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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

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Riqueza Feaster, Featured Speaker

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 23, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Riqueza (Rique) Feaster, SVP, D&I Executive, Global Employee Networks and Global D&I Awards & Recognition, Bank of America 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

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Kim Marino, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 23, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Kim Marino, Manager, Diversity, Inclusion & Organizational Development, Independent Health 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

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet John F. Somers, Panelist

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 23, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome John Somers is President and CEO of Harmac Medical Products, Inc., 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

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Ekua Mends-Aidoo , Featured Speaker

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 11, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Ekua Mends-Aidoo, Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer for Evergreen Health 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 Annual

2022 D&I Symposium: Meet Trina Burruss, Featured Speaker

By cciccarelli@thepartnership.org | May 6, 2022

The BNP is pleased to welcome Trina Burruss, COO, United Way 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 Annual D&I Symposium on June 16th