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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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Preview BNP Advocacy Insider – August 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Aug 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview BNP Advocacy Insider – August 2022

Our Monthly Members-Only recap of the latest Advocacy, and Government news.

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Speaker Series: Event Planning in Uncertain Times

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Speaker Series: Event Planning in Uncertain Times

Event organizers have been left questioning whether their events should go back to being in-person, remain virtual or become something in between. How do you make that decision, especially when there is still so much uncertainty? All events are unique, but the most important thing to do is to consider your audience and be prepared to pivot if you need to. Here are a few tips to help get you started.

Leader Exchange – Preparing you for advancement opportunities

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Leader Exchange – Preparing you for advancement opportunities

Are you a new or developing leader who is highly motivated and seeks to grow as a leader and earn a promotion within your company? Then the BNP’s Leadership Exchange program could be your key to personalized leadership development.

Executive Exchange – Your strategic advantage

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Executive Exchange – Your strategic advantage

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s unique Executive Exchange Program is an opportunity for leaders at the top of their fields to reach greater heights of Executive Development. If you are a senior-level business leader ready to benefit from a circle of trusted peer advisors, the Executive Exchange Program is for you.

Will your organization win the war for talent? 

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Will your organization win the war for talent? 

There are more jobs open than there are available people to fill them and so the odds are that organizations that have incredible cultures and work practices will win the war for talent.

Staff Spotlight: Meet Michelle Braswell

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Meet Michelle Braswell

We are pleased to introduce Michelle Braswell, BNP’s Manager, Events & Programs as our latest Staff Spotlight.

Michelle’s role is to create, coordinate, and manage events and programs both virtually and in person.

Learn a little bit more about Michelle in this brief Q&A.

Expert Forum: Health savings accounts can be an appealing benefit to younger employees

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Expert Forum: Health savings accounts can be an appealing benefit to younger employees

With employee resignations and job openings currently at levels not seen for more than 20 years, employers are struggling to find ways to attract and retain high-skilled workers. In order to survive and thrive during the “Great Resignation,” it’s become more imperative than ever for companies and businesses to provide a wide range of employee benefits.

7.28.22 Webisode: Creating Career Pathways

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jul 29, 2022 | Comments Off on 7.28.22 Webisode: Creating Career Pathways

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership knows that hiring is the most common pain point amongst all employers right now, and will be for the foreseeable future. We created the Employ Buffalo Niagara Career Pathways Program to help regional companies attract and retain talent in this challenging job market.

Advocacy Alert

Preview – 7.28.22 Advocacy Alert: Congress Moving on Chips, Climate, Healthcare

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Jul 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview – 7.28.22 Advocacy Alert: Congress Moving on Chips, Climate, Healthcare

After months of quiet negotiations and apparent gridlock, two major legislative updates came out of our nation’s Capitol last night. The U.S. Senate passed a landmark technology and innovation investment bill, and a key Senator announced support for a larger domestic spending package.

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Manufacturing Council Hosts: Overcoming Supply Chain Issues

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jul 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Manufacturing Council Hosts: Overcoming Supply Chain Issues

Worldwide, companies throughout every business sector are dealing with significant supply chain challenges. The Buffalo Niagara region is certainly no exception. Increased costs, labor shortages, logistical breakdowns, and a host of other issues are impacting all aspects of the economy from manufacturer to customer.