New Credit Card Processing Technology Featured at SBDC Women’s Business Bootcamp

America's SBDC - New YorkCredit card processing is a necessary part of doing business in today’s marketplace. Business owners have many options to choose from and factoring in all of the newest technologies can make navigating these options a challenge. Michael Hornung of MLS Direct Network will present “What You Need to Know About Credit Card Processing” at the spring Women’s Business Bootcamp hosted by the SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9.

Hornung has 16 years experience in credit card processing and will discuss what businesses need to know to understand the technology, including the recent transition to EMV Chip cards and Apple Pay.

The Women’s Business Bootcamp Luncheon will feature a luncheon and the popular Mini Marketplace where attendees can showcase and sell their products or services. The event is sponsored by SUNY Canton, the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency, the Reh Center for Entrepreneurship, the Workforce Development Institute and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Cost is $30 per person and pre-registration is required. The fee includes luncheon and keynote speaker, a table for the Mini Marketplace (on a space-available basis) and plenty of networking opportunities. To register, contact the SUNY Canton SBDC at (315) 386-7312 or sbdc@canton.edu.

About the Small Business Development Center

The SUNY Canton SBDC offers free direct counseling and a wide range of management and technical assistance services. Small business advisors help start-up companies develop business plans, assist existing businesses prepare to expand or offer industry specific resources. Business planning services are provided free of charge. It is one of 1,000 Small Business Development Centers to provide no-cost business consulting and training to more than a million existing and startup small businesses each year, creating and retaining 156,000 jobs.

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service and recently received number one rankings in library resources, library services and tutoring services in the SUNY Student Opinion Survey. The college’s faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as ten exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.

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