DISCOVER YOUR BOLD in Carbon County, PA...

Your Guide to Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Palmerton, Penn-Kidder, Weatherly, Nesquehoning, Lansford, and Summit Hill.

Get to Know Carbon County, Pennsylvania

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Traveling from Lehighton to Jim Thorpe or Vice Versa Monday thru Friday from 8am-3:30pm?

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Things to Learn, Do & See

Immerse yourself in the rich history and countless offerings of Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Lake Harmony, Palmerton and the surrounding areas of Carbon County, Pennsylvania. Enjoy an abundance of natural resources, breathtaking views and varied landscapes of the Pocono Mountains. Here, you'll find excellent opportunities for outdoor and indoor adventure as well as luxurious relaxation. No matter what your age or taste, you'll be sure to FIND YOUR FUN in Carbon County!

We invite you to explore the pages of this website for visitor resources and area information, visit our FIND YOUR FUN page for important links and highlights to everything that we have for you to learn, do and see. You can also build your trip itinerary online with our Carbon County TripBuilder or download a FREE copy of our "Find Your Fun in Carbon County" Visitors Guide.

To learn more about us, contact the Carbon Chamber at 610-379-5000.

Your Carbon Chamber

The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), located in Lehighton, PA is a member-centric organization. No matter what your need, we are here to offer you one-stop solutions and personal support and guidance to help you make your business successful.

From start-ups to multi-million dollar businesses in a variety of industries, our main focus and commitment are to connect you with people, resources and opportunities to help you grow your business sand thrive. And, the best part is that we do all of this in a fun and welcoming environment. There is always something exciting happening every week to help you meet your goals.

As your local Chamber, we are STRONG thanks to our exceptional leadership: board of directors, CCEDC staff and volunteer committee chairs. However, the true strength of the CCEDC comes from our volunteers, sponsors and members. To expand the reach and opportunities for our members and to our organization's STRENGTH, we continuously partner and collaborate with with other like-minded organizations, such as: the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.

We encourage our CCCEDC members to get involved, share their talents, lend their expertise and let their voices be heard. If this sounds good to you, we invite you to click on the JOIN button above or call the CCEDC at 610-379-5000 to meet with our Member Relations Director for more information.

Featured Business of the Month

Dave Figenshu Digital Media

I got my first movie camera when I was 10 years old... 50 feet of 8mm film recorded about 3.5 minutes of footage. I would film family, school projects and fun with friends. The process took time.  I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978 from Temple University. Now, it was time to get a job!

During my first 20 years, I was involved in every kind of ‘live’ television event. I was traveling the country as well as providing support to some of the biggest productions for regional, national, and world wide audiences. I had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in show business, the sports world, entertainment and music.

In 1982, I bought my first home video camera. I began to create my own style of ‘special event’ videos. In addition to my broadcast work, I would record wedding videos on weekends. . . the ultimate ‘live’ event.

Technology continued to evolved so quickly; cameras, editing and delivery systems were becoming more advanced and affordable. Social media access gave me a place to display my work, but, I still needed to pay the bills.

Becoming a ‘Director of Photography' gave me a lot of exposure, access to traditional broadcast, satellite and cable, but it added increased responsibility. When my wife and I relocated to Carbon County from the Philly suburbs, I immediately sought out businesses that could utilize my services.

I connected with the Carbon Chamber as an outlet for work and additional opportunity. Working closer to home with local and regional businesses, while still retaining my national broadcast exposure, was a big benefit.

Currently I provide Director of Photography services for two regional and nationally syndicated cooking shows through Philly agency, Hype 413inc. I support the Chamber and Jack Frost / Big Boulder ski areas with regular programming for websites, display, staff training and commercial usage. And it’s still fun!

CLICK HERE to learn more about Dave Figenshu Digital Media or call Dave at (610) 316-9681.

Economic Development

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Maybe it’s the outstanding quality of life in Carbon County that attracts so many businesses, or the educated workforce, or the opportunities for companies to thrive. If you’re interested in learning more about doing business here, Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation is the best place to start.

Our mission is straightforward: promote economic prosperity. We accomplish that by relocating companies and helping them set up shop. We work to retain and expand businesses with a direct pipeline to dozens of financing programs and loans. If you need real estate, we offer site location assistance. Our access to state, county and municipal governments, combined with a wide range of business partners streamlines your relocation or expansion plans. Other services include economic research and workforce development. If you want to relocate, start or expand a business in Carbon County, come and talk to us first. Put our unmatched access and expertise to work for you.


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