Signature Events

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce


Annual Membership Meeting

November 16, 2023 – Join us as we do a 2023 Year in Review, 2024 Look Ahead, and elect our 2024 Chamber Board Members.  This meeting is open to the public.

11:30 Registration

12:00 Lunch & Program

Annual Awards Ceremony

Saturday, March 2, 2024  | Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel

Join us at the County’s most prestigious event that celebrates the accomplishments of outstanding businesses and individuals in 2023. This event recognizes their contributions to business, community service, and volunteerism.

Congratulations again to our 2022 Winners! 

Business of the Year: Max Pies Furniture Company

Agricultural Business of the Year: Fenton’s Produce

Innovative Business of the Year: Empire Hemp Co.

Special Service of the Year: Go Art!

Geneseean of the Year: Norm Argulsky 

Our award winner’s video was shown at our 51st Annual Awards Ceremony and was produced by Figlow Productions. 

Download our nomination form, you can nominate those who deserve extra recognition in categories like Business of the Year, Agricultural Business of the Year, Innovative Business of the Year, Special Service of the Year, and Geneseean of the Year. Let’s celebrate the exceptional contributions of our community by giving credit where credit is due!

Nominations are due by  December 29, 2023

Sponsorship Available

$100.00 Sponsorship Only – Does not include tickets to dinner. Sponsorship incudes signage at dinner, online recognition (Chamber Website, Email, & Social Media), name listed on placemats at dinner. 

$350.00 Sponsorship includes tickets for a table of 10. Sponsors will be acknowledged at dinner. 

Celebrate Ag Dinner​

March 14, 2024  | Alexander Fire Hall 

Tickets go on sale beginning December 4th. 

Individual Tickets – $30.00 

Tables of 10 – $275.00

Deadline to RSVP – February 23, 2024

We celebrate Genesee County’s #1 Industry, Agriculture!   This event is coordinated by the Chamber, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County,  Genesee County Soil & Water, and the Genesee County Farm Bureau.

Sponsors of the 2023 celebration included: Alleghany Farm Services, Arctic Refrigeration, Baskin Livestock, Inc., Batavia Muckdogs, Carolina Eastern Crocker, CPL, Farm Credit East. ACA, Farm Family Insurance, Fieldstone Private Wealth, Freed Maxick CPA, Junction Motor Freight, L&M Specialty Fabrications, LLC, Lamb Farms, LandPro Equipment, Lawley, L-Brooke Farms, LLC, Monroe Tractor, My-T Acres, National Grid, OXBO International, Perry Veterinary Clinic, Sackett Farms, Torrey Farms, Western New York Energy, LLC, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. William Kent, Inc. and Windy Acres Farm.

Farms and businesses that donated locally grown food for the 2023 dinner included: Dorman Farms, Farm Fresh First, Inc/Nortera Foods, Fenton’s Produce, Harrington’s Produce, SJ Starowitz Farms, Torrey Farms, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc., Kreher Family Farms, Daves Ice Cream, Doug & Peggy Torrey, Yancey’s Fancy.

2024 Home Show

Save the Date – April 12th, 13th and 14th, 2024 | David M. McCarthy Memorial Ice Arena


BOCCE THANK YOU: A special thank you to Chad and Jen Zambito for saving the
day and running our Bocce tournament. We are so grateful to have these two
“professional” Bocce experts take the lead, and we appreciate your
taking the time to help us out.

Thank you to our volunteers: 

Mary Blevins, Paul Gister,  Nancy Chapman, Jaime Sallome, Karyn Winters

Crossroads House Volunteers:

Vicki Johnson & Tom Staebell

Hole in One Sponsor:  Toyota of Batavia

Prize Donation: Wright Beverage Distributing  

Beer Donation:  Try-It Distributing

Golf & Bocce Outing

Save the Date – July 18, 2024 – Terry Hills Golf Course & Banquet Facility

Thank you again to our 2023 Double Eagle Sponsors:

Alex’s Place
Batavia Downs Gaming
Brighton Securities
Casella Waste Systems of NY, Inc.
Forever Lawn
George & Swede Sales & Service, Inc.
LandPro Equipment
LeRoy Village Green/ Premier Genesee
Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation
Marchese Computer Products
National Grid
Orcon Industries Corp.
smartDESIGN Architecture
Spectrum Business
Terry Hills Golf Course &
Banquet Facility
Tompkins Community Bank
Turnbull Heating & Air-Conditioning
RRH/United Memorial Medical Center
Visiting Nursing Association of WNY
Whiting Law Firm
Wraptile Graphics
Yasses Realty Group

33rd Annual Decision-Maker's Agriculture Forum

September 20, 2023 – On behalf of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to Nortera and Farm Fresh First, LLC for the tour of the Oakfield Plant. 

Thank you, Eric Phelps, Michael Gardinier, and all the other tour guides for taking the time in their busy schedules to show us around the plant and teach us about the process of getting green beans (and other products) from the farm to our tables.