Events: Press Releases

Small Business Day Promotes Six-Point Agenda

ALBANY, NY – Small business owners and business leaders from across the state assembled in Albany today to participate in Small Business Day. The effort, led by the National Federation of Independent Businesses of New York, focused on a six-point legislative agenda of the challenges faced by the state’s 2 million small businesses.

Entrepalooza ‘13 is Announced

Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives, Leadership Buffalo, and University at Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Alumni Association are teaming to present Entrepalooza ‘13 at the Lodge at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, NY on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 pm. Event organizers have focused the day’s programming on Entrepalooza ‘13’s central theme of Leadership. More than 300 entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the Buffalo Niagara region are expected to attend the ninth annual full day program.

Accelerate Upstate 2.0 to Analyze Upstate Economic Development Efforts

BUFFALO, NY (Jan. 28) – Tomorrow, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership will host Accelerate Upstate 2.0, an economic summit to gauge employers’ opinions on current and future initiatives to grow the Upstate New York economy. The conference, which will feature speakers including John Zogby, founder of the Zogby Poll, and James McConeghy, CFO of Chobani, and expert panel sessions on Upstate economic development, will be webcast in real-time across Upstate on YNN.com.

BWI Health Promotions Recognized by Buffalo Niagara Partnership at Annual SBA Awards

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership recognized BWI Health Promotions as an outstanding small business at the annual 6th annual Small Business Matchmaker, Awards Luncheon & Expo held on May 11th at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The awards are presented by the regional office of the Small Business Administration.

Young Professionals Group to host Entrepreneurial Showcase

BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo Niagara 360 (BN360), the young professionals group of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, presents Buffalo Means Business: A Showcase for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur’s & Social Innovators on Wednesday, April 21 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott Street. The event is designed for budding entrepreneurs who are thinking about starting a business, as well as current business owners who are interested in growing their business and anyone interested in learning more about supporting our local economy. BN360 is partnering with UB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership for this event.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Phillips Lytle to Present Second Energy Series Event

(BUFFALO, NY) – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, in conjunction with Phillips Lytle LLP, will present Funding Opportunities in the Wind Supply Chain on Thursday, April 15 from 8:00 – 10:30 AM in the Fireplace Dining Room at The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Avenue. This is the second program in the two part “Renewable Energy Series”.