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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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Event Calendar

Summer Success Showcase & Happy Hour at Butler/Till
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The summer is heating up and so is SBC!  As another member benefit, we are bringing you the Summer Success Showcase & Happy Hour series.    

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Boot Camp: Increase Sales, Boost Customer Retention, and Improve Profit Margins in Three Letters: C-R-M
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Sarah Compter, SYNACT, Inc.

Industry experts claim utilizing a CRM can increase sales by 29% and customer retention by 41%. With stats like these, no business - regardless of size - …

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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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Boot Camp: Aligning People, Process and Strategy to Achieve Your Business' Goals
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Michael Caceci, Excellerated Performance, LLC

Small businesses face unprecedented challenges in today's economy.  In this economic environment, creating a culture in which …

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Boot Camp: Succession Planning for the Small Business
7:45 am to 9:00 am

Presenter: Sean Jensen & Philip Burke, Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP

Succession Planning is good business. But developing a strategy to transfer your business to the next generation of leadership …

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"SBC Cares" Thanksgiving Appeal
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Member and non-member companies work together to provide food baskets to hundreds of Rochester families in need. Again this year we’re looking to feed more than 3,000 families.

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SBC Social

Summer Success Showcase and Happy Hour
Don't Miss Our Summer Success Showcase & Happy Hour at butler/till - August 17th

Join your fellow SBC colleagues in visiting local businesses who have become success stories in Rochester. Tour their facility, learn what is leading to their success, and network with your fellow business leaders over drinks and appetizers.

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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 Board 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.