CHESTER, Pa. – Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? The Widener University Small Business Development Center wants to help make this dream a reality. The SBDC is sponsoring a first steps seminar on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 9-11 a.m. at the Widener SBDC, 1350 Edgmont Ave, Chester, Pa.

The First Step seminar will cover the building blocks of successful business ownership. Topics will include business planning, marketing, financing, assessing risk, selecting a legal structure and registering a business. This session is a prerequisite for all SBDC clients looking to start a new business.

This seminar is offered at no cost to you. For additional dates or to reserve a space, please call: 610-619-8490 or visit

The Widener University Small Business Development Center provides Delaware County small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs with consulting and educational opportunities to help them start, grow and prosper. All of our consulting services are strictly confidential. For more information, visit the Widener SBDC website at

The Widener SBDC is one of 18 Small Business Development Centers in Pennsylvania and is an accredited affiliate of the national network of Small Business Development Centers. Funding support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the SBDC host institutions enables consulting services to be provided at no charge to the client. For more information on the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers’ services and impact, visit