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Events & Training

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce gratefully acknowledges its 2023 All-Access Event Sponsors:

Greater Rochester Chamber Event Series

biz.Exchange: Professional Development Series - Interactive workshops bringing business expertise to a diverse audience.

Business Made Social - Network with fellow Greater Rochester Chamber members at top local hotspots.

Chamber CONNECT - Expand your network and learn more about your fellow members!

Chamber Counsel: Legal Insights - Informed analysis and management of timely legal issues

Chamber IMPACT: Community Volunteerism- Volunteerism and community service programs.

Chamber Member SPOTlight Tours - Tours, visits, and conversations with some of the region's top companies.

Colors of Success: DEI Event Series- An introductory diversity, equity, and inclusion series which to inform and inspire positive change.

Policy Matters: Legislative Events - Casual, interactive sessions with legislators and policy experts.

Rochester TRENDS: Chamber Featured Speaker Series - Presentations by well-known leaders on timely and relevant topics.

Future Leaders Events & Programs - Inspiring young professionals.

Human Resource Forums - HR best practices sharing and networking with peers.

Friday HR Briefings - A wide variety of human resource, management, and business topics, including timely discussions on changing employment laws.

Chamber Academy: Training Opportunities

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) - This virtual training builds knowledge and skills and is an important step towards creating a strong and sustainable climate of inclusion in your organization. DEI training programs are also an essential aspect of building engaged and happy teams.

Human Resources Management - Comprehensive, hands-on series of six half-day classes designed to refresh skills for people already in the HR profession, or provide an overview of HR policies and practices for those just entering the field.

Leadership for Managers - This program consists of five half-day sessions that include the practical concepts, strategies, and skills needed to enhance a leader's performance.

Successful Supervision - A series of five half-day sessions to equip your supervisors/managers with the tools they need to be more effective, whether they have experience or are new to the role.

Peer-to-Peer Learning Groups

CLIMB (Chamber Leadership Initiative: Mentoring for Business) - A ten-month program that brings together the most talented young members of the Rochester/Finger Lakes business community to learn and grow together, making connections and acquiring insight that will help them ascend to new heights of leadership and success within their organizations and community.

DEI Leadership Exchange - The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Exchange program provides an exclusive space for top diversity executives in the Greater Rochester community to share ideas, skills, and strategies to shape business practices and create meaningful differences in their organizations and community.

Signature Events

Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100 Awards - Celebrating the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the Finger Lakes region

ATHENA International Awards - Honoring outstanding women business leaders

Business Person of the Year Award - Recognizing business leaders who have demonstrated success in both civic and professional areas

Colors of Success DEI Leadership Award - Presented to an individual demonstrating outstanding achievement in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)

Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award - Honoring outstanding young professionals

GRQC Performance Excellence Awards - Helps organizations in all sectors of the economy gain valuable insights into strategic areas of their operations, connect with like-minded leaders in high performing organizations, and earn formal recognition for achieving excellence through continuous improvement methodologies.

ROC on Tech - An annual conference exploring Rochester's tech community - up close and personal

Women Empowering Women Conference - A half-day conference with an amazing group of professional women ready to continue making a change, especially in this new environment we are living in.


For more information on our event series and signature events, or to learn about available sponsorships, contact Susan George, Director of Events, at or 585.256.4612.

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