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NY Recovery Grant: Change in requirements may make you eligible

August 2, 2022

Voice of Business Blog An update has been made to the NY State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program that you need to know about! There’s still funding available for grants up to $50,000, so read on to learn more.   Did you decide not to apply because the program required you to demonstrate…

Bob Duffy: A Rochester-Buffalo connection can strengthen both communities

July 25, 2022

Voice of Business Blog The Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region is currently on a hot streak for outstanding projects, development, and investment. And yet another opportunity is in our future that could be even more beneficial for our region and our sister city to the west.   I recently attended a Western New York Regional Innovation…

2022 Rochester Chamber Pay Trends Survey in Progress

July 19, 2022

Voice of Business Blog Curious what pay adjustments Rochester-area employers are projected to give employees in 2023? Participate in the 2022 Rochester Chamber Pay Trends Survey and find out this and more! Participants automatically receive the complimentary results when released in September.   Last week, the web survey link was sent to members that signed…

2022 Rochester Chamber Health Benefits Survey Starts This Week!

July 19, 2022

Voice of Business Blog The 2022 Rochester Chamber Health Benefits Survey will be emailed to HR contacts at  Corporate and Partner members organizations this week. This valuable benchmarking survey is designed to gather and report information critical to an employer’s health insurance decision-making process and to also help ensure members can offer competitive benefits in…

ERISA Form 5500 Due Date is Fast Approaching

July 5, 2022

Voice of Business Blog The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires a Form 5500 on info related to an employer’s sponsored health and welfare plan(s). Filings are due by the end of the seventh month following the end of the ERISA plan year.   For plans that have a plan year ending on December…

Sign Up in Progress for the 2022 Rochester Chamber Summer Benchmarking Surveys

June 28, 2022

Voice of Business Blog Don’t miss the opportunity to receive complimentary pay increase, holiday, health benefits, and policies & benefits data for the Rochester area as a participant in the 2022 third quarter surveys!   Corporate and Partner members were recently sent an email invitation to participate in a variety of benchmarking surveys that take…

Show off your Membership and win with new Window Cling Decals!

June 23, 2022

Voice of Business Blog Let your team, vendors, and customers know that you are part of the Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region’s strongest and most active business association – driving the economic prosperity of our region! Email us now to receive your Proud Member decal in the mail, and click here to download a digital version for your website and marketing materials. Then, post a picture of your…


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