Center for Economic Growth

CEG is the regional economic development organization that markets the 8-county Capital Region to attract new investment and talent and provides resources for existing businesses to be more competitive. It promotes regional collaboration among stakeholders, advising businesses on sites and incentives, provides regional economic data and analysis, and supports the Regional Economic Development Council and regional economic development strategies. CEG is the Federally- designated Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center and administers the Chief Executives Network, both which help fuel the growth of existing businesses.

Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber, The Chamber of Schenectady County and The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County

The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber, The Chamber of Schenectady County and The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County serve as affiliate chambers to provide issue advocacy at the local level and present locally-focused programs. All members of the Capital Region Chamber have access to any of the offerings of the affiliate Chambers.

 

 

Capital Region Chamber Foundation

The Capital Region Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)3 corporation, is a charitable not-for-profit. Its mission is to advance the work of the Capital Region Chamber in engaging the business community to address business, civic, education and workforce development issues critical to the economic vitality of the region.

Initiatives of the Foundation include the Tech Valley Young Professionals Network, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Tech Valley and the Entrepreneur Boot Camp.

Donations to the Foundation or any program of the Foundation are tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. Program participation costs are excluded and would be considered a business expense.

 

Business Services Corporation

Business Services Corporation, dba Benefit Choices, is a for-profit subsidiary of the Capital Region Chamber. Its primary activity is selling health insurance to individuals and small business (100 and below employees). Other purposes include operating a micro-enterprise loan fund, providing advertising opportunities and affinity programs for members and providing travel opportunities to the membership and the greater community.