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Become a part of something big and help make a difference in the Erie community. The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership offers great opportunities for businesses, non-profits, and government members to get connected. We provide access to people, information and education. Our mission is to collaborate and mobilize leadership, expertise, and resources to sustain business, create jobs, grow investment, enrich lives, and improve the prosperity of the Erie, PA region.

 

FIRE Accelerator Program

The FIRE Accelerator is the flagship entrepreneurship program for the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership (ERCGP). Now in it's fourth year, the program recently came under the umbrella of the chamber to be the catalyst for the organization's growing role in developing the regional ecosystem to drive innovation within legacy industries and attract leading startups and creative companies to establish or grow their roots on the shores of Lake Erie.

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Meet The Candidates Blog Series

Meet the Candidates is an annual education series to connect the business community to citizens seeking public office in Erie County. Candidates were invited to complete a brief questionnaire; answers appear as provided by the candidate. The views expressed below are not those of the Erie Regional Chamber. We invite you to get to know the candidates and mark your calendars to vote in Pennsylvania's Primary Election on Tuesday, May 18th.

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Ready to Host an Event?

Over the last several weeks, the Erie Regional Chamber began hosting small-scale networking and signature events so that businesses may continue connecting, collaborating, and learning from each other during these difficult times. When your organization is ready, here are ten tips to consider for your first post-pandemic event.

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latest news

FIRE Accelerator Program Now Accepting Applications
July 1, 2021
The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership launched its rebranded FIRE Accelerator program, the cornerstone of its expanded entrepreneurship and...
Erie Regional Chamber Participates in Annual Chamber Day
June 18, 2021
With businesses across the Commonwealth continuing to struggle as the economy re-opens, more than 35 local chambers from across the state joined with ...
Your Big Idea Could Be Worth Big Bucks
June 7, 2021
Ben Franklin Technology Partners, an award-winning, tech-based economic development program, is offering emerging entrepreneurs and small manufacturer...