The North Country Center for Businesses in Transition (CBIT) addresses the loss of area businesses by providing matchmaking services between business sellers and potential buyers, access to planning tools, and connection with existing services.
Thank you for joining Center for Businesses in Transition (CBIT) partners, event sponsors, guest presenters, and our region’s amazing small business community for the 2023 Small Communities. Big Opportunities. conference. Your participation, curiosity and creativity made it a memorable and meaningful event.
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At the Center for Businesses in Transition . . .
We provide matchmaking services between potential buyers and sellers, plus access to planning tools and connection with existing services.
CBIT is a dynamic partnership between regional organizations and individuals invested in the retention of local businesses and the future of our communities. Our goals include helping owners sell their businesses on the open market, completing intergenerational family transitions, and converting to employee-owned and cooperative models.
Who We Work With
Aspiring Business Owners
We help people aspiring to own a North Country Business. In particular, we serve those who are looking to:
- Purchase an existing business
- Start a new career path in business ownership
- Find out more about employee ownership models and opportunities
Current Business Owners
We help people looking to transition their current business to new ownership. In particular, we serve those who are looking to:
- Retire or transfer ownership
- Find a suitable successor
- Access capital for transition needs
The North Country Center for Businesses in Transition partners with economic development organizations and chambers of commerce from across the region. These partnerships connect business owners and aspiring business owners with a robust network of resources, contacts and services to help will all phases of the transition.
Wilson Tile & Carpet
Wilson Tile & Carpet is a high volume floor company with fantastic growth opportunity in Ogdensburg, NY focused on commercial floor coverings with a heat welding specialty.