WESST Launches Campaign to Help Small Businesses Overcome COVID Challenges
ALBUQUERQUE – WESST has launched a statewide marketing campaign to inform New Mexico small business owners about WESST’s continued COVID recovery services. With SBA grant funding, the campaign features the success stories of small business owners benefitting from WESST training, consulting, and capital lending programs.
The outreach effort highlights WESST services, including business and financial planning, marketing, and HR management. In addition, one-on-one consulting is available to help business owners with pressing issues brought about by COVID-19, including hiring and staff retention and grant funding and lending opportunities.
“New Mexico’s entrepreneurs and small businesses face an uncertain future,” said Agnes Noonan, WESST president and CEO. “Our seasoned team of business professionals will help business owners navigate these challenging times with essential resources, business skills, technical assistance, and lending.”
With professional staff and six Women’s Business Centers located throughout New Mexico, WESST provides a proven process to help entrepreneurs start, grow and build a thriving, sustainable business.
Headquartered in downtown Albuquerque, the WESST Enterprise Center offers state-of-the-art amenities and business assistance programs for light manufacturing, service, professional, and technology businesses. The Albuquerque location also offers a video production facility to help small businesses with videos for their websites, social media and overall marketing efforts. Additional professionally staffed WESST locations include Farmington, Hobbs, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Roswell, and Santa Fe.
“Entrepreneurs and small businesses are the heart and soul of the New Mexico economy,” added Noonan. “Our knowledgeable and passionate staff are eager to help foster their success.”
WESST is a statewide 501(c)(3) small business assistance organization committed to supporting individuals in New Mexico who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing one. The organization provides training, consulting, and loans to entrepreneurs and business incubation services. Founded by three women in 1989, WESST proudly targets its services to women, people of color, and low-wealth New Mexicans. Visit wesst.org to learn more.