COVID-19 is drastically affecting our local economy and the businesses who keep it alive. Chamber staff members are available to address your questions, concerns, and needs.
In support of the Lackawanna County Regional Recovery Task Force, the Scranton Chamber launched this #reviveNEPA website full of resources. We will continue to gather important information from local healthcare and government officials to share with our business community.
Empower is the premier Women's Leadership Conference in NEPA, sponsored by People's Security Bank & Trust.
Virtual Summer 2020 Micro-Internships now available. Micro-internships are project-based and completed remotely by the intern. Eligible small business participants can receive $250 in matching funds.
Our members are the driving force behind the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce community. With a dynamic variety of programming, services, and activities, we strive to support our members in furthering their business goals.
The Industrial Development arm of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, consisting of The Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO), The Scranton Plan and the Lackawanna Industrial Fund Enterprise (LIFE), has spearheaded the development of 15 business parks, development of 22 million square feet, creating more than 42,000 jobs and a community investment of more than $2 billion to Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Through its wide range of regional partnerships, our workforce development team works to develop strategies that address economic and workforce opportunities. Across our workforce development initiatives, the Chamber ensures that our area’s workforce meets the current and future needs of the region’s existing and targeted industries.
The Chamber is dedicated to community leadership and professional development through its Leadership Lackawanna affiliate. Its four programs - teen, core, executive leadership and Welcome Scranton! -- enhance the skills, connections and knowledge of emerging and established leaders, enabling them to better serve in our communities, workplaces and organizations.
The Chamber’s business incubator program serves as a gateway to resources for entrepreneurs looking to start or expand their business in Lackawanna County. The Chamber’s business incubator program fosters job creation and stimulates business growth in line with clients’ business plans.
The Chamber’s Government Affairs committee works closely with local, regional, state, and federal officials to offer support and advocate on behalf of its members. The Chamber puts the needs of the business community at the forefront of its advocacy efforts by helping to ensure a positive governmental climate for business growth and development.