The North Country Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is staffed with full-time, professional, experienced Business Advisors. We strive to provide you with information, technical assistance and training to help grow your existing business or start a new business. You can meet with an advisor one-on one either in person, via telephone, email or online chat to discuss specific concerns like:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Financial Analysis
  • Loan Packaging Assistance
  • Legal & Regulatory Information
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Business Start-Up Information
  • Buying & Selling a Business
  • Personnel Management


What Are Your Customers Saying About You? (Malone)

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
The most mysterious phrase in all of business is, "Customer Service". We all know how important it is, yet most businesses fail to perform well in customer service.

Business Basics (Lake Placid)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Interested in Starting a Business? Wondering what you need to do? This FREE introductory workshop is designed to provide you with the information you need to decide if small business ownership is ...

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Region Receives $81.3 Million in Funding Awards

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council received $81.3 million for 79 projects and programs in the third round of the Regional Economi...

Adirondack Coast Wine Trail Approved

The Adirondack Coast Wine Trail has been approved by New York state, providing a marketing boost to local producers.

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Lori and Danny Matton purchased the 7am – 11pm Mini Mart in 1999. Their store was only 880 square feet and they only had 6 gasoline fueling positions. The Mattons knew that if they were to continue growing the business, they needed more space. Plans were made to build a 4,000 square foot facility that included a deli and 16 gasoline fueling positions.









The North Country Small Business Development Center is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the US Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.