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About the WBC:
The Women’s Business Center of Kentucky helps female-owned businesses start and grow. We empower entrepreneurs by offering tools and support to established businesses so they can stabilize their companies, generate sustainable profits, strategize future growth, and contribute to the growth and economic development of our community.
The Women’s Business Center offers free, confidential business coaching to start-up and existing businesses.
Our services include:
• Customized, one-on-one business counseling (online, telephone, or in-person)
• Business plans, cash flow projections, and marketing plans
• Business coaching
• Access to capital for survival and growth
• Certification and procurement workshops
• Business webinars, workshops, and networking events covering all aspects of managing a successful business
• Financial education online training – eHomeAmerica.org
Business Builder Courses (Lexington)
This 4-week course teaches the foundation of what is needed to start and/or operate a successful business. Topics include: permits and licenses, registering your business with the state, marketing, human resources management, financial reporting and business operations. Class enrollment is limited to the first 20 registrants who pre-pay the required registration fee.
Location: Community Ventures, 1450 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY 40505
Cost: $25 for the entire course – ADVANCED REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED
To Register: Contact Margaret Prince at (859) 231-0054, ext. 1047 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment must be exact cash, check, or money order and must accompany registration. The class is limited to the first 20 registrants.
February 7th-28th 2017, Tuesdays, 6:00PM – 8:30PM
May 2nd-23rd 2017, Tuesdays, 6:00PM – 8:30PM
August 1st, 15th-29th 2017, Tuesdays, 6:00PM – 8:30PM
October 3rd-24th 2017, Tuesdays, 6:00PM – 8:30PM
Business Builder Courses (Louisville)
Location: Community Ventures, 811 S. 12th St. Louisville, KY 40203
Cost: $35 for the entire course – ADVANCED REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED
To Register: Contact Margaret Prince at (502) 566-6076 or email@example.com
March 14th-28th 2017, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
June 13th-27th 2017, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
October 17th-31st 2017, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
The Women’s Round-Tables is a peer-to-peer networking opportunity for women to learn about business culture from other successful women entrepreneurs. Participants gain a forum to share ideas, best practices, and success stories. The Round-Table groups discuss topics concerning procurement, financial resources, marketing, and access to capital.
We have Round-Tables in two locations:
• Louisville Round-Table – every fourth Friday
• Lexington Round-Table – quarterly
Note: If you are interested in becoming a speaker for a Round-Table, please submit the form below.
Women in Business Expo & Conference
More info to come! Date to be determined.