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Small Business Center

Small Business Resources

Resources to help power your small business in Western New York!

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership believes in the power of small business. Local companies create community, provide jobs for our neighbors and keep the regional economy moving forward, every day.

At the BNP, we champion the vital role of small businesses. These local enterprises foster community, generate employment for our neighbors, and propel the regional economy forward daily. The BNP Small Business Center offers a wealth of online resources and networking opportunities, helping owners and employees thrive and connect.

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The BNP’s 5 in 25 Series dives into the many aspects of owning and operating a small business, starting with marketing, human resources, brand awareness and financial planning. In each session, an industry expert will discuss effective ways to gain a business edge and develop best practices.

The BNP hosts a range of events connecting business owners to their peers and other leaders from throughout Western New York. State up to date on our full events calendar.


Stay up to date on national trends while operating your business, locally. As a member of BNP, you have access to several small business benefits offered through the US Chamber of Commerce. Our team will register you, providing access to:

  • Digital learning platform
  • Publications subscriptions
  • FedEx discounts
  • Discounts on Met Life products
  • Attend virtual events free of charge


Find the small business resources you need in one place. The BNP helps connect small businesses owners with the information and assistance that you need.