Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Member Spotlight

Re-Opening New York State: Phase Two

Re-Opening New York State: Phase Two

As our world continues to battle the Covid-19 Pandemic, New York State is taking measures to re-open businesses. Two weeks ago, we entered Phase One of re-opening which allowed for retailers to open for curbside pick-up, construction to resume, and...

MEMBER BLOG POST: How Do Your Employee Benefits Compare?

Employers will face increased pressure from the employee benefits expense line, which will be fraught with challenges over the next 12 to 24 months. However, eliminating or drastically reducing benefits can seriously undermine employee morale and make it challenging...

12 Tips for Holiday Marketing this Season

12 Tips for Holiday Marketing this Season

With Wall Street being shut down in anticipation of the 3rd Annual Holiday Spectacular and Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Holiday spirit is in the air. In fact, from Halloween through the new year, over 989 million dollars is spent by consumers, with 75% of...

Huntington Hospital Presentation from Networking Breakfast

On April 13th, the Huntington Chamber of Commerce hosted a Networking Breakfast at the Paramount. Our business members were able to gather, network, and learn from Dr. Nick Fitterman, the executive director of Huntington Hospital about new experiences being offered by...

Scott Martella Award Application

SCOTT MARTELLA WAS A 2012 “CELEBRATE LONG ISLAND’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS” HONOREE AND A STRONG SUPPORTER OF THE HUNTINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WHO PASSED AWAY TRAGICALLY IN 2016. HE WAS ONLY 29 YEARS OLD. An individual's impact on their professional life is as...

Celebrate Long Island’s “30 under 30” Class of 2022 Announced

Celebrate Long Island’s “30 under 30” Class of 2022 Announced

The Huntington Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 14th Annual "Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professionals, 30 under 30” Class of 2022. This annual event showcases Long Island’s top young professionals under the age of 30 across multiple career fields....

Supporting Women Owned Businesses on International Women’s Day

Supporting Women Owned Businesses on International Women’s Day

March represents "Women History Month" with International Women's Day on March 8th. As a Chamber, we are proud to have so many women-owned businesses and women professionals from different fields. 40% of our Board of Directors is women, and our staff is women, too....

Vendor Application for Long Island Fall Festival 2022

Vendor Application for Long Island Fall Festival 2022

It's that time of year, again! We are gearing up for the 2022 Long Island Fall Festival and are accepting applications to be a vendor. If you are interested in having a vendor spot at the Festival, please fill out the below application. Please note, this application...

Ribbon Cutting for The Ivy

Ribbon Cutting for The Ivy

In February, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of "The Ivy", located on 65 Wall Street, Huntington. Opened in November 2021, The Ivy is a completely renovated bar and lounge space bringing the "Instagrammable" aspect to Huntington....

Shop Local Specials this Valentine’s Day

Shop Local Specials this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! Have you gotten your gifts for that special someone yet? This Valentine’s Day, consider making it extra special by stopping into local shops for some unique gifts that will truly wow your special someone. From local chocolate...

Young Professionals Application Form

Young Professionals Application Form

On behalf of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, it is my pleasure to congratulate you on being nominated for the 14th Annual “Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professionals” Recognition Award.  This event will showcase 30 young people under the age of 30 across...

Ribbon Cutting for Afghan Kitchen 44

On Thursday, January 20th, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting/opening of Afghan Kitchen 44. Joined by Town Supervisor, Ed Smyth, Town Councilmen Dr. David Bernardo and Sal Ferro and Legislature Stephanie Bontempi, the Chamber...

A Holiday Greeting from The Chamber of Commerce

A Holiday Greeting from The Chamber of Commerce

As another year comes to a close, we wanted to say "Thank you" to our Members and Community. The end of a year is often a time of reflection. As we reflect on our year, the one constant that stands out to us is the perseverance of our community. There has been an...

