September news & updates
Head North and Head Outdoors!

Please join us in Monroe County as we enjoy the beautiful outdoors at a number of our upcoming events! We are so excited to bring people together in a safe and secure way while supporting our local businesses!

Not able to attend our in person events just quite yet? Join us for our upcoming webinars!

….. and stay tuned for many more upcoming events including our 2020 Annual Dinner happening this December! Stay up to date on all things Pocono Chamber by checking out our calendar here

See you again soon,

Marlyn Kissner, Executive Vice President, Northern Region
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
Carbon Chamber and Economic Development
Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce
Mobile: 610.751.4932
Register Now for the 2020 Bizzy Awards

Get Ready, Get Set, and Race to the 2020 Bizzy Awards! Over the past few months, Chamber Members have chosen which category they wanted to compete in, there are 14 in all and businesses could enter in more than one category. Over the next few weeks, the official voting ballot will be shared with the entire Pocono Chamber Membership. Chamber members will then vote for the business that they feel is most deserving of the award! The winners will be revealed at the televised 2020 Bizzy Award Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, September 17th at Kalahari Resort! 

Interested in attending or sponsoring the 2020 Bizzy Awards? Contact Liz Blose today at 570-421-4433 or email her at 

Join the Pocono Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, September 23rd as we kick off Fall with a Women In Business Mixer from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Guests will be invited to network, win door prizes, enjoy local craft brews, and support local vendors while they enjoy the beautiful outdoor venue of Pint Size Park!

Profits from this event will support the Pocono Chamber's Women in Business Scholarship Fund.

The Chamber is currently seeking local craft and artisanal vendors to sell their products during the mixer. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please contact Liz Blose at or 570-421-4433.

Tuesday, September 8th - September Women in Business Luncheon

Monday, September 14th - Monday Night Mixer

Tuesday, September 15th - Aetna Chamber Health Benefits Webinar

Saturday, September 26th - Pride Community Day


First Tuesdays @ 9:00 am - West End Committee

First Wednesdays @ 8:30 am - Bizzy Awards Planning Committee

First Fridays @ 8:00 am - Pocono Public Policy Council

Second Wednesdays @ 11:00 am - Education Committee

Third Wednesdays @ 8:30 am - LGBTQ+ Business Council

Third Wednesdays @ 11:00 am - Digital Strategies Committee

Third Thursdays @ 8:30 am - Golf Committee

Fourth Wednesdays @ 8:30 am - PLOT Committee

Fourth Thursdays @ 8:30 am - Women in Business Council

You can fill out your form NOW!  Census data determines federal funding and political representation for our community for the next 10 years. Make sure your community counts by participating in the 2020 Census.  

The Census influences funding for essential programs like, Head Start, LiHEAP, SNAP, Hospitals, Schools, and so much MORE!

For every person counted in the Census, our community will receive an average of $2,000 per year. This community needs your count!

Go to to fill out your household’s form online.  
Don’t wait until it’s too late! 

Attract and retain employees with benefit solutions!

To request a quote, ask your broker about Chamber Health Insurance for Monroe County with Aetna Funding Advantage or contact Jessica Gary with Chamber Health Marketplace at 610-349-8226.


To support our members, The Chamber is offering member businesses a FREE 20-minute legal consultation with one of our four Chamber Law Firm Partners.
  • Gross McGinley FOR Business, Corporate, Employment and Real Estate;
  • King Spry Herman Freund & Faul FOR Employment and Labor, Employee Benefits;
  • Lesavoy Butz & Seitz FOR Business, Corporate, Real Estate, Estate Planning & Litigation Needs; and
  • Zator Law FOR Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business/Commercial Law, Real Estate, Criminal Defense, and Workers’ Compensation.

This new benefit is designed to provide our members with access to general legal guidance concerning the required safety regulations and procedures on the reopening of their business.

To support our members, The Chamber is offering member businesses a FREE 20-minute accounting consultation with one of our three Chamber Accounting/ CPA Partners.

  • Buckno Lisicky & Company, CPA's - From basic accounting expertise to the most complex accounting information, the CPA's of Buckno Lisicky & Company have developed knowledge and expertise in a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional service areas.
  • Foresight Business Solutions - Foresight offers an integrated tax, accounting and business management solution for small businesses.
  • RLB Accountants – RLB provides full-service accounting, tax, and financial management support to all clients, including: established closely held businesses, corporations, institutions, and individuals. RLB also provides remote accounting/bookkeeping services and is certified with Quickbooks and XERO.

This new benefit is designed to provide our members with access to general accounting guidance concerning the impacts COVID-19 on their business financials.

Hosting a event or webinar?
Don't forget to add it to our Community Event Calendar on the PCC website. Add your even through the Member Information Center or click on the button below. It's FREE!

Students pursuing a college degree can sharpen their skills and build their resumes though an internship with the Pocono Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber is currently looking for three to four students majoring or minoring in marketing, communications, public relations or business administration. The interns will work out of the Lehighton chamber office doing a variety of tasks.The Chamber is following the PA Governor’s Phases while navigating COVID 19 – Red, Yellow and Green, in addition to following federal, state and local government authorities. Interns have the opportunity to work from home/remotely while completing projects and required hours.

Any students interested in this semester's internship opportunities can contact the chamber office for more information at 570-421-4433.
Call us, 570-421-4433