November brings Small Business Saturday on November 26th – an opportunity to show support for local businesses. Thinking local first keeps resources within the Hudson Valley, helping small businesses thrive. Find something unique while also supporting your community, whether it is a vinyl record from Darkside Records or some wonderful holiday décor from Adams Fairacre Farms (shameless plug), now is a great time to shop and Think Local First.
Gregory White, Chamber Board Chair
Join us for the September Contact Breakfast!
Future leaders of our community will be recognized during the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s June Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, June 19, from 7:30-9 a.m., at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center. High school seniors and young adults will take center stage as The Chamber Foundation will award over $40,000 in scholarships to those looking to further their education in the Hudson Valley and beyond, thanks to the generosity of the business community and funds raised throughout
The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce invites members and guests to the monthly Contact Breakfast on May 15 in the Conference Center of the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. The Chamber will be celebrating its 700th breakfast dating back to 1959 with a special program that is not to be missed. We’re going to party like it’s 1959! Attendees are encouraged to wear 1950s attire to celebrate the event, and a prize will be awarded for the most original. This event is sponsored by the Chazen Companies, Petro,
Join us April 17th, for the Chamber’s April Contact Breakfast featuring SUNY New Paltz President, Dr. Donald Christian. The event, sponsored by Greystone Programs, Inc., will be held in the Conference Center of the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel at 7:30 AM.
The Chamber’s March Contact Breakfast will feature an economic development project update from County Executive Marcus Molinaro. Join us Wednesday, March 20 at 7:30 am, in the Conference Center of the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.
The January Contact Breakfast—the first official business networking event of 2019—will serve as the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting. Keynote speaker Dr. Jonas J. N. Shaende, Chief Economist from the Fiscal Policy Institute will address the 2019 economic outlook for New York State and the Hudson Valley region.
Frank Kerbein, Director from the Center for Human Resources at the Business Council of New York State will discuss changes to the sexual harassment prevention in the workplace laws, as well as company policies and training at the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, November 14 from 7:30 - 9 AM at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel & Conference Center.