In today's economy, the business community must be proactive; seeking out new, innovative opportunities to prosper. The Chamber is here to help get the word out and market your business.


Staying ahead of the competition is getting harder every day. The Chamber is here to help you develop your skills and understanding of the evolving marketplace.


Reaching out to the right audience is part of doing business. The Chamber is here to help you connect your business through networking and events.

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News Updates

  • Article of the week: 6 Values Held By Millennial Customers

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015

    Millennials (born 1980-2000) will soon have the largest spending power out of all 5 generations of customers. More than ever, we're seeing the most powerful generation making purchases based on their values. This week's article lists 6 important values held by most millennials.

    Click here for the full article.


  • Article of the week: Generational Sticking Points

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015


    There are 12 sticking points that cause generational conflict in the workplace. This video provides 5 steps to implement that will help you through generational conflict and build better working relationships.

    Click here.


  • Welcome New Members!

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015

    Please welcome the following new members who have joined the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber. Be sure to introduce yourself at upcoming events!

    - CivicPlus

    Overit Media

    The Merriam Agency

    - Couch White

    - New York Senator Kathy Marchione

    Matthew John Burnham Attorney

    - Lord & Taylor

    - Kinder Morgan

    - Cricket Wireless

    Engineered Solutions, PC

    Capital District Local Search LLC

    - Computer Professionals International

    - The Rosenblum Companies

    Albany Institute of History and Art

    Trinity Realty Group

    Live Sound, Inc.


    If you're a future member interested in joining, or you're a member who knows of a great prospective member, please contact the Chamber at 518.274.7020.


  • Rensselaer County Regional Chamber Seeks Proposals for New Website

    Monday, 23 February 2015

    Attention Chamber Members

    We've announced a request for proposals (RFP) for website design and development. All Chamber members are invited to submit a proposal by Monday, Feb. 23 for consideration and review by the board of director’s marketing committee. Proposals should adhere to project timeline, goals and requirements outlined in the RFP.

    Click here to download the RFP.


  • Article of the week: How to Get Along Better With Your Multigenerational Coworkers

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015

    This week's article written by a leading expert on generations, Haydn Shaw of FranklinCovey, provides four takeaways that will protect your from stereotyping and help you work cohesively with your multigenerational coworkers.

    Click here.


  • Article of the week: 8 Ways to Become a Better Storyteller Through Social media

    Wednesday, 04 February 2015

    Your clients, prospects, colleagues and friends are on social media. The power of visual storytelling is undeniable. The eight tips included in today's article of the week will help your company stand apart from the rest, increase your customer engagement and strengthen your brand recognition.
    Click here for the full article.

  • Article of the week: How Smiling Changes Your Brain

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015

    Why is smiling so powerful?

    How can smiling be beneficial both professionally and personally?

    According to Fast Company, putting on a happy face doesn't just make you happier; it makes you healthier, good for both your career and personal well-being. 

    Click here for the full article. 


  • Hiring Our Heroes on Thursday, March 5 in Latham, New York

    Thursday, 05 March 2015

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    Division of Military and Naval Affairs
    New York National Guard Headquarters

    330 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, New York 12110

    Thursday, March 5, 2015
    Employment Workshop: 8:30 a.m.
    Free Hiring Fair: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
    Photos above provided by Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.


    The workshop for job seekers focuses on resume writing, tips for successfully navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation and interviewing. For registration questions, please email hiringourheroes@uschamber.com or call 202-463-5807.


    Employers: register to participate for free at hiringourheroes.org/events
    Job Seekers: register to participate for free at hiringourheroes.org/events
    Local Partners:
    - New York National Guard
    - Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
    - Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce
    - Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
    - NYS Department of Labor

  • Article of the week: 8 Daily Habits That Will Make 2015 Explosive (in a good way)

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015

    This week's article is a perfect read to kick-off the new year. These 8 daily habits will translate into monumental change that will help you succeed in all of your personal and professional endeavors.

    Click here for the article.


  • Article of the week: 5 Tools to Retain Great Employees, Inc.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015

    Employees and culture are extremely important to the success of an organization. By investing time and taking interest in your employee's career growth, Inc. Magazine believes any leader and their organization will succeed. This week's article includes 5 tools that will help you accomplish this. 


    Click here for the article.




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