About the WBC


Women's Business Center

Receive technical assistance in all aspects of business operation including business plan development, feasibility studies, marketing assistance, business management, and operations.

Women's Business Center works with start-up, existing, and expanding businesses in Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, and Trempealeau, and Buffalo counties. Our services are designed to provide entrepreneurs with access to individualized as well as group business training, referrals, financing, technology, and on-going business case management. Assistance is provided at our locations throughout our service area as well as on-site.

The Women's Business Center is a program of the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency.

The Advisory Board

The Women's Business Conference is brought to you by many different people and organizations who donate both their time and money to keep this event affordable and engaging. You can help us keep this popular event growing by joining our Advisory Board.

A special thank you to the Western Wisconsin Women's Business Center staff:
Jacob Haupt, Barb Shepherd, & Dale Karls

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel to be determined

A block of rooms has been reserved for your convenience at The Lismore Hotel, 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire. Guests should use code WDG for the $129 standard rate or the $96 state employee rate. The hotel is located in beautiful downtown Eau Claire and is a 1.3 mile walk from UW-Eau Claire.

This event brought to you by Western Wisconsin Women’s Business Center, a program of the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Agreements for persons with disabilities will be made at all times in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and associated amendments. Arrangements for persons with special needs will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.

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