What does it mean to be an Athena?

For the past 25 years, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has honored the valuable contributions made by area individuals to advance the status of women in the Buffalo Niagara region.

The ATHENA Leadership Award®, and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® are given to individuals who have achieved professional success, contribute time and energy to making the region a better place, and actively assist others – particularly women – in reaching their potential.

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 we do at the Partnership is about our members.

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.

5 reasons to attend: Annual Report to Members

As the end of our fiscal year approaches, our President & CEO, Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, is excited to reflect on the work that we and our member companies have accomplished over the past year and look ahead to what’s next for the region.

It’s been a great year in Buffalo, with progress being made in nearly every part of the city.