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Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA, elected to the Board of the Alliance of NYS Chambers of Commerce

Posted: 3/5/2022 - 3-minute-read

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Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA, elected to the Board of the Alliance of NYS Chambers of Commerce

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS), a statewide association of more than 70 Chambers of Commerce, has elected Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB Executive Director Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA, to its Board of Directors for 2022.

Mintzer began her term on the CANYS Board in January. She brings an extensive background in chamber of commerce leadership. She has been executive director of the Lake George Chamber since September 2017.

Mintzer is responsible for the overall development of the processes, productivity and profits that directly impact tourism in the Lake George region. Mintzer leads the team of 11 full and several part-time/seasonal staff that do the work of the Chamber and the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB) as well as managing three visitor welcome information centers. Prior to joining the LGRCC-CVB in 2017, Mintzer spent 19 years working as the Director of Sales of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. She's involved in a variety of local, state and national organizations within the hospitality and tourism industry including the Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE), Meeting Professionals International (MPI Upstate New York), NYS Hospitality & Tourism Association, NYS Destination Marketing Organization as well as the Warren County Council of Chambers, SUNY Adirondack, and SUNY Delhi, among others.

Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, She's a graduate of the University of Florida. She received her Masters in Hospitality Administration (MHA) through University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

“I’m extremely pleased to have Gina Mintzer serve on our Board to help further the work of the Alliance in providing professional development, valuable resources and strong advocacy insights to our chambers of commerce throughout New York State”, stated Peter Aust, Executive Director of CANYS.  “Gina’s passion for chambers is effusive, her experience extensive and I’m confident our association will continue to grow with her involvement”.

“It is a great honor for me to serve CANYS in this new role to share my passion of ensuring Chambers of Commerce exceed their true potential as the leading, and most influential business organizations in New York State,” Mintzer said. 

About CANYS

The Chamber Alliance of NYS is an association of Chambers of Commerce dedicated to providing members with education and insight into the latest trends and issues facing our chambers, our member businesses and our communities in addition to providing a forum to connect and collaborate with peers throughout New York State.

About the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB

The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB, Inc. strives to drive tourism to the Lake George region year-round while fostering a vibrant business community. The Chamber seeks to promote growth and development of its member businesses by offering networking events, educational programs, ribbon cuttings and other opportunities. Founded in 1952, the Chamber is a member-driven, not-for-profit 501 C (6) corporation. The Chamber, with a regional mindset, comprises more than 420 members in various sectors of the business community. The Chamber staffs the Visitor Center on the corner of Beach Road and Canada Street in the village of Lake George and the Adirondacks Welcome Center on the Northway between Exits 17 and 18 and typically serves more than 100,000 visitors annually. The Chamber also publishes an annual Travel Guide with a 70,000 circulation and a Community & Business Directory geared toward people and businesses looking to move to the area. The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB) is a division of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB and works as an extension of the Warren County Tourism Department. While the Tourism Department markets Warren County to the leisure consumer tourism market, the mission of the LGRCVB is to bring year-round, weather-proof group business to Warren County in the form of meetings, conventions, reunions, sports events, weddings, and more. Learn more atlakegeorgechamber.com . Connect with the Chamber on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok

Media Contacts:

Peter Aust
Executive Director
Chamber Alliance of New York State
518.260.4000
Peter.I.Aust@outlook.com

Amanda Metzger
Marketing Director
Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB
518.668.5755
amanda@lakegeorgechamber.com




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