Are You Considering Starting Your Own Business - We Have the Workshops Designed for You

Buffalo District Office  - November 3, 2022

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"Powering the American Dream"


SBA can help your business start, grow, expand or recover through our lending programs, government contracting programs and network of Resource Partners.   Whether you want to prepare a business plan, are interested in doing business with the federal government, or are looking to finance your business, SBA is here to help!


Starting & Managing Your Own Business - In Person

A Full-Day Crash Course for the Aspiring Entrepreneur

Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 8:30 am

If you have the entrepreneurial dream of starting a business or have already started one and want to improve your chance of success, this is the workshop for you.  This one-day, eight-hour workshop will help give you the information you need.

•       Gain a head start to business with expert guidance

•       Learn fundamentals for business organization and management

•       Make better business decisions that meet your personal goals

•       Maximize your probability of business success

The session will includes these topics:

•       Planning your business

•       SBA and other small business resources

•       Fundamentals of business financials

•       Foundations of marketing and sales

•       Business insurance basics

•       Tax compliance

•       Legal organization of your business

•       Funding your small business

•       Q&A with small business experts

The session begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, November 12, 2022.  Full fee is $99 but there are discounts for veterans/military, students, and SCORE Volunteers.  This is a proven investment for your business future, and well worth the time and cost. 

Location:  Daemen University - 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY  14226

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Stories Waiting to Be Told - In Person

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Business owners have many options for explaining their service and products in print and other media to external audiences, such as clients and customers, as well as to internal audiences, such as employees and contractors.

In this FREE workshop you will hear:

  • We will look at the genres that are available to promote and support your business.  These include print books, eBooks, infographics, timelines, word clouds, mindmaps, blogs, eNewsletters, videos, manuals, guides and mroe.
  •  We will look at various ways that you can organize content when creating these document types.
  •   You will walk away with renewed ideas and energy for creating effective communication genres for your business and finding resources with expertise in marketing and technical communication.

Location:  Pittsford Community Center - 35 Lincoln Avenue, Pittsford, NY  14534

Click here to register:  Your Business, Services and Products are Stories Waiting to Be Told | SCORE


Learn Microsoft One Drive for Business - Webinar

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 9:00 am

Join us for this free one-hour Teams webinar for a discussion of how OneDrive for Business and Microsoft 365 make it easy to access, share, and collaborate on files from anywhere.


  • Learn why OneDrive for Business is a reliable place to store your important personal work files
  • Examine the advantages and convenience of having all your data available to you at any given time with all the different ways to access your OneDrive
  • Keep your data constantly backed up with Automatic Backup to OneDrive.
  • Maximize your local storage space with Files OnDemand
  • Securely share your files by configuring Access Management and Settings

Click here to register:  Learn Microsoft One Drive for Business (

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