Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

    • 09/07/2016
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    "Relationship Marketing … If you believe business is built on relationships, make building them your business."
    Presented by Theresa Oschmann

    Business relationships are more important today than ever before. So, today, the better you are at MASTERING RELATIONSHIPS, the better you will be at thriving in your business.

    • 5 steps to develop and strengthen your business relationships
    • Leveraging technology … high tech meets high touch
    • What does an ideal Relationship Marketing System look like
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 8 AM to 9 AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.
    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.
    • 09/16/2016
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Brighton Twelve Corners
    Business Promotion Opportunities at Brighton Homecoming Celebration!



    The Brighton Chamber of Commerce's largest business promotion event each year is the Brighton Community Homecoming Celebration. This event is so HUGE we have to shut down traffic at Twelve Corners! This year the event is on Friday, September 16th from 4pm until 7pm.

    You can promote your business while the crowd listens to music, eats some great food and watches the Brighton High School Homecoming parade. Our major event sponsors are FEATURED IN THE PARADE!!  Yes, your business can actually be IN the parade. What a wonderful, unique opportunity, right?!

    Move your business front-and-center by promoting what you do or sell directly to members of the Brighton Community while you support the Brighton community and its students.

    SPACE IS LIMITED. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

    This unique business promotion opportunity usually sells out BEFORE the deadline. The deadline for registration is September 2, 2016. So, don't wait! Register now!

    There are many ways to participate!

    All the promotional activities will be situated in front of the Middle School at Twelve Corners.  Event sponsorships are a cost-effective way for your business to reach out to the community.  Participants will be mentioned in all Homecoming promotional materials.

    This event usually sells out before the deadline. First come, first reserved! Reserve your spot immediately by signing up below.

    Registration deadline is September 2.

    Promote Your Business:  Inside “Chamber Court” At The Parade Site:
    • Promote your business directly by offering free product samples, promotional giveaways, donations to a charity, a fun drawing or some other creative ideas before, during & after the Brighton High School Homecoming Parade.

    • Includes an approximately 6’ wide table + two folding chairs inside the Chamber Court tent.

    When:  Friday, September 16th from 4PM until approximately 7PM

    LIMITED SPACE. FIRST COME, FIRST RESERVED.

    Promote your business :  Inside “Chamber Court” At The Parade Site - $125 per business.

    Promote Your Business:  Sponsoring The Homecoming Music:
    • Your business will be announced & thanked periodically throughout the event: before & during the Homecoming parade.
    • The event features a DJ station at 12 Corners. Recorded music is played from 4pm until the parade begins. Marching bands are featured in the parade. Portions of South Winton Road, Elmwood Avenue and Monroe Avenue are closed.
    When:  Friday, September 16th from 4PM until approximately 7PM

    LIMITED SPACE. FIRST COME, FIRST RESERVED.
    Promote Your Business:  Sponsoring The Homecoming Music - $200 per business.

    Promote Your Business:  March In The Brighton High School Homecoming Parade:
    • This is your chance to literally put your business out in front of the community by actually joining the parade.
    • March in the parade or decorate one car/float to accent your message. Put your staff in the parade! Celebrate!
    • Each sponsor may have up to one "float", vehicle or group of people (section) in the parade.
    When:  Friday, September 16th
    Lineup at 5:30pm. Parade begins at 6:30pm. Parade ends at 7:00pm

    LIMITED SPACE. FIRST COME, FIRST RESERVED.

    Promote your business: March In The Brighton High School Homecoming Parade - $350.

    Brighton Chamber Homecoming Sponsor Package
    : BEST VALUE!
    • The BEST VALUE sponsor package entitles your business to all of the above business promotion benefits for one deeply discounted price! You get a table in Chamber Court. You'll be able to march or place float in the parade! You'll also be mentioned as a music sponsor! This is maximum exposure for the minimum price!
    LIMITED SPACE. FIRST COME, FIRST RESERVED.
    BEST VALUE Business Promotion Package - $495.

    “A Taste of Brighton” Food Promotion (Food Vendors ONLY):

    • Participating food vendors may sell food to customers right in the middle of the Homecoming festivities inside the big Chamber tent in front of the Twelve Corners Middle School while the music is playing and all during the parade (from 4:00PM until approximately 7PM). This is the perfect chance for you to promote your restaurant!

    When:  Friday, September 16th from 4PM until approximately 7PM

    LIMITED SPACE. FIRST COME, FIRST RESERVED.

    “A Taste of Brighton” Food Promotion (Food Vendors Only) - $150. Vendor must provide food permit.

    Promote Your Business: “Go Brighton Barons!” Business Promotion:

    • Connect your business to Homecoming by offering fun promotions like sidewalk sales, Brighton Blue Baron Bagels, Baron Burgers or Brighton Baron Blue Ticket Specials. Use your imagination & make the cash register ring!

    ALL Brighton businesses are welcome to participate.

    • 09/21/2016
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Back Nine Grill - 3500 East Ave


    Please Join Us for A Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking Event!

    When: Wednesday, September 21, 2016  -  5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: 
    Back Nine Grill
    3500 East Ave
    Rochester, New York

    Who: Open to the public.
     Registration is required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!

    Non-Member - $15 (Online payment is required when you register)

    Networking is one of the best ways to grow your business! Increase your prospects and referral opportunities.

    Come Mingle with your Chamber Members and Business Associates for an Evening Of Delicious Hors d'Oeuvres, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    We'll definitely get some business done and we'll have fun doing it!

    Sponsored by:




    • 10/05/2016
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    "Creating a Respectful Workplace"
    Presented by Talya Meyerowitz



    Workplace aggression and incivility are pervasive issues in offices throughout the globe...COSTING BUSINESSES, ON AVERAGE, A LOSS OF 8-10% of ANNUAL PROFITS.

