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

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!

Participating Businesses:


Barefoot Space Ribbon Cutting & Open House

393 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Thursday, December 15, 12-8pm Open House, 3:30pm Ribbon Cutting
Barefoot Space has completed their renovation at 393 Delaware Avenue at Four Corners and is open for business! Come check out the new studio, join us for the ribbon cutting, and learn about Ashiatsu barefoot massage and the yoga classes they offer.

3:30 PM Ribbon Cutting
5-6:00 PM Barefoot Massage Demos
Gift Certificates & T-Shirts available for purchase
Light Refreshments

State of the Town 2017

Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Tuesday, January 10 / 8:15 am Networking and Breakfast / 8:30 am Program

Supervisor John Clarkson will deliver the State of the Town Address to the business community and public, outlining the challenges Bethlehem faces and his priorities for the coming year. Continental breakfast will be provided.

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