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2017 Upcoming Events

Renewable Energy Conference
A Leadership Forum on Energy Policy
Tuesday, June 27 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Marist College
Poughkeepsie, New York

This is the premier renewable energy conference on the East Coast. It examines the impact of policy changes on the competitive bulk electric market place with associated impacts on the use, development, and pricing of renewable sources of supply. The Conference opens with a Welcome Reception on the beautiful Marist Campus. There is plenty of room for Exhibitors and Sponsorships, and an abundant opportunity for networking.

Information, Registration & Sponsorship Opportunities

Labor/Human Resource WEBINAR Series

All New York employers need to take steps to stay in compliance with changing law or risk enforcement, penalties and lawsuits.

With that in mind, we are re-launching our series of Human Resource/Labor webinars designed to help you navigate this ever-changing landscape.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
2017 Legislative Update

Information, Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities

Washington, DC FLY-IN
Wednesday, July 12 - Thursday, July 13, 2017

Join Business Council staff and fellow members for a day of meetings with New York’s Congressional delegation and policy experts from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Information & Registration

Tenth Annual Business Council Member Golf Classic
& Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, July 25 & Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
National Baseball Hall of Fame

This event combines business and pleasure, golf and baseball and camaraderie and competition. Held in July, just preceding the National Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions, golfers and baseball fans converge in Cooperstown. After a day of golf, enjoy the veranda reception and dinner with a great baseball Hall of Fame member (to be announced), followed by a private dessert reception in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Information, Fees and Packages and Sponsorship Opportunities

Annual Meeting
Sunday, September 24 – Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The Sagamore Resort

New Format! In order to better fit our Members’ schedules, we will be shifting to a Sunday – Tuesday pattern next year.

Our Annual Meeting is The Business Council’s premier event of the year, and will provide information, inspiration and networking, creating a one-of-a-kind forum focusing on improving New York’s business climate and economy.

Success through association! Event sponsorships and exhibits let you associate your brand and products with the prestige and wow factor of The Business Council to:

  • Create awareness of your company
  • Broaden visibility and reinforce your image among New York State’s business leaders
  • Build camaraderie and establish important relationships.

As a sponsor of The Business Council’s Annual Meeting, you have the opportunity to increase your visibility before the top business leaders in New York State. Sponsorships range from our unique outdoor corporate banners, to a wide array of event and activity levels. We invite you to share in this exciting member showcase by taking advantage of one or more of our unique sponsorship opportunities. More details to be announced.

Registration and Sponsorship Information coming soon. In the meantime, be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible.

Hotel Reservations
Make your Hotel Reservations directly with The Sagamore at and use group code BCNYS0917, or call 866.385.6221 and identify yourself as being with The Business Council of New York State, Inc. Reservation cut-off date is Wednesday, August 23, 2016.
Link to The Sagamore Reservation page

Made In New York Food and Beverage Manufacturing Summit
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Schenectady County Community College

Annual Environment Conference
Wednesday, November 15 – Thursday, November 16
The Gideon Putnam
Saratoga Springs

Held in the fall of each year, this conference is the foremost of its kind in New York State. In an effort to make the best use of YOUR time we have changed the format for this year’s Conference. Taking place on one day we will still bring together experts from both the private and public sectors to interact and share the latest information relevant to environmental issues in New York State. Please plan to join us on Wednesday to kick off the event with our Welcome Reception. Don’t miss your opportunity for quality networking time with your counterparts from across New York State. Sponsorship information and details to be announced.

All of our events offer Sponsorship and/or Exhibit opportunities.
For more information, contact Conference Development at 1.800.358.1202 or

All of our events offer Sponsorship and/or Exhibit opportunities.
For more information, contact Conference Development at 1.800.358.1202 or