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Upcoming Webinars


All workshops listed below are free, hosted live, and available online. These webinars are organized and facilitated by WEDI as well as other partner organizations in Western NY's small business ecosystem.


Wednesday, September 14, 2022: 4:00 - 5:30PM (ET)

Take Your Business to the Next Level

The Capital Connect team is coming together to provide technical

assistance and access to up to $500,000 in business funding to

minority and women-owned businesses.


Don't miss this amazing event


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Wednesday, September 28, 2022: 4:00PM - 5:00PM (ET)

Choosing a Legal Business Structure

Join us as Neha M. Karambelkar, Esq., Managing Attorney of the Small Business Legal Clinic at the Western New York Law Center, discusses things to consider when deciding which business structure would work best for your business.


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Wednesday, September 14, 2022: 1:00 - 2:00PM (ET)

Social Media Updates, Part 2

Back by popular demand: social media recap. During this session we will review the social media platforms that have made changes recently. Specifically, we will be covering LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Clubhouse. Please note we will not cover all social platforms.​ Feel free to bring your questions to the session about other platforms, but note that the platforms listed above will be the focus of the presentation.



Wednesday, September 14, 2022: 10:00 - 11:00AM (ET)

Covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan - Now What?

Did you receive a Covid-19 EIDL loan? The initial principal & interest deferment period is ending soon for many and repayment will begin. Please join us to learn more about covid EIDL terms and conditions, borrower responsibilities, creating a Capital Access Financial System (CAFS) account with SBA to review your loan information and check on payment history, making loan payments electronically and setting up re-occurring loan payments thru, and request servicing actions on your EIDL loans, lien subordination requests, collateral release requests, sale of business, and business closing.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022: 9:00 - 10:00AM (ET)

WORKFORCE 101 – Exploring the options of paid workers

Situations that allow for un-paid workers are very rare. If people work for you, they must be paid. In this session, we will review the risks of paying workers “under the table”, learn how to classify workers as either 1099 Independent Contractors or W-2 Employees, and explore a behind-the-scenes look at the world of staffing.


Tuesday, September 27, 2022: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (ET)

Boots to Business - REBOOT – Buffalo

During Reboot, participants are introduced to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business, including steps for developing business concepts, how to develop a business plan, and information on SBA resources available to help. The program is facilitated by subject matter experts from the SBA and their extensive network of skilled business advisors.