Saturday, October 14, 2023, from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

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Calspan Complex

4411 Genesee Street

Cheektowaga, NY 14225


SCORE Buffalo Niagara 



SCORE Presents

Starting & Managing Your Own Business -

October 2023

If you have the entrepreneurial dream of starting a business or have already started one and want to improve your chance of success, this is the workshop for you.  This one-day, eight-hour workshop will help give you the information you need to start and run a new business or to improve an existing business.

  • Gain a head start to business with expert guidance
  • Maximize your probability of business success

The workshop is sponsored and run by the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of SCORE, the volunteer arm of the Small Business Administration (SBA) that is dedicated to helping small businesses.

The Eight-hour, all-day session includes these topics:

  • Planning your business
  • SBA and other small business resources
  • Fundamentals of business financials
  • Foundations of marketing and sales
  • Business insurance basics
  • Tax compliance
  • Legal organization of your business
  • Funding your small business
  • Q&A with small business experts

The session will be held with the assistance of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce beginning at 8:30 AM on Saturday, October 14, 2023.  Full fee is $60 but there are discounts for early bird registration, veterans – military, seniors and students. 

Full Fee: $60

Early Bird: $45 (Registration prior to October 12)

Veteran – Military: $35 (indicate discount code “Military”)

Seniors - $35 (indicate discount code “Senior”)

Student: $30 (indicate discount code “Student”)