With the Presidential election behind us and President-elect Trump organizing his cabinet, the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition came together to strategically reexamine and further develop its priorities. As a founding member of the Coalition, the Partnership joins nearly 40 chambers of commerce from Great Lakes states, to support economic development in the Great Lakes region. Each year, we advocate for policy initiatives that will ensure the competitiveness of the 12 states and 2 provinces that make up the group.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Great Lakes advocacy work took a big step forward earlier this month when the United States Senate and House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. The bill authorizes approximately $5 billion in water infrastructure projects, including those critical to the Great Lakes and the Buffalo Niagara region. The Partnership, through its work with the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition, has actively advocated for the passage of this bill.
International business woman, Nadja Piatka, to address harnessing the power of the CanAm market as keynote speaker at Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region event.
At many points in the strategic growth of a business, business leaders will often ask the question, why should I consider exporting?
Dottie recently blogged about the similarities that exist between Hamilton, Canada and Buffalo, NY.
I had the pleasure of accompanying Dottie during her trip to Hamilton to meet Keanin Loomis, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in Ontario.