Hamilton NY : Official Website
  • Mission

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    The Hamilton Business Alliance (HBA) strives to increase cooperation and collaboration among local business in order to strengthen and enhance the business climate in and around Hamilton, NY.  We do this by sharing resources, identifying and implementing cooperative opportunities and creating a strong referral network among member businesses.

  • Contact

    Hamilton Business Alliance
    PO Box 7
    Hamilton, NY 13346

  • Membership & Benefits

    HBA LogoThe Hamilton Business Alliance (HBA) was formed by local merchants and business owners to create a unified organization to continue the positive development and growth of the Greater Hamilton area while increasing their bottom line.

    When your business becomes a member of the HBA it acknowledges the importance of unity, positive involvement and a sense of community pride.

    Benefits include:

    • Cooperative advertising opportunities
    • FREE attendance to business related workshops, seminars and networking events sponsored by the HBA, including quarterly "Business After Hours"
    • Partners with Colgate University, Hamilton Rotary, Partnership for Community Development, and village governments to optimize community growth and prosperity
    • Colgate & community events schedule to take advantage of increased foot traffic
    • Website Listing on ThisIsHamiltonNY.com
    • Membership fee is a business tax deduction
    • Enhanced website listing on thisishamiltonny.com: add up to six color photos and a detailed description of your business to attract new customers and post events sponsored at your business on the website calendar page to increase foot traffic
    • Join other local businesses to form a strong, unified organization that has the collective strength to accomplish goals important to the HBA and greater Hamilton area. 

    Annual Membership Dues

    Nonprofit- $55
    1-2 employees- $75
    3-7 employees- $155
    8-20 employees- $190
    21+ employees- $300

    Click here for Membership Brochure


    1. Fill up the Membership Application online and Pay Online

    2. Or Fill up the Membership Application online and mail us a check (check payable to HBA)  to HBA PO Box 7 Hamilton, NY 13346.

    3. Or Download, print & fill up Membership Application and return with payment (check payable to HBA)  to HBA PO Box 7 Hamilton, NY 13346.

  • Meetings

    The HBA meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Colgate Inn at 8 a.m.

  • Board of Directors


    Reg Wilson, Hamilton Village Real Estate, Email


    Lindsay LaRuffa, Curtis Lumber


    Sue Palmer, Curtis Lumber


    Stephanie Crawford, Steph Boutique

    Pat Drahos, Maxwell’s Chocolates & Ice Cream

    Shannon Mantaro, Hamilton Initiative

    Lauri Shoemaker, Evergreen Gallery

    Shirl Truett, Arts at the Palace Board member

    Art Zimmer, Art Zimmer Productions

    Patricia von Mechow

    Debra Forstenzer, Debra Forstenzer Marketing Consultant

    Lauri Shoemaker, Store owner, Evergreen Gallery
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