We Succeed Together

We provide support with business plan development, financial projections and training for female entrepreneurs in Western Wisconsin. Learn About Business Counseling

Women's Business Conference

Our annual conference is designed to connect you with other empowering women and provide resources to help start or expand your business. Learn About the WBC

Business Training

We offer online and in-person training with practical information on the steps you will need to take in order to start or grow a small business. See Upcoming Events

One-on-One Counseling

We specialize in helping our clients start and grow their businesses. Click below to fill out our online form. As soon as we’ve received your information, we’ll set up an in-person or virtual meeting with you.

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Business Resources

Your business is unique, but that doesn’t mean you have to build everything from scratch. Our business resource center has many road plans to help you.

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Our Story

We succeed when you succeed. From helping you write your business plan, to group training exercises, browse the many services our business center offers.

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Upcoming Events

How to Manage Your Money as a Business Owner

Thursday, March 14  |  12 - 1 PM
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Start A Small Business in 8 Steps

Wednesday, March 20  |  6 - 7 PM
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Healing Your Relationship with Money to Grow Your Business

Wednesday, March 27  |  10 - 11 AM
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February 26, 2024 – Check out our FREE webinars! Click to learn more and register: https://www.successfulbusiness.org/events

February 19, 2024 – In partnership with the Association of Women's Business Centers, we're giving away a $500 Small Business Grant! Enter by clicking the link below, registering for the Verizon Small Business Ready platform and forwarding your registration confirmation to hello@hope2women.org. Register by Friday 2/23 at 11:59pm ET. https://digitalready.verizonwireless.com/?utm_source=awbc&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=digital-ready_national-partner_western-dairyland-wbc_wisconsin

February 14, 2024 – We're excited to shine a spotlight on an upcoming event by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation: the Clay Breaker Classic - Trap Shoot & Networking Event on April 25th, 2024! 🎉 Click here to register: https://www.eauclaire-wi.com/claybreakerclassic2024/?fbclid=IwAR30qha-5d_pO7yHZa8YF6tfdPMEUNohTTtsKvXAZpWSeX_MQKe1c5S7dCM

February 8, 2024 – Did you know that we have a free, 24/7 video library with over 100 topics on our website? Check out the latest video about pricing, profit and expenses under the "Business Finances" category! https://www.successfulbusiness.org/videos

January 31, 2024 – Would you like to speak at this year's Women's Business Conference at the Pablo Center on Oct. 30th? Click here to submit your proposal: https://www.womensbusinessconference.com/speaker-proposal.phtml Photos by www.instagram.com/emma.gillespie.photography

January 30, 2024 – Tomorrow at 10 am! Register for free: https://www.successfulbusiness.org/events

January 25, 2024 – SAVE THE DATE We're excited to announce that this year's Women's Business Conference will take place at the Pablo Center in downtown Eau Claire on Wednesday, Oct. 30th! Tickets and exhibitor tables will go on sale in May. Scholarships are available for qualifying individuals.

January 12, 2024 – We'll be kicking off the new year with a series of FREE webinars! Click to learn more and register: https://www.successfulbusiness.org/events

January 9, 2024 – Western Dairyland Community Action Agency is hiring!

December 16, 2023 – We've partnered with Verizon Small Business Digital Ready to give entrepreneurs a chance to win a $10,000 grant to start or expand their businesses! Click here to learn more: https://www.successfulbusiness.org/events#grants

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February 26, 2024 – Click the link in our bio to register and see all upcoming webinars! #eauclairewi #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness #businesstraining

February 19, 2024 – In partnership with @hopetowomen we're giving away a $500 Small Business Grant! Enter by clicking the link in our bio, registering for the Verizon Small Business Ready platform and forwarding your registration confirmation to hello@hope2women.org. Register by Friday 2/23 at 11:59pm ET. #businessgrant #smallbusiness #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #womenownedbusiness #womensbusinesscenter #eauclairewi #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin

February 8, 2024 – Did you know that we have a free, 24/7 video library with over 100 topics on our website? Check out the latest video about pricing, profit and expenses under the "Business Finances" category by clicking the link in our bio. #womensbusinessconference #eauclairewi #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness #businesstraining

January 31, 2024 – Would you like to speak at this year's Women's Business Conference at the Pablo Center on Oct. 30th? Click the link in our bio to submit your proposal. Photos by @emma.gillespie.photography

January 25, 2024 – SAVE THE DATE We're excited to announce that this year's Women's Business Conference will take place at the Pablo Center in downtown Eau Claire on Wednesday, Oct. 30th! Tickets and exhibitor tables will go on sale in May. Scholarships available for qualifying individuals. #womensbusinessconference #eauclairewi #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness

January 12, 2024 – We'll be kicking off the new year with a series of FREE webinars! Click the link in our bio to register and see all webinars. #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness

December 20, 2023 – #happyholidays #holidayhours #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness

December 16, 2023 – We've partnered with Verizon Small Business Digital Ready to give entrepreneurs a chance to win a $10,000 grant to start or expand their businesses! Click on the link in our bio to apply by Dec. 20! #businessgrant #grant #verizonbusinessgrant #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness

December 2, 2023 – We're giving away two $50 gift cards per week! To enter the drawing, please register for the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready platform and send your registration email to info@successfulbusiness.org. The deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 20th. Click on the link in our bio to learn how to register for Verizon Small Business Digital Ready AND unlock the $10,000 business grant. #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness

November 13, 2023 – Join our upcoming webinars to learn how to qualify and apply for the $10k Grant by Verizon Small Business Digital Ready. Registration link can be found in our bio. #womensbusinesscenter #femaleentrepreneur #madeinwisconsin #wisconsinbusiness #business #wisconsin #smallbusiness

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Testimonials

 

The FastTrac class helped me shift my mindset into thinking like a business owner and provided me with practical steps for turning my side hustle into a growing business!

– Abby, Local Entrepreneur

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The Western Wisconsin Women's Business Center is a program of Western Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council (WDEOC). Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Agreements for persons with disabilities will be made at all times in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and associated amendments. Arrangements for persons with special needs will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.

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