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Top Labor Issues for New York Employers

Harris Beach is proud to represent employers throughout the region and state with their present-day workforce challenges. Over the past year, several new regulations and laws have emerged, and Harris Beach has used its extensive experience to help employers navigate new landscapes.

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The 2024 Industry Leaders Forum: Today’s Tech

Buffalo Niagara Partnership is launching the second year of the Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) building off of a successful inaugural 2023 program. As always, ILF’s goal is to provide a space for BNP members to strategize for the future success of their business, industry, and the overall economic vitality of Western New York.

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Headwinds and Tailwinds: The 2023 BNP Economic Development Summit

The BNP hosted its first Economic Development Summit on December 7 as the culmination of the 2023 Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) schedule. An impressive group of Western New York business leaders came together to discuss the current status of the economy as we collectively strategize for 2024.

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ILF Spotlight: BankOnBuffalo Is Buffalo’s Bank

BankOnBuffalo is a presenting sponsor of the BNP Industry Leaders Forum, convening regional business leaders with their peers to strategize for the future success of their industry and the overall economic vitality of the regional economy. 

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BNP Hosts County Executive Candidates

In preparation for the 2023 elections, the BNP hosted an Erie County Executive Candidate Forum. Both candidates for Erie County’s highest office – incumbent Mark Poloncarz and challenger Chrissy Casilio – were given 45 minutes to address BNP members in a guided discussion.

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Talent is Everything: The BNP Tech Industry Leaders Forum

Buffalo Niagara has approximately 12,900 tech jobs across 5,200 tech and tech enabled firms, according to extensive research by Tech Buffalo and the University at Buffalo Regional Institute. Between 2010 and 2019, tech jobs here grew at a rate of 4%, trailing our peer cities and the top ten national tech hubs.

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