Summer Barbeque Bash - Small Business Council of Rochester

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Summer Barbeque Bash

From July 19, 2018 5:00 pm until July 19, 2018 8:00 pm
Posted by SBC Admin
Categories: SBC Event, NEW_Events

The Small Business Council of Rochester and Capstone IT present...

Summer Bash Logo

Network with the Best in Business!

Learn from Rochester’s Own Google Great!

Celebrate with SBC Business Person of the Year Applicants*

Enjoy the Class of Rochester’s Finest Country Club!

Relax on a Warm Summer Night

More than 400 people are expected to attend what will most certainly be the biggest business event of the summer. It’s your chance to network with Rochester’s best, success-minded leaders, while enjoying the elegance of Oak Hill Country Club – featuring the great taste of a high-end summer barbeque and two-free drink tickets!

Best of all, you’ll get the chance to listen and learn from Miriam Rivera, a Rochester region native, who rose to the highest ranks at Google. Her story of formidable business growth and the lessons she learned along the way is certain to inspire all in attendance.

Plus, you’ll get the chance to meet the applicants for our 2018 Business Person of the Year Award.

What We Found When We “Googled”
Miriam Rivera – Former Google Executive

Miriam Rivera

Miriam Rivera,
Former Google Executive

Miriam Rivera has a story that you’ll want to hear and learn from. Raised in the Greater Rochester Region on a migrant farm, Miriam receive her AB, AM, MBA and JD degrees from Stanford University before eventually finding her way to Google in 2001 as employee number 165.

Serving as Vice President/Deputy General Counsel and the second attorney hired by the company, Miriam built and ultimately led an award-winning, global legal department.

In fact, every major deal and every dollar of revenue generated by Google during its period of peak growth was supported by an agreement either crafted or approved by Miriam during her tenure.

Miriam left Google at the end of 2006 and now runs a start-up called Ulu Ventures (


Sponsored by:

Capstone IT

July 19, 2018

Oak Hill Country Club
145 Kilbourn Rd
Rochester, NY 14618

The Evening’s Agenda:
5:00 – 6:00pm
Networking Hour with
Complimentary Cocktails and Activities 

6:00 – 6:50pm
High-End Barbeque Dinner and Dessert
Remarks and Recognitions
Exclusive Announcement for Future SBC Members

6:50 – 7:00pm
Celebrate 2018 BPOY Applicants

7:00 – 7:45pm
Keynote Speaker, Ms. Miriam Rivera 

7:45 – 8:00pm
Closing Thoughts and Thanks

Table of 10: $810
Individual Ticket: $81

Table of 10: $900
Individual Ticket: $90

Don’t Miss This Event!

The Summer Business Barbeque is going to sell out fast. Great companies. Great venue. Great food. Great speaker. Great fun. We hope to see you there.
Register online at or RSVP to Jayni Woods at Jayni.Woods@