The Yates County Chamber of Commerce serves as an information resource for the business community, and for those who live, work, and visit. Whether you’re just starting a business or you’re an established employer looking for ways for yourself and your employees to grow and flourish, The Chamber has programs for you.

We maintain local, regional, and state relationships to keep you informed and prepared. If we can’t find an answer for you, we likely know someone who can!

Our trained and experienced staff can help you in many facets of your business.


Professional Development

Employers must balance cost-savings with increasing needs for on-going staff development and training. The Chamber is dedicated to Members’ success in their business and professional life, and programs.

Educational Seminars

Educational Seminars are 1-2 hour events that center around a specific topic and allow you access to experts in the field of human resources, accounting, time management, leadership, marketing, and many more topics. There are fees for Chambers members and non-members

Growth Series 2024 – See our Chamber Events page for more details.




The Yates County Chamber of Commerce works collaboratively with our local agencies and educational institutions. By combining our resources, we believe we are stronger in our advocacy efforts. Working together we can bolster our economy and are more able to promote Yates County as a great place to live, work, and play.

Job listings

If you are an employer or job seeker, please visit the Yates County Workforce Development or Finger Lakes Economic Development Center site for listings or to submit a job opening.

We are also happy to promote a job posting for Chamber members through our social media channels by sending the information to

New York State Department of Labor

Economic Development

The Chamber maintains a relationship with Finger Lakes Economic Development Center of Yates County. This partnership creates greater alignment and collaboration on economic development activities. In partnership with FLEDC, we are able to provide more streamlined services to the business community and help businesses, as well as their local suppliers and customers, access the resources they need to be sustainable and grow into the future.

Yates County Tourism Promotion Agency

Tourism is one of the top industries in Yates County. The Yates County Chamber of Commerce is the designated Tourism Promotion Agency by the county legislature. Working to promote visitation to Yates County.

Educational Partner / Keuka College

Keuka College is a four-year, private, residential liberal arts institution along the shores of majestic Keuka Lake. Keuka College offers an array of academic opportunities, allowing you to explore a uniquely personalized educational experience. You can choose from 39 undergraduate majors, 28 minors, 30+ concentrations, 8 pre-professional programs, and 7 graduate degree options. Their newest majors include Esports Management and Community Health & Wellness. Offering 40+ clubs and organizations and 22 Division III varsity sports. Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, you’re sure to discover your potential and define your future at Keuka College.

The Chamber and College work together every year for a day of community service. Celebrate Service …Celebrate Yates is a day of giving to the non-for-profit agencies throughout Yates County. Businesses of Yates County along with Keuka College staff and students come together for a day of volunteerism giving back to their community.

SBA SCORE Counseling

Our Chamber enjoys a partnership with SCORE of Greater Rochester Chapter.
SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years through mentorship and educational seminars and workshops.
For more information, stop by or call the Chamber offices or visit