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

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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Business Smart Workshop Webinars Announced

Learn what it takes to have a successful startup UTICA, NY – JULY 5, 2019 – The Women’s Business Center of New York State and the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center is pleased to present a LIVE online workshop developed specifically for the education and growth of current and aspiring entrepreneurs! The Business Smart Workshop will be presented in…

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WBC Client Wins SBA Small Business Excellence Award

22 Shades of Gray photo caption from left to right: James Conroy, NYBDC; Dr. Pat Laino, Women’s Business Center of New York State; Donna Rebisz, Women’s Business Center of New York State; Peggy Gray, 22 Shades of Gray; Patricia Badgley, Women’s Business Center of New York State; and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA. ALBANY, N.Y. – One local small business was…

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Free Webinar: Website Strategy and Management

The Women’s Business Center of NYS in partnership with local economic and business development organizations, presents a series of free marketing webinars designed to help small businesses and nonprofit groups succeed in today’s technological world. Coming up on Thursday, May 16th is the second installment called, “Website Management and Strategy.” Learn how to optimize your existing website…or simply build a…

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FREE Marketing Webinar Series Announced

The Women’s Business Center of NYS in partnership with local economic and business development organizations, presents a series of marketing seminars designed to help small businesses and nonprofit groups succeed in today’s technological world. “Marketing 101” focuses on the website and quality content as the cornerstones of a good marketing strategy; and further demonstrates how to use free online tools…

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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Tuesdays starting February 26 (thru April 9th) 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Free Have you been considering starting your own small business but were unsure of where to begin?  Do you want to grow your small business? Come and learn how to start and grow your own business by attending this Entrepreneur Boot Camp. Topics to be covered: Overview of the Small…

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House Tipster Article on Donna Rebisz

Donna Rebisz Published DECEMBER 10, 2018 BY KRISTINE HOPE KOWALSKI on House Tipster HERE We spoke exclusively with Donna Rebisz, Project Director at Women’s Business Center of New York State, part of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She told us all about her work in getting women entrepreneurs the resources they need to succeed in business. You can catch our full…

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Upcoming Webinar: Formatting Secrets in Microsoft Word

Start the New Year off right with an investment into your business! Take an informative webinar from the comfort of your own office or living room! Learn to use Microsoft Word 2016, or improve your skills! Turn your documents from drab to fab! This session will show you how to create professional looking documents using this powerful word-processing tool. We…

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North Country Seminar: Facebook Ads Manager

The Women’s Business Center of NYS and the North Country PTAC proudly present a highly informative seminar for small to medium-sized businesses and nonprofits where they will learn how to use free tools from Facebook to market themselves. “Facebook Ads Manager” is coming up on December 11th and will be presented in both Watertown and Lowville, NY.   Facebook offers…

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Record High Spending on Small Business Saturday 2018

Shoppers Report Record High Spending of an Estimated $17.8 Billion on Small Business Saturday® 2018 Total Reported Spending at Independent Retailers and Restaurants on Small Business Saturday Tops an Estimated $100 Billion since the Day Was Founded by American Express in 2010 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The ninth annual Small Business Saturday, held on November 24, 2018, kicked off the holiday shopping season…

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