Membership Benefits

  • Monthly newsletter featuring new Chamber members, calendar of events, relevant business issues and more.
  • Bi-monthly meetings with speakers on a variety of topics, from marketing to lake issues to health insurance.
  • Publications: Community Directory featuring Chamber members (you receive a free listing), promoting the community, your business and describing things to see and do. Secondly, a colorful trifold brochure showing the natural beauty of Skaneateles. The Skaneateles Community Phone Book, offering a compact, convenient alternative to the larger books which serve a wider area. Chamber members are highlighted in the white pages. Yellow page advertising opportunities available.
  • Outdoor directory located in a prime village location where visitors may find ideas for lodging, dining, shops, services and more.
  • Lease of a display and literature booth at the Gateway Information Center on Rt. 81 near Binghamton, also the Preble Information Center on Rte 81N, south of Syracuse, the Exit 41 Thruway stop, and Ithaca's Pyramid Mall
  • Brochure racks placed in convenient locations around the village.
  • Skaneateles Foundation sponsors the following events: Citizen of the Year Award, Skaneateles Antique and Class Boat Show, Chamber Golf Outing, Annual Skaneateles Easter Egg Hunt and Dickens Christmas.
  • The Courtesy Coin program, whereby people who park overtime get extra minutes of free parking and a note on their windshield to say thank you for shopping in our town.
  • Sponsorship of, including a free listing of your business.
  • Business After Hours gatherings to network with other Chamber members in a fun, informal setting.
  • Referrals for group insurance.

Additionally, to better accommodate the needs and interests of your business, the Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce offers multiple levels of membership:

  • Level I: Major attractions, restaurants located in the Village of Skaneateles with more than 30 seats; hotels/motels/inns located in Skaneateles, NY; retail shops located on Genesee Street in the Village of Skaneateles; Local Newspapers
  • Level II: Bed and Breakfasts located in Skaneateles, NY; hotels/motels/inns located outside of Skaneateles, NY; restaurants in the Village of Skaneateles with less than 30 seats. A not-for-profit tourism package is available at half-price, retail shops located on Jordan or Fennell Street
  • Level III: Bed and Breakfasts located outside of Skaneateles, NY; real estate offices in the Village of Skaneateles; hair salons in the Village of Skaneateles; restaurants located outside the Village of Skaneateles; attractions open less than six months out of the year, minor attractions including limo companies and golf courses, and banks in the Village of Skaneateles
  • Level IV: Retail shops located outside the Village of Skaneateles, hair salons in the Village of Skaneateles, government entities, on-line retail stores