A proud history of innovation, discovery, and rule-breaking characterizes Greater Rochester’s world-class talent pool, making our region the ideal place to grow a business or build a career. 


Launching and accelerating careers in a hotbed of world-class talent, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s regional talent strategy is increasing college graduate retention, expanding internship opportunities, connecting employers with job seekers, and addressing issues of economic access for all.

Source: Ownerly

Source: USDOE

Source: IPEDS

18,000+ annual college graduates

Source:  Rochester Area Colleges Network

Welcoming more than 80,000 future leaders every year

Source: Rochester Area Colleges Network

1.2 million
residents strong

Source: US Census Bureau

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