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Marketing Solutions and Contract Readiness

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - March 6 @ 7:30 pm EST


A Buffalo State University certificate program designed for people of color, women, and disadvantaged business owners.

The objective of this comprehensive program is to help businesses to expand their sales and secure more contracts. To do this, the program’s focus is marketing and contract readiness.  Importantly, it will help a business to build its credibility and greatly increase its ability to compete. Sessions run over an 8 week period. Each session and activity earns points toward the certificate. Further and best of all – the program prepares you to conduct business with anchor institutions, government, and prime contractors.

This training specifically provides training with creating:
• A perfect pitch – a one minute – highly effective pitch about one’s business
• A 10 minute verbal presentation – with power point
• A one- page capability statement
• A written business proposal
• Enhanced Social Media Presence
• Professional Photograph

Start Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2024
(Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar. 6)

This 8 week training program is limited to 20 participants.
Wednesdays 4 p.m. networking; Training 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Rockwell Hall Rm 202

Practice sessions, hands-on work & one to one counseling will be scheduled individually.



For more information call or email: Mr. Donald Williams at 716-878-4030 or [email protected]

There is a registration fee of $40. All other costs are covered by the program sponsors.
Mail check payable to the Research Foundation to:
SUNY Buffalo State, SBDC, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Cleveland Hall Rm. 206, Buffalo, NY 14222


January 24 @ 4:30 pm EST
March 6 @ 7:30 pm EST
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Small Business Development Center at Buffalo State
(716) 878-4030
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Western New York Region


Buffalo State University Rockwell Hall Rm. 202
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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