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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 

The New York Credit Union Association awarded SEFCU’s Institute for Financial Well-Being the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award for credit unions with more than $1 billion in assets at its annual convention in June. The award is named for Alphonse Desjardins, an early leader in the credit union movement who helped found credit unions in…
Our pantry programs are running low or are completely out of toiletries. Please consider donating items such as bar soap, toilet paper, toothpaste and other personal hygiene products to one of our five local pantries: St. John's/St. Ann's Outreach Center, Hilltowns Community Resource Center, Sister Maureen Joyce Center, Roarke Center or CoNSERNS-U…
Hudson Valley Community College launched a new, student-friendly payment plan for tuition and fees that will be in effect starting with payments for the Fall 2018 semester. College officials hope a reduced initial payment will allow students to enroll in more courses. The payment plan, offered in conjunction with college partner Nelnet, requires…
Jun
21
Join us as for a ribbon cutting celebration of The Original Goat Yoga's first New York location! As seen on "ABC News," CNN, ESPN, Vogue, New York Times…
11 a.m.
Jun
28
Join us for our summer after-hours event! Connect with fellow members on the rooftop terrace of the Franklin Plaza. Enjoy stunning sunset views of Troy,…
5:30 p.m. Networking
Jun
29
Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating newly rehabilitated playgrounds. A team of volunteers from CAP COM Federal Credit Union and the CAP COM Cares…
11 a.m. Ribbon Cutting