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Accent Opens Newly Renovated Workplace Showroom in their 40th Year of Operation



Accent is pleased to announce the highly anticipated opening of their newly renovated workplace, which also serves as their showroom. The result of Accent’s workplace transformation is nothing less than you’d expect walking into a skillfully designed showroom in New York City. The new landscape is designed to stretch the imagination for businesses facing transformative workplaces and seeking to address their current environments for supporting that change. The team at Accent focused on having more unique styled areas for supporting their different modes of work – from individual spaces to group rooms encouraging open, free communication and idea sharing in a comfortable, relaxed setting. In an effort to find what works for their individual workplaces, all guests visiting the showroom are encouraged to explore Accent’s newly improved working showroom, which offers a variety of casual, relaxed settings, along with the latest in contemporary office furnishings.

Accent, the Herman Miller Certified Dealer in the local region, is a leading commercial furniture dealership serving customers in the corporate, healthcare, education and government markets. Founded here in Albany, the Gleasman family has owned and operated the dealership and are celebrating 40 years of serving the Capital Region and customers across the country with solutions that are customized to the unique needs of each customer.

Bob Talham, Inc., a Troy-based paving, construction and excavation company, recently donated $20,000 and a car to Unity House’s “Making Child Care Affordable Initiative” as part of the Major Gifts Campaign for the Working Poor. The gift will be used to help Unity House families with child care expenses. After housing, safe and reliable child care…
The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce has received the ‘Chuck Steiner Memorial Chamber of the Year Award,’ from The Business Council of New York State, Inc. The announcement was officially made ahead of the Council’s annual meeting next week.   Established in memory of former regional Chamber executive, Chuck Steiner, the ‘Chamber of…
The GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its next round of funding to support local community organizations.  Applications for grant funding can be submitted electronically or may be downloaded and mailed to the Foundation by November 6, 2020. Instructions and links for the application can be found at…
Sep
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Join Eleonora Morrell, Training and Development Specialist, MicroKnowledge, Inc. as she provide tips and tricks on how to WOW your audience without…
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Sep
25
In 2015, the Chamber developed CEO Roundtable Discussions with much success.  The purpose is to bring together small groups of CEOs, presidents and/or…
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. EST
Sep
29
On behalf of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Troy Downtown Business Improvement District, we invite you to an “Accelerated…
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. EST