Young Professionals Committee Hosts Holiday Scavenger Hunt

Young Professionals Committee Hosts Holiday Scavenger Hunt

On Tuesday, December 14th, the Huntington Chamber of Commerce and their Young Professionals Committee celebrated the holidays with a Scavenger Hunt throughout town. “Follow Santa to the Holiday Spectacular” was designed to encourage teams of up to six people to...

Winners from the 19th Annual Emerging Leaders Business Competiton

Winners from the 19th Annual Emerging Leaders Business Competiton

  On December 1st, 2022 the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce hosted their 19th  Annual Emerging Leaders Competition virtually. Sponsored by St. Josephs College, the Chamber hosted sixteen high schools with over two hundred & sixty-five students...

16 Reasons to Shop Local Instead of Online

16 Reasons to Shop Local Instead of Online

There is nothing more convenient than whipping out your phone, typing in a URL (or opening an app), perusing offerings, and hitting a few buttons to buy something…anything…everything. We even get our groceries that way these days. But as convenient as online shopping...

Getting Back to the Basics of Human Connection

Getting Back to the Basics of Human Connection

This article is shared from the Harvard Business Review. by Edward S. Brodkin and  Ashley A. Pallathra   Returning to in-person work can be a tricky process that comes with a complicated mixture of feelings. Whether you’re excited or anxious about reentry, you...

The Chamber Celebrates their 95th Anniversary at Harbor Club, Prime

The Chamber Celebrates their 95th Anniversary at Harbor Club, Prime

On September 9th, 2021 The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 95th Anniversary. Originally scheduled for April 2020, the Chamber re-scheduled this event multiple times due to the pandemic, making the celebration even more special. Hosted at the...

Member Spotlight: Simply Self Storage, Huntington Station

Member Spotlight: Simply Self Storage, Huntington Station

Since 2003, Simply Self Storage has embarked on a continual journey to make the self-storage experience as simple as possible while providing a wide range of convenient and secure storage units that serve both personal and business customers. Their new,...

Scott Martella Award Winner: Marisa Pizza

Scott Martella Award Winner: Marisa Pizza

The “Scott Martella Alumni Award” was established in 2017 to honor Scoot Martella, a 2012 Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professional recipient who tragically passed away in 2016 at the young age of 29.  Scott lived his life with the innate desire to change our world...

Celebrating Ribbon Cuttings Throughout the Year

Celebrating Ribbon Cuttings Throughout the Year

One of the best weekly events the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce celebrates is the opening of a new business. A ribbon-cutting is the ceremonial opening of a brand-new or relocated business that has opened within the last six months. It can inaugurate an...

Scenes from the First Annual PUBlic Art Crawl

Scenes from the First Annual PUBlic Art Crawl

On May 8, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Arts & Experiences Committee, as well as, the Huntington Village BID, hosted the first annual PUBlic Art Crawl from 12 PM-8 PM. The goal of the event was to highlight the incredible...

PUBlic Art Crawl Directory

Learn more about the specials and restaurants participating in this wonderful art crawl! Remember, in order to receive any special discount you must be wearing your GREEN wristband! Six Harbors Brewing Company ADDRESS: 243 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743           ...

Scenes from the First Annual PUBlic Art Crawl

Join us for the First PUBlic Art Crawl on May 8th

  On May 8th, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Arts & Experiences Committee, as well as, the Huntington Village BID, is hosting the first annual PUBlic Art Crawl from 12 PM-8 PM. This community event will be highlighting...

Video: Where Your Recycling Goes in Huntington

Video: Where Your Recycling Goes in Huntington

On Wednesday March 17th, the Huntington Chamber of Commerce held a virtual webinar with Deputy Director of the Town of Huntington Department of Environmental Waste Management, Matt Laux. The goal of the presentation was to teach residents more about the recycling...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling in Huntington

Recycling is an important part of the Huntington Community- but where does it go?  Deputy Director of the TOH Department of Environmental Waste Management, Matt Laux, recently discussed the recycling process in Huntington. From compost to different paper weights,...

