The Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center (WBC) empowers women through resources and support, so they can discover new opportunities, enjoy their entrepreneurial creations, and experience the success and freedom they desire.
The WBC was established November 1997 as a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA provides a federal grant to the WBC to assist women in Utah start and grow successful small businesses through training, resources, and support. By the end of 2017, the WBC will extend these services to every county in Utah.
Virtual Utah Locations
The WBC has partnered with Chambers of Commerce and other organizations throughout the state of Utah to provide a Virtual Women’s Business Center near you:
The WBC team collectively has owned five small businesses and speaks five different languages. They are an accountability partner to help Utah women get their businesses moving and guide them through the entrepreneurial experience.
Board of Directors
Fifteen talented and driven individuals serve on the WBC’s board of directors and ensure the center’s team and resources are aligned to most effectively assist Utah women with valuable and helpful support. Board members individually help advance WBC reach and exposure to and ultimate impact on women business owners in Utah.
The WBC is sponsored by the following organization who believes in the mission of the WBC and supports women small business owners. They believe that every woman should have access to technical training, resources and support, a network, and good examples.
The WBC partners with local organizations to provide opportunities and increased value to women in Utah. Through collaboration, the WBC is able to provide special opportunities and specialized events and training for women business owners. These partners include: