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Business Development

If you’re thinking of starting, improving or expanding a business, the Western Dairyland Business Center can help.

We work with start-ups and existing businesses to offer assistance and training in all aspects of business, including business plan development, marketing, management and finance options. Special efforts are made to assist economically and socially disadvantaged women and individuals through low or no-cost classes, events and business counseling.

We've helped more than 500 clients start businesses in Western Wisconsin, resulting in more than 1,000 full-time and part-time jobs. Our clients include men, women, teenagers, minority populations, military veterans, disabled individuals and low-income families.

Women's Business Center

Our Women's Business Center (WBC) specializes in providing services to assist women entrepreneurs. Special efforts are made to assist economically and socially disadvantaged women. We continue our commitment to provide intensive group and one-on-one business training and technical assistance that will assist women to grow their business ideas and acquire or improve their business management skills. Learn more at

Business Training and Classes

From "The Seven Steps to Starting a Business" to "Using QuickBooks in Your Business," you'll find something useful every month. View our complete schedule at

Women's Business Conference

Thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners have benefitted from our biggest event of the year. More information is available at our website

One-on-One Business Counseling

Call to set up an appointment, or apply for counseling online at

Get Started

Ready to get started? You can sign up for one of our classes, attend a free meeting, or talk to a Business Development Specialist.

For more information, visit the Western Dairyland Business Center website:

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