Turning Interest Into Action. The UpState New York Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to be the newest member of the U.S. Black Chambers family. Joining the U.S. Black Chambers will provide us with a platform to engage, educate and empower, established businesses, business owners, as well as future entrepreneurs. We will commit our resources of people, time, information and capital toward providing opportunities that create wealth and equity within our communities. We look forward to representing the interests and advocating on the behalf of our members throughout Upstate New York in cities including Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Kingston, Newburgh, New York City, Hudson and Poughkeepsie.