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Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a seasoned executive, or a budding professional, networking plays a pivotal role in your career growth. At the BNP, we understand the significance of forging meaningful connections, which is why we’re excited to share the numerous benefits of networking with our members.
In preparation for the 2023 elections, the BNP hosted an Erie County Executive Candidate Forum. Both candidates for Erie County’s highest office – incumbent Mark Poloncarz and challenger Chrissy Casilio – were given 45 minutes to address BNP members in a guided discussion.
Blog Back to Our Blog Blog Categories This month, a new law regarding pay transparency will take effect in New York. All employers should prepare to comply with this law. Get answers to frequently asked questions below. What does the law require? The law requires employers to disclose the compensation (salary or wage) or range of compensation…
Blog Back to Our Blog Blog Categories Buffalo Niagara is home to a vibrant community of minority-owned businesses, and our Minority-Owned Business Initiative (MBI) is shining a spotlight on trailblazing professionals leaving an indelible mark on our regional business landscape. The MBI program provides minority-owned businesses access to the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s extensive resources and networks to build their business, removing…
The BNP Energy & Telecommunications Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) came together on September 14 to discuss the future of the sector in the wake of evolving government regulations and consumer trends
Walid Al Hilaly’s Zoom Zoom is an innovative rideshare company focused on meeting the needs of the community – from providing affordable, reliable transportation to creating regional job opportunities.
After years of relentless advocacy to bolster Upstate NY’s innovation and manufacturing industries, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Buffalo-Rochester-Syracuse region have joined forces with a proposal to become a federally-designated Tech Hub in the first-of-its-kind nationwide competition created in his CHIPS & Science Bill.
The BNP organized a Capital Conversations event as part of our Government Affairs series to examine the workings of the H-1B program and explore potential reforms that could strengthen our regional economy.
Attorney Owen Herne is an enrolled member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe. Herne Law specializes in the legal, economic, and policy issues facing Indian nations across the United States today.
Uncovering and Cultivating Hidden Talent Series: Session 3 – Talent Hiding in Plain Sight