CRG to Host FREE Fulton County Small Business Symposium on June 13 at Johnstown Holiday Inn

Event to Bring the Experts into One Room for Small Businesses to Meet

The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth (CRG) is pleased to announce that it will host a Fulton County Small Business Symposium on Tuesday, June 13, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 Comrie Avenue, Johnstown.

The event, sponsored by Community Bank, Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, First Choice Financial Credit Union, and Pursuit Lending, is free and is designed to put Fulton County small businesses in the same room as the experts. It also allows business owners time to ask questions of local, regional, and state agencies, and network with other businesses.

The format includes participants visiting vendor tables and networking, as well as listening to presentations on business development and marketing.

The structure for the event includes:

  • 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Visit Vendor Tables and Network (The experts are here for you! Come meet them and ask questions one on one)
  • 5:25 – 5:30 p.m., Ron Peters, President & CEO of CRG (Welcome Remarks)
  • 5:30 – 5:50 p.m., Greg Chanese from the Small Business Development Center (What Is the Small Business Development Center and How Can It Help Your Business Grow)
  • 5:50 – 6:10 p.m., Betsy Emery from Emery Designs (Best Marketing Strategies, How to Have a Better Footprint in the Digital World for Your Business)
  • 6:10 to 7 p.m., Q&A, a word from our sponsors (Community Bank, Community Loan Fund, First Choice Financial Credit Union, Pursuit Lending), and more networking

In addition to the Small Business Development Center and Emery Designs, vendors include Empire State Development, FMS Workforce Solutions, Fulton County IDA, Fulton-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, Fulton County Veterans Agency, Fulton County Tourism and Planning Department, Mohawk Valley Economic Development District (MVEDD), and New York Life Insurance Company.

Business owners are encouraged to RSVP by emailing JennD@fccrg.org or calling (518) 725-7700 ext. 4.

WHO: Fulton County Center for Regional Growth

WHAT: Small Business Information Night

WHEN: Tuesday, June 13, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Holiday Inn, 308 Comrie Avenue, Johnstown

HOW MUCH: FREE

About Fulton County Center for Regional Growth:

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth’s (CRG) mission is to strengthen Fulton County’s economic base, facilitate sustainable growth, enhance the competitive position of our region, its counties, towns, and cities and facilitate investments that build capacity, create jobs, improve quality of life, and increase the standard living for all its residents. CRG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. To become a member, visit our website at www.fccrg.org/crg-membership. To stay in touch with CRG, follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fccrg/. To learn more about Downtown Gloversville, visit www.downtowngloversville.org and www.facebook.com/DowntownGloversville.

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