The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce

The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce is a local, community-based Chamber focused on serving residents and businesses in the Bethlehem hamlets of Delmar, Elsmere, Glenmont, Slingerlands, North and South Bethlehem, Selkirk and surrounding area.

Established in 1957, the Bethlehem Chamber offers resources for residents, business, recreation and relocation. In addition, the Chamber works on a local and regional level to advance economic development for our town and the region. Through partnerships with local, county and state officials and community organizations, the Chamber works to foster a positive business environment in Bethlehem and the surrounding region.

Chamber News

Bethlehem Chamber Partners with BCSD to Place Students

The Bethlehem Central School District is working with the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce to assist businesses with their need for workers. If your business is interested in hosting a High School student for an Internship or paid part-time work shifts, please complete the Work-based Learning Information Form at this link (or click here to download the form) to register your business. Program staff will work to provide the best student match for each business. These Work-Based Learning programs allow the business to connect with local students, provide valuable life experience, while also filling the need for workers. Student liability while on the job is covered by the District through these programs. For additional details, contact the Chamber at 518-439-0512 or District Program Liaison Nick Petraccione at 518-439-4921 Ext. 22053.

Chamber Trip to Italy: Pompeii & Amalfi

Pompeii & Amalfi
Departing Thursday March 23, 2017
6 night stay


Open to all Travelers in the Community

The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Discoveries presents this 8-day journey to discover and explore Southern Italy including Pompeii and Amalfi! Rich in culture and stunning scenery, irresistible Southern Italy is the setting for this breathtaking journey. Enjoy an eight day journey back to the old country where you will explore not one, but many Italies. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, find yourself relaxing in the town of Sorrento or sight-seeing along the Amalfi Coast, which includes gorgeous places such as Positano, Ravello and Amalfi. On this remarkable trip you will also encounter the world famous archaeological site of Pompeii. The beautiful Amalfi Coast awaits you with its great food, historical sites and stunning architecture, providing an unforgettable Italian experience.


Bethlehem Chamber Buy Local at the Farmer’s Markets


The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce will be promoting our local member businesses at the following Farmer's Markets in town this Summer. Look for our table at...

Tuesday Farmers Market at the First United Methodist Church (428 Kenwood Avenue) - Tuesdays, 2:30-6pm

Saturday Delmar Farmers Market at the Bethlehem Middle School (332 Kenwood Avenue) - Saturdays, 9am-1pm

Watch for dates in our E-Newsletter


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Upcoming Chamber Events

Ben’s Jammin’ Treasures 3-Year Anniversary & Ribbon Cutting

1569 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands
Friday, November 4, 4pm Ribbon Cutting

Ben's Jammin' Treasures is opening a new art space at their current location! Come cut the ribbon and celebrate their 3-Year Anniversary. Enjoy refreshments and take advantage of the special sale during the event: 20% off any regular priced purchase / 10% off regular priced furniture.

The new art room will have Open Art Time where children and adults can come and use their art supplies and express their creativity. Open Art will be free during the event, and going forward on Wednesday and Thursday from 3-5:30pm Open Art will be free for ages 18 and under.

After the event Ben's Jammin' Treasures will have the following new hours:

Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday-Friday 11am - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
closed on Monday and Tuesday***extra hours available for Parties and Classes***

Buy Bethlehem Holiday Shopping Card


Visit participating businesses with your Holiday Shopping Card and receive specials or discounts from Small Business Saturday, November 26 - December 31, 2016. The Holiday Shopping Card will be distributed throughout the Our Towne Bethlehem Turkey Trot, in the 11/23/16 edition of the Spotlight Newspaper, at the Saturday and Tuesday Farmers Markets, and at community locations including the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses. Pick one up mid-November, supplies are limited. You must have the card to receive the discounts.

Support Bethlehem Businesses this Holiday!

Open to All Businesses in Bethlehem and Surrounding Area!See Registration Info below...


Small Business Saturday 2016

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The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce is an official partner for November 26th’s Small Business Saturday ® national initiative to help small businesses with their most pressing need - getting more customers.

Help make a lasting impact in the place you call home on Small Business Saturday®. Founded by American Express in 2010, it’s a day to celebrate the local businesses that help make your neighborhood great - and anyone can join in.


Invite customers into your business on the day with free merchandise, including tote bags, buttons, balloons, poster, pennants and more.This offer is available to small businesses while supplies last. Get started here.

If you plan to participate in Small Business Saturday, please let the Chamber know, so we can promote your business in advance. Contact Erica Hogan at 518-439-0512.

Stay tuned for a listing of participating Small Business Saturday businesses and promotions for November 26.


Help make a lasting impact in the place you call home on Small Business Saturday®. Founded by American Express in 2010, it’s a day to celebrate the local businesses that help make your neighborhood great - and anyone can join in. This year, Small Business Saturday is Nov 26. No matter who you are, be a part of it, visit the website.


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