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September

14th Spain Trip Informational Session
  Presenter: Oliver Bergeron, President C.I. Destinations
  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  The Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd., Albany, NY 12205
 

Travel To Spain & Costa del Sol
Presented by
The Colonie, Bethlehem & Guilderland Chambers of Commerce

The Colonie, Guilderland & Bethlehem Chambers of Commerce are offering a unique opportunity to take the trip of a lifetime. 
Offered through C.I. Destinations, travelers will visit the sunny Costa del Sol & experience the beautiful landscapes, delicious food, & rich cultural heritage of the area.  Sites included are Seville, Ronda, and Granada. (Additional excursions available)

For a brief trip overview, CLICK HERE
(Please note discount has been extended)

INFORMATIONAL SESSION SCHEDULED
Monday, September 14th @ 5:30 p.m.
The Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd.

To learn more about this fantastic opportunity, come to the informational presentation on September 14th. 
Oliver Bergeron, President of C.I. Destinations, will present travel details, along w/itineraries, landmarks & answer any questions you may have.

 

16th 2015 Schmooz-A-Palooza
  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  The Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205
 

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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 Schmooz-A-Palooza! Featuring members of six business organizations, this event offers a huge opportunity for new business contacts and more!.

BECOME A BUSINESS EXPO EXHIBITOR

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

  • 4 tickets to the event
  • A 8ft exhibitor 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 seeing your participation, making this an opportunity you shouldn't pass up!

FOR EXHIBITOR INQUIRIES

Contact the Chamber by:

                Ph one - 518-785-6995
  Email- info@coloniechamber.org
Indicate the exhibitor option under the registration option below

 

FOR REGULAR ATTENDEES

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

   

        
        
      
       

 

  
 
     

 

    
    

 
         
        
  
           
           
   
           
     
   
           
         


ADDITIONAL EXHIBITORS

Lipera Web Design     NAI Platform     Perillo Insurance
         
All and One Consulting    Key Bank    NBT Bank
         
Realty USA   Joan Heffler   Times Union
         
NuTek   Bouchey & Clark   Pyramid Brokerage
         
Guilderland Public Library   Guilderland YMCA   Zing a Gram


 

18th Professional Development - Diversity Awareness
  Presenter: Elaine Angelo, MicroKnowledge
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road (Community Room)
 

Learn what true diversity means to each of us, and explore a unique perspective on the differences we each possess in our respective diversity puzzles.

This session is not intended to change your mind regarding other groups or cultures, but rather, to gain perspective on how we look at diversity itself. Define External and Internal Diversity and understand your Diversity Puzzle.

 

PRESENTED BY:

Elaine Angelo

 

      

Elaine has spent the last 24 years serving companies in the capacity of Corporate Trainer and Organizational Development/HR practitioner.  Elaine has worked in a variety of organizations, including several financial services companies, a non-profit health services association, a Fortune 500 clothing retailer, family-run companies, medical device manufacturer, and the company that operates New York State’s healthcare reform platform. Elaine has lead the effort to bring quality programs to employees to meet the demands of an ever-changing business environment, and is, herself, the product of 13 mergers/acquisitions and three (3) start-up ventures, giving her keen insight into the skills that professionals need to adapt as an organization accepts new challenges.

Elaine has developed and delivered training programs in Leadership & Management Development, Diversity Awareness, Harassment, Change Management, Business Writing, Presentation Skills, Time Management and Communications, just to name a few.  She has also played incremental roles in project management of major HR systems, performance management and process conversions.  She has been active as a member of both national and local chapters of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), winning the 2009 Trainer of the Year Award and the 2014 Training Organization of the Year Award. She holds a B.S. in Communications from Ithaca College.


REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to Chamber members

Non-Members: $10.00

  

 

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
                             $10.00 At The Door
Non-Members: $20.00                 

 

SPONSORED BY

 

 

13th 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

 

20th College Finance Workshops
  Presenter: CAP COM Federal Credit Union
  7:00 p.m.
  Multiple Venues
 

Saving for college is a primary financial goal for most Americans. CAP COM Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the Colonie Chamber of Commerce Business Education Partnership, presents three complementary workshops to the North and South Colonie School Districts on how to successfuly save for College. Offered three nights in a row, experts from CAP COM Financial Services will help you understand:

  • Educational savings plans
  • Tax-advantaged ways to save for college
  • Gifting options

SEMINAR DATES & LOCATIONS
* All seminars begin at 7:00 p.m. and are held in the auditorium
of the host school
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Tuesday, October 20th

 

 

Lisha Kill Middle School

Wednesday, October 21st     Sand Creek Middle School
Thursday, October 22nd     Shaker Junior High School

 

To register, please RSVP to Kristin Mesick, Colonie Central High School Counselor. RSVPs may be sent to kristin.mesick@southcolonie.k12.ny.us, or by clicking the registration button below. In your message, please indicate which session you wish to attend. 

November

4th November Networking Mixer
  5:30 - 7:00 PM
  Will be announced shortly
 

The venue for our November Networking Mixer will be announced shortly, please keep checking for more details.

 

ADMISSION
Members: $5.00 Online
                            $10.00 At The Door
Non-Members: $20.00                 

 

11th The November 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 November Berkshrie Bank Business Seminar will be posted soon.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to Chamber members

Non-Members: $10.00


 

December

2nd The 2015 Holiday Networking Mixer
  5:30 - 7:00 PM
  Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf Road, 205 Wolf Lounge
 

Join us for the annual Holiday Networking Mixer at the Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf (205 Martini Lounge).  Come and celebrate the holidays and make some new business connections at the same time.

 

ADMISSION

Members: $5.00 At the Door

           $10.00 Online

Non-Members: $20.00                         

 


 

9th The December 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 December Berkshire Bank Business Seminar will be posted soon.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
No cost to Chamber members

Non-Members: $10.00