The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce is recognized for its work keeping the local business community informed.

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The Chamber was named one of 12 Communications Award of Excellence Winners by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for its Economic Outlook Guide.

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The guide designed by the local agency Idea Kraft, provides Chamber members with market research and a detailed economic forecast that can help businesses make informed decisions on growth in the Southern Tier.  The Chamber also conducts a Business Leaders Outlook Survey which is published in the guide to assist business leaders in their understanding of how their peers feel about current conditions.  The survey is in its fifth year.

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