TACC to hold National Small Business Week events

20 Apr TACC to hold National Small Business Week events

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce they will host their 2016 National Small Business Week Celebration May 1 to 7 with a variety of events, seminars, trainings, and more. This is the second time TACC is participating in this national event.

“As part of the TACC Celebrating 90 Years in 2015 we participate in National Small Business Week for the first time. We quickly realized this national initiative was something locally we wanted to participate in each year and expand to include THINK LOCAL events as well as business support, services, and trainings. We hope to see many Ticonderoga Area community members out and about supporting our local community and we look forward to seeing our members, businesses, and organizations taking advantage of all of the programs and events happening all week,” said TACC Executive Director Matthew Courtright.

Sunday, May 1st

Five Nations Golf Small Business Mini Golf Celebration

11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Five Nations Golf – Buy One get One Free Mini Golf. Prizes for the lowest adult and children’s score of the day will be provided. Contact Five Nations Golf at 518-585-6838 for more info.

Monday, May 2nd

TACC Membership Benefits Open House

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., TACC Office – An opportunity for TACC Members to ask questions and learn more about Member Benefits, as well as what your support allows the TACC to provide. It is also a chance for not-yet members to find out more about becoming a member. Door prizes will be given out to those who attend.

Create An Effective Power Point Presentation – NCCC Lifelong Learning Workshop

5 to 7 p.m., NCCC Ti Campus – Join NCCC for a two part seminar on How To Create An Effective Power Point Presentation. The workshops will be taught by a NCCC Professor. Contact NCCC for additional information and to register for the workshops. Free for TACC members/$20 for not-yet members

*Follow up session to be held May 9 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Registration Required. Call NCCC (Edna) at 518-354-5179.


Tuesday, May 3rd

Get To Know The ECIDA Open House

2 to 4 p.m., TACC Office – Get to know the Essex County Industrial Development Agency and the services/support they provide to the businesses & communities throughout Essex County.

Door prizes will be given out to those who attend.

EMV & Credit Card Security Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m., TACC Office – Heartland is the industry leader in security and have been assisting merchants with EMV for a full year before it was implemented. This seminar will cover the following topics: End-to-end encryption, Tokenization, and Heartland’s Breach Warranty. 

Presented by Heartland Payment Systems. Free for TACC members/$10 for not-yet members 

Registration Required. Call 518-585-6619.

Wednesday, May 4th

SCORE Volunteer Recruitment Breakfast

9 to 11 a.m., TACC Office – SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses through education and mentorship. SCORE is able to provide these services to area businesses free of charge thanks to their network of volunteer mentors. Join us for breakfast to learn more about SCORE or how to get involved in becoming a Mentor via the Chamber.

Hosted by the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Complimentary breakfast will be served.

Health Insurance Services Open House

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., TACC Office – Services provided by the Plattsburgh North Country Service Corp./North Country Chamber of Commerce. Current & prospective members/clients are invited.

Complimentary snacks/refreshments will be served. Door prizes will be given out to those who attend.

Building Customer Loyalty Business Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m., TACC Office – Includes the following topics: Customer Engagement, Loyalty Programs and Examples, Competing Beyond Price, Measuring Customer Satisfaction, Preventing Customer Defections, & Building Relationships. Presented by the Adirondack Economic Development Corp. in coordination with the North Country Chamber of Commerce.

Free for TACC members/$10 for not-yet members. Registration required. Call 518-585-6619.

Thursday, May 5th

Lake Champlain Region Marketing Opportunities Open House

1 to 4 p.m., TACC Office – Learn about all of the marketing and promotional opportunities available via www.lakechamplainregion.com and the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism including website photo listings, adirondacks, usa virtual tours, promotional emails, brochure displays, online contests, and much more. Stop by to speak with Suzanne Maye. Door prizes will be given out to those who attend.

Nancy Frasier Photography Studio Grand Opening Celebration & Ribbon Cutting

4:30 p.m., Nancy Frasier Photography Studio – 174 Lake George Avenue, Suite 7 – Ticonderoga


Friday, May 6th

Spring Shopping & Dining Night – Growing A Positive Community!

Variety of Promotions, Specials, & More! Participating businesses open until 9 p.m., unless noted. Take photos of five of the positive quotes at participating businesses, upload them to the TACC facebook page, and let us know where you found them. You will be entered for a chance to win a number of prizes! Support local! See Spring Shopping & Dining Guide!

Trendy Threads Consignment Boutique Grand Re-Opening Celebration & Ribbon Cutting

4:30 p.m., Trendy Threads Consignment Boutique – 81 Montcalm Street -Ticonderoga

Saturday, May 7th

Mini Ticonderoga Area Farmers’ Market – Preview to Summer 2016

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1114 Wicker Street – Across from Christopher Chevrolet Buick.

Fort Ticonderoga Opens For The Season – Fort Ticonderoga Living History Event


For more information contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office at 518-585-6619 or via email at chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com. You can also visit www.ticonderogany.com or the TACC facebook page for additional information.

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