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Event Calendar

As the largest regional chamber of commerce in WNY, we bring approximately 4,500 people together each year via an unprecedented number of events, meetings, and workshops. Designed to facilitate networking opportunities, encourage business development, support professional development, and drive business advocacy, there is a BNP event for every member of your organization. 

Event Calendar

TUE
February
27
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking for Task-Focused People Do you want to be more comfortable at networking events? Do you want to brush up on your networking skills after the isolation of the past few years? According to CNBC, "up to 70% of all jobs are not published on pu

WED
March
13
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

What we be discussed: Innovative Use Cases: Uncover how integrating ChatGPT into your leadership toolkit can transform decision-making processes, enhance team productivity, and foster a culture of innovation.Cost-Saving Features and Strategic Growth: ...

THU
March
14
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum - Tech

TUE
March
19
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

4th event in the series - LinkUp the brand new networking event by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership! Get ready to experience informal yet interactive events that are all about fostering connections among professionals from diverse industries. At ...

TUE
April
9
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

CEOs Speak is the only place in Buffalo Niagara where you can hear the results of the 16th Annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey conducted by Siena College Research Institute, in partnership with The Business Council of New York ...

THU
April
11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum - Energy & Telecommunications

TUE
April
16
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

BN360 Is taking over the West Side Bazaar! Come network and immerse yourself in the culture of food that the West Side Bazaar has to offer.

THU
May
2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum - Transportation & Logistics

TUE
May
7
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

How to Avoid Procrastination & Overwhelm. We all lack motivation and focus sometimes. Many of us believe we must improve our mindset or we're lazy, but these emotional states have deeper meanings behind them. We'll discuss the WHY behind these tact

THU
May
23
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum - Manufacturing

TUE
June
11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum - Healthcare & Human Services

TUE
June
11
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2024 BN360 & Peaceprints: Good Neighbors Project #2 As a part of BN360 we will be partnering with a different local non-profit every year to help create a culture of philanthropy and continue to spread the word that Buffalo is the City of Good Neighbors

THU
June
13
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Our 7th Annual DEI Symposium will be held on June 13 at The Atrium at Rich’s – returning to in-person for the first time since 2019! This half-day event will bring employers and DEI professionals together as we unveil the results of the 2024 Employing DEI

THU
June
20
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

What we be discussed:   Innovative Use Cases: Uncover how integrating ChatGPT into your leadership toolkit can transform decision-making processes, enhance team productivity, and foster a culture of innovation.  Cost-Saving Features and ...

THU
June
27
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum - Finance & Insurance

THU
September
5
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum -  Small Business

THU
September
26
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry Leader Forum -  Economic Development Summit

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SHRM Credits

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership has officially been named an authorized Recertification Provider by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With this certification, participants in our qualified educational trainings and other HR-related programming will now have the opportunity to receive Professional Development Credits (PDCs).

Learn more here

From the blog

How to Cash In on Connections: The Untapped Power of BNP Networking

By communications@thepartnership.org | September 27, 2023

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a seasoned executive, or a budding professional, networking plays a pivotal role in your career growth. At the BNP, we understand the significance of forging meaningful connections, which is why we’re excited to share the numerous benefits of networking with our members.

2023 DEI Symposium: Meet Beth Sullivan, Panelist

By communications@thepartnership.org | May 17, 2023

The BNP is pleased to welcome Beth Sullivan, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources at United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, as a panelist for the 2023 DEI Symposium. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the June 1st event.

2023 DEI Symposium: Meet Mauricio C. Diaz, Speaker

By communications@thepartnership.org | May 16, 2023

The BNP is pleased to welcome Mauricio C. Diaz, Program Director, Buffalo Procurement Initiative as a Speaker at our 2023 DEI Symposium. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the June 1st event.

2023 DEI Symposium: Meet Barbara Strother, Panelist

By communications@thepartnership.org | May 10, 2023

The BNP is pleased to welcome Barbara Strother, Corporate Recruiting Manager, Aleron, as a panelist at our 2023 DEI Symposium. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the June 1st event.