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Networking: Taking the First Step with BN360

As a young professional, hearing the word “networking” could very well invoke nervousness or uncertainty. We understand that knowing the right people and making connections can lead to great things yet we may not know where we can begin. Buffalo Niagara 360 (BN360) is the answer. Business networking has been

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Learn what the Partnership can do for you

Some days, I think we can all agree, there are not enough hours to get everything checked off our work to-do lists. Well, I have some good news for you! Our Buffalo Niagara Partnership staff is here to help make checking off those to-do list items a little easier. Are

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Rise of the Rest Pitch- September 30th

On September 30th Rise of the Rest will be visiting Buffalo to learn about our entrepreneur ecosystem and host a business plan competition. After getting a taste of what the region there will be an open fireside chat between Steve and Jordan Levy of Softbank Capital NY and the $100,000

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10 tips for networking and business development

Whether managing a member referral roundtable, facilitating a mentoring program or managing a council, throughout my eight years working with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, I have found networking and business development are critical skills that have enabled me to succeed in my role. As the Regional Chamber of Commerce, everything

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Mark your calendar: upcoming manufacturing events

In accordance with the expansion of our Manufacturers’ Council, the Partnership is introducing several new manufacturing events in the next several months. We encourage you to mark your calendar today for: Cross-Council Mixer: 8/11 This networking event is open to all members of our five councils, as well as anyone

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Member Spotlight: Meals on Wheels for WNY

To celebrate our members and their accomplishments, we have started a Member Spotlight blog series. This month, Partnership Member Meals on Wheels for Western New York shares information about partnership opportunities, their upcoming Plate Expectations event and the value of networking with our region’s business community. I had the pleasure of

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Power UP: Cherylyn Harley LeBon inspires

Cherylyn Harley LeBon inspired a room filled with young and established professionals on the afternoon of June 5 at our Power UP event. Guests listened intently as Harley LeBon discussed ways to embrace the judgment that women face in the workplace, and offered suggestions for setting your agenda. “Sometimes, if

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Regional manufacturers weigh in on expanded council

If you haven’t heard, our Manufacturers’ Council is expanding! Through the expansion, we are creating a larger and more diverse group of local manufacturers who want to make an impact on the manufacturing community in Western New York, and on the business community as a whole. Participation in the council

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5 reasons to attend HobNob 2015

With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of event season here at the Partnership. One of our biggest and most anticipated events of the year, HobNob, is just around the corner and we have been hard at work to make this year’s event different from previous years. Boasting a

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Cherylyn Harley LeBon prepares for Power UP

Our Power UP series is an opportunity to discuss issues that are important to women in the workplace. We hosted our first of two annual Power UP events back in February, and it was well received. Attendees had the chance to move to different tables to discuss topics including leadership,

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