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

Microenterprise Grant Program for Small Business

The Town of Bethlehem was successful in its application to the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal for the creation of a Microenterprise Grant Program. The Town will receive $200,000 to provide grants to eligible Microenterprises, emerging, and existing businesses that want to locate in or expand within the Town of Bethlehem. It is anticipated that a minimum of ten (10) businesses will be assisted with the awarded grant funds. Grant awards will range from $5,000 to $35,000 and can be used to purchase inventory, machinery, equipment, furniture, fixtures and to meet working capital needs.

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Promote Your Business and Support Your Community Chamber in 2015!

Maximize your Chamber Membership and promote your business or organization as a trusted Bethlehem institution to the Chamber's 500 members, their employees and the community!

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Bethlehem Business To Business

Business Supporting Business - Get Involved!

Members of the Delaware Avenue Improvement Group (DAIG) are excited to launch a new initiative that they encourage businesses to support. The Bethlehem Business to Business initiative will encourage Delaware Avenue businesses to utilize local businesses when undertaking improvements. DAIG will be mailing a program brochure to all Delaware Avenue businesses soon, but you may download brochure here for details on the program. If you would like to offer an incentive/discount on your services, we will advertise your business in the pamphlet. The type of projects Delaware Avenue businesses will likely be undertaking include painting, signage, landscaping, installing benches, power washing, and more. For more details, see the letter here.


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Upcoming Chamber Events

Loredana’s Hair Studio & Spa Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

266 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Monday, July 6, 5pm
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Join us to celebrate the opening of this new salon & spa in Delmar!


Business For Breakfast:  Save YOUR Energy (for us)

Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road, Colonie
Wednesday, July 15, 8am-9am
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Cutting energy costs - Where do you start? Does it even make sense to invest in energy upgrades for your business?

In this workshop, Lina Kohandoust of Energy Partner Consultants (EPC) will offer Business Owners, Facility Managers, CFO’s & Comptrollers tips on identifying, evaluating & prioritizing energy savings opportunities for your business. From “low-hanging” fruit to innovative energy technologies, see how an investment in energy improvements is interpreted in terms of investment, savings, cash flow, payback and return on investment. Come, and learn how take control of your energy!

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Organize Senior Moves Ribbon Cutting

261 Elm Ave, Town Park, Delmar
Thursday, July 16, 5pm
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Join us to celebrate the addition of a new van to their fleet and find out about OSM's Franchising opportunities.



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