To promote and enhance positive business activity and growthÂ in the Slate Belt region with special emphasis on community involvement.
The Slate Belt Chamber of Commerce consists of ten distinct communities within a section of Northampton County associated with the time honored industry of slate mining, hence the name Slate Belt.
The communities represented by the SBCC are Portland, Upper and Lower Mt. Bethel, Bangor, East Bangor, Roseto, Pen Argyl, Wind Gap, Plainfield and Washington Township. The current Chamber of Commerce was founded on January 1, 1989, however the area’s original chamber of commerce, which there were several, date back to the 1930’s.