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2016 Upcoming Events

Renewable Energy Conference
A Leadership Forum on Energy Policy
Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Marist College, Poughkeepsie

Please note the new dates for this event

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, Sponsorship Opportunities and Registration

Register here  Sponsor here

Ninth Annual Business Council Member Golf Classic and Dinner
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Otesaga Resort Hotel and National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown

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. A day of golf is followed by a Reception, Awards Dinner and an exclusive private Dessert Reception with Baseball Hall of Fame member Steve Carlton, in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Information, Sponsorship Opportunities and Fees and Packages


Annual Business Council Board & Major Member Summer Session
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown

An exclusive session with several of New York State’s top officials, government leaders and candidates for this unique private session with our Board of Directors and Major Members.
Sponsorships available soon.


Annual Meeting
Wednesday, September 21 – Friday, September 23, 2016
The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing

Our Annual Meeting is The Business Council’s premier event of the year, providing three days of information, inspiration and entertainment, 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 and build camaraderie and establish important relationships.
Exhibits and Sponsorships available soon.

Information, Registration and Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Made in New York Expo
October 19, 2016
Rochester Institute of Technology
Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies

Love New York, Make New York, Buy New York. This expo connects members who make products in New York and provides an opportunity for networking and exploring marketing opportunities. Information sessions and panel discussions are included. Vendors, exhibitors and sponsors are all welcome.


Annual Environment Conference
Monday, November 14 – Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Saratoga Hilton

This two-day conference is the foremost of its kind in New York State. The Conference brings together experts from both the private and public sectors to interact and share the latest information relevant to environmental issues in New York State. The Environmental Committee Chairman’s Award is intended to recognize a specific project developed by an individual, organization, or business which demonstrated a notable contribution in conserving resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, or developing innovative approaches to environmental challenges.

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