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Niagara SBDC offers free workshops this fall

By News Archive

August 31, 2021 

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present free entrepreneurial workshops this fall with the goal of enhancing business skills, as well as strengthening new or existing businesses.  Information provided in the sessions is geared towards assisting with starting, operating, or enhancing a small business, with a focus on job creation and retention in the local economy. The following sessions will be offered:

Entrepreneurship on Thursday, September 23 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Business Plans & Business Model Canvas on Thursday, September 30 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Budget and Recordkeeping on Thursday, October 7 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Social Media for Small Business on Thursday, October 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Marketing for Small Business on Thursday, October 21 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Understanding Your Financial Picture on Thursday, October 28 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Business Owner’s Insurance on Thursday, November 4 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Taxes and The Small Business on Thursday, November 11 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Leadership: Employee & Self-Motivation on Thursday, November 18 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Legal Help for Your Business on Thursday, December 2 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

All of the workshops will be held at SUNY Niagara, Room E-142, Sanborn, NY 14132.  A webinar option is available.  To register or to get additional details, call 716-210-2515 or email sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu.  Visit the SUNY Niagara Small Business Development Center website at www.niagarasbdc.org for more information.

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Media Contact Information

Barbara DeSimone
Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-5904
Email: desimone@niagaracc.suny.edu

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Niagara SBDC to Offer Free Webinar on Financial Basics

By News Archive

July 20, 2021 

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a free webinar, “Financial Basics for Small Businesses” on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The event will cover a variety of topics, including recording keeping basics, financial statements, inventory basics, and more.  A question and answer session will be included as well to assist participants in enhancing and understanding the financial picture of their business.

To register for this webinar, or to find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc or call 716-210-2515.  Advisors from the Niagara SBDC are available to assist clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Small Business Development Center Takes Stock in Mental Health

By News Archive

May 25, 2021 

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present a free online workshop, “Take Stock of Your Mental Health” on Wednesday, June 9 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. The course will focus on protecting the mental health of small business owners and will be led by Dr. Erica Gergely, a licensed clinical psychologist with Stable Living, LLC.

The presentation will include practical tools for managing anxiety and stress, tips for sleep health, prioritization, reframing the work/life balance, building support networks, and mental health resources. To register for this free webinar, or to find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit www.niagarasbdc.org or call 716-210-2515. The Niagara SBDC remains open remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.

About the Niagara SBDC

The Niagara SBDC provides management and technical assistance services including: business planning, development of marketing and global strategies, cash-flow projections, and financial analysis. The SBDC is staffed by knowledgeable, experienced professionals who can provide you with expert individualized counseling to help you grow your business. Administered by the State University of New York (SUNY), the Center specializes in free and confidential one-on-one counseling, dealing with small-business opportunities and problems. The SBDC provides services for every stage of your business as well as trainings and instructional programs targeted to the needs and interests of small business.

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC


Media Contact Information

Denyel Beiter
Event Coordinator, Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-5974
Email: dbeiter@niagaracc.suny.edu

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Niagara SBDC to Offer Free Legal Help for Your Business Webinar

By News Archive

May 13, 2021 

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC), along with the Greater Lockport Development Corporation, Lumber City Development Corporation, and the Niagara County Center for Economic Development will host a “Legal Help for Your Business” webinar to strengthen new or existing businesses.  This workshop will be taught by Managing Attorney, John Donner, from the Small Business Legal Clinic at the Western New York Law Center. Topics include organizational structures, contracts, commercial leases, miscellaneous legal topics, and a Q & A session.

The live webinar will take place on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There is no fee to attend and the workshop is open to the public. To register for this webinar, or to find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc or call 716-210-2515.  The Niagara SBDC remains open remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.

