Small Business: Press Releases

Partnership Brings Buffalo Niagara to Albany

BUFFALO–The Buffalo Niagara Partnership this week convened business leaders for three days in Albany to voice their opinions on Governor Cuomo’s 2014-15 Executive Budget. Regional priorities were: Brownfield Cleanup program extension, Scaffold Law reform, broad-based tax reform and mandate relief to reduce the tax burden for NYS employers and taxpayers. The three days included Buffalo Niagara Night in Albany and subsequent Lobby Day, hosted by the Partnership. Partnership members also participated in NFIB’s Small Business Day.

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.

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.

Liazon Awarded Small Business of the Year

(BUFFALO, NY) – On May 6th at the SBA Small Business Week Awards Luncheon held downtown, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership presented local healthcare benefits company Liazon with the Small Business of the Year award. Since 1963, the President has proclaimed a National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of small businesses to the economic well-being of the country. The local awards ceremony honored the area’s top small business owners and advocates of the year for 2009.