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Professional Development Programs

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership offers unique leadership development programs for C-suite executives,  developing managers, D&I leaders, and sales management professionals. Each program is professionally facilitated by experienced consultants who will guide discussion around your specific business challenges.

About our Programs

Executive Exchange is a unique, professional and leadership development program for senior business leaders to meet, share experiences, and resolve business challenges in a comfortable and confidential setting.

Leader Exchange is designed for developing leaders who have an interest in honing their skills and learning how to navigate business and industry in Buffalo Niagara.

Sales Leader Exchange focuses on the specific goals, objectives, and challenges of today’s sales leaders, including process, procedures, strategy, planning, measurement, leadership, and accountability.

The Diversity & Inclusion Academy is the region’s premier offering for Diversity & Inclusion. Taught by nationally recognized industry experts, attendees will be given a robust foundation from which they can create an actionable, next step “strategy workbook” for their workplace.

Meet the Facilitators

Our leadership development programs are professionally facilitated by some of the region’s most successful business professionals and customized to meet the individual needs of the members in each group.

From The Blog

Expert Forum: Expanding Resources for Minority Owned Businesses

By communications@thepartnership.org | June 8, 2022

At Bank of America, our goal is to drive responsible growth in the markets and communities we serve. Part of this commitment includes addressing the root causes of inequity through the lens of economic opportunity and racial equality.

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Bryan Gill, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | June 7, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Bryan Gill, Head of Global Neurodiversity at JP Morgan Chase as a panelist at our 2022D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Claudine Ewing, Moderator

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | June 1, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Claudine Ewing, Reporter/Anchor at WGRZ-TV as a moderator at our 2022 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium on June 16th –

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Cynthia Bass, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 25, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Cynthia Bass, CDO, ECMC as a panelist at our 2022 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium on June 16th – get

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Michele Mehaffy, Featured Speaker

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 23, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome MIchelle Mehaffy – Community Relations & PR manager, Buffalo Division, Wegmans as a featured speaker at our 2022 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th