WHY DUTCHESS

New York's Dutchess County is within a 6-hour drive of 68 million U.S. and Canadian customers, 21% of American manufacturers and a $227B retail sales market via major transit hubs I-84 and I-87. With award-winning higher education, a skilled workforce, competitive real estate, attractive incentive packages and utility rates, it's no wonder why major companies such as Gap, GlobalFoundries and IBM collectively employ more than 10,000 people here.

NEWS & EVENTS

March 16, 2022

Think Dutchess Providing Complimentary At-Home COVID Tests to Local Business

Available now, Dutchess County businesses can pick up COVID-19 at-home test kits to distribute to their employees at the Think Dutchess office. Please complete the form below with the number of test kits you are requesting and when you would like to pick them up. Pickup is available M-F between 9-4 pm at: 3 Neptune […]

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March 4, 2022

Dutchess County Nonprofit Social Enterprise, Unshattered, Lands Collaboration with Southwest Airlines

Unshattered’s Latest Partnership with Southwest Airlines® Gives Plane Seats New Wings Unshattered is a nonprofit social enterprise based in Hopewell Junction, NY.  Founded in 2016, by CEO Kelly Lyndgaard, the company fosters long-term recovery for women winning their battle against drug and alcohol dependency by providing pathways to economic independence. Unshattered’s employees are provided with […]

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March 1, 2022

Think Dutchess Hosts Business Breakfast with Special Guest Keynote Speaker, Linda Kaplan Thaler

Think Dutchess Business Breakfast Features Acclaimed Keynote Speaker Best-selling author and Advertising Hall of Fame legend, Linda Kaplan Thaler, will inspire and entertain at a networking event celebrating last year’s Business Excellence Awards winners and the future of Dutchess County’s economy.   March 1, 2022   POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Think Dutchess Alliance for Business is […]

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A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.