November 2, 2023 at 4:04 PM
Growing Business & Community - George Osborne & Celebrate Wilson

George Osborne, former Chairman of the Chamber Board of Directors, and Janet Hoffman, President of Celebrate Wilson joined us on the Growing Business & Community podcast. George will receive the Distinguished Service Award and Celebrate Wilson will be honored as the Community Partner Award.


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May 23, 2023 at 8:01 AM
Growing Business & Community - Marketing alongside events

Printed in Niagara Frontier Publications 5/19/23  


Each year business owners and residents start calling our office in early January looking for the popular “Come and Play in our Backyard” event calendar.  The Chamber prints the pocket sized calendar with a comprehensive list featuring some of the...

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May 15, 2023 at 8:54 AM
Growing Business & Community - County Visitor Guide

Growing Business & Community – County Visitor Guide


This past week Destination Niagara USA revealed the new 2023/24 Visitor Guidebook for Niagara County.  It is a full color magazine style guide highlighting attractions, dining, history and shopping in Niagara County with four different artwork covers featuring...

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May 1, 2023 at 8:35 AM
Growing Business & Community - Small Business Week

As Printed in Niagara Frontier Publications Sentinel / Tribune on 4/28/23

This past Sunday marked the start of National Small Business Week.  Since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week.  The week is set aside to recognize...

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April 7, 2023 at 8:48 AM
Chamber Update for the Week

It has been a quiet week as Spring Break has started for many.  Lewiston Porter School District is off for 2 weeks, Niagara Wheatfield for just one week (this past week).  We will be helping out with Easter Egg Hunts this weekend throughout the region.


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March 28, 2023 at 8:58 AM
Growing Business & Community - Workforce Leadership Academy

As printed in Niagara Frontier Publications Sentinel/Tribune on 3/24/23.

This year the Chamber of Commerce board has taken a look at what positive economic growth means for our members and region.  One of the topics that was brought up multiple times through surveys and discussions with...

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March 20, 2023 at 10:19 AM
Growing Business & Community - New Logo New Name

As printed in the Niagara Frontier Publications Sentinel / Tribute on 3/17/23. Contributed by: Matt Villnave, Chairman

The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is set to launch a new logo and name, reflecting a larger strategic shift that resulted from several months of market research,...

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March 15, 2023 at 8:36 AM
Growing Business & Community - Shop Local!

As printed in the Lewiston Sentinel / Wheatfield Tribune - Niagara Frontier Publications 3/10/23

This past weekend the Lewiston businesses presented the “Sip, Shop, Eat” event.  It was held on Saturday with shopping from 1 – 5pm featuring special promotions and businesses pairing up and hosting...

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March 6, 2023 at 9:27 AM
Growing Business & Community - Calendar of Events

As printed in Niagara Frontier Publications 3/3/23

It’s the first week of March, but the Chamber is busy planning out the festival and event season which runs weekly from June through the end of the year!  We are lucky to have a full summer of events...

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February 27, 2023 at 10:16 AM
Growing Business & Community - Connections

As printed in Niagara Frontier Publications - The Sentinel 2/24/2023

Last week we had the opportunity at our Business Blender networking event to foster connections. It was a great feeling to start an introduction between two people, which then turns into a conversation between groups of...

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