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Industry Leaders Forum – Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

Buffalo Niagara’s tech community is growing, adding new start-ups and employees to the region as well as improving efficiencies at existing companies.  Skilled tech talent is needed to sustain this growth, in an industry that already has a $3.3 billion direct economic impact on the region. 

Join BNP, and strategic partner Tech Buffalo, as we bring leaders together to collaborate, strategize and support the future of the tech community in our region. 

Participating Member Organizations 

  • Aleron
  • Arcara Solutions
  • Bank On Buffalo
  • Buffalo Black Billion
  • Buffalo Manufacturing Works, operated by EWI
  • Business Technology Professionals
  • Empire State Development Western New York Regional Office
  • EnergyMark, LLC
  • Harris Beach PLLC
  • Independent Health
  • Invest Buffalo Niagara
  • LaBella Associates, D.P.C

 

  • Lighthouse Technology Services
  • Mission: Ignite
  • MVP Network Consulting, LLC
  • PCB Piezotronics, Inc. – An Amphenol Company
  • Say Yes Buffalo
  • Sparq
  • Synergy IT Solutions
  • TechBuffalo
  • The Bonadio Group
  • UB Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE)
  • University at Buffalo
Strategic Partner

Join or Become a Sponsor

The Industry Leaders Forum is reserved for members of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and attracts a wide-audience of business leaders in WNY. Strengthen your brand by attending this series or by sponsoring this series.

Contact Liz Benkovich, VP of Member Engagement & Development | lbenkovich@thepartnership.org

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