Welcome to the Guilderland
Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is a member association of 550 businesses, and provides one-on-one assistance to members to help your business succeed and grow. The Chamber also connects businesses with community life in the Guilderland, Altamont, Voorheesville area and partners with schools, the towns, and other organizations on projects that make Guilderland a great place to work, live, and shop.
From economic updates to health insurance to local business expos, we have a wide range of programs and events to fit YOUR business needs. Browse our site and discover what we have to offer our members, and be sure to contact Erika Gauthier directly if you have any questions. She is committed to taking the time each member needs to make our chamber work for you!
Coming Up on January 3 - First Friday Business Breakfast. Mastermind Your Business! Goals for 2014 - Holiday Inn Express Western Ave. Looking for ways to enhance your business for low or no cost? Need a different solution for an ongoing issue? THIS is the event to attend! Not like other business seminars this First Friday Business Breakfast is an interactive event where we all work together to ask questions, brainstorm solutions and try to resolve issues with our business and see what other people are doing. Lisa Giruzzi of Transformational Conversation’s will facilitate to help get your brainstorming and goal setting going. Please call 456-6611 to RSVP.
Holiday Celebrations at D & B
The Guilderland Chamber hosted their Annual Holiday Party at Dave and Busters Wednesday December 4th. Over 90 people were in attendance and enjoyed food, games and networking.
We always have something intereting and exciting going on. Visit our Calendar page to see what is coming up!
Tractor Supply Grand Opening
Tractor Supply company opened its fifth area location in Guilderland at 2327 Western Avenue on Friday, December 8. Stop in and check out some competitive prices on snow blowers, generators and warmer apparel in time for the winter season!
Pictured in the photo on the right are Store Manager-Paul Van Horn;
Town Officials-Supervisor Ken Runion, Brian Forte, Jean Cataldo, Pat Slavick, Lynne Buchanan; Chamber Staff, Board and Representatives-Kathy Burbank, Erika Gauthier, Jenni Bliven, Lowell Knapp, Linda Cure, Kim Spiak; and
Tractor Supply Staff and employees
Fall Speed Networking Event a Success!
The Guilderland Chamber held its fall speed networking breakfast event as part of our First Friday series and it was a smashing success. With over 50 representatives from area businesses it was a great turnout and connections were made. A special thanks to Crossgates Mall for hosting and to our area colleagues who attended.
Crate & Barrel Grand Opening
Crate and Barrel has opening a NEW temporary home for the holidays at Crossgates Mall by to JCPenney!
Make sure you take advantage of them while they are here. Unique gifts, home décor and more!
Peelz on Wheelz Grand Openings!
Peelz on Wheelz Opened up October 30 at 1775 Western Ave!
What started out as a “Facials on the go” business has turned into a full business where you and your girlfriends can get together to enjoy company, wine, and get pampered! The décor and beautiful new improved space alone is worth just a look!
For more information on Peelz on Wheelz or if you want to make an appointment call Darlene Herbert at 713-4745.
Pine Bush Preserve 25 Year Anniversary
On October 29 Albany's Mayor Jerry Jennings joined the GCC's Kathy Burbank to celebrate the Pine Bush Preserve 25th anniversary. The Pine Bush Preserve board memebers, local business leaders, members, and honored guests joined together at the Discovery Center at 195 New Karner Road to cut a ribbon and have a great time.
Bath and Body Works Ribbon Cutting!
A new Bath and Body Works is now open in Crossgates Mall at their new location across from H&M in the JCpenny wing.
The store is now larger with an entire section dedicated to the home!
The latest editing of the Guilderland Map is available for free. Drop in to the Chamber office or order one online right here. There is a nominal shipping charge.
Get Your Newsletter Online
Here is our Newsletter online— Our newsletter, Business Line, is now available online in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To download the latest edition, click here.
Business and Community Directory Now Available!
The 2013 Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Community & Business Directory is here!
Info Packet for Guilderland Details
Get your free Guilderland information packet (there is a nominal shipping charge). Details are right here!