The Sagamore Resort on Lake George, Bolton Landing, New York
Gabrielle Bosché is America's Millennial expert. She is a Bestselling author, international speaker and generational strategist. Gabrielle has developed Millennial engagement strategies for presidential campaigns, Fortune 500 CEOs and top military generals. She has been featured in outlets such as: NPR, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Business Insider and on Bloomberg Radio for her work with Millennials. Her popular TEDx talk discusses America's future with Millennials in charge. Gabrielle is the author of four books on her generation, including 5 Millennial Myths: The Handbook For Managing and Motivating Millennials and The Millennial Entrepreneur: Side-hustlers, Startups and Disrupters Restarting America. Gabrielle is the Founder and President of The Millennial Solution—an international training and consulting company helping generations work better together with online and live training workshops.
Ongoing Agenda updates and speakers to be announced.
* Board Members Only
** Additional Fees of $120/person are required
Session titles subject to change.
As of September 21, 2017
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Our members hail from all across the state and represent all industries — no other organization in the state has as broad a reach or caliber of members as we do. Business Council members are here to expand, promote and conduct business — the perfect atmosphere for your marketing.
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.
Have a unique sponsorship idea? An “Annual Meeting beverage”, name your station, bonfire and s’mores…contact Maribeth Riley to discuss.
To become a sponsor, contact Maribeth Riley at Maribeth.Riley@bcnys.org or at 518.465.7511.
* multiple sponsorships available
We will provide you with the opportunity to get your company’s message to the decision makers of some of the largest and most influential employers in New York State. Exhibitors receive complimentary Annual Meeting Registration, plus up to two discounted registrations. Our event Breakfast, Refreshment Breaks and Receptions are held in the Exhibit Area (main hallway of the conference center). And, you get access to pre-and-post Conference Attendee lists.
You must be registered for the Annual Meeting to participate in our golf tournament or other activities
You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee per registration. If you need to cancel less than seven days prior, you may: 1) send a substitute; or 2) receive a non-refundable credit voucher good for any Business Council event valid for up to one full year.
A popular feature of the Annual Meeting is our Prize Program, which gives attendees the chance to win items donated by member companies. The Prize Program has awarded hundreds of gifts to fellow Business Council members over our long history. Your company will be recognized for its contribution in our printed materials.
Prizes may be an item or product you make, a special certificate or gift basket. Certificate and cash donations are acceptable.
Please consider donating an item to this year’s Prize Program. Contact Sara McDonnell at email@example.com or call 800.358.1202.
Brian McMahon has served as the full time Executive Director of the New York State Economic Development Council since January 1, 2000. Prior to that he served as the Director of Economic Development and Manufacturing for The Business Council of New York State, Inc, New York State’s primary business lobby organization.
NYSEDC is the principal organization representing more than 900 economic development professionals, which include the leadership of Industrial Development Agencies, Empire Zones, Local Development Corporations, commercial and investment banks, underwriters, bond counsels, utilities, chambers of commerce and private corporations. The purpose of NYSEDC is to promote the economic development of the state and its communities; encourage sound practices in the conduct of regional and statewide development programs; and, develop education programs that enhance the professional development skills of NYSEDC members.
A key mission of NYSEDC is to develop Best Practices for local economic development organizations.
Brian McMahon is a director of the New York Business Development Corporation and is a past director of the Council of Development Finance Agencies. He has also has served on numerous community boards, including the Wilton Wild Life Park and Preserve and the Albany YMCA. Brian was appointed by Governor Cuomo to serve on the Chairman’s Committee overseeing the Regional Economic Development Councils.
Brian McMahon grew-up in Corning, New York, and graduated from SUNY-Albany in 1977 with a degree in Political Science. He resides in Saratoga Springs, New York with his wife Kim.
The Business Council of New York State, Inc. is proud to announce the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is the recipient of this year’s Chamber of the Year Award. The award is given each year to the chamber and leadership team who best demonstrates a commitment to ensuring doing business in New York State is a better experience for their members. Representatives from the chamber will accept the award at the 2017 Annual Meeting.
We want to thank everyone who submitted nominations. There were many worthy candidates this year.
This year’s honoree is Rose & Kiernan, Inc. Employing more than 150 people in and around Albany’s Capital Region, Rose & Kiernan exemplifies the type of corporate citizen New York is known for. In addition to being a 58-year member of The Business Council, Rose & Kiernan is a long-time supporter of the Council’s Insurance Fund and member of the Council’s board. Accepting the award will be John F. Murray, Jr. Chairman and CEO of Rose & Kiernan, Inc.
Make your Hotel Reservations directly with The Sagamore at www.thesagamore.com and use group code BCNYS2017, 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, 2017.
Link to The Sagamore Reservation page