Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce

We are a business advocacy organization dedicated to encouraging business growth, promoting tourism, and providing legislative leadership to benefit the seven communities we serve.


Our Mission

We are a business advocacy organization dedicated to encouraging business growth, promoting tourism, and providing legislative leadership to benefit the seven communities we serve.

Our Vision

We strive to increase the vibrancy & vitality of the seven communities encompassing the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce by linking business with community.

Our Values

Integrity – We are honest and trustworthy stewards of the community.
Leadership – We motivate our community to work toward common goals.
Growth – We foster an environment of learning and development of the greater community.
Support – We promote and advocate for the Greater East Aurora business community.
Relationships – We focus on building strong, positive relationships.
Forward Thinking – We lead through adaptability, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation.
Diversity – We support working toward a diverse and inclusive organization and community.
Comradery – We take pride in our community, cherish our history, have fun when we connect, and enjoy the partnerships we develop.

Who we are

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce represents more than 500 members from the Village of East Aurora and towns of Aurora, Colden, Elma, Holland, Marilla, and Wales as well as businesses members from surrounding communities.

The Chamber was founded in 1945 and incorporated in 1954.

The Chamber offers many Member Benefits to help member businesses grow and maintain a strong link to the community. We also organize a variety of events throughout the year providing a myriad of opportunities to promote the community and local businesses:

  • Networking
  • Member Meetings
  • Chamber’s Choice Student Recognition Awards
  • Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale
  • Taste of East Aurora
  • Operation Kids
  • Business Recognition Awards
  • Carolcade
  • Women in Business events
  • Gift Card Raffles

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

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

Business Planning

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

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

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

Management Issues

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

Marketing and Sales

  • Award Recognition
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development


  • 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


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Hispanic Business
  • LGBTQIA Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • 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


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Health Care Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
  • Trade Education and Training

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Startup Drinks
Contact Information
Victoria Sturman
652 Main Street
East Aurora, NY 14052