Best Practices

Throughout the past 25+ years profiling businesses and business leaders in the North Country, Strictly Business has learned a thing or two about what it takes to be successful. Small business owners in particular have a lot on their plates, simultaneously balancing the roles of CEO, payroll, benefits, purchasing, accounting, and countless other jobs all read more


Dena Archer

Hometown: Plattsburgh Current Occupation: Owner, Archer Bodyworks Family: Two school-aged daughters Education: B.A. in Human Services from SUNY Plattsburgh; licensed massage therapist Look no further than Dena Archer and Archer Bodyworks for a success story about small business growth in Plattsburgh. After graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh with a degree in Human Services, Archer realized that read more





Challenges for the U.S. – Canada Economic Partnership

There is no greater driving force in the North Country economy than our multi-faceted economic relationship with neighboring Canada. And no greater power behind our current and future opportunities for growth and progress. That is why the North Country Chamber works aggressively and constantly on all aspects of this connection. And in light of the read more


Business Confidence Remains High and Priorities are Clear

Earlier this month, the North Country Chamber of Commerce once again conducted its Annual Issue Survey, establishing the opin- ion of the regional business community on a number of key federal and state issues, while also establishing the 2017 Business Confidence Index. The Business Confidence Index combines those who expect their business activity to be read more