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"Doing Business in Essex County" Seminar Offered in Lake Placid

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ Small Business Administration data shows that 99 percent of all American businesses are small; creating 75 percent of new jobs and employ over half of the nation's non-farm private employees. 

"Doing Business In Essex County ," a one-day seminar will be offered Thursday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. at the Hilton Lake Placid Resort, One Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid. The seminar provides the perfect opportunity for those individuals wishing to set their entrepreneurial spirit free.

Hosted by the North Country Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SUNY Plattsburgh, the New York Job Service Employer Committee, Inc. (New York JSEC), the Lake Placid Hilton Resort and the Essex County Business Council, this seminar brings together professionals from many business concerns to share resources and information on topics such as accounting, tax issues, legal, insurance, employer assistance, financing and funding to name a few. 

"There is a lot of information available to entrepreneurs, and we are happy to coordinate with our resource partners to bring all this expertise to them in a one-day seminar," said to Dee Clark, director of the North Country SBDC.

"By collaborating with the North Country SBDC in offering employer workshops, the topics covered are broadened to include the financial aspects of operating a business in addition to the employment and regulatory issues," commented Cindy Platt, senior marketing representative with the New York State Department of Labor.

The seminar is also a chance to network with other entrepreneurs. The fee to attend this seminar is $35 per person and includes lunch and refreshments. Pre-registration is required by April 8.

The North Country SBDC provides free confidential counseling and management services to new and existing small businesses in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren and northern Washington counties. The SBDC office is part of a statewide program funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State of New York.

To register for the workshop, contact the Tri-Lakes JSEC (Cindy) at 518-891-5333. The New York JSEC is a unique public/private partnership with the state department of labor and is a valuable resource for employers and human resource professionals.
The JSECs provide forums where employers can meet to discuss their labor needs, learn about the latest labor exchange techniques and participate in workshops. For additional information, call the New York State Department of Labor at 518-891-5333.

You can also find out more about North Country Small Business Development Center, its services and workshops by contacting Dee Clark at 518-564-2042, or by visiting the SBDC website at http://northcountry.nyssbdc.org .

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