Business Advocacy Organizations

Find out more about the local and national organizations that advocate on behalf of businesses in New York:

The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Primary advocacy group for business in New York State, supported by some 4,000 member companies and chambers of commerce from around the state.

Center for an Urban Future
New York City-based think tank that fuses journalistic reporting techniques with traditional policy analysis to produce in-depth reports and workable policy solutions on the critical issues facing our cities.

Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS)
Association of chambers of commerce dedicated to focusing the collective influence and efforts of chambers, while contributing to their growth and professionalism.

The Public Policy Institute of New York State
Research and educational organization whose purpose is to formulate and promote public policies that will restore New York's economic competitiveness.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Not-for-profit business federation that provides a voice of experience and influence in Washington, D.C. and around the globe for its member organizations.