What is Your Chamber?

Your Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary partnership of business and professional people working together to build a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in your community.

As your Chamber works to accomplish these goals, it wears many hats: economic developer and planner; tourist information center; business spokesperson; government relations specialist; human resources adviser; and public relations practitioner.

Simply stated, your Chamber is business and professional people working together to make your community a better place for everyone to live and work.

Who are the chamber members?

Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce members are businesses, organizations and individuals concerned with the socio-economic climate of your community. They have joined together because they know they stand a better chance of getting things done when they speak as one voice.

Who leads the chamber?

Its members run your Chamber of Commerce. They elect a Board of Directors that determines policies and set goals. The President presides over all Board meetings. The office staff handles your chamber's day-to-day operations. Members become involved in chamber activities by working on committees. These committees include Annual Dinner, Awards Nominating, Program, Ambassador, Membership, Government Affairs, Finance \ Budget and Marketing.

What are the objectives of the chamber?

As it works to improve your community's economy and quality of life, the Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce keeps these broad objectives in mind:

  • To help businesses prosper and grow;
  • To increase job opportunities;
  • To encourage an orderly expansion and development of all segments of the community, and;
  • To contribute to the overall economic stability and quality of life of the community.

 

What are the activities of the chamber?

The following are some of the activities undertaken by the chamber to aid the business community and its members:

  • Meetings with speakers on important relevant subjects;
  • Business After Hours providing members an opportunity to meet fellow members and make business contacts;
  • Referrals matching your facilities with customer requests;
  • A bi-monthly newsletter of activities and member information, allowing you free advertising opportunities;
  • Free exposure to potential customers in the Membership Directory on the Chamber's website, hudsonchamber.com;
  • Free copies of the Membership Directory and Business Guide for the Town of Hudson;
  • Sponsorships in various programs organized by the chamber. Such as the Annual Dinner where the Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Junior Citizen of the Year are recognized;
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies to celebrate a grand opening, anniversary or recent achievement.

The GHCC enables business and professional people to accomplish collectively what no one could or would do individually.  It gives you a voice in civic affairs and government and provides a united effort to improve the overall well being of the community.

The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce is invested in the Business Community. We invite you to send a representative from your business to join us as we work together on behalf of all businesses.