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TANGIBLE BENEFITS 

Group Health Insurance Programs:
Buy your health insurance through the Chamber of Schenectady County at discounted group rates and let the Chamber staff administer the plan for your business.

  • Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
  • CDPHP – Capital District Physicians´ Health Plan
  • GHI HMO Select
  • MVP Health Care
Dental Insurance:

  • Blue Shield Voluntary Dental
  • American General Dental
  • Guardian Dental
Guaranteed Issue Group Life Insurance:
  • First Transamerica Life Insurance Company

Group Disability Insurance:
An exclusive benefit for members of the Chamber of Schenectady County. The lowest rate for state-mandated disability insurance.

New Lower Disability Monthly Rates:

  • $2.30 per male
  • $5.60 per female
  • $9.50 per proprietor
Cellular Phone Discount Plans:
Save up to 40% on your cellular phone bill.
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Sprint PCS
Long Term Care Insurance:
Prepare for your future years.
  • CNA Insurance Company, administered by W.A. Mack Financial division of FISC of America
  • MEDAMERICA, administered by Commonwealth Financial Network
PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS:
Membership Directory: A valuable resource book of Chamber members. Advertising is available.
Internet Advertising: Take advantage of this special opportunity to advertise your business across the World Wide Web with “enhanced listings and links.”
Brochure Distribution: Let the Chamber display and mail your literature.
Business Referrals: The Chamber refers members only.
Newsletter or Calendar of Events: Published monthly. Advertising is available.
Labels and Lists: Reach over 1600 decision-makers.
Certificates of Origin: Required on all goods shipped out of the USA. Document validated with chamber seal. No charge for Chamber members!
Media Assistance Program: Assist Chamber members with media relations and dissemination of press releases.
MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVOLVEMENT:
Ambassador Committee: Welcomes new and involves current members in Chamber initiatives.
Lead Club/TIPS Club: Exchange leads and information with other Chamber Member Sales Professionals.
Christmas Parade Committee: Organizes the largest nighttime parade in the Northeast.
Legislative Review Board: Promotes business interests at the Local, State, and Federal level.
Small Business Council: Sponsors educational programs for small business.
Tourism Committee: Promotes the county and its attractions to visitors.
ANNUAL EVENTS:
Annual Dinner: Launches the New Year and recognizes accomplishments.
Annual Christmas Parade: The largest nighttime parade in the Northeast.
Golf Day: A networking opportunity and fund raising event for the Schenectady County Chamber Foundation.
Business after Hours: Informal-networking meetings hosted by members at a member location.
Business Awards Dinner: Honors members´ business accomplishments.
INVOLVEMENT IN EDUCATION:
The Chamber strives to create productive workers and an economically viable community through its partner, The Schenectady County Chamber Foundation. 
School to Careers Committees: Community members1 come together to help prepare the youth of today to be better prepared for the workforce of the 21st century.
Mentoring: Work one hour per week with students to improve academic success and self-esteem.
Career Exploration Internship Program: Non-paid work-based learning experience on the job site.
Job Shadowing: Students visit businesses and observe daily work activities.
Work Experience: Paid work-based learning experiences for students.
Guest Speakers: Business professionals visit classrooms to discuss his/her career with students.



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Chamber of Schenectady County
info@schenectadychamber.org
306 State St. Schenectady, NY 12305
Ph: 518.372.5656 800.962.8007 Fx: 518.370.3217
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