Dedicated to training and assisting women in business or those who want to start a business.

Small Business Saturday is November 30, 2019

Hi Shop Small Supporter, We’re excited to announce that you can now download customizable marketing materials in the Shop Small Studio, compliments of American Express. In about 2 minutes, you can create personalized profile pics, an email template, a poster, and more to promote your business and help attract even more customers on Small Business Saturday® on Nov 30. VISIT STUDIO After you customize and…

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Keep Your Small Business Safe

There were nearly 42,000 online security incidents around the world over the past year. And about 43 percent of those targeted small businesses. That means that small businesses are more likely than any other entity to fall victim to data breaches and cyber attacks. This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, take the time to create a cybersecurity plan for your small business. Learn more

Small Business Informationals

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS? DON’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN? THEN COME TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATIONALS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR UPCOMING SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING PROGRAM:     You need to attend only one session. SEPTEMBER 10TH at 6 PM or SEPTEMBER 11TH at 1 PM or SEPTEMBER 12TH at 9 AM  WHERE:  DELTA MARRIOTT…

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Goal Setting for Increased Revenue and Results

Women TIES Mohawk Valley Luncheon “Goal Setting for Increased Revenue and Results” Sponsored by the Women’s Business Center of New York State Featuring: Michelle Shauger, Regional Vice President Primerica When:  Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Time:  11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location:  Aqua Vino, 16 Harbor Lock Rd, Utica, NY 13502 Reservations due: April 23 $29.00 (Member Price: Meeting, Networking, Lunch,…

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HR 102: A Small Business Guide to Managing Employees

Paychex & SCORE Seminar: HR102: Small Business Guide To Managing Employees Join us Thursday October 18th from 8:30 am to 10:00 am for the SCORE/Paychex Seminar, HR102: Small Business Guide To Managing Employees, helping cover rules, regulations, and best practices on a range of topics you may encounter once you have employees. You’ve hired a team of people! Now what?…

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WBC Helps Career Changer Launch Framing Startup

After a 30-year career in quality management for small and large manufacturers, Shari Morin was ready for the next chapter in her life. With her husband’s encouragement, Morin decided to hire herself, blending sole-proprietorship with her passion for the arts in a new custom framing company.  In the fall of 2016, Morin discovered the Women’s Business Center of New York…

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Build a Website for Your Business

  “Build a Website for Your Business” is the first of 4 upcoming seminars starting on Thursday, September 6th from 6 to 9pm at the Delta Hotel by Marriott (formerly The Radisson) in downtown Utica, NY. Participants will be provided with a step-by-step guide for the small or new business, group or organization who wishes to build their own simple…

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Small Business Training Program begins Sept. 18th

The Business Training Institute and the Women’s Business Center of New York State proudly announce their 2018 Small Business Training Program beginning on September 18th. This annual live seminar series is designed to help local entrepreneurs in the planning and launch of a new business. The Small Business Training Program is a 14 week series of classroom sessions taught by…

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Marketing 101 – Six Part Seminar Series

Take One or Take Them All! In this series of 6 live seminars, you will learn about how some marketing fundamentals have changed over the last decade and how the Internet has truly leveled the playing field for advertising smaller companies, organizations and groups. You will learn about the most effective current marketing strategies that can be quickly implemented to bring you more…

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Utica Seminar: Facebook for Business

Wednesday, June 27th 6-9pm Delta Hotel by Marriott Utica Cost: $25 – REGISTER HERE Facebook continues to provide a consistently strong return on investment for marketing businesses of all sizes. For new and small businesses, Facebook can provide an inexpensive entry into advertising. For more established and larger businesses, Facebook Business Manager can provide an entire suite of tools to…

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