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The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is proud to work on behalf of our membership.  Whether drawing attention to an important issue or introducing programs and initiatives, our work reflects the needs and wants of WNY's business community.  Here's what we've been doing lately...

She’s carrying the banner for regional business

By mcotter@thepartnership.org | Jul 8, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (The Buffalo News) — Manufacturers have their share of concerns when it comes to embracing automation and warding off cyberattacks.

But it’s not something they should shy away from. That was the message from panelists at a recent Buffalo Niagara Partnership panel on the topic.

Upstate New York tech hub wins $40 million federal investment

By mcotter@thepartnership.org | Jul 2, 2024

WASHINGTON (The Buffalo News) — The upstate New York “tech hub” between Buffalo and Syracuse will receive $40 million in federal funding in an attempt to make the region home to a reborn American microchip industry.

Buffalo Next: How automation is transforming manufacturing

By growthzone | Jun 11, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (The Buffalo News) — Manufacturers have their share of concerns when it comes to embracing automation and warding off cyberattacks.

But it’s not something they should shy away from. That was the message from panelists at a recent Buffalo Niagara Partnership panel on the topic.

Tech hub funding decisions expected soon

By growthzone | May 28, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (The Buffalo News) — It is almost time for Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse to learn whether their “tech hub” bid will be awarded about $54 million in federal funding to bolster the semiconductor industry.

‘This helps them’: Buffalo Niagara Partnership offers complimentary resources for small businesses

By growthzone | Apr 30, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — The BNP Pro Free membership will be made available to local businesses with five employees or fewer, as well as locally owned and operated bars and restaurants of all sizes. BNP Pro Free waives the traditional fee for small companies and offers complimentary access to important resources including workshops and networking events.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership creates free membership level for small businesses

By growthzone | Apr 30, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (SPECTRUM NEWS 1) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is celebrating National Small Business Week with a new opportunity for small businesses in Western New York.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership offering free membership to smallest businesses

By growthzone | Apr 30, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (The Buffalo News) —The Buffalo Niagara Partnership wants to bring the smallest of small businesses into the fold.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership introduces a powerful, free resource for WNY’s small businesses

By growthzone | Apr 29, 2024

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Continuing a legacy of leading through actions that positively impact our community, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is proud to mark Small Business Week with the introduction of a new membership level designed to fuel the growth of Western New York’s smallest businesses.

Another Voice: Time to face the facts on the HEAT Act

By growthzone | Apr 5, 2024

BUFFALO, NY (The Buffalo News) — Another year, another push to ban the use of natural gas.

Like countless consumers and businesses in our region, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has strong concerns with this plan.

Debate over natural gas bill heating up in Albany

By growthzone | Mar 19, 2024

ALBANY, NY (WGRZ) — As the April 1 deadline for the state budget approaches, lawmakers, policy advocates and everyone in between are working to get their hopes and dreams across the legislative finish line.