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  • 8/11/2021 4:30 PM EDT
  • 8/11/2021 6:30 PM EDT

Join us for Greater Rochester Chamber's 5th annual celebration of young leaders on Wednesday, August 11th from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar option at this in-person event at the Genesee Valley Club. 


Greater Rochester Chamber CLIMB Presentation: 

Greater Rochester Chamber's ground-breaking experiential leadership program called CLIMB is now entering the 5th year with an enhanced curriculum and opportunities that will open doors for young professionals to truly make a difference in their careers and community. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the 2020/2021 CLIMB graduates on August 11. Click here to learn more about Greater Rochester Chamber’s CLIMB leadership program. 


Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award 2021 

Come celebrate with us as we present the 3rd annual Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award to one outstanding young leader, for their accomplishments and professional growth in the Rochester/Finger Lakes region. The Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award honors young professionals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for others to follow. 


TIMEFRAME: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 


Program Flow 

Welcome & Intro 

Keynote Address by 2020 Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award Recipient – Nicole VanGorder  

CLIMB Program Presentation and Graduation Ceremony 

Presentation of the 2021 Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award Recipient 

Closing Remarks 


Learn more about the IGNITE award and past award winners here



Sponsorships are available to support the Rochester Chamber IGNITE Awards program. To learn more, click here. 


$50 per person - (Includes hors d’oeuvres with cash bar option) 


Limited seating! Make your reservations now. 


Tickets are non-refundable, but they are transferable.   


RSVP by Wednesday, August 4



Genesee Valley Club 

421 East Ave  


Questions? Contact Events Specials, Cassidy Franklin at Cassidy.Franklin@GreaterRochesterChamber.com or call (585) 256-466