Small Communities, Big Opportunities Conference

January 11, 2023

Small Communities, Big Opportunities Conference

Small Communities. Big Opportunities.

Franklin County, NY – Join aspiring entrepreneurs, current small business owners, support professionals, fiscal and legal agencies, and North Country leaders for Small Communities. Big Opportunities. (SCBO), a three-day, hybrid conference. SCBO is presented by the North Country Center for Businesses in Transition (CBIT) partnership, and welcomes anyone with a dream of business ownership and who lives, or wants to live, in northern New York State.


Small Communities. Big Opportunities / Own a North Country Business Conference
 February 12 – 14, 2023
Hotel Saranac, 100 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983


  • In-Person: $100; register before January 20 for the early bird discount rate of $80.
  • Virtual: $80; register before January 20 for the early bird discount rate of $60.

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Special Discount Opportunity for Franklin County Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you want to be one? Want to own your own business? Have you ever thought about buying a business in Franklin County? 

If this sounds like you and you would like to attend the conference, contact us to get a code for up to 75% off the in-person or virtual conference registration price. Contact Russ Kinyon, FCEDC Director of Economic Development: or (518) 651-2957.

Learn more here.


Interested in Selling Your Business?

Are you a North Country business owner thinking of selling your business now or in the next few years? Join our virtual Seller’s Working Group on January 24, 2023. Those participating will be eligible to showcase their business at the Small Communities. Big Opportunities conference for free.

Learn more and register.

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