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July

15th Save YOUR Energy [for us]
  Presenter: Lina Kohandoust, EPC Group
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road (Community Room)
 

Cutting energy costs - Where do you start? Does it even make sense to invest in energy upgrades for your business?

 In this workshop, Lina Kohandoust of EPC Group will offer Business Owners, Facility Managers, CFO’s & Comptrollers tips on identifying, evaluating & prioritizing energy savings opportunities for your business.

 From “low-hanging” fruit to innovative energy technologies, see how an investment in energy improvements is interpreted in terms of investment, savings, cash flow, payback and return on investment.

 Come, and learn how take control of your energy!


    Lina Kohandoust has been an energy engineer for over 20 years and has participated, and led projects for commercial, institutional and multi-family residential customers. She has performed many energy audits, engineering feasibility studies and impact evaluations, technology transfer of emerging technologies, and assisted with federal, state and international energy rebate and incentive programs, including brand and collateral development. A few of these organizations include NYSERDA, PG&E, DOE, and various utility companies across the country.

In the residential sector, Lina has over 15 years of experience in property management, and renovating, retrofitting and incorporating energy conservation measures in older, single and multi-unit buildings. She is a member of Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE).

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to members
   Non-Members: $10.00

  

 

August

5th August Networking Mixer at Wolf's 1-11
  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Wolf's 1-11, 111 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205
 

Our August Networking Mixer will be held at Wolf's 1-11.

Join us on Wednesday, August 5th as we return to Wolf's 1-11.  Known for great food and a huge beer and beverage selection, our last visit here resulted in a great night for all.  Recently, Wolf's expanded the dining and bar areas to accommodate more large groups and performances, changes we can't wait to see first hand.  

ADMISISON

Members: $5.00 online
                          $10.00 at the door

Non-Members: $20.00                  

         

SPONSORED BY: 

  

 

11th Grand Slam Networking
  10:45 a.m.
  Joe Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburg Ave., Troy NY 12180
 

Let the Chamber take you out to the Ball Game! Connect with your fellow members and root for the Tri-City ValleyCats over lunch. Don't let the summer pass you by without making valuable connections in this fun, relaxed setting. Weather worries? Don't Worry! Guests will enjoy all the amenities of the climate-controlled Diamond Club, complete with a balcony view!


  
10:45 a.m.   Check-In & Networking
   
11:00 a.m.   Opening Pitch
   
12:00 p.m.   Lunch is Served

 

THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT

Game tickets are $20
Space is limited at this event. This event is open to both Chamber members and non-members. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

 

HOSTED BY

 

12th The August Berkshrie Bank Business Seminar
  Presenter: To Be Announced
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road (Community Room)
 

 

Keep checking as more information about the August Berkshire Bank Business Seminar will be posted soon.


REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to Chamber members

Non-Members: $10.00

 

28th 2015 Annual Track Day
  11:00 AM
  Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY
 

2015 ANNUAL TRACK DAY

Travers Weekend: Friday, August 28th, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Saratoga Race Track, The Paddock Tent

Presented by the Colonie & Southern Saratoga Chambers of Commerce

Join us at Saratoga Race Course in our private, air conditioned Paddock Tent for a day of horse racing & networking!  Situated behind the Clubhouse and featuring television broadcasts of the racing, betting windows, a cash bar and a clear view of the jockey and thoroughbred preparation areas, our Paddock Tent offers a track experience like no other.  Lunch will be served for three hours, noon until 3:00 PM.

 

DRESS CODE: Business Causal
Gentlemen: Collared Shirts (Sport Jackets are optional)
Ladies: Dresses, Skirts, Suit Pants
No abbreviated wear

REGISTRATION
(This Is A Member Exclusive Event) 

Contact the Chamber at 518-785-6995 to register for this event. 

 

      

September

9th The September Berkshire Bank Business Seminar
  Presenter: To Be Announced
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road (Community Room)
 

 

Keep checking as more information about the September Berkshire Bank Business Seminar will be posted soon.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to Chamber members

Non-Members: $10.00

 

15th Executive Institute
  Various Times
  Various Locations
 

A multi-week program of distinction that provides business executives and ambitious, career minded professionals a unique and up-close perspective into some of the region's finest companies, instiutions and hallmarks of tourism.

THE INSTITUTE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Insider tours to include a dinner or reception
  • Valuable relationship building
  • Cohort structure
  • Opportunities to meet business, civic and cultural leaders from our region
  • Complimentary professional headshot
  • Invitation to the Executive Institutute Annual Alumni Event

The 2015 Program Schedule
All sessions start at either 5:00 or 5:30p.m. with the exception of 10/28, which starts at 3:15p.m.

September 15th
Saratoga National Golf Course
& Prime Restaurant

Saratoga Springs
    September 23rd
Shmaltz Brewing Company
Clifton Park

September 30th
Ellis Hospital
Schenectady

    October 7th
National Museum of Dance
Saratoga Springs
October 14th
Cascades Tissue Group
Waterford

 

 

October 21st
Regional Food Bank
Latham

October 28th
Times Union
Albany
   

November 4th
TEC-SMART
Malta

 
This institute is provided in partnership with The Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce at a cost of $499.  For more enrollment information, contact Cole Hopper, Program & Events Coordinator at 518-785-6995, or cole@coloniechamber.org


     

16th The 2015 Multi-Chamber Business Expo. and Networking Event
  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  The Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205
 

 

THE 2015 MULTI-CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO AND NETWORKING EVENT

at

The Polish Community Center
225 Washington Avenue Extention


The Colonie Chamber of Commerce, along with the Bethlehem, Guilderland, Southern Saratoga County Chambers, Capital Region Rotary Club, and CAYP (Capital Alliance of Young Professionals), is hosting a multi-chamber networking event. Featuring members of six business organizations, this event offers a huge opportunity for new business contacts and more!.

BUSINESS EXPO SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

For a fee of only $200, members will receive:

  • 4 tickets to the event
  • A 8ft event table to display company information
  • A direct link to your website via your company name displayed on all emails pertaining to the event
  • A direct link to your website via your logo displayed on our website

Overall, 3,000 businesses will be seeeing your sponsorship, making this an opportunity you shouldn't pass up!

FOR SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES

Contact the Chamber by phone: (518) 785-6995, or email: info@coloniechamber.org,
or indicate the sponsorship option under the registration button below.

FOR REGULAR ATTENDEES

Members: $5.00 (online)
                           $10.00 (at the door)
Non-Members: $20.00                   

   

   
 

October

7th October Networking Mixer at P.F. Chang's China Bistro
  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  P.F. Chang's China Bistro, 131 Colonie Center
 

Our October Networking Mixer will be held at P.F. Chang's China Bistro

Join us on Wednesday, October 7th as we visit P.F. Chang's. Located in Colonie Center, Chang's prides itself on creating a unique menu that challenges the taste buds.


ADMISSION
Members:  $5.00 Online
                       $10 At The Door|
Non-Members: $20.00                 

 

SPONSORED BY

 

 

14th The October Berkshire Bank Business Seminar
  Presenter: To Be Announced
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road (Community Room)
 

Keep checking as more information about the October Berkshire Bank Business Seminar will be posted soon.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to Chamber members

Non-Members: $10.00