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2022 CannaBusiness Half-Day Conference to be Held May 12, 2022

April 19, 2022

Chamber News Release Keynote Presentations and Panels Designed to Help Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes Businesses Capitalize on New York State’s New Cannabis Economy Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us for a half-day conference on New York’s emerging cannabis industry on Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Paychex Theater at Strong.…

Greater Rochester Chamber releases FY2023 Enacted NYS Budget Brief

April 12, 2022

Chamber News Release To assist our members, Greater Rochester Chamber is pleased to provide a brief on the FY2023 NYS enacted budget. While overall a mixed bag, our advocacy efforts, led by our President and CEO Bob Duffy, resulted in some meaningful wins. These include: significant healthcare and childcare funding, funding for a digital gaming…

Rochester Named #5 Top City for Remote Work by Ownerly

April 12, 2022

Chamber News Release Despite declining COVID-19 levels, America’s “Great Resignation” is continuing apace. While more employers bring workers back to the office as the pandemic appears to wind down, the tight labor market suggests flexible work options are here to stay. Many companies have permanently embraced remote work. Where are the best cities to live…

Greater Rochester Chamber President and CEO Bob Duffy Statement on FY2023 NYS Budget

April 8, 2022

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber President and CEO Bob Duffy has released the following statement on the FY2023 NYS Budget: “We appreciate Governor Hochul and the Legislature’s commitment in the FY2023 budget to workforce development, funding for childcare, equitable broadband expansion, and investment in economic development initiatives like the digital gaming tax credit, Regional…

2022 Young Women of Distinction Award Finalists Announced

April 4, 2022

Chamber News Release ROCHESTER, NY (April 4, 2022) The Women’s Council, a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce affiliate, has announced the 20 finalists for its annual Young Women of Distinction Award.  The scholarship program supports the Women’s Council’s belief that young women with promise today will become tomorrow’s leaders.   Modeled after the ATHENA Award,…

Employers invited to CampusROC Career Fair 4/9

March 31, 2022

Chamber News Release Are you looking to fill your internship, co-op, or full-time entry level talent needs? Greater Rochester Chamber’s Talent Team is hosting a virtual career fair for college students and recent graduates on Saturday, April 9th, from 10am – 12pm. With over 130 students registered from seven Greater Rochester colleges and universities, we…

Call for Nominations: 39th Annual Business Person of the Year Awards

March 30, 2022

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Small Business Council affiliate have issued a call for nominations for the 39th Annual Business Person of the Year Awards, which recognize for-profit business leaders who have demonstrated success in both civic and professional areas, specifically in the areas of growth, leadership, achievement, and community…


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