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To drive a strong business climate throughout Schenectady County.


To be the premiere 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

1,000 member businesses
Members are all sizes, from the smaller micro-business to mid-size firms and the largest multinational corporations
Members are drawn from every industry
Members represent every commercial neighborhood in Schenectady County. Members also come from all parts of the Capital Region from Albany and the Tech Valley to Troy and Saratoga.
10 professional Chamber team members.
Numerous volunteer committees
Member Firms by Size 38% 1-5 employees 44% 6-50 employees 15% 51-500 employees 3% 501-plus employees
Member Firms by Size
  • 38% 1-5 employees
  • 44% 6-50 employees
  • 15% 51-500 employees
  • 3% 501 + 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 for their business, professional development (sales, marketing, technology), 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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306 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305 • Phone: 518.372.5656 • 800.962.8007 • Fax: 518.370.3217 • Email
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