Celebrate Long Islands Winners Announcement: 3/16 at Six Harbors

  Join us on March 16th, 2021 to Celebrate the winners of our 2021 Young Professional Award! This event will have limited seating available at Six Harbors and will be streamed via zoom. You can register for the in person portion by clicking here. You can watch...

February Committee Meetings

Join us this month for one of our wonderful committee meetings. Committees are a great way to network with like-minded individuals who have similar interests. Whether you're a Woman in Business looking for a cohort, or a Young Professional looking to expand your...

Member Spotlight: School of Rock, Huntington

Member Spotlight: School of Rock, Huntington

School of Rock, located at 143 E. Main Street, Huntington, New York, is a music school for all skill levels, ages, and musical aspirations. With students ranging from toddlers to adults, the School of Rock is where music students grow into real musicians. Owner Monica...

A Holiday Greeting from The Chamber of Commerce

Happy Holidays from All of Us

  Happy Holidays from The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce As we come to the end of 2020 and begin a New Year filled with hope and opportunity, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce would like to wish each of you, and your families the best that the...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

We recently did an online interview with Carolyn Miles, owner,and CEO of Scents 4 My Soul. A Huntington based business, Scents 4 my Soul offers Aromatherapy & holistic health and wellness products. From products that will reduce pain, to sprays that will help you...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: UoTech

UOTech.co offers IT infrastructure and consulting services designed to ensure your technology is always running at peak efficiency. We clarify and simplify the technology you need and use so your staff can focus on the core of your business. We recently sat down with...

Wednesday Wisdom: Why Brand Storytelling is the Way of the Future

Wednesday Wisdom: Why Brand Storytelling is the Way of the Future

As a Chamber of Commerce, we are constantly keeping our fingers on the pulse of trends. Our goal is to help our businesses and provide various resources to help them thrive. As most businesses know, online marketing has taken off in the last few years but people still...

Winners from the 19th Annual Emerging Leaders Business Competiton

Winners of 18th Annual Emerging Leaders Competition!

On December 2nd, 2020 the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce hosted their 18th Annual Emerging Leaders Competition virtually. Sponsored by St. Josephs College, the Chamber hosted sixteen high schools with over two hundred and sixty-five students participating....

Happy Thanksgiving from the Chamber

Happy Thanksgiving from the Chamber

Thanksgiving is a unique holiday not focused on presents and spending, but enjoying time with family and friends. It is an opportunity to reflect on what we are thankful for and celebrate the good things in life. In that spirit, the Huntington Chamber would like to...

Member Spotlight: Burr Travel

Member Spotlight: Burr Travel

Burr Travel Bureau is a full-service travel agency that has been a proud part of the Northport Community for almost 60 years. We provide a level of service that only a local small business can provide. Our travel expertise and concierge services keep clients coming...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: European Wax Center

European Wax Center began as a family-owned business. Since the franchise opened in  2004, they've provided their guests with a first-class waxing experience centering around their proprietary Comfort Wax®, Private waxing suites, A crisp, clean environment, and the...

Member Spotlight: North American Resource Capital

Member Spotlight: North American Resource Capital

Richard Cassiano is the President of North American Resource Capital, a personalized business financing solution. Whether you’re looking to launch a new business, find financing for a project at your current business, or need mortgage support, Richard Cassiano has one...

Member Spotlight: Cynthia Ann Boutique

Member Spotlight: Cynthia Ann Boutique

Cynthia Ann Boutique, located at 28 Gerard Street in Huntington, right in the heart of the village is a fun and unique store. Designed, launched & established in 2018, owner, Kai Johnson was inspired by her children to make fun, unique, and cool clothing for kids....

