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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.

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New SBC Offering

Simon Business CEO Roundtable Series

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Event Calendar

SBC's Summer Social at Oak Hill
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

More than 400 people are expected to attend what will most certainly be the biggest business event of the summer. It’s your chance to network with Rochester’s best, success-minded leaders, while …

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SBC Backpack Give Back Program
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

The SBC of Rochester is excited to kick-off our fourth annual SBC Cares Backpack Give Back program! We have had a tremendous response from the community in the last three years …

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Boot Camp: Using Assessments for Leading, Hiring and Building Your Team
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Andrew Brady, The XLR8 Team, Inc.

We all know that the "soft" skills aren't really soft...they're hard! Develop an understanding of your leadership and communication style and how …

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Renee Tschetter Scholarship Golf Scramble and Fall Networking Dinner
12:00 am to 7:00 pm
Join us for the Renee Tschetter Scholarship Golf Scramble and Fall Networking Dinner.

Mark Thursday, September 19, 2019, on your calendar for the Small Business Council of Rochester Renee Tschetter …

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2019 Business Person Of The Year Celebration Luncheon
10:45 am to 1:30 pm

 

The Small Business Council of Rochester will host its annual Celebration Luncheon – one of the region's largest business networking events – to recognize exceptional business leaders …

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Boot Camp: Be Your Own In- House Counsel: Think Like A Lawyer
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Jeffrey Harradine, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP

Of the many hats worn by a small business owner, spotting potential legal issues could be one of the most important. As …

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SBC Social

Rochester International Jazz Fest Business Party

SBC is co-hosting a business party at the Jazz Fest with WorldLeaders and RTMA . This event is FREE to SBC members! Food and drink will be provided. June 27th at 6pm on 120 East Ave Suite 100! Learn More

News10NBC Small Business Spotlight

News10NBC is running a Small Business Spotlight piece every day at 6p and 11p. If you'd like to share your favorite small business with them click the link below. Learn More

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.

"The Small Business Council is a fantastic resource! Having been an owner of several businesses, and now a consultant, I should have joined years ago! In the few months since I joined, your speakers provided best of class sales techniques from Worldleaders, critical cyber security information from IV4, and valuable applicant testing tools from Hunter Ross. Michelle Robert’s talk on branding resulted in changing my own marketing approach."

Richard D. Castle Jr. 
R.D.Castle Associates

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.