The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce offers business support directly to its members, existing businesses and potential new businesses as well as through a variety of partner organizations including the North Country Small Business Development Center, Essex County Industrial Development Agency, & S.C.O.R.E. These partnerships will give members, existing businesses, and potential new businesses access to expertise from regional business professionals versed in every aspect of business, from start up to expansion.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly OPEN HOUSE in coordination with the North Country Small Business Development Center (NCSBDC) where services available via the NCSBDC are directly available at the Chamber Office. The Open Houses are typically held each month from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, unless otherwise indicated
2017 NCSBDC Open House & Business Seminars Dates
Schedule is subject to change.
NCSBDC Dates & Times:
January 17th from 10:00 AM – 3 PM
February 14th from 9 AM – 3 PM
September 12th from 11 AM –4PM
October 10th from 9 AM – 3 PM
November 14th from 11 AM – 3 PM
For the months of March, April, May, June, July, August, & December services are by appointments only and specific dates have not been arranged due to a maternity leave and staffing.
*All dates are on the second Tuesday of each month unless otherwise indicated.
*You must schedule an appointment directly with the NCSBDC by calling 518-564-2528.
*All attendees for Business Seminars must register with the Chamber.
The North Country Small Business Development Center (NCSBDC) 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:
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:
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.
To Make An Appointment Contact The North Country Small Business Development Center
For More Information Contact The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce
The ECIDA mission is to create a viable business atmosphere that will attract compatible and diverse sustainable economic development opportunities while focusing on major assets, retention / expansion projects, quality of life and job creation.
The IDA can provide financing through loan and bond programs, economic incentives, assistance with local regulatory agencies, and building/site location assistance. The Essex County IDA has a variety of financing opportunities available. The ECIDA is also able to partner with New York State and other Regional development organizations. For detailed information on the following, contact the ECIDA office.
Essex County IDA Loan Program
Tax-exempt Industrial Bonds (IRB's)
Straight Lease Transactions
PILOT (Payment in lieu of Taxes)
Property Tax Abatement
NEW EB-5 Program
For more information on the ECIDA or the above programs
518-873-9114 or visit www.essexcountyida.com
Town of Ticonderoga or 518-585-6677
Crown Point or 518-597-3235
Town of Hague or 518-543-6161
Town of Moriah or 518-546-3341
Washington County or 518-547-8317
Essex County or 518-873-3371
Pride of Ticonderoga: www.prideofticonderoga.org
Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership: www.timainstreet.org
Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce: www.northcountrychamber.com
Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance: www.ti-alliance.org
Moriah Community Edge: www.porthenrymoriah.com