Programs Business Express

Business Express is an annual business executive coaching program, specifically created to help small and medium-sized Asian American and minority businesses take their business to the next level of growth.

Inaugurated in 2011 by Wells Fargo, Business Express was created for companies with at least $1 million in annual sales that have been in business for at least 3 years. In this workshop series, business owners get a clear perspective of their own business, learn the critical ingredients for efficient and effective operations, develop their own road map for growth and a healthy bottom line, and discover how to lead their business to growth.

Business Express is powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration and USPAACC CNPP, and is sponsored by Wells Fargo, a longtime partner.

Business Express focuses on two components of success:

Operations & Implementation

Learn how to build a scalable, well-managed company, and streamline processes.

Financial Analysis & Tools

Learn how to analyze your company’s financial condition, develop strategies to improve profits/cash flow, and create a financial plan relative to your marketing and management strategies.

Business Express Breakdown

This hybrid virtual/in-person program works in two tracks. Track 1 is designed for businesses in their early stages looking for more structure. Track 1 participants are tasked with developing a business plan by the end of the program. Track 2 caters to more sophisticated businesses looking for procurement opportunities with the goal of equipping attendees with the tools to be prepared and more confident for virtual or in-person matchmaking.

Dates for each learning session are:

*Track 1 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm EST

*Track 2 | 3:30pm - 5:30pm EST

  • Session 1: Oct. 10th, 2023

  • Session 2: Oct. 24th, 2023
  • Session 3: Nov. 07th, 2023
  • Session 4: Nov. 28th, 2023
  • Session 5: Dec. 12th, 2023
  • Session 6: Jan. 09th, 2024
  • Session 7: Jan. 23rd, 2024
  • Session 8: Feb. 6th, 2024
  • Session 9: Feb. 20th, 2024
  • Session 10: Mar. 12th, 2024
  • Session 11: Mar. 26th, 2024
  • Session 12: (Track 2 Only) Apr. 09th, 2024
  • Session 13: (Track 2 Only) Apr. 23rd, 2024

*Register for Track 1 now!


*Register for Track 2

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"This is the best professional development I've ever taken, hands down! It will dramatically change the way I do business on a day to day basis."

Young Kim, President Advanced Technology Management, Inc.

"The Business Express: ReadySetGrow™ was an event that was very well organized; the content was of high quality as well as the instructor. I enjoyed very much the 2-day seminar, and the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs from different cities in America. Thanks so much."

Gabriela Sapp, Co-Founder Equitable Growth Solutions, Inc.