In the News

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

November 6, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Finalists selected for ATHENA awards 
Democrat and Chronicle - RBA announces ATHENA awards finalists for 2016

November 5, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Organizations form coalition against proposed minimum wage hike
Rochester Business Journal - Crowd of 1,800 gathers to celebrate fastest-growing firms

November 4, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Editorial: Health results can be the norm 

November 2, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - More people getting blood pressure under control
Rochester Business Journal - Effort to curb high blood pressure achieves results 

October 29, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Mirror Show Management tops Rochester Top 100

October 28, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Uber pledges jobs for region, but faces hurdles

October 26, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Job fair coming to the Blue Cross Arena 

October 23, 2015
Alfred University - RBA Co-sponsors Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing Summit 

October 19, 2015
The Buffalo News - Upstate is getting some Cuomo love

October 12, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Duffy named chairman of leadership council for photonics institute
Democrat and Chronicle - Duffy to lead photonics council

September 30, 2015
WXXI - Civil Engineers Give New York's Roads and Bridges a Failing Grade
Democrat and Chronicle - Report gives NY roads, bridges poor grade

September 10, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Cuomo proposes raising minimum wage to $15 statewide
Democrat and Chronicle - Duffy to Cuomo: Rethink $15 for all 

September 4, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - The job hoppers: Younger workers are less likely to stick with one employe

August 25, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Women's Council seeks nominations for ATHENA Award

August 21, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Finalists selected for 2015 Ethie Award 

August 13, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Business leaders want photonics HQ in tower

August 12, 2015
Wall Street Journal - Dudley: China moves have 'huge implications,' but Fed appears on track
Democrat and Chronicle - Area's regulations worries NY Fed President
Democrat and Chronicle - Dudley on China, interest rates and Fed reform
Reuters - Policy alone cannot solve U.S. skills mismatch: Fed's Dudley
WXXI - NY Fed Chair talks about Rochester's economy 

July 29, 2015
Time Warner Cable News - Urban youth job fair hopes to lift young adults, families Out of poverty 

July 27, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - Biden announces American Institute for Manufacturing Photonics
WHEC10 - How did the photonics facility end up in the Rochester area?

July 22, 2015
Rochester Business Journal - RBA plans to rebrand, change name in January
WXXI - Rochester Business Alliance to rebrand as "Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce"
Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Business Alliance to change name
WROC8 - Rochester Business Alliance changing its name 

July 16, 2015
WROC8 - Local ad agency cuts ribbon on expansion

July 15, 2015
WHEC10 -Harris to consolidate part of its operations, add more jobs
University of Rochester - Success of Hypertension Intervention Garners National Honor 

July 11, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Hickey Freeman donates to veterans 

July 9, 2015
Time Warner Cable News - Rochester serves as New York 'Capital for a Day' 

July 8, 2015
WXXI - Cuomo & Cabinet member make Rochester "Capital for a Day"

July 7, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Overtime charges could help some managers 

June 24, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - SolarCity seeking suppliers

June 18, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Local MMA scene ready if NY lifts ban 

June 12, 2015
Democrat and Chronicle - Duffy: system overhauls, better cooperation needed
Democrat and Chronicle - RBA calling for permanent property tax cap in New York
WXXI - Forbes picks up on positive survey about Rochester hiring