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Annual Agricultural Tour - June 6

We invite you to join us to explore agriculture in Columbia County on the 16th annual Chamber Agricultural Awareness Tour on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  The tour will leave from the Chamber’s Office located on 1 North Front Street at the base of Warren Street in Hudson at 10:00 am. Stops […]

7 of the Best TED Talks for Small Business

One of the hardest things about running a business is finding the resources you need – be it human resources, financial resources, or educational resources. There’s no question you know your product, service or industry but what do you know about running a business or social media, or marketing, or sales? And how has it […]

“Propelling Success By Establishing Your Digital Presence & Maximizing Your Internet Visibility” - February 19

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Pinwheel Group & Let-It-Be Local February 19, 2015 Seminar from 5:30 – 7:00 pm Cost is FREE to Chamber Members and $15/Non-members “Propelling Success By Establishing Your Digital Presence & Maximizing Your Internet Visibility” “Today, over 90% of consumers are going online to search for local services and products”. Search engines, […]

Consumers Favor Chamber Members

A national survey of 2,000 adults reveals that being active in a local chamber of commerce is an effective business strategy because two-thirds of consumers believe that such companies use good business practices, are reputable, care about their customers, and are involved in the community. The study, conducted by The Schapiro Group, an Atlanta-based strategic […]

Columbia County Small Business Saturday - November 29

Don’t forget to shop local on November 29th, Columbia County Small Business Saturday!  Following is a listing of local Participants and Supporters of this small business movement.  You can also enter to win great prizes by picking up a ballot at one of the storefront merchants on this list.  All you have to do is […]

A big issue for small business.

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Steele Andrews, owner of the Silvanus Lodge on Route 22 in Hillsdale, believes he and other small business owners are being severely overcharged for their Workers’ Compensation Insurance costs. Workers Comp is a mandated cost, Andrews said, “which is good. It covers both myself as the employer, and my staff, should they […]

June Enewsletter

Advocacy Your membership helps support the Chamber Advocacy efforts for local businesses.  In the past month, Chamber President, David Colby spoke at two local planning board meeting to support member projects.  On May 14, David spoke at the combined meeting of the Claverack and Ghent Planning Boards to support the proposed Ginsberg’s Project.  Click here to read full article on […]

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