In the News

February 20, 2018

Rochester Business Journal - Young Women of Distinction Award nominations sought

February 19, 2018

Messenger Post - Women's Council seeking distinction award nominees

February 16, 2018

Rochester Business Journal - Region's profile goes up thanks to Amazon's HQ2 competition

News 10 NBC - Get that Albany wealth to Rochester

January 31, 2018

Rochester Business Journal - Xerox announces merger with Fujifilm

13 WHAM - Local reaction to Xerox-Fuji merger

WXXI News - Retirees, industry experts react to Xerox-Fuji merger

Democrat and Chronicle - Fate of local jobs uncertain after Xerox, Fujifilm announce merger

News 10 NBC - Xerox takeover leaves uncertainty for Rochester area employees

News 8 WROC-TV - Bob Duffy expects Xerox merger to benefit Rochester workers

Spectrum News Rochester - Old Rochester rival enters the picture to snap up Xerox

January 26, 2018

Democrat and Chronicle - Xerox to leave downtown offices, relocate employees to Webster Campus

Democrat and Chronicle - Bob Duffy to Xerox: Move your HQ back to Rochester

Democrat and Chronicle - Bob Duffy: Relieved that Xerox jobs stayed in our area

Democrat and Chronicle - Xerox at a crossroads as top investors push for big changes

13 WHAM - Xerox leaving downtown Rochester, relocating hundreds to Webster

WXXI News - Xerox to move employees out of the downtown building and over to the Webster campus

News 8 WROC-TV - Xerox moving out of its building in downtown Rochester

News 10 NBC - Xerox to relocate employees from Xerox Square to Webster campus

WXXI News - Sharon Napier wins the ATHENA Award

News 10 NBC - 32nd annual ATHENA Awards Thursday in Rochester

January 25, 2018

Democrat and Chronicle - Sharon Napier wins ATHENA Award; Dixon Schwabl honored twice

News 8 WROC-TV - Napier wins ATHENA Award

13 WHAM - ATHENA Awards honor Napier, Dixon and many others

January 18, 2018

Democrat and Chronicle - Amazon HQ2: Rochester out of running, so what's next?

13 WHAM - Buffalo-Rochester bid fails to make cut for Amazon HQ2

WXXI News - Rochester does not make cut for Amazon HQ

Rochester Business Journal - Rochester doesn't make Amazon's list of finalists

News 10 NBC - Amazon narrows list of cities for HQ2 to 20, Rochester misses cut

January 15, 2018

Monroe County Post - Rochester Chamber launches Chamber IMPACT program

January 10, 2018

WXXI News - Rochester Chamber, Visit Rochester partner on 'We #ROC' booklet

Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Chamber creates We #ROC brag book, looking for regional cheerleaders

News 8 WROC-TV - Rochester Chamber and Visit Rochester co-brand 2nd edition of "We #ROC"

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber, Visit Rochester partner on brag book

13 WHAM - 'We ROC' book highlights best in Rochester, Finger Lakes region

January 5, 2018

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber offers opportunities for volunteerism

Rochester Business Journal - Job growth a mixed bag locally and nationally

December 29, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Unshackle Upstate 2018 agenda calls for easing restrictions on business

December 20, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Rochester economy engendering newfound promise for 2018

Southwest Tribune - Grace Tillinghast Elected Rochester Hispanic Business Association Chair

December 19, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Tillinghast to chair Rochester Hispanic Business Association

Monroe County Post - Rochester Chamber names RHBA chairperson

December 15, 2017

Livingston County News - Nominees sought for GRQC Performance Excellence Awards

November 28, 2017

Monroe County Post - Rochester Chamber receives 5-star accreditation

November 24, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Where the jobs are in Rochester

November 22, 2017

News 8 WROC-TV - Rare recognition for Rochester Chamber

November 15, 2017

Finger Lakes Times - Strong showing for Ontario County in Top 100 competition

Monroe County Post - SunCommon ranked No. 1 among Rochester Chamber Top 100

November 10, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Rochester Chamber receives national accreditation

Rochester Business Journal - At NovemBEER, industry leaders discuss the power of brewing

November 2, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Top 100 celebration lauds fastest-growing companies

