Member Benefit: Advocacy and Government Affairs

The Watkin Glen Chamber of Commerce are proud members of the following organizations:

Business Council of NY 
The Business Council of New York State’s membership made up of roughly 3,500 member companies, local chambers of commerce and professional and trade associations that employ more than 1.2 million New Yorkers. The Business Council serves as an advocate for employers in the state’s political and policy-making arenas, working for a healthier business climate, economic growth, and jobs. 

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in Albany. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven organization founded in 1943, representing our membership in Federal and State Government relations.

New York State Tourism Industry Alliance (NYSTIA)
New York’s travel and tourism industry is recognized as a leader in delivering authentic visitor experiences resulting in economic success for New York businesses, government, and residents.
NYSTIA serves New York State’s tourism industry through collaborative initiatives, research, legislative awareness, and exceptional marketing. By facilitating member success, we realize the potential of New York State’s tourism industry to drive economic growth, create jobs, improve quality of life and pride of place for all New Yorkers.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organizations representing companies of all sizes across every sector of the economy. Their members range from the small businesses and local chambers of commerce that line the Main Streets of America to leading industry associations and large corporations. For more than 100 years, they have advocated for pro-business policies that help businesses create jobs and grow our economy.

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