Conference aimed at new entrepreneurs

January, 2021

SARANAC LAKE — A regional coalition aims to showcase small business opportunities to the next generation of entrepreneurs in a four-day virtual conference running from Feb. 24 to 27.

The North Country Center for Businesses in Transition (CBIT) will host a virtual event to attract and empower aspiring entrepreneurs to pursue business ownership in northern New York. The conference, titled “Small Communities. Big Opportunities: Own a North Country Business,” will include several one-hour sessions over the course of four days to accommodate participants’ work schedules. Registration is free of charge and open at

“There are thousands of business owners throughout the region who are ready now or will be ready to sell in the next few years,” said Danielle Delaini, business transition program coordinator for the Adirondack North Country Association. “There’s also growing interest among North Country residents and entrepreneurs from outside the region to operate businesses here. This conference is designed to address these needs and ultimately invigorate local economies with new energy.”

Read the full article in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.