Greater Rochester Chamber has several affiliate groups that operate under the direction of a volunteer planning board that manages their own programs and initiatives. Affiliates are supported by assigned Greater Rochester Chamber liaisons, as well as all the various Chamber departments that play a key role in promoting and furthering affiliate programming and initiatives.
Greater Rochester Chamber affiliates offer programming targeted to their focus areas and provide opportunities to meet other business professionals who share similar interests and challenges.
For additional information on our affiliate programs and initiatives as well as their mission and engagement opportunities, please visit the respective websites below.
This group seeks to stimulate and foster excellence in the products, services and processes of all organizations and businesses in the community. Founded in 1992, GRQC provides training, monthly presentations, and networking for organizational and individual members. GRQC also presents the annual Performance Excellence Awards and Day of Quality program.
Led by an entirely volunteer but dedicated group of Rochester’s small business leaders, Greater Rochester Chamber's Small Business Council is committed to supporting Rochester’s small businesses, as well as giving back to the community with annual programs such as the Thanksgiving Food Drive, Golf Scramble, and annual Business Person of the Year Award.
This organization seeks to enhance the opportunities and knowledge of business and professional women in the civic, commercial, cultural, and educational interests of the Greater Rochester area. Its signature events include the annual ATHENA International Awards program and Young Women of Distinction scholarship awards program, which recognize teen girls for outstanding high school academic performance.