Business Tax Chat
Tuesday, January 22nd, 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, January 22nd from 6-8pm at 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.
Up Your Marketing Game in 2019-50 Tips You Can Use TODAY!
Wednesday, January 23rd, 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, January 23rd from 5:30-6:30pm at Revolutions, 38 Main Street, Black River Falls. Because space is limited, pre-registration at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org is requested.
The Art of Strategy Implementation
Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Entrepreneurs, sole proprietors, self-employed individuals and small business owners are invited to attend “The Art of Strategy Implementation” from 8:30am to noon on Thursday, January 24, 2019, presented by Charter Bank. The interactive workshop will be facilitated by Tina Nazier of Wipfli LLP at The Florian Gardens, 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire. The fee to attend is $29, which includes workshop materials and a continental breakfast. Because space is limited, pre-registration and payment is required. 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.