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Advocacy Alert

Preview: 8.24.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary #2 Wrap-Up

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Aug 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: 8.24.22 Advocacy Alert: Primary #2 Wrap-Up

Late last night, elections officials tallied results for primary and special elections.

Expert Forum: Cyber Security Risks Facing FII and Mitigation Strategies

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Expert Forum: Cyber Security Risks Facing FII and Mitigation Strategies

According to IBM’s Cost of a Data Breach 2021 report, the average cost of a major cybersecurity incident to a business or organization is more than $4 million.

That’s a staggering number, but it puts the importance of information security for businesses and organizations under the spotlight—and attached to blaring sirens and alarms—that this problem deserves.

TPM: Sizing Up the Right Fit

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 18, 2022 | Comments Off on TPM: Sizing Up the Right Fit

What’s it like to work a customer service job at a regional employer with immediate openings? Students from 716 Ministries/Trocaire and the Service Collaborative of WNY found out through a day spent visiting with hiring managers from Univera, National Fuel, Wegmans, and Independent Health.

Advocacy Alert

Preview: 8.18.21 Advocacy Alert: Primary Day #2 Next Week

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Aug 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: 8.18.21 Advocacy Alert: Primary Day #2 Next Week

On Tuesday, August 23, voters will head to the polls for a second round of primary elections.

In June, voters selected primary nominees for Governor and Erie County Clerk. Because the State Legislature’s redistricting maps were thrown out in court, however, primaries for Congressional and State Senate races were moved to August.

Advocacy Alert

Preview: 8.12.22 Advocacy Alert: Cannabis Dispensary License Application Opening 8/25

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Aug 15, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: 8.12.22 Advocacy Alert: Cannabis Dispensary License Application Opening 8/25

The New York State Office of Cannabis Management announced that it will begin accepting applications for Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) licenses on August 25.

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Preview: BNP Advocacy Insider – August 2022

By jveronica@thepartnership.org | Aug 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: BNP Advocacy Insider – August 2022

Our Monthly Members-Only recap of the latest Advocacy, and Government news.

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Speaker Series: Event Planning in Uncertain Times

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Speaker Series: Event Planning in Uncertain Times

Event organizers have been left questioning whether their events should go back to being in-person, remain virtual or become something in between. How do you make that decision, especially when there is still so much uncertainty? All events are unique, but the most important thing to do is to consider your audience and be prepared to pivot if you need to. Here are a few tips to help get you started.

Leader Exchange – Preparing you for advancement opportunities

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Leader Exchange – Preparing you for advancement opportunities

Are you a new or developing leader who is highly motivated and seeks to grow as a leader and earn a promotion within your company? Then the BNP’s Leadership Exchange program could be your key to personalized leadership development.

Executive Exchange – Your strategic advantage

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Executive Exchange – Your strategic advantage

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s unique Executive Exchange Program is an opportunity for leaders at the top of their fields to reach greater heights of Executive Development. If you are a senior-level business leader ready to benefit from a circle of trusted peer advisors, the Executive Exchange Program is for you.

Will your organization win the war for talent? 

By communications@thepartnership.org | Aug 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Will your organization win the war for talent? 

There are more jobs open than there are available people to fill them and so the odds are that organizations that have incredible cultures and work practices will win the war for talent.