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About Our Events

Take advantage of the variety of programs and events the Chamber offers to you and your employees. From networking to training, we offer more than 40 events a year, tailored to fit your evolving needs.

To register for our events, please visit Chamber Events.

Premier Events

  • Annual Dinner {with a twist} & Business Expo | Our premier event reflects the vibrancy of our membership and underscores the Chamber’s commitment to help you Market, Develop & Connect. Enjoy our lavish food stations at your leisure and extended networking with more than 500 business professionals.
  • Golf Classic | A day on the links that mixes a top notch round of golf with valuable networking opportunities, all on the picturesque and professionally-rated greens of The Country Club of Troy. The event culminates with dinner and drinks in the clubhouse. A day of clubs, carts, and connections you don't want to miss.
  • Van Rensselaer Awards Dinner | This popular annual event is a forum for the presentation of the prestigious Van Rensselaer Corporate and Small Business Awards and the Edward H. Pattison Award, which provide the Chamber with the opportunity to publicly recognize outstanding examples of citizenship. 

Annual Events

  • Ask the Experts | These training workshops cover a variety of topics, such as sales training, public relations, marketing, human resources, fraud prevention, team building and much more. Featuring top industry professionals, the focus is on providing Chamber members with effective, affordable training.
     
  • Business After Hours | Held at different member locations, these special after hour networking events offer great opportunities to make those important business connections with a variety of regional professionals.
  • Member Benefit Breakfasts | Great for new Chamber members, new employees, or for those who want a refresher on how to make the most of their membership, these informal breakfasts present an overview of your membership. From health insurance to networking opportunities, we cover everything you need to know about the value of your membership.
     
  • Signature Events | Cutting-edge topics, industry expert guest speakers and the opportunity to learn about a range of business and civic issues make this series one of the most popular and most valuable events each month. 
     
  • NetworkingPlus Series | Networking is the number one reason why businesses join the Chamber. A total of six lunches per year, these fast-paced, structured networking programs offer regional business professionals an exciting environment to get connected, develop leads and build relationships. Enhanced to guarantee maximum exposure and quality contacts for your business by now offering three table rotations. 
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  • Troy Victorian Stroll | The Victorian Stroll is an outstanding holiday tradition which attracts more than 30,000 visitors from all around the Northeast. The Stroll features music, performances, family activities, shopping, dining and more, all set in the Victorian splendor of historic downtown Troy. For more information, please visit victorianstroll.com.
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May
25
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11 a.m.
Jun
07
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11:30 a.m. Lunch & Check-in; 12 p.m. Keynote Speaker; 1:30 p.m. Breakout Session 1; 3:00 p.m. Breakout Session 2; 5:15 p.m. Sales & Ales Networking
Jun
14
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7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast; 8 - 9 a.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A