Annual Events

Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce events offer opportunities for interaction and information; recognition and recreation; and marketing and making a difference. These events promote member business and community leader involvement throughout the county, enabling them to raise their profile to the markets and constituents they serve.

To view our upcoming events, please visit our Community Calendar, which lists Chamber and member events, or take a look at our listing on our Event Page on Facebook.


Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is a week-long promotional event facilitated by the Chamber for member restaurants.  Patrons who visit participating member restaurants receive special offers like Buy-One-Get-One entrees and other specials throughout the week.  Visit our RESTAURANT WEEK PAGE for more information and to view participating restaurants and corresponding offers.

Restaurant week runs the last full week of January.


State of the City and County Luncheon

Where we are today is our platform and preparation for tomorrow’s opportunities. The City of Auburn Mayor and Manager, and the County Chairman share their insights on the progress of local economic development with Chamber members and the public at this informative luncheon.

This annual luncheon occurs in March.


Chamber Awards Luncheon

This awards luncheon recognizes business leaders for their outstanding contributions to the economy and overall development of Cayuga County. Including the Community Leadership Award given to a Leadership Cayuga Alumni. We also present the Phyllis Goldman Encouragement Award for Women at this event. This award recognizes women in our community who have demonstrated noteworthy entrepreneurial and professional pursuits, who are committed to community and have served as a role model for other women and girls pursuing their career dreams.

2018 Phyllis Goldman Encouragement for Women Award Nomination Form

2018 Business Leader Awards Nomination Form

View Past Award Recipients

2018 Community Leadership Award Nomination Form (Open to Leadership Cayuga alumni 1989-2015)  Past Recipients

This annual luncheon occurs in May.


Chamber Cup Golf Tournament

Open to 36 teams of four players each, the Annual Golf Tournament begins with a shotgun start and proceeds in a Captain and Crew format. The collegial and sometimes competitive event includes such games as the Longest Drive, Skins, Closest to the Pin, and the Hole in One. The winning team receives the prestigious “Chamber Cup.”

The Chamber Cup will return in June.

Congratulations to all the winners in the 25th Annual Chamber Cup 9-Hole Golf Tournament!

Chamber Cup Champions:  Lyons National Bank (Jeff Friend, Tim Lattimore, Craig Mietz, Cynthia Bouley)

Front Nine Winners:

1st Place – beardsley architects + engineers (Jared Heinl, Drew Ingram, Joe Kime, Mark Rebich)

2nd Place – Empower FCU (Dylan Flask, Melissa Flask, Matt McGlire, Amy Wallner)

Back Nine Winners:

1st Place – Sessler Companies (Steve Ansteth, Paul Pinckney, Craig Sessler, Bruce Sherman)

2nd Place – Summit Automotive Group (Tom Carter, Joe Corp, Allyssa Lalonde, Mitch Roe)


Chamber Clambake

The Chamber Clambake provides a great opportunity to network with Chamber Members. Join us for summertime fun and delicious food prepped by the professional catering team at Yawger Brook!

Date:  Thursday, August 16, 2018, Yawger Brook Catering, Auburn, NY.  Register online.


Annual Dinner

The Annual Dinner attracts more than 300 Chamber Members, community leaders, and county residents and is one of the Chamber’s most widely attended events. With something for everyone—from opportunities for connecting with others from throughout the county to inspiring continued growth and positive developments—this annual event includes a presentation of the Chair’s Award for Excellence, Milestone Awards, and a silent auction.

October 17, 2018, at Emerson Park Pavilion.   Click here for more information and to register.    Auction Donation Letter


Sponsorship, Informational & Educational Opportunities

The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce programs provide its members and the public with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and understanding of the political, legal, and economic changes affecting our County’s collective development. Sponsorship is vital to sustaining and enhancing the scope of these events. Sponsorship also is a noticeable way to promote and market your organization throughout the Chamber and greater business community.

All Member businesses can take advantage of Marketing/Sponsorship Opportunities, which are available on a first come, first served basis. Exclusivity is only available when no other level of sponsorship for the event is committed. Payment secures Sponsorship level. For more information about sponsoring an event, please contact

Marketing/Sponsorship Opportunities Information

Cayuga County Chamber
2 State Street
Auburn, NY 13021