Tourism: A Strong Component of Our Economy

As a full-service chamber serving a multi-faceted regional economy, we are often seen involved in economic development projects, the airport, Quebec relations and the border, small business services, and government affairs advocacy. Not always as visible locally, however, are our constant and active marketing efforts on behalf of tourism conducted by the Adirondack Coast Visitors read more


A New Generation of Connection

“Where things move is where prosperity occurs.” That’s our eco CONNECTION – nomic development mantra and most fundamental belief at the Chamber. And it is why we have been so engaged over the last 20 years in such projects and initiatives as border facilities, rail enhancements, broadband access and, of course, the continuing development of Plattsburgh read more




Business Expo 2018

The 30th annual edition of the largest business-to-business event in the North Country is coming up quickly! This year’s Business Expo will take place on Thursday, June 7th at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House and, once again, it will be the business event of the year in our region and everyone should take full advantage. read more




Six Steps: Forward, Backward, Or Marching In Place?

The week of January 22, Canada hosted the sixth round of NAFTA negotiations in Montreal, continuing a process of discussions rotating among the three countries. I had the privilege of participating in some side events in Montreal that week, involving major chambers and business organizations from Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. It was a great read more