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Annual Dinner and Trade Exposition
Members and guests network in a social setting while Trade Exposition allows members to showcase their products and services.
Members' networking opportunity in a relaxed setting. Includes an on-course trade expo.
Icebreaker Golf Outing
Kickoff golf tournament held annually in April.
One of the largest annual free family festivals in the state, attracting thousands of visitors to the area and providing exposure opportunities for businesses.
Consumer-oriented show held at the Laurel Mall.
Greater Hazleton Job Fair
Organized annually with the Hazleton CareerLink, which helps find jobs for people... and people for jobs.
Regional Job Fair
Hosted annually in cooperation with regional Chambers.
Great Pennsylvania Cleanup
More than 2,000 volunteers clean up the area in April.
Red Carpet Breakfasts
Monthly program features speakers or highlights a member firm. Legislative Series includes meetings with various local, state and federal lawmakers.
Awards include: Academic Awards; Athena Award (Businesswoman of the Year); Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Pride of Place; Large Business of the Year; Small Business of the Year, Rocco Colangelo, Sr. Volunteer of the Year, Green Business of the Year and Healthy Workplace of the Year.
Networking Mixers and Seminars
Held throughout the year. Refer to our online calendar for dates.
Annual Summer Car Cruise-In
Held yearly in downtown Hazleton.
Community Awareness Tours
Community Awareness Committee provides free community tours to newcomers to the area three times per year.
Community Reading Day
Business professionals read to area elementary students to promote literacy and strengthen the business and education partnership.
Business Support Services
ChamberChoice Health Plan
Chamber endorsed provider offering complete employee benefits packages including health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability, HDHP's, sole proprietor plans and COBRA administration. Visit their website at www.chamberchoice.com or call toll-free 1-800-377-3539 to learn more about these cost saving healthplans.
The Chamber refers only its members to the hundreds of inquiries it receives each year.
Newsletter and Website Advertising
Advertise in the Chamber newsletter or on the Chamber website
This “Welcome to Hazleton” pack provides new residents, visitors, and business prospects with useful information, referring solely Chamber members.
The Chamber website, www.hazletonchamber.org, provides free searchable links for member businesses’ websites.
Certificate of Origin Service
The Chamber will certify the origin of materials produced locally for export at no charge to you.
Spotlight on Members
This newsletter supplement spreads the latest news about your firm and features new members. Also available online!
Small Business Counseling
Free service offered through Wilkes University’s Small Business Development Center locally.
The Chamber will assist you in planning a grand opening/groundbreaking program. VIP lists are free to Chamber members coordinating such an event.
Member to Member Discounts
Discounts on products or services offered exclusively to Chamber members by Chamber members.
Chamber Chat with Local News SSPTV
Since its inception, the Chamber has been involved in virtually every significant community development activity in Greater Hazleton. Issues are addressed by three committees:
Community Development (Activities include development of Nescopeck State Park, coordination of the annual Great Pennsylvania Cleanup litter clean-up campaign and participation in Partners in Education, a local business/education partnership.)
Transportation (Member of Transportation Advisory Board. Involved in long-range planning for the area’s transportation needs. Provides testimony at state transportation hearings.)
Government Affairs (Monitors local, state and federal legislative issues of concern to the business community. Maintains close working relationship with the lobbying arms of both the State and U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
Program of Work
Every two years, members are asked to state their community priorities. This input is developed into the Chamber’s Program of Work.
The Chamber embarks on special projects or creates committees based on the needs and concerns of its members. Current committees Include: Funfest, Services, Marketing, Transportation, Diversity, Membership Development, Ambassadors, Awards, Human Resources, Women's Networking, Community Awareness, Cranberry Creek Gateway Park and Downtown.
Over the years, the Chamber has created organizations to address specific community needs and continues to work along with those entities. They include CAN DO, Mountain Council of Governments (COG), Leadership Hazleton, Junior Leadership Hazleton, Silver Leadership Hazleton, Partners in Education, the Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership and Eckley Miners Village Association.
Members become indirectly involved in the Chamber’s growing network of business organizations, including the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, Penn’s Northeast, Great Valley Technology Alliance, OSHA Alliance, NEPA Alliance, Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau, PA Council of Governments and International and Mid-Atlantic Festivals and Events Associations.
Provided free to new members and at a reduced rate thereafter. All directories are updated regularly with address, phone, email and contact names. Each directory is also available at a discounted rate for members in a printed label format.
Chamber Member Directory
Clubs and Organizations Directory
Colorful and concise book offers an introduction to Greater Hazleton.
Greater Hazleton Map
Provides municipal street layouts and an overview of Southern Luzerne County.
Monthly publication distributed the first of each month. Keeps you current on Chamber news and events.
A sampling of demographics and vital facts about Greater Hazleton.
Child Care Directory
Complete listing of child care facilities in Greater Hazleton.
Guide to Education
Guide to Greater Hazleton’s schools and colleges.
Municipal Dignitaries Directory
Complete listing of municipal dignitaries within Greater Hazleton
Wage and Salary Survey
The Chamber publishes the area’s only comprehensive survey of wages, salaries and benefits in the local manufacturing community. It is available to you at a greatly reduced rate.
Community Awareness Quality of Life DVD
DVD highlighting education, healthcare, recreation and entertainment in the Greater Hazleton Area.
Statistical and census information for Greater Hazleton.
Current and historic business and community publications.