The Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is thrilled to host the upcoming in-person “Fast Track to Business Start-Up” workshop series. This three-day program, led by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will take place on September 26, 28 and October 3 from 9:00am-4:30pm, at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) located at 2 State Street in Auburn, NY. This intensive and interactive program is designed to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully launch a business. Existing business owners can also benefit from this series by networking with an expert panel of industry professionals who will present on a wide range of critical topics, including business plan development, legal considerations, hiring practices, financial management, business financing, marketing strategies, and social media tactics. Paul Viggiano, Small Business Development Specialist at CEDA, emphasized the value of this workshop, saying, “This comprehensive workshop is a great launch pad to understand the nuances of running a modern business. It is an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs (and current business owners) to gain the knowledge and connections necessary to turn their dreams into a reality. I am honored to work for an agency that helps people bring their dreams to fruition, while also enhancing the economic landscape of our beautiful county.” Paul is encouraging all of his clients to partake in this workshop series.

Registration information:

Dates: September 26, September 28, and October 3, 2023

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm daily

Location: Cayuga Economic Development Agency, 2 State Street, First Floor, Auburn, NY

Fee: $125.00

It is important to note that the “Fast Track to Business Start-Up” workshop series fulfills the requirements of the Self Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) offered by the Department of Labor, making this a valuable resource for anyone interested in transitioning to starting their own business. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to accelerate your journey towards business success. Limited seats remaining. Learn more and register today by visiting https://BIT.LY/FTAuburn23

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact a CEDA specialist via phone (315-252-3500) or via e-mail ( CEDA’s assistance is always free and confidential.