Welcome to the Chamber of Schenectady County, New York!


Who We Are

We’re the premier business organization in Schenectady County, serving more than 1,000 businesses and 50,000 employees throughout New York’s Capital Region.


What We do

As a champion for business, we advocate for business on all levels, provide connections and partnerships and actively promote economic growth to drive member profitability and sustainability.


Why We Do It

We believe business is the backbone of our economy, and we’re committed to helping build and back it. We’re working with you and for you – it’s personal!

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47th Annual Gazette Holiday Parade
Saturday, November 22 | 5 p.m. | State Street, Downtown Schenectady

The 47th Annual Gazette Holiday Parade is just around the corner! Click HERE to view the parade route and parking options.


Got Events? List Them Here! 

The Chamber has hosted a community events calendar for many years. It's the go-to place to be in the know about what's happening in our region. 

Listing your event is easy - simply click HERE - enter your information and submit for approval. We'll review it and have it on the calendar within 24 hours. 


Saturday, November 29 is the BIG day to shop SMALL - small businesses, that is!

Click HERE to view a listing of all local small businesses, their locations and special offers in honor of Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday
 is a shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. First observed on November 27, 2010, it is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively.

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