About LiveCHQ

LiveCHQ is intended to help individuals, professionals, businesses, families, and others to learn all about the western-most county in New York State and why it’s a wonderful place to live, work, conduct business, and recreate!

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The Chautauqua County Partnership for Economic Growth brings together public and private leaders to focus on countywide and regional economic development. It serves as the catalyst and broker of resources for advancing economic prosperity efforts and is the central coordinating entity for the formation, retention, development, and attraction of quality jobs and advancements to quality of life in Chautauqua County. The Partnership fulfills its mission through the following strategic initiatives:

  • Providing proactive leadership on issues that affect business growth, challenges to job creation and the long-term competitiveness of our economy
  • Developing vibrant places with enriching experiences for citizens and visitors alike with dynamic communities in which to live;
  •  Synthesizing workforce, entrepreneurial and small business development with business development objectives;
  • Facilitating entrepreneurial growth and the retention and expansion of primary employers and key industries; driving development, marketing, and attraction of targeted businesses to our greater community.


The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency is an economic development organization authorized and empowered by the State of New York to make Chautauqua County a better place to work, live, and visit. We facilitate development by attracting new businesses, while promoting the retention and expansion of existing businesses. Assistance in the forms of incentives – tax abatements, low interest loans, and bond financing – enhances the opportunities for job creation and retention by our businesses.