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Develop with the Chamber

Develop your professional and business skills in an evolving marketplace.

Our Chamber is dedicated to helping both new and established members grow their businesses through professional development opportunities. Our training programs foster increased productivity, greater commitment and higher levels of success. Our Chamber also brings accomplished regional and national speakers to the area so that members can benefit from their expertise – providing a valuable and affordable learning experience.

Our Chamber recognizes the important role business leaders play in the region's strength, both now and in the future. In order to grow local and relocated talent, we offer leadership development programs, continued education opportunities and economic development partnerships designed to serve specific target groups at all stages of the career path.

"Talent development is a top priority and a focus for our leaders at The Phoenix Companies. The Chamber's Leadership Institute and events continue to exceed our expectations to develop our talent." -- Mary Martinez, 2nd Vice President, Human Resources, The Phoenix Companies 

CSArch, a leading architecture and engineering design firm in Albany, New York, announced the promotion of three employees earlier this month. Douglas Giardino, PE LEED AP BD+C, a mechanical engineer with CSArch for over five years, was promoted to Senior Associate. He is responsible for the analysis of existing systems, the development of…
The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce announces its 2018 Chair, Executive Committee and eight new board members. The Chamber’s Board of Directors is comprised of diverse business professionals who understand the needs of its membership and possess the energy and commitment to lead the Chamber.  Each new board member will serve a three…
Give Hope a Home, the 19-county foster parent recruitment campaign conducted by Northern Rivers Family of Services, today welcomed Hope the Foster Care Bear to assist the organization in finding high-quality foster parents who want to become certified and provide stable, supportive homes for local abused and neglected children. Hope will be…
Jan
10
Find out what’s ahead in 2018 for Rensselaer County and the status of significant local economic development initiatives. Attend the annual State of the…
7:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast; 8-9 a.m. Remarks & Q&A
Jan
16
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These events are a fun and effective way to focus…
5:30-6 p.m. Check-In & Appetizers; 6-7:30 p.m. Networking
Jan
24
Learn the latest cybersecurity tips and actionable advice to defend your small business. A survey published by Manta shows that 87% of small-business…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8-9:30 a.m. Training