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Locate Finger Lakes to host CEO roundtable for aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 31st

Finger Lakes Community College will serve as the host for the January 31st Young Entrepreneur Academy’s CEO Roundtable event.

The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. and is being sponsored by LOCATE Finger Lakes and Lyons National Bank.

A unique group of business leaders from throughout the Finger Lakes region will take part in the event.  The CEO Roundtable event is an opportunity for area CEO’s to share their knowledge and experiences with the students currently enrolled in the FLCC YEA! Program. The YEA! Program focuses on a broad definition of entrepreneurship, the transformation of an idea into an enterprise that creates value.  The program teaches middle and high school students not only the importance and purpose of entrepreneurship, but also the process by which one is established.

Throughout the program, students are taught to write business plans, how to prepare and pitch their ideas to investors, obtain financial backing, register their businesses and organizations, develop marketing plans and materials, prepare for trade shows and to sell their products and services.

LOCATE Board Chairman and former New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will serve as Emcee for the event. Several CEO’s from around the area have will participate in the event.

The event will take place in Stage 14 on the 2nd floor of the Student Center in the main campus building located at 3325 Marvin Sands Drive in Canandaigua. Information on the FLCC Young Entrepreneurs Academy 2019-2020 program will be available that evening.

 The event is free and open to the public.  Free parking is available.