The SBDC hosts a variety of training sessions, education series, webinars and other events helpful to small businesses of all types.

Upcoming Events

Wilkes University Small Business Development Center Celebrates Small Business Week

Learn about local small business resources, network with local entrepreneurs and attend educational programming during our National Small Business Week events!

Special thanks to our partners:
  • The Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Pittston Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday Tea

Sept. 14, 9 a.m.

This event is designed to help small businesses owners leverage community resources. Join the Wilkes SBDC and the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber to learn about the many local partners that can help with your business growth and development.

This event will be live streamed on the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.

Photography & Social Media: 5 Ways to Improve Your Social Media

Sept. 14, 12 p.m.

Visual content is key in social media. The better your visuals, the more likely you will attract positive attention on social media. And photographs are one of the easiest ways to create solid visual content – if it is done correctly.

The University of Scranton and Wilkes University SBDC’s have teamed up with DiscoverNEPA to show you how to get your message across, your visual content to stand out, and more effectively reach your audience.

Wednesday Wisdom

Sept. 15, 12 p.m.

Join the Wilkes SBDC and the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber for an event highlighting several of our local entrepreneurs and their success stories. Come support and network with fellow entrepreneurs during this live Facebook event!

The First Step Express

Sept. 15, 6 p.m.

Join the Wilkes SBDC and learn about the SBDC History, Licensing and Registration for a new business, Organization Forms, 5 C's of Financing, Types of Financing, Business Plan Outline and Financial Projections.

See all SBDC events

Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development, through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and through support from Wilkes University. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling 570-408-4340. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if your become federally debarred or suspended in the future.

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