A collaborative effort by five chambers of commerce located within the Alleghenies region to identify challenges and opportunities associated with regional development. The basis for the effort is a full-day workshop involving the Leadership classes of the five chambers. The Blair County Chamber has participated in the program since its inception in 2004.
A collaborative effort by four chambers of commerce located within the Alleghenies region to identify ways that the business and education communities can better meet the needs of students as they undertake career exploration. BASICS — Businesses And Schools Investing in Cooperative Solutions — was started by the Blair County Chamber in 1994.
A coalition consisting of the Blair County Chamber, the Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation, and Explore Altoona with a goal of undertaking community-based projects that none of the three organizations could realistically accomplish alone.