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Taxpayers are Losing with NY’s Prevailing Wage Mandate

As part of our Government Affairs programming, we kicked-off our first of two Capital Conversation events for 2017 with a look at New York’s prevailing wage mandate and its impact on taxpayers and economic development.  E.J. McMahon, founder and research director of the Empire Center came to Buffalo to detail

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Council Q&A: Changes Could be Coming to NAFTA

We are kicking off a new series, Council Q&A, where we highlight the expertise and knowledge of our council members on the key policy issues we are currently tackling.   To get things started, we asked CanAm Council member Pietra Lettieri Zaffram, a partner at Harris Beach, PLLC, how President Trump’s

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HobNob Shows-Off Renovated Hotel Henry

A piece of Buffalo’s history was on full display for HobNob – the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s biggest business party of the year. A sold-out crowd of over 400 people packed two-floors of the former Buffalo Psychiatric Facility now transformed into an Urban Resort and Conference Center dubbed Hotel Henry. Partnership

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Scotty Greenwood Discusses NAFTA at CanAm Now

In the world of Canadian relations, Maryscott ‘Scotty’ Greenwood tops the list. She addressed nearly 120 people at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s recent CanAm Now event held at the Conference and Events Center in Niagara Falls, New York.  During her keynote address, Greenwood touched on current relations between the US

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Bridging Our Borders, Expanding Our Reach

The business communities of Buffalo Niagara and Southern Ontario are joining forces like never before.  The Buffalo Niagara Partnership recently signed strategic agreements with both the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce to offer reciprocal memberships between the Partnership and each of these chambers.  This

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Strategic Agreement Highlighted in Buffalo News

The Buffalo News outlined our strategic agreement between the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce and the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in Wednesday’s online edition. “It helps us create connections so that noise doesn’t get in the way,” said Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. “The goal is

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National Experts Offer Guidance for Local Development Policy

The Buffalo Niagara region is at a crucial juncture in its revitalization and efforts to halt a 50-year population decline. The time is now to move forward as one and work together to achieve the prosperous and vibrant metropolitan area we all know is possible. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, along

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Content Marketing Tips for Businesses [VIDEO]

Our latest Speaker Series event, attended by over 150 businesses, focused on the importance of Content Marketing and why it should be a strategic priority for all businesses. At the event, we heard that every good content marketing piece should have at least one call to action, this blog has

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