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  • We’re writing our story to share with the world, but we know it’s not complete without you. Our community is not one individual or entity, but the interwoven collection of all of our distinct voices, pathways, and contributions. Tell us your thoughts, tell us your passions, and most importantly, tell us what you believe. Tell us your story, and we’ll tell you how it’s all of ours. Tell us how you have realized your dreams here, and we’ll tell you how you have Realized Rochester.


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    Help us tell the story! Let us know...

    • Why Rochester?
    • What does Rochester mean to you?
    • How do you think Rochester has shaped your success story?
    • In what ways do you "Realize Rochester?"



    Our city and our region are full of incredible, successful businesses that are doing so many things right, and we believe this is something worth sharing. We want to identify the employers and organizations that are committed to strong values, and to their employees as a result.

    Do you work for or know of a company or organization that fits this description, whether through one specific best practice, or based on their mission and operations as a whole? Nominate a company to be featured in the Chamber Advantage "Business Best Practices" spotlight series for 2017, or tell us about your own organization's best practice!