Business Building Workshops. Business experts offer insights on topics of interest for businesses such as: sales and marketing, customer service, web site development and social media, human resource issues, government initiatives effecting business.
Member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The PBA joins the Rochester Business Alliance, Greece Chamber of Commerce and Victor Chamber of Commerce as the only four business associations/chambers within Monroe County affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. PBA members have access to national resources including 75 small business toolkits, select discounts, and numerous guides and publications developed for small businesses.
Member-To-Member Discount Program. Reach new customers, increase traffic and build business through this program designed to build alliances among member businesses.
Increased Visibility for Your Business. Gain greater exposure through your listing in our online member directory, include an article of business interest or an announcement in our monthly newsletter distributed to over 300 local decision makers or host a networking event, open house or activity.
Networking. Connect with business leaders at our after-hours networking events or monthly Lunch Bunch activities at a local PBA member restaurant.
Town Liaison Committee. This advocacy group includes members of the PBA, Penfield’s Town Supervisor and Director of Economic Development. The committee meets monthly to discuss economic development in Penfield and any specific issues concerning members of the PBA.
Business of the Month program. Each month a PBA business member is selected as the “Business of the Month". The business selected is promoted and advertised on the PBA web site, newsletter, Facebook page, local newspaper and a sign is displayed at their place of business recognizing them as the PBA business of the month.
Business of the Year and Daniel Penfield Awards. These annual awards celebrate the best of the area’s business community. Finalists and winners are recognized at the annual meeting in the fall.
Community Connections. The PBA supports community activities including Penfield’s Independence Day parade and the Shepherd Home Annual Fundraising Gala. The PBA is a proud member of Unshackle Upstate and the Penfield Rotary.
Penfield Pride Award. Awarded annually to a business showing outstanding property improvements.