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Economic Development

The Chamber's Economic Development Partnership


The Chamber's Economic Development Partnership (EDP) strives to develop, support and sustain the long-term economic vitality of Rensselaer County and to establish a greater awareness of the high quality of life in the County based on the strength of its regional attributes and its healthy economic climate.

Economic Development Partnership (EDP) is charged with:

  • Retaining businesses who call Tech Valley region home
  • Helping those business expand and grow (site locations, funding, connections)
  • Serving as a single point of contact for business inquiries
  • Developing workforce development initiatives to support workers for changing competitive marketplace
  • Creating a platform for connecting regional CEO’s

Click here for the EDP brochure!


Funded by an elite group of public and private sector companies, our EDP Investors are committed to growing the region’s economy. With their help, the Chamber’s EDP has been leading collaborative efforts for more than 15 years to provide a single point of contact for business inquiries.

Starting a Business and Business Development

EDP Investors

Regional Partners

Regional Profile

Job & Volunteers Board

» Find out today if the Chamber's Economic Development Partnership can help your business get started or expand by contacting the Chamber at 518.274.7020 or visit the drop-down options found on the EDP menu tab on the Chamber website.