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2024 Industry Leaders Forum - Small Business

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. 

2024 Industry Leaders Forum - Small Business

Thursday, September 5, 2024 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)

Description

The Right Connections: BNP Small Business Industry Leaders Forum 

Buffalo Niagara’s small businesses are essential to both the future of the economy and the strength of our communities. As consumer patterns continue to evolve, small business owners need to navigate changing supply chains and government regulations all while seeking attention from potential customers.

How can Small Businesses compete in a challenging economy with changing regulations? 

What are the best social strategies for a crowded marketplace? 

On September 5, join the BNP’s Small Business Industry Leaders Forum (ILF) for discussion of these questions and a conversation focused on how the sector can work together to find shared solutions.

Guest Speakers 

Ashley Ranslow, New York State Director at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). . Ms. Ranslow will lead a discussion on the governmental and regulatory changes and updates that small business owners need to know. As a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, the NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals

Drew Brown, Director of Media & Content Strategies and Kate Scaduto, Marketing & Social Media Manager at Visit Buffalo Niagara (VBN) will lead a discussion on how small businesses can make meaningful, and unique connections via social media platforms. VBN employs a staff of talented tourism professionals dedicated to promoting regional tourism and accomplishes this by soliciting national, state and regional meeting planners, motor coach tour operators, travel agents and independent consumers.

Industry Leader Forum - Small Business
Thursday, September 5
8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Reikart House
5000 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226

Please join us for a networking session starting at 8 am.

Agenda
8:00 am - 8:30 am - Networking & Registration
8:30 am - 10:00 am - Program









Take your seat at the table 

The ILF is a BNP member-only benefit for applicable companies.

Please contact Seth Piccirillo, Director of Economic Development, at spiccirillo@thepartnership.org for more information.

To become a member of BNP and participate in ILF, click here.

Pricing


Reikart House
5000 Main St.
Amherst, NY 14226 United States
Event Contact
Seth Piccirillo
(716) 541-1716
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Thursday, September 5, 2024 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)

Agenda
8:00 am - 8:30 am - Networking & Registration
8:30 am - 10:00 am - Program

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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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