800 billion annually and many of these opportunities are available for small businesses.  Regulations and red tape stop many businesses from applying, but the Illinois APEX Accelerator at SIU helps businesses identify opportunities and become more competitive in selling their goods and services to the government.


Services include:

The Illinois APEX Accelerator at SIU provides no-cost, confidential, one-on-one advising services to address the specific needs of your business and assist you in procuring government contracts.  For more information or to set up an appointment, contact us or start here to receive no-cost assistance.

The Illinois APEX Accelerator at SIU is provided through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Program support is made possible by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and Southern Illinois University.