• LEARN Business Readiness Webinar Series

    June 24, 2020 – Shared Work Support June 18, 2020 – De-Escalation Techniques for Businesses/Dealing with Noncompliant Patrons June 17, 2020 – Unemployment Insurance Support June 11, 2020 – Strategic Business Plan Alignment Post-COVID June 4, 2020 – Legal Issues Relevant to Reopening June 1, 2020 – Office Unpause May 27, 2020 – Health and Safety […]

  • Become an Ithaca/Tompkins County – Visitor Journey A2D™ Champion!

    Become an Ithaca/Tompkins County – Visitor Journey A2D™ Champion! Visit Ithaca, the Tompkins County Workforce Development Board and the Downtown Ithaca Alliance have launched a NEW front-line training program.  Ithaca/Tompkins County – Visitor Journey A2D™ is a new tourism champion training that helps everyone in our destination create positive visitor experiences from their Arrival to Departure, or from A2D!  Highly […]

  • Member Support for Furloughed Federal Employees

    The Tompkins Chamber has encouraged our members to submit special offers or deals to help support our local furloughed federal employees during the government shutdown. Please feel free to share this page with anyone you know that might be affected by the Government shutdown. Please contact Dominick Recckio at the Tompkins Chamber with any questions […]

  • From the President’s Desk: Reflections & Inspirations

    It hardly seems possible, but here we are, one week into 2019. The last several weeks have been a blur of work, family, and friends; gifts, books, movies, games, and skiing; planning, relaxation, and reflection. It’s been wonderful, and we’re ready for all that 2019 has to offer. I’m so inspired by the incredible work […]

  • Ithaca is Love Decal

    Inclusive Space Decals for Local Businesses

    Non-profit group, Ithaca is Love, in conjunction with local organizations, to distribute decals to select Tompkins County businesses. Local non-profit group, Ithaca is Love, will begin distributing “Inclusive Space” decals to local businesses this June in honor of Pride Month. Ithaca is Love worked with the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, The Downtown Ithaca Alliance, and […]

  • Hilton Garden Inn Honored by Challenge Workforce Solutions

    Challenge Workforce Solutions honored the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Ithaca as its Business Partner of the Year on Tuesday May 2nd, at the agency’s 49th Annual Awards Event. Challenge is a non-profit organization that is committed to creating pathways to employment for people with disabilities or barriers. The Hilton Garden Inn, as well as Kilpatrick’s […]

  • Commercial Energy Now 4: Energy Task Force Update

    Introduction by Jennifer Tavares  President and CEO Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Task Force Report republished with permission by Martha Armstrong Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning Tompkins County Area Development For much of the last year, I have been serving on the Energy and Economic Development Task Force to help develop a cohesive […]

  • Member Profile: Sciencenter Executive Director Charlie Trautmann Announces Retirement

    Sciencenter Executive Director Charlie Trautmann Announces Retirement After 25 years of service, Sciencenter Executive Director, Charlie Trautmann, has announced his retirement from the organization, effective spring 2017. During his tenure, Trautmann shepherded the Sciencenter from a tiny, all-volunteer, storefront venture to a vibrant, welcoming, nationally recognized institution. His leadership and focused vision helped to create […]

  • Member Profile: Insero & Co CPAs

    Insero & Co CPAs   January 1, 2016, the firms of Ciaschi, Dietershagen, Little, Mickelson & Co., LLP and Insero & Company, P.C. merged to form the newly minted accounting and business advisory practice titled Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP. The merger, blending the not-for-profit and municipal auditing and extensive individual tax filing practice of […]

  • Midstate Basement Authorities

    Central New York has an abundance of lakes and streams, which can mean wet basements. Midstate Basement Authorities in Ithaca is a full service basement and foundation contractor whose services include basement waterproofing, water control systems, crawlspace encapsulation and repair, foundation repair, structural analysis and repair, and sump pumps. Seeing a need for quality basement […]

  • Ribbon Cutting: Catalyst Vineyard Church

    Catalyst Vineyard Church held a grand opening on September 27, 2015, celebrating “a comfortable environment where all people in Ithaca, regardless of where they are on their spiritual journey, their education level, economic standing, or ethnic background, can connect with God and experience an authentic community of faith.” Established in 2015 by John and Kathy […]