Amherst Chamber of Commerce

It is the mission of the Amherst Chamber to nurture a strong economic environment, while providing members the tools to ensure their success. A collaborative organization, headquartered in Amherst, services all of WNY.


When you join the Amherst Chamber of Commerce you become a part of making the Western New York region one of the most ideal and desired places to conduct business, raise a family and have a bit of fun!

The goal is simple – to help members prosper, thus uplifting our WNY community.  Your membership and investment allows you to interface with a variety of business leaders, their hard working and dedicated teams, public policy influencers and economic development contributors in this market. Economic development initiatives and programs continue to bring new jobs, more firms and an expanded customer base to the Buffalo Niagara region. The continued pledge of being a suburban chamber with a regional vision resonates with policy makers and collaborative partners. Membership fees are an investment in your community, not a donation to the organization.

Services include:

Professional Networking, Emerging Business Leaders programs, Business Education, Public Policy and Advocacy, Economic Development, Business Connectivity, Benefits including Health Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. The Amherst Chamber is the only chamber in WNY with an IN-HOUSE brokerage to service insurance.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Insurance Requirements

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Industry
  • Insurance
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Training

Management Issues

  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Award Recognition
  • Market Plan Development and Training


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues


  • Office Space
  • Retail Space

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling


  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
Primary Contact
Christine Langenfeld
400 Essjay Road
Suite 150
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 632-0548