Let’s keep moving forward.

The WNY region and New York State have made great strides in diminishing the threat from the deadly Coronavirus.

The safer we can be the better we can protect our local economy that is continuing to emerge from the shutdown caused by the pandemic.

We encourage everyone to wear masks and social distance when in public. We do NOT want to go backward. Read more .
As we head toward full reopening, the Chamber is seeking your feedback on how we can help you move your business forward.

Just click on the survey box to answer this brief questionnaire. Thank you for your valuable input!
The Chamber is here for you. Contact us at info@amherst.org if you have any questions or concerns.

View Past COVID-19-Related Resources  HERE .
Let's Grow Together!
Congratulations to Chamber investor ECMC , that has now opened its state-of-the-art Key Bank Trauma and Emergency Department . The Chamber highlighted the renovation plan in our Monday Minute in 2018 when it was just a design and a dream!

We're also proud of the teamwork on this project that was designed by Chamber investor CannonDesign , built by Chamber investor The Pike Company, wired by Chamber investor Frey Electric and sponsored by Chamber investor KeyBank! More photos here .
12 Skills to Succeed in the Workplace
DATE: Wednesday, July 8
TIME: 9am

Join our virtual networking group and learn to stand out and move up in the workplace.

WNY Business & Funding Resources Webinar
DATE: Tuesday, July 14

TIME: 3pm

Be in the know! Learn about the business organizations that can help your bottom line grow!

  • Dr. Susan McCartney, SBDC (Small Business Development Center) at SUNY Buffalo State
  • ​Beth O'Keefe and Jerry Manhard, ECIDA (Erie County Industrial Developmental Agency)
  • Steve Hall, Vice President of Small Business Lending, LISC Western New York

Register for Phillips Lytle PPP Webinar HERE.
TODAY! Register HERE .
Dining Out?
Health Insurance News
Special Open Enrollment for uninsured Individuals extended through July 15 , for coverage effective either July 1 or August 1.

Cost-share waiver on COVID-related diagnostic services and treatment extended until further notice:
To ensure access to treatment and medical attention needed to stay healthy, our three carrier partners are extending full coverage of all COVID-19 testing (as prescribed by a doctor and meeting NYSDOH standards), doctor office visits, urgent care and ER visits, telehealth visits, and treatment for you and your employees.

Businesses with small group coverage can elect to hold a mid-year one-time special open enrollment, available to all employees, to add a lower cost plan option to your group coverage.

Please contact us at (716) 632-6905 or  healthinsurance@amherst.org  with your questions. The latest information from your insurer is below.
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