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Emerging Leaders Syracuse Class of 2016

Recruitment for the 2016 class is complete. Thank you to all who submitted letters of interest!

WHAT: Emerging Leaders is an intensive training program to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America’s cities.  Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Emerging Leaders offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking.

WHO: The training is open to small business owners with companies located in the Syracuse area with annual revenues between $400,000 to $10 million that have been in business for at least three years. This training is not for start-up businesses.

WHEN: Thirteen classes will begin in April 2016 at The Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse and run every other week through early November 2016.

WHAT’S THE COST? The only costs are your time and commitment to complete the curriculum. Anticipate 100+ hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring.

QUESTIONS? Please contact Dan Rickman at 315-471-9393 ext. 250 or daniel.rickman@sba.govRecruitment for the 2016 class is complete. Learn more about the Emerging Leaders program from the 2016 Q&A2016 Press Release or Emerging Leaders alumni profiles: The Events Company, Liehs & Steigerwald, New Hope Mills, Corso's Cookies, and Lakeside Innovative Technologies.