Our Blog

We pride ourselves on being thought leaders and a go-to source for information on issues affecting the region.  Some items you’ll find here include:

  • Perspectives on important issues
  • Guest blogs from industry experts
  • Notifications about key political happenings

  • Updates/recaps on our events
  • Member achievements and spotlights
  • Significant news and press announcements


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The Rebirth of Manufacturing

Years ago, Buffalo was represented by some of the biggest manufacturing organizations in the world.  As the economy and technology shifted, we saw that industry become depressed and almost non-existent.  It certainly changed the dynamic, the culture and the region of Buffalo, New York.

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity: 8 Tips to Get You Started

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership hosted a Cybersecurity Seminar on Friday, September 30.  Seventy local companies attended this event to get informed regarding how to protect their company’s data, reputation and business. One hears about Cybersecurity attacks every day, and they are on the rise with no end in sight.  This can seem like scary stuff, but don’t let this news paralyze you.  The first step is getting informed, the next step is getting started.  Here are some tips from the event on what to do next.

Advocacy Update Blog

Advocacy Update: House votes to delay overtime rule

In a vote of 246-177 along party lines, the House passed a bill aimed at delaying the Obama Administration’s far reaching overtime regulations.  The Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act would delay for six months the mandatory overtime rule that makes 4.2 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay.