Since 1967, the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago has been driving business growth on Chicago’s vibrant Nearwest side. ICNC works with start-ups and established businesses in industries such as manufacturing, food processing, and technology. We provide a full range of services tailored to meet individual business needs, at no cost. In addition, ICNC is home to one of the largest business incubators in the country with over 110 tenants in its 416,000 square foot facility. Check out testimonials from some of ICNC's members.
The Hatchery, a collaboration between ICNC and Accion Chicago to bring education, capital, and support to the Chicagoland food entrepreneur community. To learn more, contact Natalie Shmulik at Natalie@thehatcherychicago.com or follow The Hatchery on Facebook.
2016 Year in Review
To see a recap of our 2016 successes, take a look at our Annual Report!
Member Spotlight - JLW Instruments
JLW Instruments is a second-generation family business owned by Wayne Fetman and his sister Linda Center that has been operating in Chicago for over 30 years.
JLW sells, calibrates, and repairs force, pressure, and torque instruments. They serve a wide variety of industries from construction, cosmetics, food, medical, textile, and many more. Learn more about JLW Instruments here.
Did you know that small businesses comprise 99.7% of the U.S. economy? Did you know that small businesses create 64% of the jobs in the private sector? The 2017 Giving Tuesday campaign will highlight how ICNC's charitable organization helps small business owners create jobs and offers quality training for the healthcare industry.
Giving Tuesday will take place on Tuesday, November 28th from 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM.
ICNC Annual Holiday Party
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Win tickets to a Chicago Blackhawks game and more! Click here for more details.