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Study Reveals CEO’s Confident With Current Business Climate

The numbers don’t lie, confidence among Buffalo business leaders is up significantly compared to where it was ten years ago. Roughly 100 Partnership members listened to Dr. Don Levy reveal the results of the Business Leaders survey conducted by the Siena College Research Institute. They later heard from Buford Sears,

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BNP to Advocate Against Biometric Implementation at Area Border Crossings

Buffalo Business First looked at how the Buffalo Niagara region would be impacted should President Donald Trump’s biometric mandate be implemented. “We need to streamline our border, not make it more difficult,” said Grant Loomis, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. “Operating an efficient border crossing

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WBFO Previews ‘CEOs Speak’

WBFO is looking ahead to a Buffalo Niagara Partnership event on Tuesday that will feature the revealing of a new Siena Research Institute survey. The survey is expected to reveal a significant increase in confidence among Upstate New York CEO’s. The article mentions the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s event ‘CEOs Speak’

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CEO Confidence in Buffalo Niagara on the Rise in 2017

An article in The Buffalo News over the weekend looks at the extensive development pipeline in Buffalo. A new survey set to be unveiled Tuesday is expected to show confidence in the Buffalo Niagara market. This comes on the heels of a $500 million Buffalo Billion 2 campaign announced by Governor

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2017 Advocacy Agenda Expanded – Workforce Development

Manufacturers of all sizes in WNY are facing significant difficulties finding qualified employees. The industry currently employs around 50,000 people in the region, but the NYS Department of Labor (DoL) forecasts 17,000 job vacancies by 2020, due to combined effects from employee retirements and industry expansion. To fill these gaps,

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$100 Million Makeover Underway for Peace Bridge

This June, the Peace Bridge, connecting Buffalo, New York to Fort Erie, Ontario, will celebrate its 90th birthday, but in the months prior, the bridge is undergoing a massive rehabilitation project. “A lot of people think it is just a bridge re-decking, but it’s much more than that,” said Ron

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WBFO Talks Tourism and Transportation in 2017 Advocacy Agenda Unveiling

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2017 Advocacy Agenda was also featured in an article by WBFO with a focus first on tourism dollars and then shifting to the need for more regional connectivity through transportation infrastructure. The agenda pushes two metro rail extensions; one to the University at Buffalo’s North Campus

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Buffalo News Highlights 2017 Advocacy Agenda Unveiling

The 2017 Advocacy Agenda unveiling event was featured in a Buffalo News article Friday morning. The article highlighted a regional priority of connecting the community and growing through improved transportation initiatives. “We have to focus on what is really critical infrastructure for our community,” Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, President and CEO of the

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BNP President and CEO Talks Ridesharing to WBFO

In an article composed by WBFO, Buffalo Niagara Partnership President and CEO, Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, reiterated the need for ridesharing in Buffalo and upstate New York. “Not having it (ride-sharing) makes a statement about our community that we don’t want to make,” Gallagher-Cohen commented in the article. “We’re the largest city

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