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2018 Upcoming Events

Renewable Energy Conference
A Leadership Forum on Energy Policy
Tuesday, June 26 – Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Marist College, Poughkeepsie

This is the premiere 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, Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

Labor/Human Resource Webinar Series
End of Session Preview / Paid Family Leave Update
June 26, 2018

It’s over! (We hope!). This webinar will review new labor and HR law coming out of the legislative session and the practical impact it will have on your day to day activities.

Information, Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities

Monday, July 16 – Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Washington, DC

Join Business Council staff and fellow members for a day of meetings with members of Congress and federal policy experts. Attendees are welcome to fly-in early and meet with their own representatives (please note: The Business Council will not be scheduling these meetings for attendees).

Information, Sponsorship Opportunities & Registration

Eleventh Annual Business Council Member Golf Classic
and Dinner with Baseball Hall of Fame Member
Tuesday, July 24
Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
The Otesaga 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. After a day of golf, enjoy the veranda reception and dinner with a great baseball Hall of Fame member Tim Raines Sr., followed by a private dessert reception in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Information, Sponsorship Opportunities, Fees & Packages

2018 Business & Education Forum
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Buffalo Marriott Niagara Amherst, NY

This event will be an opportunity for the State’s business leaders to discuss ways in which business and industry can best engage with P-12 on issues from policy to programs and how to improve the workforce pipeline.

Information, Sponsorship Opportunities & Registration

Annual Meeting
Sunday, September 23 - Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The Sagamore Resort

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.

Information, Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

2018 Annual Environment Conference
Tuesday, November 13 - Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Gideon Putnam, Saratoga Springs

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.

Information, Sponsorship Opportunities & Regisgtration

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