Make new connections and forge new business relationships by attending our many networking opportunities. Owners and employees can meet, talk and exchange ideas in social and educational events. We also encourage members to serve on one of our many committees or volunteer at one of our many outings. Come get involved!
Employers must balance cost-savings with increasing needs for on-going staff development and training. The Chamber is dedicated to Members’ success in their business and professional life, and programs.
Educational Seminars are 1-2 hour events that center around a specific topic and allow you access to experts in the field of human resources, accounting, time management, leadership, marketing, and many more topics. There are fees for Chambers members and non-members.
The Yates County Chamber of Commerce works collaboratively with our local agencies and educational institutions. By combining our resources, we believe we are stronger in our advocacy efforts. Working together we can bolster our economy and are more able to promote Yates County as a great place to live, work, and play.
The Chamber maintains a relationship with Finger Lakes Economic Development Center of Yates County. This partnership creates greater alignment and collaboration on economic development activities. In partnership with FLEDC, we are able to provide more streamlined services to the business community and help businesses, as well as their local suppliers and customers, access the resources they need to be sustainable and grow into the future. https://www.fingerlakesedc.com/
Yates County Tourism Promotion Agency
Tourism is one of the top industries in Yates County. The Yates County Chamber of Commerce is the current designated Tourism Promotion Agency by the county legislature. Working to promote visitation to Yates County.
Educational Partner / Keuka College
Keuka College is a four-year, private, residential liberal arts institution along the shores of majestic Keuka Lake. Keuka College offers an array of academic opportunities, allowing you to explore a uniquely personalized educational experience. You can choose from 39 undergraduate majors, 28 minors, 30+ concentrations, 8 pre-professional programs, and 7 graduate degree options. Their newest majors include Esports Management and Community Health & Wellness. Offering 40+ clubs and organizations and 22 Division III varsity sports. Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, you’re sure to discover your potential and define your future at Keuka College.
The Chamber and College work together every year for a day of community service. Celebrate Service …Celebrate Yates is a day of giving to the non-for-profit agencies throughout Yates County. Businesses of Yates County along with Keuka College staff and students come together for a day of volunteerism giving back to their community.
SBA SCORE Counseling
Our Chamber enjoys a partnership with SCORE of Greater Rochester Chapter.
SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years through mentorship and educational seminars and workshops.
For more information, find a mentor or browse available workshops, visit www.greaterrochester.score.org