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Minority & Women Entrepreneurs Are Invited To Opening Doors to Government ContractingOpening Contracting

When:  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 · 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Where:  SUNY Polytechnic Student Center, 5701 Horatio St, Utica 13502 Cost:  $10.00 per person Register by October 6, 2017 2017 Opening Doors to Government Conference AGENDA 8:30 a.m. Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors 9:00 a.m. Welcome – Dr. William Durgin, SUNY Polytechnic Institute Provost 9:05 a.m. The Value of Selling to…

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SBA is Hiring Staff to Help with Disaster Response

A variety of temporary positions are available nationwide  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring temporary employees to assist with the agency’s disaster recovery efforts at several locations across the country.  Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have caused massive devastation, and the SBA is staffing up to respond to the increased flow of disaster loan applications from homeowners, renters…

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“P.O.W.E.R.” (A New Twist on the “Inspiring Success Retreat”)

P.O.W.E.R., which stands for “Powerful, Optimistic Women Entrepreneurs Retreat,” is presented and hosted by Women TIES, LLC, in conjunction and sponsorship with two other Central New York female entrepreneurs—Gwen Webber-McLeod, President of Gwen, Inc. and Laura Serway, Co-Owner of Laci’s Tapas Bar—with the intent of gathering women entrepreneurs from diverse business associations across Central New York to a female-only collaborative, community conference…

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IRS Issues Urgent Warning to Beware IRS/FBI-Themed Ransomware Scam

IR-2017-134, Aug. 28, 2017 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today warned people to avoid a new phishing scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. The scam email uses the emblems of both the IRS and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It tries to entice users to select…

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Business Training Institute Inc. 2nd Annual Alumni Dinner Meeting

Join us on August 29, 2016 for our Second Annual Alumni Dinner Meeting at Seymour’s Diner & Grill. Past Graduates of the Small Business Training Programs, Women’s Business Center Clients, Business Training Institute, Inc. Clients, Friends & Family are all invited, but please no children Come and enjoy Seymour’s All American BBQ, catch up with us, and learn about“How to…

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2017 Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Sponsored by First Source Federal Credit Union Entrepreneur Boot Camp will be held the following four Tuesday evenings in March. March 7, 2017: Strategies for Opening or Expanding Your Business March 14, 2017: Financing Your Business: Presentation by First Source Federal Credit Union March 21, 2017: Developing and Implementing Your Business Plan March 28, 2017: Identifying Individualized Support Services Classes…

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Small Business Saturday November 26, 2016

Get Up, Get Out, And #Shop Small With Us! This Nov 26, we want to celebrate Small Business Saturday(R) with you! It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining in! So mark your calendars for Nov 26, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready…

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Boscov’s Gala Preview for a Great Cause

Join us on Thursday, October 6 , 2016 at Sangertown Square Mall from 10 am to 9 pm to preview the opening of the beautiful Boscov’s.  Boscov’s is supporting the Mohawk Valley’s Non-Profit Agencies such as the Business Training Institute, Inc. by allowing ticket proceeds to benefit these local non-profit agencies.  When you purchase your $5 ticket from the Business…

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Coffee, Conversation & Counseling

Have questions? Just need to talk about a problem with your business? Join us ANY THURSDAY for Coffee, Conversation & Counseling  starting June 2, 2016. No appointment necessary.  Just stop in and have coffee with us and get your questions answered! Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: WBC of NYS Office, Radisson Hotel Conference Centre, 200 Genesee Street, Utica, NY

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The Women’s Business Center of New York State is getting ready to start our seventeenth year of serving upstate New York Women Entrepreneurs. We provide the tools and resources necessary to help women entrepreneurs launch and expand successful companies in our communities. Also we provide services to area women entrepreneurs at every stage of business development through one on one counseling,…

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