Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce

We are a not-for-profit business membership action agency designed to meet new, existing, and growing business and community needs. We provide one-on-one consultation or will provide a network of resources to help you reach your goals.


The SRCC maintains over 1,100 business & community members from all over the Western New York region. We focus our tourism efforts and collaborate directly with community and government leadership in the Town of Evans, the Village of Angola, the Township of Hamburg including the Villages of Hamburg and Blasdell, and the City of Lackawanna and those doing business within these regions. Mission Statement: The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce serves the community with nurturing our business members and promoting our region. Objectives:
  • To assist Chamber members via benefits & programming opportunities for their professional network to grow so they may achieve and maintain fiscal stability.
  • To serve as a resource for Chamber members to learn and grow their businesses and provide opportunities for community involvement.
  • To continue to promote positive, professional interaction with state, local and federal governments while maintaining non-partisan.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

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

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 (Specialty)
  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Demographic and Census Data (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)

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
  • Recruiting
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Employee Development
  • Insurance
  • Retention

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship and Co-op Programs
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education
  • Student Placement
  • Student Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Recruiting Assistance (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design (Specialty)
  • Competitive Analysis (Specialty)
  • Demographics/Census Data (Specialty)
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development and Training (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)
  • Student Marketing Projects (Specialty)
  • Website Development (Specialty)


  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based (Specialty)
  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning (Specialty)
  • Technical Services


  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities (Specialty)
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)
  • Coworking (Specialty)
  • Office Space (Specialty)
  • Retail Space (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

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 (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Site Location (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes


  • Startup Classes

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals (Specialty)
Contact Information
Jamie Decker
PO Box 848
Hamburg, NY 14075