13 WHAM - "Top 100" honored by Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

News 8 WROC-TV - Solar company SunCommon recognized at Chamber's Top 100

November 1, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - NovemBEER event showcases local beer growth

October 27, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Finalists announced for 2018 ATHENA Awards

October 25, 2017 

Rochester Business Journal - SunCommon is No. 1 on Chamber's Top 100 list

WXXI News - Renewable energy company tops Rochester Chamber Top 100 list

Monroe County Post - CLIMB explores optics, photonics, imaging, wine

October 24, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce 2017 Top 100: Companies grow in a stable economy

Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Top 100's No. 1: SunCommon NY's uncommon success

October 21, 2017

Ithaca Journal - YOUR OPINION: Despite narrative, NY taxpayers on the hook for 'low-tax' states

October 20, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Let's toot our horn over area's prowess in technology

October 18, 2017

U.S. News and World Report - NYC, Buffalo-Rochester Bid for Amazon's Second Headquarters

Democrat and Chronicle - How much will New York offer Amazon HQ2?

October 12, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Moody's ranks Rochester 4th best metro for second Amazon headquarters

News 10NBC - Amazon, say hello to Team Rochester-Buffalo

13 WHAM - Buffalo, Rochester to collaborate on attracting Amazon HQ

News 8 WROC-TV - Amazon's second headquarters coming to Rochester? Maybe.

Spectrum News Rochester - Buffalo, Rochester to submit joint bid for new Amazon headquarters

October 6, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - From humble beginnings to a worldwide brand

September 29, 2017

Monroe County Post - Rochester Chamber debuts forklift training program

September 25, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Eugenio Marlin to receive Hispanic Business Person of the Year award

September 22, 2017 

Rochester Business Journal - While other brick-and-mortar stores crumble, Wegmans stands stronger than ever

Rochester Business Journal - RTS to study redesign of public transit system

Rochester Business Journal - Technology, millennials and changes in higher education are shaping Rochester's future

September 21, 2017

WXXI News - Construction underway for new 'TAP' photonics facility in Rochester

September 20, 2017

WXXI News - Celebrating MCC's Downtown Campus

News 10NBC - MCC celebrates new downtown campus during ceremony

September 19, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Competition key to success of regional economic development councils

Rochester Business Journal - ATHENA Award nominees sought

September 13, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - US Chamber VP urges Rochester leaders to work toward change

September 11, 2017

WXXI News - Connections: Could Rochester be home to Amazon's second headquarters?

September 8, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Rochester pitches area as site for Amazon's second headquarters

September 7, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Could Amazon bring 50,000 jobs to Rochester?

13WHAM - A new Amazon HQ in Rochester? Officials say it isn't out of reach

Spectrum News Rochester - Amazon on Rochester's wish list

News 10NBC - Bob Duffy: Rochester would be great landing spot for Amazon's second HQ

News 8 WROC-TV - A push to bring Amazon headquarters to Rochester

September 6, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Job fair to feature area manufacturers

September 5, 2017

Finger Lakes Times - Duffy to co-chair FLX Economic Development Council

Monroe County Post - Rochester Chamber debuts program at organic farm

September 1, 2017

News 8 WROC-TV - Time to brag about ROC

Democrat and Chronicle - Thumbs up, thumbs down

August 31, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber compromises as Warren vows televised debate

Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester mayoral debate set for Sept. 7

Spectrum News Rochester - After uncertainty, Mayor Warren campaign agrees to Democratic debate

WXXI News - Rochester Democratic mayoral debate scheduled for Sept. 7

13WHAM - Following offer to cancel candidates' forum, Democratic debate to move forward

State of Politics - Televised Rochester Mayoral Debate Will Happen

August 30, 2017

WXXI News - Bob Duffy to co-chair Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council

Democrat and Chronicle - Duffy to replace Wegman on Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council

Rochester Business Journal - Duffy to replace Wegman as co-chair of economic development council

August 23, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber young leaders group debuts at Wegmans Organic Farm

August 21, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - We should introduce children now to the jobs of the future

August 18, 2017

WROC-TV News 8 - Recent jobs report shows Rochester recorded job losses

July 31, 2017

Monroe County Post - Rochester Chamber seeking Day of Quality participants

July 29, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Marlin named 2017 Hispanic Business Person of the Year

July 27, 2017

WXXI News - Local business leaders respond to Trump's suggestion about moving to other states to find jobs

Democrat and Chronicle - Trump to 'upper' New Yorkers: Pack your bags!