 

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC


Media Contact Information

Denyel Beiter
Event Coordinator, Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-5974
Email: dbeiter@niagaracc.suny.edu

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

The Niagara SBDC to Offer Free Entrepreneurship Webinars

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The Niagara SBDC to Offer Free Entrepreneurship Webinars

February 9, 2021 

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a series of free entrepreneurship webinars aimed at those looking to enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business.   The series will run on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., starting on March 24 and ending on May 19.  The schedule of topics is as follows:

  • March 24 – Entrepreneurship
  • March 31 – Business Plans and Business Model Canvas
  • April 7 – Budget and Recordkeeping
  • April 14 – Social Media for Small Business
  • April 21 – Marketing for Small Business
  • April 28 – Understanding your Financial Picture
  • May 5 – Business Owner’s Insurance
  • May 12 – Taxes and the Small Business
  • May 19 – Leadership: Employee and Self-Motivation
Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

To register for this webinar, or find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc/ or call 716-210-2515.  The Niagara SBDC remains open remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Free business start-up seminars presented by SUNY Niagara SBDC

By News Archive

January 15, 2021

The SUNY Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) along with the Small Business Administration will be hosting a “Business Start-Up Double Header” this month.  On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., a webinar entitled “Finding the Right Idea” will be held to help attendees capitalize on their skills and resources to turn an idea into a viable business concept.  The second seminar, “Creating a Winning Business Plan” will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  This webinar will focus on helping attendees create a strategic guide for their business.  Lenders require a business plan, making it an essential tool in a start-up venture.

To register for these webinars, or find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc/ or call (716) 210-2515.  The Niagara SBDC remains open through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu

SUNY Niagara TO OFFER FREE WEBINAR ON OSHA – WORKING TO STAY SAFE

By News Archive

December 3, 2020

The SUNY Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present Nick Donofrio, Compliance Assistance Specialist with the New York State Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, to speak on the topic of “Working to Stay Safe,” on a free webinar on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, from 9:00 – 10:30 am.

The webinar’s goals are to present the fundamental OSHA requirements for all employers, OSHA compliance assistance, review the three parts of a basic safety program, and explain an OSHA inspection.

To register for the webinar and more information, please call SUNY Niagara SBDC at (716) 210-2515 or visit the website: http://www.NiagaraSBDC.org.


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu

Individual participates in free webinar offered by the Niagara SBDC

Learn about the potential of LinkedIn with the Niagara SBDC

By News Archive

November 9, 2020

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a free webinar titled, “Stop Ignoring LinkedIn’s Potential” on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, from 9:00-10:30 a.m.  This session will be moderated by speaker Curt Anderson, B2Btail founder, and e-commerce expert, and features a 1-hour live program followed by a question and answer period.

LinkedIn is an online employment service that aims to develop and nurture vibrant business relationships.  Participants in the webinar will learn how to create an inviting LinkedIn profile, effectively showcase experience and expertise, connect and engage with a specific target market, deliver valuable and impactful content.  The training is provided at no charge thanks to a grant provided by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation.

To register for this webinar, or find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc/ or call 716-210-2515.  The Niagara SBDC remains open remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu

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SBDC Hosts Free Webinar To Assist With Video Marketing

By News Archive

August 17, 2020

The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday, August 20th at 9:00 a.m. titled “Lights! Cameras! Sales!”  This interactive session will provide clients with information on the importance of video and illustrate ways to create engaging content that translates into increased sales.  According to polls done by video company Wyzowl, 74% of people who see a product in action via a demo video will buy it.

To register for this webinar, or find out more about other services offered by the SBDC, visit https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc/ or call (716) 210-2515.  The Niagara SBDC remains open remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu

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SBDC offers free eCommerce webinar

By News Archive

July 21, 2020

On Wednesday, July 29th, the Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present two live webinars focusing on eCommerce for small business success.  Attendees will learn how to capture first page rankings on Google, create effective landing pages that convert into sales, target customers with Google Ads, Google Shopping, and Google Local and explore online marketplaces including Amazon.  The webinar will explore a step-by-step eCommerce success story with Falconer Electronics, and a question and answer period will be provided.

Those interested in learning more may sign up to participate in one of two webinars to be held live via the links below:

9:00 a.m. session: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6477394931430441485

1:00 p.m. session: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1475120601375342349

This programming is provided free of charge through a grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation.

The Niagara SBDC remains open remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting clients over the phone, via email, and in online meetings.  For more information on the webinars or how the Niagara SBDC can assist you, and to get details on the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund, call 716-210-2515 or visit http://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/sbdc/


Media Contact Information

Sara Harvey
Assistant Director of Public Relations and Event Management
Phone: 716-614-6220
Email: saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu