thechamber
518.431.1400 | 5 Computer Drive South, Albany, NY 12205

Overview

The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber represents 2,200 businesses and organizations of all types and sizes and from throughout the Capital Region that employ more than 110,000 area residents.

Vision Statement

At the Center of New York’s Tech Valley is the Capital Region, known for its thriving economy and vibrant quality of life.

Mission Statement

Be a catalyst for growth and prosperity for our members and the Capital Region by providing leadership, advocacy and resources.

Organizational Values

  • Optimism
  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Member Service

Strategic Plan

The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber undertook a self-examination in 2013 to determine how it could achieve higher efficiency, sharper focus and greater impact to serve its members and advance regional economic prosperity. This 2014-2017 strategic plan is based on input and feedback received from one-on-one and group member meetings and a board planning retreat. Through the plan, the organization broadens its scope to cultivate increased economic opportunities. Businesses have a key role to play by addressing economic issues and shaping community dynamics and influencing public policy. The Chamber commits to being a catalyst, a trusted convener and partner to galvanize regional business leadership in order for the Capital Region to realize its true economic potential. The plan is designed to provide a clear strategic direction for the organization.


Strategic Building Blocks

Leadership and Advocacy
  • Regional advancement: Be an impetus and resource to foster a regional perspective for the Capital Region community to realize its full potential.
  • Public policy: Be an advocate for policies and projects that will improve the business climate and enhance the economic vitality of the region.
Resources for Business Growth

Connect businesses to resources to facilitate growth.

Membership Engagement

Drive more impactful member engagement.

 

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