Opportunities around Rochester

Rochester is the educational, economic, and cultural heart of a 9-county region of 1.2 million people lying on the south shore of the Lake Ontario and including the beautiful Finger Lakes and its fruit and wine country.  It is within a day’s drive or flight of the commercial centers of the eastern United States and Canada.  The nineteen colleges and universities of our region; manufacturing and commercial services industries; first class cultural institutions; and four-season climate support a rich environment of educational, economic, cultural, and recreational and tourism opportunities.

Explore Rochester’s resources below to find rewarding opportunities for you, your family, or your business.

Recreation and Tourism

  • Visit Rochester
  • Selected institutions


  • IBC link to colleges and universities
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Manufacturing and Commerce

  • Greater Rochester Enterprise
  • International Business Council
  • US Department of Commerce
  • NYS Economic Development agency
  • City of Rochester Neighborhood and Economic Development


  • Major teams
  • Golf
  • Skiing
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