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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

Leader Exchange – Preparing you for advancement opportunities

By communications@thepartnership.org | August 3, 2022

Are you a new or developing leader who is highly motivated and seeks to grow as a leader and earn a promotion within your company? Then the BNP’s Leadership Exchange program could be your key to personalized leadership development.

Executive Exchange – Your strategic advantage

By communications@thepartnership.org | August 2, 2022

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s unique Executive Exchange Program is an opportunity for leaders at the top of their fields to reach greater heights of Executive Development. If you are a senior-level business leader ready to benefit from a circle of trusted peer advisors, the Executive Exchange Program is for you.

Will your organization win the war for talent? 

By communications@thepartnership.org | August 1, 2022

There are more jobs open than there are available people to fill them and so the odds are that organizations that have incredible cultures and work practices will win the war for talent.

Expert Forum: Health savings accounts can be an appealing benefit to younger employees

By communications@thepartnership.org | August 1, 2022

With employee resignations and job openings currently at levels not seen for more than 20 years, employers are struggling to find ways to attract and retain high-skilled workers. In order to survive and thrive during the “Great Resignation,” it’s become more imperative than ever for companies and businesses to provide a wide range of employee benefits.

Assessment serves as tool to benchmark and inform WNY’s D&I work 

By communications@thepartnership.org | July 15, 2022

(Buffalo, NY) The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) is inviting the region’s businesses to participate in an assessment to determine how far the Western New York (WNY) Community has progressed in their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices since the BNP’s first assessment conducted in 2020.