The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will host their ongoing Open Houses with the North Country Small Business Development Center and OneWork Source in June.
“The Chamber is working closely with both the North Country Small Business Development Center and OneWorkSoure to better serve Ticonderoga Area Businesses and the community,” stated Matthew Courtright – Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director. “The services available from both organizations are invaluable. We encoruage area businesses, those looking to start a business and community members to take advantage of the free services available to them at the monthly open houses.”
The North Country Small Business Center will be at the Chamber office on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Services provided by the North Country SBDC are available directly at the Chamber office on the second Tuesday of each month unless otherwise advertised.
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. Services provided by the NCSBDC are free.
Their core services are:
Free and confidential one-on-one counseling,
Market/industry research assistance
Customized business training seminars
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