buffalo niagara partnership

HobNob Shows-Off Renovated Hotel Henry

A piece of Buffalo’s history was on full display for HobNob – the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s biggest business party of the year. A sold-out crowd of over 400 people packed two-floors of the former Buffalo Psychiatric Facility now transformed into an Urban Resort and Conference Center dubbed Hotel Henry. Partnership members from across Western New York and Southern Ontario joined in on the party rejuvenating old and establishing new business connections. HobNob was also the first Partnership event since our strategic membership agreement with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce. Wednesday’s event allowed our new associate members an opportunity to interact with current Partnership members.

Scotty Greenwood Discusses NAFTA at CanAm Now

In the world of Canadian relations, Maryscott ‘Scotty’ Greenwood tops the list. She addressed nearly 120 people at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s recent CanAm Now event held at the Conference and Events Center in Niagara Falls, New York.  During her keynote address, Greenwood touched on current relations between the US and Canada, President Trump’s trade priorities, possible changes to NAFTA and the status of our bi-national economy. Greenwood is the Chief Executive Officer at the Canadian-American Business Council. Her impressive resume includes recognition as one of the Top 100 People Influencing Canadian Foreign Policy by Hill Times in 2014 and as one of the Top 100 Lobbyists in 2017. 

Bridging Our Borders, Expanding Our Reach

The business communities of Buffalo Niagara and Southern Ontario are joining forces like never before.  The Buffalo Niagara Partnership recently signed strategic agreements with both the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce to offer reciprocal memberships between the Partnership and each of these chambers.  This agreement unites our three business regions as one, nearly tripling the size of our reach to over 4,000 area companies and organizations.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership Chosen to Participate in Talent Pipeline Management Academy

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s workforce development efforts are being recognized by the United States Chamber of Commerce.   Laura Smith, Vice President of Economic Development for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, will be participating in the U.S. Chamber’s Talent Pipeline Management Academy. She is only one of 24 men and women chosen from 13 states to take part in this program.