Member Spotlight

The Tompkins Chamber of Commerce is 100% member supported. Our membership is diverse, creative, entrepreneurial, and active. We are the voice of local business.

How does the Tompkins Chamber benefit me?

  • WE ADVOCATE

    The Tompkins Chamber advocates for the free enterprise system and sound economic development in Tompkins County. See some of the legislation we are currently supporting.

    WE FOSTER SUCCESS AND COLLABORATION

    The Tompkins Chamber hosts over 40 professional networking events each year. We encourage our members to utilize each others goods and services.

  • WE PROMOTE

    The Tompkins Chamber promotes Tompkins County through creative and innovative marketing with the Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    WE ATTRACT

    The Tompkins Chamber works to attract and retain a well matched and talented workforce. This is vital for making our community a great place to live, work, and play!

  • Tompkins Chamber by the numbers

    • 5000

      The number of Business Directory and Community Guides we print and distribute in Tompkins County annually.

      75

      75% of the hits to our website are redirected to Chamber member websites.

      $85600

      In 2013 the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce will distribute $85,600 in On the Job Training Grants offsetting expenses for local businesses.

      Chamber led advocacy efforts in the City of Ithaca and surrounding County has resulted in increased regional developments including new hotels, tourism locations and retail outlets

      Author's imageJean McPheetersTompkins County Chamber President

      The Chamber represents 33% of all businesses doing business in Tompkins County.

      33
    • 72000

      The number of leading local business and individuals that receive our Chamber communications annually.

      82

      82% of Chamber members have been with the Chamber for more than 5 years.

      $562

      Last year, Tompkins County homeowners saved $562 in taxes per household due to Tompkins County generated tourism dollars.

      $1200000

      The Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau Sales Department booked approximately 5,583 room nights and generated an approximate economic impact of $1.2 Million for Tompkins County.

      9000

      # of searches per year on the online Chamber directory for products or business services!

      With over 30 annual networking events, three major gatherings and our annual business directory/community guide, the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce offers more opportunities to connect your business and those who work for your business to a diverse group of potential customers and clients.

  • What members say

    2014 Tompkins County Business Directory

By joining the Chamber…

  • …you are pledging your support to our community and joining a network of nearly 650 businesses and organizations that is rich with opportunity.

    Whether your priority is building your business, building your community or being involved with public policy activities, the Chamber provides value for your investment.

  • Join the Chamber

    Not convinced the Chamber is right for your business or organization? We’ll send you a free pass to the next Business After Hours networking event where a Chamber Ambassador will introduce you around. After attending an event, decide for yourself if the Chamber is right for you.

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Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
904 East Shore Drive
Ithaca NY 14850
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