Resources

What can SBMA and WHEDco do for my business?

SBMA and WHEDco can connect you to no-cost resources to help your business thrive, including:

  • Business workshops and trainings
  • One-on-one legal advice and lease review
  • Advisors to help businesses avoid fines
  • Assistance finding financial services and opportunities

Contact us today to find out how we can help your business by emailing us at business@whedco.org.

Are you looking for financial, legal, or marketing assistance to help build or grow your business? Download WHEDco’s South Bronx Business Resources Guide to find no-cost or low-cost resources available to small businesses.


 

Free Business Courses

Business Finance 1: Getting Started, Washington Heights, 02/19/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

For many entrepreneurs, the financial aspect of business ownership can be the most intimidating part. But it doesn’t have to be: business finances are not so different from your personal finances.

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Webinar: Form a Plan for Growth

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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SIBL Free One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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Restaurant Management Bootcamp, 1 Session, Bronx 2/19/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Total course hours: 1 session, for 2 hours.

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SBS-PTAC: "Responding to RFPs", 02/20/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

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NYC Department of Small Business Services and Sanitation Mobile Outreach

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) supports businesses to start, operate and grow in New York City by connecting you directly to the resources you need.

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Staten Island M/WBE Forum

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Every year, government agencies and large corporations spend billions on goods and services from small businesses like yours. Join us for an opportunity to make connections, learn how to do business with City agencies, and become certified with NYC as a Minority or Women Owned Business Enterprise. 

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Business Finance 2: Planning for Profitability, Upper Manhattan, February 21, 2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


Note: This course is the second in a pair of SBS courses on Business Finances. Please complete “Business Finances 1: Getting Started” before attending this course.

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WE Master Money: Funding, Manhattan, 02/26/2019

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Please plan on attending this session. Below are the dates and time.

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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government (afternoon session), 2/26/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Each and every day, the government buys billions of dollars' worth of goods and services from small businesses. The Selling to Government workshop offers an introduction to government contracting and prepares businesses to find opportunities in their area of expertise. Come and learn how your business can pursue contracts at the City, State, and Federal government levels.

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WE Connect Event | Power Breakfast: Leverage Your Digital Toolbox

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC


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Staten Island Business Resource Fair (10am) + Free Business Class (12:30pm)

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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SBS-PTAC: "MWBE Certified: What's Next?", 02/28/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Congratulations on being certified as an M/WBE by the City of New York!

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Victoria Flores of Lux Beauty Club

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Portrait of Victoria Flores

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WE Connect Mentor Session | Women's History Month Series with Agustina Cervera at Alley

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Agustina Cervera stands in front of one of her newly constructed buildings.

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Next Level Construction Services Workshop: Refine Your Construction Cost Estimates to Win NYC Contracts

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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Understanding & Improving Your Credit, Washington Heights 3/5/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Search Engine Optimization (SEO), 1 Session, Bronx 3/5/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

What this means for business owners – optimizing your website for search engines is essential.

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Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification Workshop - 3/05/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

There are now more opportunities for certified Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the City's economy. This workshop is conducted by trained certification analysts who will guide you through the certification process so you can get your application right the first time!

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SIBL Free One-On-One Business Counseling Sessions By Appointment

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center


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WE Connect Event | The Power of WE: Building Successful Partnerships

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Partnerships are a proven tool you can use to expand and grow your business. At this event, you will learn a framework for women entrepreneurs to build successful business collaborations. There is no better approach to solving challenges than the famous saying "two heads are better than one," harnessing the strengths and abilities of others from different corners of the ecosystem is one of the most strategic ways for businesses to scale.

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10 Steps To Starting Your Own Business, 1 Session, Bronx 3/7/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Course length: 2 hours

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The Power of WE: Construyendo Alianzas Estratégicas (WE Connect Event en español)

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC

Las asociaciones estratégicas son un mecanismo clave que puede utilizar para desarrollar su negocio. En este evento, tendrá la oportunidad de escuchar e interactuar con un panel de mujeres empresarias que se beneficiaron de diferentes tipos de alianzas y con ellas facilitó el éxito de sus empresas. El panel será moderado por Susana G Baumann, periodista galardonada, autora publicada, experta multicultural y oradora pública.

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Building Your Own Business Website, 3/7/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Design a website in class that is customized for your business!


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Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair (Grand Army Plaza)

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services


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Taller de WE Master | Dinero: Crédito con Liliana Carillo en el Consulado del Ecuador en NY

Organized by Women Entrepreneurs NYC
  • Cómo crear y mejorar tu crédito

  • La relación entre tu crédito personal y el de tu negocio

  • Cómo interpretar tu reporte de crédito


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Next Level Construction Services Workshop - Strategies for Winning City Construction Contracts

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

 

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SBS-PTAC: Selling to Government (morning session), 3/12/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn how the government can become your customer!

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Business Finance 2: Planning for Profitability, Washington Heights, 03/12/19

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Every entrepreneur is in business to make profits, but only some succeed. Creating a financial plan for profitability is an essential step towards that success.

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Marketing 101, 1 Session, Bronx 3/12/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Learn how to understand your customers’ needs!

The essence of marketing strategy is to understand your customers’ needs and develop a plan that meets those needs. With this course you will learn the fundamental components of a successful marketing strategy that will maximize impact while minimizing costs.
 

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Business Finances 1: Getting Started,1 Session, Bronx 3/12/2019

Organized by The NYC Department of Small Business Services

Financial management can be the most intimidating part of running a business. The goal of this course is to reveal that it need not be.

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Forecasting Sales Growth: A Guide to Financial Projections

Organized by Pace University Small Business Development Center

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