Up Your Marketing Game in 2019-50 Tips You Can Use TODAY!
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
The Western Dairyland Business Center invites current and prospective business owners and entrepreneurs to attend “Up Your Marketing Game in 2019—50 Tips You Can Use TODAY” on Wednesday, March 20th from 5:30-6:30pm at Augusta Public Library, Augusta, WI. There is no fee for the training, but because space is limited, pre-registration at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org is requested.
Business Tax Chat
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
The Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center, SCORE, and H & R Block invite entrepreneurs and business owners to attend a Business Tax Chat to discuss small business tax preparation questions on Tuesday, March 26th from 6 pm-8 pm the Western Dairyland Business Center in Eau Claire at 418 Wisconsin Street. Tuition is $10. For more information or to register go to the Western Dairyland Business Center, call 715-836-7511 ext. 1171, or visit www.successfulbusiness.org.
Start a Small Business in 8 Steps
Thursday, April 18th, 2019
The Western Dairyland Business Center and the Women's Business Center invite entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Start a Small Business in 8 Steps" on Thursday, April 18th. The class will run from 6 pm-9 pm at the Western Dairyland offices at 418 Wisconsin Street in Eau Claire. Tuition is $29. Class materials are included. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.
New Women's CEO Roundtable Peer Mentorship Program to Launch 2019
The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center recently received $6000 from the Women's Giving Circle to launch a peer mentorship program for women seeking to grow their existing businesses. According to the 2018 State of Women Owned Businesses Report, 4 out of every 10 businesses (40%) in the United States are now women-owned. However, these businesses only employ 8% of the total private sector workforce and contribute just 4.3% of total revenues. In response to this discrepancy, The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center is launching a new program called Women's CEO Roundtables.
Award Winners Announced at the Sixth Annual Women's Business Celebration
The Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center hosted its sixth annual Women’s Business Celebration on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at The Florian Gardens in Eau Claire. A highlight of the celebration was the announcement of the 2018 recipients of the New Business of the Year Award and the Business Woman of the Year Award.
2018/19 Advisory Board Chair, Committee Chairs and Board Members Announced
The Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center is pleased to announce that Tracey Smiskey has been chosen as the Women’s Business Center Advisory Board Chair.
Meet Tammy, New Business Development Specialist
Tammy Simon has joined the Western Dairyland Business Center as a Business Development Specialist who will provide services to individuals interested in starting, expanding, and improving small businesses in the Eau Claire area. Services include technical assistance and training in all aspects of business including business plan development, feasibility studies, marketing, management, and securing financing.