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Staff Spotlight: Meet Alexandra Gerspach

By mcotter@thepartnership.org | Jun 18, 2024 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Meet Alexandra Gerspach

We are pleased to welcome Alexandra Gerspach, Executive Assistant to Grant Loomis, as our latest Staff Spotlight.

Get to know Ally in this brief Q&A!

5 Key Takeaways from the DEI Symposium

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 14, 2024 | Comments Off on 5 Key Takeaways from the DEI Symposium

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership brought nearly 300 executives, HR professionals, managers and staff members together at the seventh annual DEI Symposium for a half day full of engaging and informative sessions about how organizations can take the next step on their DEI journeys. Here are 5 takeaways from the event.

The Changing Healthcare Landscape: The BNP Healthcare & Human Services Industry Leaders Forum

By communications@thepartnership.org | Jun 11, 2024 | Comments Off on The Changing Healthcare Landscape: The BNP Healthcare & Human Services Industry Leaders Forum

With healthcare and human services at an inflection point, our Industry Leaders Forum convened to discuss a future-focused healthcare system, incorporating new technologies for service reliability, and the system changes needed to sustain responsible healthcare services in our community. Read the recap.

The Digital Frontier: The BNP Manufacturing Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Jun 4, 2024 | Comments Off on The Digital Frontier: The BNP Manufacturing Industry Leaders Forum

The BNP’s Manufacturing Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) recently convened to discuss the sector’s emerging technologies, operational best practices and regional strategies for the future.

Member Spotlight: Kreher Family Farms

By communications@thepartnership.org | May 16, 2024 | Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Kreher Family Farms

Since 1924, the Kreher family and its employees have provided Western New York with fresh, affordable and nutritious food. In this Member Spotlight, learn more about BNP Member Kreher Family Farms, celebrating their 100th year of operation.

Transportation Tech: The BNP Transportation & Logistics Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | May 9, 2024 | Comments Off on Transportation Tech: The BNP Transportation & Logistics Industry Leaders Forum

The BNP’s Transportation & Logistics Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) convened on May 2nd to discuss how coordinated transportation system tech impact commerce impacts the binational economy and the international supply chain.

Sustainable Tech: The BNP Energy & Telecommunications Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Apr 17, 2024 | Comments Off on Sustainable Tech: The BNP Energy & Telecommunications Industry Leaders Forum

Both the energy and telecommunications sectors are at an inflection point, and the effective use of new technologies will impact the future of their systems. The Energy & Telecommunications Industry Leaders Forum convened on April 11th to discuss current challenges and ways for regional companies to work together to find effective solutions.

Everyday Tech in WNY: The BNP Tech Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Mar 22, 2024 | Comments Off on Everyday Tech in WNY: The BNP Tech Industry Leaders Forum

Decision makers from both tech, and tech enabled companies, came together on March 14th at the Tech Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) for a conversation on Everyday Tech: Cyber Security and AI Across All Industries.

From Before the First Click: The BNP Hospitality & Tourism Industry Leaders Forum

By sethpiccirillo | Feb 28, 2024 | Comments Off on From Before the First Click: The BNP Hospitality & Tourism Industry Leaders Forum

At our Hospitality & Tourism Industry Leaders Forum, an impressive group of experts provided insights on how digital innovations are shaping the guest experience well before they even book their trip or make reservations.

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.