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The PennWest Clarion Small Business Development Center provides access to training events for all clients who are starting anew business or looking to grow a current business.  

PennWest Clarion SBDC Training Events

The PennWest Clarion SBDC seminars are created specifically with potential business owners in mind. They provide information for people who are ready to start their business, and would like additional help.

For more information on the PennWest Clarion SBDC seminars call (814) 393-2060 or Email You can also join our email list or sign up as a client.

First Step Seminar LogoFirst Step Seminars are for those who are looking to start a business. Attendees will learn how to structure a business, develop a business plan, check business feasibility, obtain financing, and market to clients.

Business Skills Workshops LogoCurrent business owners and employees looking to sharpen their corporate knowledge are encouraged to attend one of our Business Skills Workshops. They offer information on a wide variety of topics that are useful for a successful business.



ServSafe: Food and Safety Certification - Kane

PA Taxes

Date: November 29 & December 6, 2023

Location: Six and Kane, 62 Fraley St., Kane PA 16735

Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT) on November 29

                      9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT) on December 6

Cost: $165.00


ServSafe: Food and Safety Certification - Emlenton

PA Taxes

Date: November 30 & December 7, 2023

Location: Scrubgrass Grange, 5104 Emlenton-Clintonville Road, Emlenton PA 16373

Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT) on November 30

                      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT) on December 7

Cost: $165.00


OSHA: Employee Training Requirements

PA Taxes

Date: November 30, 2023

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: Free


Withholding Basics

PA Taxes

Date: December 13, 2023

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost: Free


Tax Talk with Corry

PA Taxes

Date: December 20, 2023

Location: Free Zoom Q&A Session

Class Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: Free

Normative Leadership

Date: January 23, 2024

Location: Free  In-Person Workshop

Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cost: Free