News 10NBC - Kodak Alaris moving to Gates, staying in Monroe County

July 25, 2017

Finger Lakes Times - Reed hosts manufacturing summit

July 25, 2017

Spectrum News Rochester - Woman leadership program emphasizes effective managing

July 17, 2017

FOX Rochester - 100 reasons to love the Rochester, Finger Lakes region

July 11, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Guest Essay: 100 reasons why we rock

June 22, 2017

13WHAM - Book highlights 100 reasons to love Rochester, Finger Lakes region

June 20, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber launches young leaders program

June 16, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - A regional approach to economic relief could help upstate

June 7, 2017

News 8 Rochester - Re: Generation helps young pros

June 6, 2017

Fox Rochester - Rochester Chamber of Commerce Holding Re: Generation Conference

News 10NBC - Re: Generation: Empowering Rochester's Future Leaders

May 25, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Why can't Upstate N.Y. flourish like cities in the South?

May 23, 2017

Messenger Post Media - GRQC presents Performance Excellence Awards

May 12, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Firms honored by Greater Rochester Quality Council

May 3, 2017

WXXI News - Promoting tobacco-free colleges and universities 

May 2, 2017

Finger Lakes Times - Budget helps good things continue in the Greater Rochester, FL region

April 17, 2017

Livingston County News - SUNY Geneseo grad named director of marketing for Small Business Council

April 6, 2017

WROC-TV - Push for worker's compensation reform in Albany

March 31, 2017

News 10NBC - Genesee calls for new effort for Falls; time may be right

March 31, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Thumbs up, thumbs down

March 31, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 130 Years

March 29, 2017

City Newspaper - Work to be done

March 27, 2017

Brighton-Pittsford Post - Quality Council announces awards finalists

March 21, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Inbox: Seligman and Duffy support councils

March 17, 2017

Penfield Post - Chamber of Commerce seeks Top 100 entries

March 16, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Chamber Top 100 seeks entries

March 10, 2017

Capital Tonight - Business leaders concerned with REDC disclosure rule

March 8, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber joins coalition for workers' comp reform

February 28, 2017

The Citizen - Rochester business leaders: Don't require economic panel members to disclose finances

February 24, 2017

Irondequoit Post - Rochester Chamber offering China trip

February 20, 2017

Fairport-E. Rochester Post - Nominations open for Young Women of Distinction

February 16, 2017

13WHAM-TV - Young entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas

January 20, 2017

Rochester Business Journal - Chamber outlines top areas for action in 2017

January 19, 2017

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Nocon, Campos win ATHENA Awards

January 17, 2017

Irondequoit Post - Rochester Chamber names new strategic initiatives manager

January 16, 2017

WROC-TV - Local businesses say they're feeling the squeeze with minimum wage hike

January 9, 2017
Webster Post - Greater Rochester Chamber announces new office
Times Union
- Cuomo's ride hailing React-O-Mat

January 6, 2017

WXXI News - 
Chamber creates position to engage young professionals

December 16, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Stalled in Albany

December 13, 2016
13 WHAM - Chamber of Commerce celebrates one year since rebranding
Penfield Post - Finger Lakes region to participate in health initiative

November 21, 2016
News 10 WHEC - 
NYS Exposed: Why isn't Uber available in Upstate?

November 18, 2016
Rochester Business Journal -
To thrive, manufacturers need skilled workers, government support

November 16, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - 
Charter, telecom shakeup reverberates in Rochester

November 3, 2016
13 WHAM - 
Bright Spot: Rochester Chamber Top 100

October 27, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - 
Hamilton Stern No. 1 in Top 100

October 27, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - 
Rochester Chamber Top 100 announced; Hamilton Stern No. 1

October 26, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - 
Bob Duffy: Welfare system that discourages work ambitions needs fixing

October 25, 2016
Rochester Business Journal
- State of Our Children address highlights progress, challenges

October 21, 2016
Rochester Business Journal
- Women's Council names 2017 Athena Award finalists

October 6, 2016

MPNnow.com - Unshackle Upstate, Rochester Chamber endorse state candidates

October 4, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Pavia, Weis win 2016 Business Person of the Year award

