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

January Networking Mixer - Mercato’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

155 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Wednesday, January 25, 5-7pm

Start 2017 on the right foot with some New Year networking! Make new connections and grow your network at Mercato's Pizzeria & Restaurant. Mercato's has been serving homemade Italian favorites since 1997. Ample parking is available.

Express Saving Discount Store Ribbon Cutting

255 New Scotland Avenue, Albany
Wednesday, February 1, 11am

Join us to cut the ribbon and celebrate the grand opening of Express Saving Discount Store, Inc. This is the second business for Shue Chen, owner of Tomo Asian Bistro. The store will offer items like school supplies, snacks, hardware, seasonal merchandise, and more.

During the grand opening, all customers will receive a complimentary gift and shoppers that spend more than $15 will get an additional gift. Store hours after the grand opening will be 9am-9pm Daily.

CrossFit SPUR Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting

35 Hamilton Lane, Glenmont
Friday, February 24, 5pm Ribbon Cutting

CrossFit SPUR has revamped their space! Join us for the ribbon cutting to see all the changes at the facility, including the installation of their new crossfit rig. New classes were added to the schedule as well.

After the ribbon cutting, CrossFit Spur's 5 week intramural league will kick off, and guests are invited to stay and spectate.

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