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Join the LBA for International Women's Day at The Hub! 

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All are invited to participate in this morning of inspiration, education, brainstorming and actionable outcomes as we explore ways to further invest in women in our region. 


Continental breakfast
Keynote speaker, Shelagh Cummins of The Road to Seven
Panel discussion featuring local experts on funding, inclusive work environments and allyship
Facilitated brainstorming sessions by topic
Reconvene to share ideas and create actionable steps toward progress
Lunch and networking

Keynote Speaker

Shelagh Cummins -  Founder & CEO of The Road to Seven

Distinguished Panelists

Shalegh Cummins - Founder & CEO of The Road to Seven

Dr. Jill Owens - President of Upper Allegheny Health System

Jack McGowan - Director of WNY Venture Association/Buffalo Angels

Michael Smith - Vice President of Lending at High Point Federal Credit Union

...More to come!

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Supporting Organizations 

Shebe Marketing amplifies the business and social impact of thought leaders, women entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations through brand and marketing strategy.

The Laine Business Accelerator is a program designed to support growth-phase entrepreneurs by providing business guidance, mentorship, student intern and a sense of community.

The Hub is a co-working space designed and built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. It is the only co-working space in Olean and is located in the Olean Business Development Building.


Year 4 of the Laine Business Accelerator will kick off with the launch of the 2024 applications in May! Applications will then be open until mid-July, the cohort is selected in August, and the program runs from September-December. But, it is never too soon to reach out. Our team is thrilled to meet you and learn more about your business! Contact us or complete the form below.

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