Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce

We work with a variety of community partners including the Town of Cheektowaga, the Cheektowaga Economic Development Corporation, the Small Business Administration, the Small Business Development Center, SCORE Buffalo Niagara, and more, to provide assistance and opportunities to our member businesses.

About

The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce recognizes the diversity of businesses and organizations within our membership, and can customize benefits to best serve your unique needs. Expand your network and generate leads, increase marketing and visibility for your brand, access educational information and custom trainings, have a voice in creating a business-friendly environment, and impact the community at large. We work with a variety of community partners and stakeholders to provide assistance and opportunities to our member businesses.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning
  • Economic Forecast
  • Economic Development

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation
  • Cooperatives (Co-ops)

Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Diversification
  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding
  • Trade Show Financial Assistance
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loans
  • Debt Funding
  • Equity Funding
  • Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Bonding
  • Grant Funding
  • Matching Funds
  • Revenue Based Financing (i.e. factoring)
  • Venture Capital
  • Microloans

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Hiring and Firing
  • Apprenticeship
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Training
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Industry
  • Employee Development
  • Insurance
  • Retention
  • Policies and Templates
  • Workforce Incentives

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Award Recognition
  • Call Center Services
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

Mentoring

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

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace
  • Wet Lab
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Lab Space

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • State Business Issues
  • LGBTQIA Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Startup Drinks
Contact Information
Kristina Groff
Address
2875 Union Road
AppleTree Business Park
Cheektowaga, NY 14227