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

Elm Avenue Park Playround Ribbon Cutting

Elm Avenue Town Park
Wednesday, October 26, 4pmRSVP

Check out the new playground at Elm Avenue Park in person at the ribbon cutting! The new playground is towards the back of the park - if you are heading towards the pavilion, it will be on your right.

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 today, 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...


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