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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
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  • Notifications about key political happenings
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  • Member achievements and spotlights
  • Significant news and press announcements

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Top Labor Issues for New York Employers

By communications@thepartnership.org | Feb 5, 2024 | Comments Off on Top Labor Issues for New York Employers

Harris Beach is proud to represent employers throughout the region and state with their present-day workforce challenges. Over the past year, several new regulations and laws have emerged, and Harris Beach has used its extensive experience to help employers navigate new landscapes.

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: The BNP Development & Construction Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Jan 30, 2024 | Comments Off on Disrupt or Be Disrupted: The BNP Development & Construction Industry Leaders Forum

Over 100 attendees came together at the January 25th Development & Construction Industry Leaders Forum, kicking off the 2024 ILF schedule, to discuss the importance of making construction tech a priority in Western New York.

The 2024 Industry Leaders Forum: Today’s Tech

By sethpiccirillo | Jan 4, 2024 | Comments Off on The 2024 Industry Leaders Forum: Today’s Tech

Buffalo Niagara Partnership is launching the second year of the Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) building off of a successful inaugural 2023 program. As always, ILF’s goal is to provide a space for BNP members to strategize for the future success of their business, industry, and the overall economic vitality of Western New York.

Headwinds and Tailwinds: The 2023 BNP Economic Development Summit

By communications@thepartnership.org | Dec 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Headwinds and Tailwinds: The 2023 BNP Economic Development Summit

The BNP hosted its first Economic Development Summit on December 7 as the culmination of the 2023 Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) schedule. An impressive group of Western New York business leaders came together to discuss the current status of the economy as we collectively strategize for 2024.

Transforming Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Inside WNY’s Leader Exchange Program

By communications@thepartnership.org | Dec 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Transforming Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Inside WNY’s Leader Exchange Program

With its practical curriculum, experienced facilitator, and focus on real-world application, the Leader Exchange Program sets a new standard in professional development. Find out what makes Leader Exchange different than any other leadership program in Western New York.

Staff Spotlight: Meet Cassidy Wirth

By communications@thepartnership.org | Nov 22, 2023 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Meet Cassidy Wirth

We are pleased to welcome Cassidy Wirth, Manager, Member Engagement, as our latest Staff Spotlight.

Get to know Cassidy in this brief Q&A!

Expert Forum: How in-community customer service helps its customers, neighborhoods thrive.

By communications@thepartnership.org | Nov 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Expert Forum: How in-community customer service helps its customers, neighborhoods thrive.

More than ever, healthcare organizations must connect customers with services that provide value, while understanding their concerns on a local level. Superior customer service can support everything from business retention to brand promotion and improved access to healthcare options.

ILF Spotlight: BankOnBuffalo Is Buffalo’s Bank

By communications@thepartnership.org | Nov 3, 2023 | Comments Off on ILF Spotlight: BankOnBuffalo Is Buffalo’s Bank

BankOnBuffalo is a presenting sponsor of the BNP Industry Leaders Forum, convening regional business leaders with their peers to strategize for the future success of their industry and the overall economic vitality of the regional economy. 

Trends & Regulations: Preparing for a New future for Finance & Insurance Companies

By communications@thepartnership.org | Oct 26, 2023 | Comments Off on Trends & Regulations: Preparing for a New future for Finance & Insurance Companies

How will government regulations and evolving consumer trends change how Buffalo Niagara companies are financed and insured?
The BNP Finance & Insurance Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) came together on October 5th to discuss this complicated question.

Advocacy Alert

10.23.23 Advocacy Alert: Buffalo Wins Tech Hub Designation [Preview]

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Oct 23, 2023 | Comments Off on 10.23.23 Advocacy Alert: Buffalo Wins Tech Hub Designation [Preview]

Blog Back to Our Blog Blog Categories Today, the White House and U.S. Department of Commerce announced which communities have earned the “Tech Hub” designation. Buffalo was among the communities selected, meaning our community will have the opportunity to complete for millions in federal funding for research & development, workforce development, and supply chain upgrades.…