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NYS Canal Corporation to Host Forum on Accessible Recreation on the Canalway

March 29, 2024

Voice of Business Blog As part of the 2024-2025 Erie Canal Bicentennial celebration, NYS Canal Corporation invites Greater Rochester Chamber members and other community leaders to join in for the start of the SUNY / Erie Canal Bicentennial Forum Series.  The first segment will focus on Accessible Recreation on the Canalway. This session will convene…

Geared for Growth: Strangebird Brewing Brings “The Lighter Side” to Eclipse Beer Partnership

March 27, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Watch Strangebird Brewing’s“Geared for Growth” Interview Strangebird Brewing is capitalizing on the upcoming once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse in Rochester, NY with a limited time collaboration with other breweries in Greater Rochester. Eric Salazar, Director of Wood Aged Beers, was featured on Geared for Growth this week as part of Greater Rochester…

2024 Greater Rochester Chamber Employer Eclipse Preparation Survey – Highlights

March 26, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Many employers in the Greater Rochester area are in the process of preparing for a once in a lifetime event and are curious what other employers are planning. To capture helpful information on this topic, Greater Rochester Chamber conducted a brief survey last week of Human Resource contacts at member companies…

Monroe County Clerk Jamie Romeo Launches New Small Business Resource Guide

March 26, 2024

Chamber News Release Announcing New Partnership with Greater Rochester Chamber, Small Business Development Centers, City of Rochester Monroe County Clerk Jamie Romeo was proud to announce a new small business initiative in partnership with the City of Rochester, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, and the Small Business Development Centers. As the statutory authority to receive…

March 2024 Advocacy Day: Representing the Greater Rochester Voice of Business in Albany

March 26, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Members of the Greater Rochester Chamber team and representatives from seven member organizations travelled to Albany for an Advocacy Day on March 19, 2024. The group represented and voiced the interests of some of the Greater Rochester region’s largest industries and employers in meetings with bipartisan leaders in the New York…

Top 10 LinkedIn Influencer John Maeda, VP of AI and Design at Microsoft, Keynotes ITX Product + Design Conference

March 25, 2024

Voice of Business Blog Guest post from Greater Rochester Chamber member ITX Corp The annual ITX Product + Design Conference returns June 27-28 as product managers and user experience designers come together in Rochester, NY for two full days of in-person workshops, keynotes, and conversation with industry thought leaders. John Maeda headlines this year’s event.…

The Economic Impact of the Benefits Cliff

March 25, 2024

Voice of Business Blog The Benefits Cliff hurts both the hard-working individuals and families who end up unable to make ends meet after earning a raise and, in turn, the economy as a whole. The cliff deters workers from advancing financially in their careers thereby perpetuating their need to stay on public assistance. This costs…


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