The Chamber Alliance of New York State will be having its Annual Summer Conference in the beautiful Otsego County Region, hosted by Board of Director Member Barbara Ann Heegan and The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce.
The focus of the meeting will be on current trends and specific interests that effect Chamber executives and their staff. Topics including advocacy, education pathways, workforce development and navigating this digital society with an update on smart cities. There will also will a presentation on using video as a member recruitment tool. This summer conference agenda has it all and is a must attend! Make sure you sign up today!
Meet at The Otesaga Resort
Afternoon excursion to Fly Creek Cidermill followed by Boat Cruise on Glimmerglass Lake
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Conference Registration / Visit the Sponsors
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Engaging at the Federal Level: An Update from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
An Interactive App in Connection with a Presentation on
“Emerging Business Opportunities in the Advancement of Smart Cities”
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Buffet Lunch with Fun Networking Activities & Visit the Sponsors
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Is Your Chamber Ready for its Close Up?
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Depart for Ommegang Brewery Tour and appetizers &
Visit with the Honorable James L. Seward (51st Senate District)
CANYS Board Meeting
Dinner is on your own (Cooperstown list of Restaurants will be provided)
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Closing Skills Gap: Early Education is The Pathway
Participants will engage in a focus group pilot project in order to obtain feedback for closing skills gaps while preparing our future pipeline. All results will be shared with participants and at a national forum in June. All participants’ identities will be kept anonymous.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Break and Visit the Sponsors
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
How small Chambers can advocate for their members on the state level
12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Working Buffet Lunch
* as of 5/24/17
Payment must accompany registration.
To Cancel: You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. If you need to cancel less than seven days prior, you may: 1) send a substitute; or 2) receive a non-refundable credit voucher, good for any Business Council event valid for up to one full year.
Please note Hotel Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations between the booking date and 3 days prior to arrival will incur a $50 administrative fee per room. Failure to arrive on the confirmed arrival date will result in the cancellation of your entire stay and the forfeiture of your deposit. Cancellations or changes made within 3 days of arrival will result in deposit forfeiture.