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About Us

Our Mission

To drive a strong business climate throughout Schenectady County.

Our Vision

  • To be the premier business membership organization in Schenectady County.
  • To be a dynamic catalyst for economic growth.
  • To provide our members and community with the tools to achieve growth, prosperity and a superior quality of life.

Who and What We Are

  • The Chamber is a nonprofit organization.
  • We have more than 950 member businesses.
  • Member businesses are all sizes, from the smaller mom-and-pops to mid-size firms and large multinational corporations.
  • Our membership is comprised of every type industry.
  • Members represent every commercial neighborhood in Schenectady County. Members also come from all parts of the Capital Region – from Albany to Troy and Saratoga and the surrounding Tech Valley Region .
  • Our staff consists of nine professional team members.

Member Firms by Size

  • 38% 1-5 employees
  • 44% 6-50 employees
  • 5% 51-500 employees
  • 3% 501-plus employees

 

Why Members Join

While the rationale for becoming a member of The Chamber of Schenectady County varies widely from member to member, members tend to fall into two main interest groups:

  • Business Builders who join The Chamber for direct business referrals, networking opportunities, greater visibility, professional development (sales, marketing, technology) and global business opportunities.
  • Public Policy Advocates who recognize the value of joining with others to affect public policy by taking the initiative to solve problems and create a healthy environment for business and economic growth.



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