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About Driving Business Growth

The Small Business Council of Rochester has so much to offer entrepreneurs, small business owners, and senior managers – any local business professionals who want to expand their relationships, improve their businesses, celebrate business success, and support the local community.

Today more than 250 individual and corporate members have access to more than 15 different programs and events held annually by the Small Business Council which has made the SBC one of the most respected and sought after business organizations in the Rochester region.


Event Calendar

Boot Camp: Decoding Human Behavior: Avoid the Same Hiring Mistakes
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Nick Ryberg, Hunter-Ross, LLC


Nick Ryberg, Hunter-Ross President, will discuss why assessment tools are important for your selection process, retention, and employee …

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Boot Camp: Cybersecurity Awareness Training: Effectively Educating Your Workforce
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Michael Montagliano, IV4, Inc.


Today, businesses of all sizes are exposed to sophisticated phishing and ransomware attacks. Attendees of this Boot Camp Series will leave with …

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2018 Small Business Council Headliner Event
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
From the Basement to the Big Leagues

Austin McChord is the founder and CEO of Datto Inc. More importantly, Austin is the chief innovator and driving force behind Dattos’ tremendous growth and …

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Summer Barbeque Bash
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Small Business Council of Rochester and Capstone IT present...

Network with the Best in Business!

Learn from Rochester’s Own Google Great!

Celebrate with SBC Business …

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Boot Camp: Creating a Culture of Collaboration
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Caitlin Drago, Inspire Improv & Coaching


In this workshop, attendees will learn about and practice using new tools to:

Improve teamwork Encourage an engaged, …

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Renee Tschetter Scholarship Golf Scramble and Fall Networking Dinner
11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Rochester’s Premier Small Business Golf, Networking and Dinner EventIt’s one of the most popular golf events of the year. Proceeds will support the Renee Tschetter Scholarship Fund which each …

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SBC Social

SBC Finalizes 2018 Bootcamp Schedule!

The 2018 Small Business Council of Rochester Boot Camp Series features nine engaging presentations, facilitated by leading Rochester companies, covering a broad spectrum of business management topics of the highest importance to the local business community. Download our 2018 Bootcamp Brochure for more information. We hope to see you there! Download 2018 Boot Camp Brochure    

Thanks For Caring!!

Thanks to the generosity of individuals and businesses across the Rochester business community, the Small Business Council of Rochester was able to ensure a Happy Thanksgiving for local families in need! FINAL NUMBERS ARE IN...over 3,000 total food boxes, $29,300 in "Buy A Box" monetary donations, 300 donating individuals and organizations and 80 SBC Cares Volunteers.

What Our Members Are Saying

"I had no idea the dividends being part of the SBC would pay personally and professionally. Not only have I developed personal friendships, I have generated new client relationships. Our company would not have experienced the same level of success without our membership in the SBC."

Tim Mason
President and CEO, Mason Marketing LLC and Mason Digital LLC.

Meet SBC Member Sarah Compter

Sarah Compter knows a thing or two about wearing many hats. As President and Owner of SYNACT, Inc., Sarah works with her team to provide all-inclusive CRM solutions customized to clients’ unique business processes. As a new member of the SBC, Sarah has already made an impact, using her expertise to give back to the local business community.

Learn why Sarah feels The Small Business Council of Rochester is important to her business.