Join us for this week’s unique business information sessions!

Buffalo District Office  - January 19, 2023

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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!


Finding the Right Idea - Starting your

Veteran Owned Small Business - Webinar

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00 am

Please join us virtually where we will discuss how to find opportunities and act when starting your own small business and how the Veterans Business Outreach Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration can assist.


10:00 am - Welcome and Introductions

10:10- 11:00 am - Finding the Right Idea

11:00 - 11:15 am - Closing Remarks and Q & A

Click here to register:  Finding the Right Idea 01/25/23 (


Are You Protected from Going Out of Business After

a Cyber Attack? - In Person

Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 8:00 am

Are You Protected from Going Out of Business After a Cyber Attack? Top 10 Things You Must Do To Protect Your Business.

During this event, you will be provided with tangible actions you can take to protect your business right away.  Did you know that according to the U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance, over 60% of small businesses that are victims of a cyber attack go out of business within six months!  Do not let that happen to you.  Come to this educational event to take away simple action items to protect your business.  In addition to the Top 10 Action Plan, we will have a Q&A panel of cyber experts from US itek and SBA to answer your questions.  Come prepared to ask our experts.  

Location:  USitek

                 1016 Niagara Falls Boulevard

                  Tonawanda, NY  14150

Click here to register:  Are You Protected from Going Out of Business After a Cyber Attack? Tickets, Thu, Jan 26, 2023 at 8:00 AM | Eventbrite


The Era of Antisocial Social Media; Changing Digitial

Platforms Exploit the New Marketing Dilemma for Small Businesses - Webinar

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 10:00 am

Just as your digital marketing answers launched, now they changed all the questions!  

Small business owners now need to ask; What is a digital campfire?  What Micro-Communities should I partner with?  

How should I customize my company's story towards distinct characteristics?  Why are social media users so antisocial?

This workshop will explore new changes to the digital marketing environment, explain an 11.7% rise in traditional, off-line marketing over the last 12 months and teach next steps for small businesses.

Click here to register:  Business First Wednesday: The Era of Antisocial Social Media - MCLS Events & Programs - Monroe County Library System Home (


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