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

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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Utica Seminar: Build a Website for Your Business

Building your own website for your small business or nonprofit used to be difficult, but now, there are many solutions available to establish your presence on the Internet. From choosing your domain name and the right platform, to website content and search engine optimization; we will give you everything you need to know to build and maintain your own website….

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Local, State Lawmakers Push Bill to Help Entrepreneurs

By Melissa Krull, Spectrum News UTICA, N.Y. — Helping minority and women-owned businesses succeed is why some lawmakers say they’re supporting a piece of bipartisan legislation. Area officials joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at the Utica Women’s Business Center on Monday. They’re pushing for the Microloan Modernization Act. Lawmakers said it would expand the Small Business Administration’s Microloan Program which provides…

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Albany Seminar: Facebook for Business

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 manage multiple Facebook pages, monetize key posts for advertising and track and analyze results….

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Albany Seminar: Build a Website for your Business

Building your own website for your small business or nonprofit used to be difficult, but now, there are many solutions available to establish your presence on the Internet. From choosing your domain name and the right platform, to website content and search engine optimization; we will give you everything you need to know to build and maintain your own website….

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Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law

  IR-2018-36, Feb. 28, 2018 WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December. The IRS urges taxpayers to use these tools to make sure they have the right amount…

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