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Christopher Short

New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director

Author, Speaker, and Skills Workshop Facilitator, Brand and Creative Strategist, Mentor

Short has been a lifelong resident of the Hudson Valley and has served on several advisory boards and committees that have invested in the future workforce of Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties. He has also been a part of several program initiatives that have played a key role in the success of local businesses, community organizations and educational institutions.

For over 20 years, Short has worked with international corporations, small to mid-sized businesses and non-profit organizations educating others in the aspects of complex communication and leadership. This experience has given him the skills to identify how individuals learn and share knowledge effectively and how that shared knowledge strengthens individual work teams and businesses alike.

As the Brand and Creative Strategist, Chris has utilized his experience in traditional video and streaming production to develop innovative content for semi-professional sports teams, cutting edge technology companies as well as non-profit organizations. While staying ahead of emerging technology trends, he has been able to ensure brands are broadcasting their message effectively across a variety of digital platforms. By curating stories that evoke emotion and drive engagement, He has been able to combine technology with storytelling that resonates with audiences across today’s multimedia driven landscape.

In recent years, Christopher has had the privilege of serving on several advisory boards and committees that have invested in the future workforce of Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties. He has also been a part of several program initiatives that have played a key role in the success of local businesses, community organizations and educational institutions.

Conference Highlights

Workshop
A technology-rich classroom is more than going green and paperless! It is creating a culture of inquiry, collaboration, and creativity...Read more
Talk
Google My Business Optimization, The Rise of Voice Search, and Augmented Reality are all changing the way small businesses interact with...Read more
Talk
What does promoting Open Data look like in practice. We'll examine a large research organization was having trouble getting its researchers...Read more

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