Press Release

Starting Your Business 101:
Workshop Series on Running a Small Business


New York, NY (October 7, 2013) – Asian Women in Business (AWIB) will host a four-part series of workshops on small business ownership titled “Starting Your Business 101: Open the Door to Your Success” on November 5, 19, 26, and December 4, 2013.  Each class session will be from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM and will be held at Microsoft, 1290 Avenue of the Americas (corner of 52nd Street), 6th Floor, New York City. 

The Starting Your Business 101 series is one of AWIB’s most popular workshops and is held every year.  It gives a comprehensive overview of all aspects of setting up and managing a business.  For those looking to start their own businesses or simply hone their business skills, these workshops will provide them with the basic knowledge and tools they need to be successful. 

The topics that will be covered during the four-week series are:

  • Week 1: Writing a Business Plan
  • Week 2: Legal Structures, Taxes and Record-keeping
  • Week 3: Marketing—On and Offline Strategies
  • Week 4: Financing Your Business

The classes will be conducted by industry experts.  The workshop series has consistently received rave reviews and is a must-attend for ambitious business professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs.  Besides benefitting from the access to a wealth of information from speakers, previous attendees have used the sessions to get their questions answered as well as network with fellow budding entrepreneurs to share ideas and solicit constructive feedback.

Registration is $20 per class or $40 for the four-class series for AWIB members and $30 per class or $80 for the series for non-members.  Seating is limited.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration can be completed by going online to or by calling 212.868.1368.

Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB, a dynamic organization, has expanded its mission to address identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans. AWIB also serves on various tasks forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minority and women owned businesses and professionals. Visit us at




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