As the leading voice for business in the Capital Region since 1895,
we advocate at the local, state and federal level for the environment that business needs to succeed.
POLICY AND ADVOCACY
For 125 years, the Metro Chamber has been the voice of business through advocacy and support of policies and programs that help the community grow. Through the Metro Chamber’s 4-Point Business Promise platform, our team will target regional growth and expansion through supporting efforts in building a vibrant community, a ready workforce, a connected region, and strong business.
To stay up to date with Metro Chamber news and advocacy, consider subscribing to our newsletters for regular updates. To engage with the Metro Chamber through annual advocacy programs or standing policy committees, reach out to Jazmine Alop for more details.
2021 ADVOCACY PLATFORM
Provide region wide technical assistance to start, stabilize, and grow existing small and midsize businesses.
Lead advocacy efforts to secure funds, political support, and physical/technical infrastructure to expand broadband access region-wide.
Drive a data-based regional housing needs allocation plan and advocate directly to close the gaps needed to meet production goals.
Activate our young professional network to define and create the regional conditions needed to retain and grow talent in the market.
POLICY & ADVOCACY NEWS
We help drive policy and advocacy in areas critical to inclusive and equitable economic growth by playing a leading role in partnerships with other advocacy groups, trade organizations, and regional chambers and through collaboration with public agencies, county offices, and our local colleges and universities.
Our well-established relationships with the community and business leaders enhance and strengthen our members’ ability to succeed and drive job growth.