    In fact, while you were reading this paragraph, some of your employees are likely experiencing one of the 17 uncivil encounters each individual experiences weekly. Yes- It’s that common and happening right under your nose!

    Join Talya to learn how to identify and combat these costly behaviors in your own workplace and focus on creating and maintaining a culture of respect.

    What will you take away from this workshop:

    · Participants will take an in-depth look at workplace culture through the lense of respect

    · Participants will be able to identify and understand incivility at work and how it impacts the bottom line.

    · Partipants will learn some best-practice strategies for tackling challenges such as incivility, unconscious bias, and bullying.

    · Participants will brainstorm the way their individual businesses can reward respectful behavior and understand the ROI of doing so.

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 8 AM to 9 AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.
    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.
    • 10/05/2016
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Rustic Village Apartments - 999 East Henrietta Road

    Please Join Us for a Brighton Chamber of Commerce Member Open House Networking Event at Rustic Village Apartments



    Join Tri City Rentals and the Brighton Chamber for an evening of cocktails and connections whilst discovering the Rochester area’s largest apartment community, Rustic Village Apartments! This is going to be an evening filled with opportunities to network and mingle with area chamber members and the chance at a great raffle prize. Enjoy seasonal hors d’oeuvres along with a selection of beer and wines and other refreshments. Tours of Rustic Village will be available throughout the evening and don’t forget to put your card in the drawing for a great raffle prize!

    Entrances for Rustic Village Apartments are located on East Henrietta Road and Crittenden Road. Please park at the resident clubhouse, near the entrance to the Entertaining Center. Event parking signs will direct you. Detailed directions are available on the Rustic Village website. (rusticvillageapartments.com)

    What: Brighton Chamber Networking at Rustic Village Apartments

    When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: Rustic Village Apartments – Entertaining Center

    999 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!

    Non-Member - $15 (Online payment is required when you register)

    Sponsored by:


    Tri City Rentals has been a part of the Rochester community for over 50 years and currently owns and operates 10 apartment communities in the region. We pride ourselves on providing our residents with the very best amenities and service. Attention to detail is the first thing you’ll notice as you enter any of our apartment communities.

    Our beautiful flagship community, Rustic Village Apartments, has won gold for the Rochester’s Choice Awards Best Apartment Community for 14 straight years. Tri City Rentals has also won gold for the Rochester’s Choice Awards Best Apartment Management Company for four straight years and 1600 East Avenue has won silver for the Rochester’s Choice Awards Best Apartment Community for two years in a row.

    • 10/07/2016
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Brookdale Brighton


    First Friday Business Before Hours 

    Join us at First Friday Business Before Hours for a morning of networking. Make new contacts and business connections at this networking event offered free to Chamber members. Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to expand your network!

    FREE Continental Breakfast
    When: Friday, October 7, 2016, 8:00-9:00am
    Where:
     Brookdale Brighton
    2001 Clinton Avenue South
    Rochester, NY 14618

    Fees
    Brighton Chamber Member - Free
    Non-members - $10

    Event Underwriter: Brookdale Brighton

    Brookdale Brighton located in Rochester, New York provides Independent Living and Supportive Services for seniors.

    Our community provides a perfect blend of big-city convenience and a welcoming, small-community feel. Surrounded by beautifully manicured grounds, we’re the perfect location to call home.

    Residents have a variety of services and amenities available to them. Enjoy our exceptional restaurant-style dining with a full complement of menu choices while socializing with friends or enjoy a game of cards in our well-appointed game room. If you’re interested in more relaxing and private activities, spend time surfing the internet in our library or tending to your favorite flowers in our outdoor garden areas.


    • 10/19/2016
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Midtown Athletic Club

    Please Join Us for a Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking Event!!

    What: Networking at Midtown Athletic Club 



    When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: Midtown Athletic Club

    200 E Highland Dr
    Rochester, NY 14610

    Who: Open to the public. 
    Registration required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!

    Non-Member - $15 (Online payment is required when you register)

    Come Mingle with your Fellow Chamber Members and Business Associates for an Evening of Delicious Hors d'oeuvres, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    We'll definitely get some business done and we'll have fun doing it!

    Sponsored by:


    Dr. Glen Spinelli adeptly combines science, art, expertise, and experience to give you the smile and performance you want. He uses state-of-the-art technology and ageless care. He helps keep smiles healthy by regularly conducting oral health screenings. By performing restorative services, such as providing implants, he returns focus to life and living, instead of worry about teeth form and function. He can make a change to your smile that you've been hoping to make—such as changing the shape of your teeth with porcelain veneers, straightening your teeth with Invisalign®, or whitening them with Philips Zoom®—so you have the smile you've dreamed of having.
    • 12/02/2016
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Brickstone by St John's - 1325 Elmwood Ave.


    First Friday Business Before Hours 

    Join us at First Friday Business Before Hours for a morning of networking. Make new contacts and business connections at this networking event offered free to Chamber members. Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to expand your network!

    When: Friday, December 2, 2016, 8:00-9:00am
    Where:
     
    Brickstone by St John's
    1325 Elmwood Ave.
    Rochester, NY  14620

    Note: Please do not to park in front of the restaurant as those spots are for Joey B's customers.

    Fees
    Brighton Chamber Member - Free
    Non-members - $10

    Event Underwriter: Brickstone by St John's
    The Brickstone campus offers senior living choices of 40 apartments, 9 townhomes, and 53 bungalows. Interiors include distinctive design features and finishes often extra in other senior living communities or retirement communities. 



    Brickstone by St John's
    1325 Elmwood Ave.
    Rochester, NY  14620
    (585) 271-1000
    http://www.stjohnsliving.org/brickstone/home

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