Economic Development

Business Seminars and Training

Allegany County Offices of Planning and Development, in conjunction with the Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce and the ACCORD Business Center will be presenting business trainings and seminars periodically.

2018 Events

Minority and Women Owned Business Certification – Information workshop offered by ACCORD Corporation on February 1, 2018 at The Crossroads Conference Center in Belmont, NY

Cyber Security for Small Businesses – On February 15, 2018 from 9-10:30, the Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce along with the SBA will be presenting on Cyber Security for Small Business at the Crossroads Conference Center in Belmont, NY. This workshop will help small business owners understand what types of information should be secured, identify the different types of cyber threats, learn about risk management, and learn numerous best practices for guarding against cyber threats.

Planning Strategies to Help Your Business! – This free workshop, hosted by the Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce features Andrea H. Vossler and Scott E. Friedman, Principals and Senior Advisors in NextGen Advisors and Executives in Residence at the University at Buffalo, for a discussion on new planning strategies that can help businesses flourish from generation to generation. The workshop will be held on February 22, 2018 at the Crossroads Conference Center in Belmont, NY

Spring 2018 Entrepreneur Class – This is a five week course offered by ACCORD Corporation from February 27, 2018 through April 3rd, 2018 at a cost of $100. Classes will be at The Crossroads Conference Center in Belmont, NY

Southern Tier Business Conference – The Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business Conference to include a panel discussion on challenges of workforce development in the Southern Tier and breakout sessions on the impact of child care on today’s businesses, cyber security, and common tax/legal issues for business. This event will be held on May 19, 2018 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Crossroads Conference Center. To register please call 585-268-7190 – the registration fee is $20.

 

2017 Events

Holiday Marketing Tips for Small Business – Seminar offered November 16, 2017 at The Crossroads Commerce Center in Belmont, NY

Social Media Marketing – Seminar offered June 29, 2017 at The Crossroads Commerce Center in Belmont, NY

Local Resources For Your Business  –  Seminar offered March 2, 2017 at The Crossroads Commerce Center in Belmont, NY