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.
2023 ATHENA Awards
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (11:00 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)
Join us for the 32nd ATHENA Awards®.
ATHENA Awards Luncheon is the region’s most prestigious event recognizing the professional accomplishments of exceptional individuals and organizations dedicated to the advancement of women.
We are pleased to honor our finalists in three distinct categories:
- The ATHENA Leadership Award®
- The ATHENA Young Professional Award®
- The ATHENA Organizational Award®
Networking: Mix & mingle with the amazing finalists and the outstanding members of the honorary executive committee as we honor the incredible accomplishments that the group has made to the region.
Say Yes Student Leader Award: Presented by The Buffalo News & Buffalo Magazine, honoring a Say Yes to Education Buffalo college scholarship student who has achieved the highest levels of academic, community and personal success.
Luncheon: Hear firsthand from the finalists and witness live as the award recipients are unveiled!
Thank you to our sponsors of the 32nd Annual ATHENA Awards
Table of 8: $650 includes table sign
153 Franklin St. Convention Center Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
11:00 am guest arrival (networking hour)
12:00 pm sit down/lunch
1:30 pm event concludes
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).
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