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First Selectman State of The Town Address, Fri, February 20, Noon @ Fantasia

Welcome to the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce About Us page. 

The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce is a business association of over 550 members, from sole proprietorships to large international companies, and local non-profit organizations. Through a full calendar of events and programs, the Chamber supports business and community growth, provides legislative, educational and marketing opportunities  to it's members.

On September 14, 1915 a group of local businessmen in Wallingford held their first meeting to form a local Chamber of Commerce. By meeting's end 75 local businesses joined the Chamber of Commerce. By the end of the year the Chamber had 225 members! Over the years the Chamber became involved in many community and business affairs. The Chamber briefly dissolved during the depression years.

The Chamber became very active during the 1950's and 1960's in such large projects as development of Community Land and local road and highway construction. In 193 Katharyn O'Hay Granahan then treasurer of the United States addressed the Chamber at their annual meeting.

In 1985 the Chamber hires their first full time executive Robin Chiat Wilson. The Chamber has 230 members and a budget of $30,000! In 1986 the Chamber hires Cindy Semrau as a part time employee.

In March of 1989 with a lot of hard work from the Chamber staff and the First Selectman of the town of North Haven, that town joins the Wallingford Chamber of Commerce with over 90 members. The newly formed Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce boasts over 400 members.