Canal New York Marketing and Business Alliance will help you tell the world about your business.  Canal New York works on behalf of its members in three strategic areas.

Tourism Marketing

  • Cooperative Marketing opportunities at state-wide, national and international venues including the World Travel Market in London, Tourism Pow Wow in Miami, I Love NY Tourism Showcase in Toronto and New York City.
  • Comprehensive, safe, and easy to participate in Social Media opportunities.
  • A member Web Site that not only attracts your customers but also links them to other canal side businesses and most importantly to the informational sites that meet you and your customer’s needs.
  • Media Event coordination to attract national and international attention to the New York State Canal system and to your business.
  • Brochure distribution at Canal Community festivals and events.

Member and Organizational Development

  • Networking with other Canal businesses and communities at monthly Board Meetings held across the state
  • Committee membership to help Canal New York grow and spread the individual strengths of each member across the organization.  Membership Growth, Tourism Marketing, Legislative Advocacy, Education or Organizational Governance, there is a place for your talents.

Legislative Advocacy

  • Our Legislative Advocacy Agenda includes,
  • Working closely with associated New York State Government Agencies, businesses and organizations to ensure that our mission is successful
  •  With Collaboration in mind, we will continue to inform and advocate for local communities and members regarding changes in regulatory issues, will help promote and will strive to work with local establishments to grow and improve their quality of life.

Membership Benefits and Eligibility

All members of Canal NY are entitled to the following:

  •  Enhanced Networking opportunities – both locally and across NY State
  • Opportunity to attend Canal NY meetings and functions
  • Opportunity to meet like – minded business owners and Canal enthusiasts 
  • Opportunity to promote local businesses, events and community awareness
  • Opportunity to Boost Tourism
  • Opportunity to Participate in Special Committee assignments including tourism PR, special events etc. 
  • Opportunity to host or provide presentations at Canal NY meetings for education and PR
  • Opportunity to Participate in Professional Educational development programs
  • Opportunity to exchange Literature at seasonal and annual Canal NY meetings
  • Receive E-mail announcements via digital newsletter subscriptions
  • Ability to participate in member forum blogs on the Canal NY web site
  • Representation in advocacy issues
  • Eligibility for Board Appointments and Administrative Advancements

Membership Levels

Thanks for your interest in Canal NY!

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Canal New York
Mailing Address
689 Hoosick Road
Troy, NY 12180

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