Buffalo Niagara Partnership Names 2019 ATHENA Award® Recipients

BUFFALO, N.Y.—The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the regional chamber of commerce and the area representative for ATHENA International, today announced JoAnn Falletta, music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), as the recipient of the 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award®. The Partnership also announced Katie Krawczyk, a partner and the CEO of 19 IDEAS, as the recipient of the 2019 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award®.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership Releases Member Pulse Report

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the area’s regional chamber of commerce, announces the release of its Member Pulse Report, summarizing the findings of the Partnership’s annual Advocacy & Member Survey. The survey asked members about their perceptions of the business climate in Buffalo Niagara and New York State, as well as their top concerns as an employer in the region.

Employ Buffalo Niagara Appoints Two Workforce Development Managers

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership announces that Employ Buffalo Niagara – a coalition of employers, community leaders, educators and service providers – has named Moyla Halimy and Caitlin Sutton as Workforce Development Managers. Halimy and Sutton will assist the coalition with efforts to strengthen the local job market and give employers better access to a greater number of qualified, diverse job candidates through employer-led workforce development. The Partnership created and oversees the efforts of the Employ Buffalo Niagara coalition.