The Wappingers Falls Business & Professional Association welcomes new businesses by promotion and celebration with a Ribbon Cutting and invitation to membership.
New businesses are introduced to other small business owners community leaders. WFBPA encourages these new businesses to share their business stories and successes from the time they open their business till they retire.
The response from our membership and other local businesses is overwhelmingly welcoming as the beginning of relationships start to form. New businesses are immediately welcomed into the WFBPA association and encouraged to participate.
EDUCATION and Growth Opportunities
The Wappingers Falls Business & Professional Association encourages professional & business development through sharing membership talents and partnering with successful local businesses and professionals who want to inspire other's success in business.
Successful leaders of tomorrow start with the leadership of today. Finding and promoting mentorship opportunities for those considering going into business, new to business, or successfully in business is one way to increase supporting local small businesses and professionals.
Events are offered on line and in person and are low or no cost to members and open to non-members as well as those interested.
Peak Performance for Professionals
Professional Development starts before what we learned in school of from experience. Mindsets help or hinder our progress. This monthly coaching opportunity from successful coaches in performance science, neuroscience, positive psychology and cognitive behavioral techniques guide participants in learning and understanding the foundations of mental fitness that are guaranteed to launch your toward greater success.
Festival at the Falls
June (tba) 2023 will mark our seventh annual Village of Wappingers Falls Festival at the Falls event. This annual event has become the Village of Wappingers Falls' community day, providing a great family atmosphere and attracting people from all areas of the Hudson Valley. It also gives us a great opportunity to showcase all of the local businesses that the Village of Wappingers Falls has to offer.
Business of the Month
The WFBPA looks to recognize one of our local businesses on a monthly basis to help support the drive of "Think Local First." This monthly showcase includes a website and social media writeup as well as a special recognition at our luncheon meetings.