September 20, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Success of Genesee Brewery shows Rochester's ingenuity

September 16, 2016
polifact.com - The upstate economy is one of the worst in the country

September 8, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Nominees sought for ATHENA Award

September 7, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Nominations open for ATHENA Awards

August 27, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Teaming up for a healthy Rochester

August 24, 2016
Lohud - An upstate caucus? Biz groups are pushing

August 19, 2016
Rochester Business Journal -We need an Upstate Caucus in New York State Legislature

August 17, 2016
Lohud - $78M for AIM Photonics gets final OK

August 11, 2016
Fairport - East Rochester Post - Rochester Chamber of Commerce receives innovation award
Rochester Business Journal
- Rochester Chamber initiative receives innovation award

August 10, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Vazquez Simmons is the Hispanic Business Person of the Year

July 29, 2016
foxbusiness.com - Executives race NASCAR's Kurt Busch for a good cause

July 21, 2016
Messenger Post
- Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce named ACCE Innovation Award finalist

July 15, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Rochester's Top 100 are testament to area's economic stability

July 8, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - County seeks $40m for airport upgrades

July 6, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Maximus opening Gates call center

July 4, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle -Oldcastle recruiters favor the Flower City

July 1, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Xerox's Jeff Jacobson reaffirms commitment to Rochester

June 29, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Sentry Safe approaching last day of operations here

June 21, 2016
SUNY.edu - Board of Trustees welcomes Courtney Burke, Marc Cohen, Robert Duffy, and Edward Spiro As New Members

June 17
Democrat and Chronicle - Duffy confirmed to SUNY board

June 15
Rochester Business Journal - Deadline approaches for Top 100 entries

May 23, 2016

The Daily News - New York organizations get involved with business climate reforms

May 20, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - How long will Rochester continue to defeat itself?

May 13, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Small Girls PR CEO, a Brighton native, to talk at Chamber event

April 15, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Negatives aside, new state budget bodes well for future

March 29, 2016
MPNnow.com - Area Chamber of Commerce groups oppose wage hikes

March 28, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Chamber, KPMG seeking entries for Top 100

March 25, 2016
Fairport-East Rochester Post - Rochester Chamber celebrates new brand, website

March 24, 2016
WXXI - Connections: Bob Duffy and the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

March 23, 2016
Time Warner Cable News - Rochester Business professionals gather to learn more about photonics
Democrat and Chronicle - AIM photonics trying to drum up ROC members

March 18, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Much work ahead for us as photonics headquarters

March 10, 2016
Democrat and ChroniclePreparing for a workplace shooter

March 5, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - How Danny Wegman helped region win half billion dollars
Democrat and Chronicle - Troubled bridges over area roadways

March 4, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Chamber launches new website
Democrat and Chronicle Leaders decry unequal upstate-downstate funding

February 29, 2016
Democrat and Chronicle - Duffy aims for more rifled approach at chamber

February 24, 2016

WXXI News - Bob Duffy and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Rochester Business Journal - Poorly conceived legislation hurts NY businesses

February 2, 2016
Time Warner Cable News - Xerox to split into two companies

February 1, 2016
Democrat and ChronicleCEO confidence dips in Rochester, upstate
Democrat and ChronicleWebster worries about impact of Xerox split

January 29, 2016
WROC - TV - Bob Duffy addresses concerns about jobs after Xerox split

January 22, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Cuomo's proposals generally benefit upstate region

January 21, 2016
Rochester Business Journal - Spaull receives annual ATHENA Award
Democrat and Chronicle Elaine Spaull, Melanie Wolk win 2016 ATHENA Awards

January 20, 2016
WHEC10 - Meetings held on Rochester photonics headquarters
Democrat and Chronicle - AIM Photonics has officially begun operations, research

December 16, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Rochester Chamber names Sands Chairman, unveils logo
Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Chamber elects Rob Sands Chairman
WXXI - Rochester Chamber unveils new logo and chairman
13WHAM - A new name for Rochester Business Alliance

December 10, 2015
Democrat and ChronicleRochester region gets $500 million in Upstate Revitalization

November 19, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - RBA joins backers of NY Needs Uber 

November 16, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - RBA survey finds more offering high-deductible plans 

November 9, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - House transportation bill threatens RGRTA funding