Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp. (WCEC), a Small Business Administration resource partner and Women’s Business Center, supports National Small Business Week with a slate of webinars focused on equipping small businesses impacted by Covid-19 with the tools to pivot, innovate and grow.
WCEC provides training and business counseling for start-ups and small businesses looking to scale up, including special programs for women and minority-owned businesses. With the overwhelming number of small businesses being forced to shutter due to Covid-19, WCEC offers popular classes to help businesses survive and increase economic stability. Webinar topics include PR and marketing, how to transition from brick and mortar to e-commerce, funding for minority-owned businesses, cybersecurity and how to access and secure Covid-19 relief loans and grants. To access a full class schedule, go here.
National Small Business Week will take place Sept 22-24 as a virtual event and will honor the nation’s small businesses, including women and minority-owned businesses, for their achievements and dedication to their communities. This year’s activities will include educational panels for entrepreneurs and will recognize the national award winners, including the naming of this year’s National Small Business Person of the Year.
National Small Business Week will also recognize small business advocates for their involvement in disaster recovery, government contracting, and their support for small businesses and entrepreneurship. Awards will be presented to SBA partners in financial and entrepreneurial development, including top SCORE Chapter, Small Business Development Center, Women’s Business Center, and Veterans Business Outreach Center.
The Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship is a not for profit organization, funded in part by the Small Business Administration (SBA) whose mission is to help female entrepreneurs become successful business owners. WCEC helps small business start-ups and existing businesses looking to grow, with educational resources, business counseling, training and COVID-19 loan and grant assistance.
For more information on WCEC, go to https://www.wcecnj.org/