03 Sep TACC to continue NCSBDC Open Houses for 2014
Ticonderoga, NY – September 3, 2014 – The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will continue to host monthly Open Houses with the North Country Small Business Development Center. Services provided by the North Country SBDC will be available at the Chamber office typically on the second Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise indicated). The open house will be from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (unless otherwise indicated). The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office located at 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1 in downtown Ticonderoga.
Fall/Winter 2014 Open Houses:
Tuesday, September 9th from 9 AM – 3 PM
Tuesday, October 14th from 10 AM – 3 PM
*Note a business seminar will be held from 8:00 – 9:30 AM
Wednesday, November 12th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM
*Note a business seminar will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 PM
In addition the Chamber is working with the North Country Small Business Development Center to host a variety of business seminars for the fall of 2014. All seminars are free for Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce members. Look for information on the 2014 Fall Business Seminars to be announced.
The North Country Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Plattsburgh is part of a statewide network of 24 regional centers located throughout New York State. The New York State SBDC (NYS/SBDC) is accredited by the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) and has more than two decades of serving the small business community.
Their core services are:
Free and confidential one-on-one counseling,
Market/industry research assistance
Customized business training seminars
The North Country SBDC is supported by the State University of New York and the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide high quality business counseling and training to New Yorkers who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business. Due to this support, their services are free of charge. We are physically located at 194 US Oval at the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. The SBDC business advisors provide support to North Country entrepreneurs by providing information, counseling, technical assistance and training to help them meet the challenge of today’s complex economy.
Counselors will tailor one-on-one counseling to meet your needs. Some topics commonly addressed include:
Business plan development / Cash flow projections
Financial analysis / Legal and regulatory information
Marketing assistance / Business start-up information
Buying and selling a business / Human resource development
Import/export assistance / Government procurement
Their staff is comprised of business professionals with either small business ownership or executive management experience. They can help you develop practical solutions to deal with the challenges of starting and operating a successful business.
For additional information on the North Country Small Business Development Center or to make an appointment with their staff while they are at the Chamber Office call 518-564-2524 or visit www.northcountrysbdc.org.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce – The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is a non-profit organization that serves, markets, and promotes the Ticonderoga area including, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Hague, Moriah, and Putnam, NY. TACC’s vision is to be the leading advocate for business, serving as a driving force in the economic vitality of the greater Ticonderoga Area, uniting communities and maximizing resources. The mission of the TACC is to initiate and provide programs, services, and leadership which will enhance a cooperative business community and create a vibrant economy, making the Ticonderoga Area an exceptional place to live, work, and visit. The Ticonderoga Area in New York is located in the Adirondacks along Lake Champlain and Lake George. For more information on the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce or the Ticonderoga Area please visit www.ticonderogany.com, “like” the Chamber on facebook or “follow” TiconderogaADK on twitter.