November 2017

Thankful is the word of the month for the Chamber. With members like you, we are able to support our business community in the Saranac Lake area as well as foster growth and positive change. Only through your support can we continue to assist important community initiatives and lead the way for business.
At your Chamber we strive to provide what you need to succeed. Your Chamber Membership extends to all of your employees, so not only can you be involved, but all your staff can be involved in the Chamber. Whether you choose to take advantage of our 5:01 Connect Series , take part in one of our free Green Side of Business training seminars, post a member 2 member deal online, sponsor an event, or serve on a committee, your engagement will help you develop your business and make valuable connections.
At your Chamber, we work hard to provide real benefits for you and your employees, and we hope you will continue to join us in making the Saranac Lake Area a great place to live, work and play. Remember, membership in the Chamber is an investment in your community and in the Saranac Lake Area's future.
We thank you for being an integral part of that future!

Members Central

Happy 80th Anniversary!

Hillman's Cottages have been operating under the same family for 80 years in 2017! They are conveniently located just north of Saranac Lake, nestled among beautiful cedar trees.

Stay Tuned....

We have the scoop on the newest business opening in Saranac Lake (also one of our newest members) and cannot wait to welcome them to the community!

More to come soon!

Please let us help you promote your event or even if you have news! Send detailed information to d

We will promote it in our monthly newsletter and on all of our social media platforms - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, email blasts, our new Chamber site and of course the Saranac Lake Area tourism site!

We are here to promote you!

5:01 Connect Series
We are so excited to announce that the 5:01 Connect Series is booked for 2018!
If you would like to sponsor the series and get your business name out there, please call or email Adrienne at 518-891-1991
November 5:01 Connect
Thank you to St. Regis Canoe Outfitters for hosting our October 5:01 Connect!
Embracing Change

2018 Offerings

April 28 - Managing a Home Based Business

May 26 - MWBE Certification 101

June 30 - Know your Numbers! Financial Planning & Budgets

July 28 - Are you an Entrepreneur? What it Takes to Start a Business

August 25 - Building Customer Loyalty

Stay tuned for additions to our our new Green Side of Business Series. We are working hard on bringing new and useful seminars and informational sessions to our members.
We had a great turnout for our Quickbooks seminar. Our partnership with the SBDC brings FREE informational seminars to our members! It's so worth being a member!
Forming Partnerships
Your Chamber is Involved! Our November Partner Meetings...

NCCC Business Advisory Board
Franklin County TAC (Tourism Advisory Council)
Paul Smith's College Educational Forum
North Country Chamber Planning Retreat
Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Strategic Planning Session

Upcoming Chamber Events
Ongoing Projects....

Our HUB for Member Businesses

We are actively working on development of a new website that is focused on business & membership services, bringing you more resources and value to your membership! We will be launching the site early in 2018 but please check out the VERY rough draft online now! We value your feedback, please let us know what you would like to see offered on this site.