Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Moving Forward. Embracing Change. Forming Partnerships.

Core Business Services

Education and Professional Development:

SLACC offers monthly seminars and workshops on topics of interest to our members'. Current subjects include management, marketing, social media, online presence, finance, public speaking, and legal issues.

Networking:

Increase your customer base and spread the word about your business and services by meeting other business representatives at our Chamber events. We host an array of networking events, including our quarterly business after hours, after work mixers, and our annual dinner.

Information Publicity and Exposure:

Receive news that matters to you through our informative and legislative emails and weekly Chamber Newsletter. You can also keep the business community informed of what you are doing through our newsletter.

Business Referrals:

Whether it be with one of the thousands of visitors seeking information at our Welcome Center, or a phone call coming in for information, we are aware of your business and work to send customers your way. 

Local Advocacy:

SLACC primary objective is ensuring a healthy business environment; we do this through business advocacy. SLACC represents our business community, communicating with press, local and county government. Members may also bring business related issues to us for assistance.

Advertising, Exposure, and Marketing:

SLACC provides advertising opportunities through our Visitors' Guide distributing 20,000 copies per year throughout the state, at tourism trade shows and locally. Sponsorship of Chamber Fundraiser events are available offering opportunities to maximize your exposure. Including Mixers and Business After Hours. Display of your brochure at the Welcome Center. Having a special at your business? Pass it along and we will include it in our weekly Newsletter.

Partner Business Services

State and Country Wide Advocacy:

Though our contractual partnership with the North Country Regional Chamber of Commerce, we are a part of a 4,500 member business network giving us a voice for the North Country in both NYS and US issues. Our partnership also allows the opportunity for you to connect with our legislators, through our Legislative Breakfasts and other forum events.

Group Health Insurance and Health Care Discounts:

The Chamber offers a full menu of group health insurance programs/rates to member businesses and their employees that will fit your individual needs and budget .

North Country Energy Alliance:

Electricity deregulation has taken effect in New York State and savings are available through your Chamber membership. We are increasing our buying power by pooling our businesses in order to get the most savings. Savings are available for National Grid and NYSEG customers.

Saranac Lake Area Tourism Council:

The Tourism Council is composed of stakeholders working for the community's gain, including our municipalities and business representation. 

Participatory Business Services

Member-to-Member Discounts:

We are committed to growing this terrific program. Participating Chamber members are offering discounts on the wide array of services throughout our area with our area. Stay tuned for Member-to-Member discount e-blasts and our Commerce Card provided by our partnership with the North Country Chamber of Commerce.

Event or Venue Booth Set Up:

The SLACC can set up a booth at your upcoming event to highlight your materials, information, maps/directions.

Reduced Rate Event Insurance:

It is expensive to ensure individuals events; the SLACC has an opportunity to provide reduced rate event insurance by adding your event to our policy.

Ribbon Cuttings:

SLACC welcomes new and expanding businesses in the Saranac Lake Area. Thanks to our partnership with local media avenues we are able to help publicize these groundbreaking events.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Trot for Your Community, at The 3rd Annual, Bitters & Bones Saranac Lake Turkey Trot It's that time where we gather with those closest to us and give thanks for ALL that we have to be...
Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Tour the studios and galleries of local artists June 30 and July 1-2 | July 28-29-30 | Aug. 25-26-27 | Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1 | Oct. 27-28-29 | Nov. 24-25-26...
Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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Tour the studios and galleries of local artists June 30 and July 1-2 | July 28-29-30 | Aug. 25-26-27 | Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1 | Oct. 27-28-29 | Nov. 24-25-26...
Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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BluSeed announces the return of its annual art exhibit and sale again this holiday season. “Off the Wall” showcases new work from area artists in a wide range of artistic media, including...

Recent Blog Posts...

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
The weather The saying goes, “Wait 5 minutes and the weather will change.” In this case one day made a huge difference. The previous day I biked with Gretchen and Trisa on part of the Oregon...
Monday, November 6th, 2017
Saranac Lake is not only a beautiful Adirondack mountain town, ringed by crystal blue lakes and countless hikes to amazing vistas, but it also has a lively, walkable downtown. Main Street and...
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
A Quick Hike If time to fit in a hike is short, then Mount Baker is always a good bet. After all, it is only about a mile to the summit, and it offers a rewarding view for the effort....
Friday, October 20th, 2017
Amazing Fall Weather Our weather as of late has been nothing short of amazing, and so my friend and I decided to take advantage of our sunny streak by squeezing in an evening paddle after work the...
Fly to Saranac Lake via Cape Air The Adirondack Regional Airport, your "Gateway to the Adirondacks," provides quick and convenient access to and from Logan International in Boston, MA. Daily flights are provided...
Woods and Water Defined by nature, recreation, heritage, learning, creativity, and cuisine, we invite you to explore our historic routes and waterway connections.
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