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: A4 Altice Advertising

A4 Advertising is an advanced advertising and data company that provides audience-based, multiscreen advertising solutions to local, regional, and national businesses and advertising clients. A4 enables advertisers to reach more than 90 million U.S. households on...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Participating in Community Events

Community events provide business owners with an invaluable opportunity to connect with residents. If you’re attending one for the first time, make sure that you’re prepared in advance so that you can make the most of the experience. Here is what you should know. How...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: Quality Island Landscaping

Quality Island Landscaping is a full-service property management company, providing design, build, and maintenance services to the greater Huntington area. Established in 2008 by John Marcinka, Quality Island Landscaping prides itself on an innovative approach to an...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: PilatesFitLife by Donna

PilatesFitLife, located at 29 Southdown Road Suite, Huntington 11743, is a Pilates Studio run by Donna McKenna. In the fitness world for over 14 years, Donna McKenna knows the importance of a healthy, balanced life and, she teaches that belief to her clients. Opened...

Chamber gives Back to the Community

Chamber gives Back to the Community

The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce is proud to support our community and businesses during the re-opening process. The staff and committees at the Chamber have prioritized the needs of our businesses and have taken measures to support the re-opening of our...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: The Townwide Fund

In 1961, a group of Huntington residents came together intending to help their neighbors in need. Their mission was to raise funds within the community to assist local charities. Fifty-nine years later, the Townwide Fund of Huntington has raised more than $12 million...

Member Spotlight: Scents4MySoul

Member Spotlight: Tommy Tacos

Tommy Tacos, located at 821 New York Avenue in the Big H, is not your typical fast-casual taco restaurant. When you walk in, you’re immediately greeted with a creative, fun, expression of self. Owners Elisa and Tommy Stein visualized a space that spoke to their core;...

September Events with the Huntington Chamber of Commerce

September Events with the Huntington Chamber of Commerce

September is the beginning of a new season and here at the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, we are eager to host so many informative events and meetings. From Ribbon Cuttings, a great sign for our local economy, to webinars on travel and even a Covid-19...

Sustainable Practices Committee Presentation with 511NYRideShare

Sustainable Practices Committee Presentation with 511NYRideShare

On Wednesday August 19th the Huntington Township of Chamber of Commerce in partnership with their Sustainable Practices Committee hosted a virtual webinar with 511NYRideShare to discuss the importance of Bike Share programs. 511NY Rideshare is sponsored by the New...

Member Spotlight: Leilu of Huntington

Member Spotlight: Leilu of Huntington

When you walk into Leilu on New Street, Huntington, you’re not walking into just another restaurant: no, you’re walking into a two-story space where dreams and hospitality are realized. You are greeted with a picture of their two daughters, Leila and Lucie, who...

Free Masks for Chamber Business Members

Free Masks for Chamber Business Members

The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce is offering free boxes of masks for all Chamber members thanks to the generation donation of Baseball Lifestyle 101 .  As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, it's important that our community continue to take...

Vendor Application for Long Island Fall Festival 2022

Long Island Fall Festival is Canceled

  The Long Island Fall Festival, held for the last 27 years at Heckscher Park, has been canceled for this year because of the pandemic. The event usually brings thousands of people to Huntington over a long Columbus Day weekend. The festival provides three stages...

Optimize your Membership Meeting on July 14th at 8 a.m.

Optimize your Membership Meeting on July 14th at 8 a.m.

Being a member of the Chamber has many benefits. Whether you're joining to build connections, further become involved in the town, or need different resources as you begin to build your business, there are plenty of reasons to become a Member of the Huntington...

Introducing “Bagels and Business”: A New Workshop Series

Introducing “Bagels and Business”: A New Workshop Series

The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with their Business Development and Resource Committee, is proud to introduce our new workshop series titled "Bagels and Business". Created to help business owners navigate this new landscape, our Bagels and...

Long Island Enters Phase 3 of Re-Opening

Long Island Enters Phase 3 of Re-Opening

While our world continues to fight and take the necessary precautions to fight the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, Long Island has successfully met the requirements to enter Phase 3 of Re-Opening. This is another monumental step in re-starting our economy as many...

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate June 19th, better known as “Juneteenth”. On January 1st, 1863 President Lincoln announced the “Emancipation Proclamation”: freeing slaves in the United States. While that date was a historic and...