The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

2018 CANYS Winter Conference

Monday, January 22 - Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Albany Capital Center

About the Conference

This year’s Winter Conference is focused on YOU – the role as a chamber leaders in our local economies, in State politics, and in workforce development. With sessions including the Role of Chambers in Regional Economic Development, New York State of Politics 2018, Public Infrastructure: Funding Needs and Options, and Effective Workforce Development Efforts; this years’ conference promises to be relevant and give you insights into some of the most important policy issues facing businesses in New York State.

The CANYS Winter Conference will provide great insights and information as well as opportunities to network with your fellow Chamber Executives and New York State policymakers.

We look forward to seeing you in Albany.

Fore more information, please contact Meghan Kayser at meghan.kayser@bcnys.org or call 800.358.1202.


Speakers


Agenda (Print Agenda)

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Monday, January 22

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Registration

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Business Council’s Government Affairs Meeting/Executive Budget Overview

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch / Keynote Speaker
Assessing the FY 2019 Executive Budget
Edmund J. McMahon
(Bio), Research Director, Empire Center for Public Policy

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Role of Chambers in Regional Economic Development

  • Robert J. Duffy (Bio), Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark Kilmer, Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Al Samuels (Bio), Rockland Business Association

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

New York State of Politics 2018

  • Dave Catalfamo, Managing Director, Park Strategies LLC
  • Bruce Gyory (Bio), Senior Advisor, Manatt Phelps and Phillips LLC

4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Chamber Executive Roundtable
All participants

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

CANYS Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Annual Legislators Reception

Tuesday, January 23

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast / Visit the Vendors

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Legislative Presentations

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Public Infrastructure: Funding Needs and Options

  • David Friedfel (Bio), Director of State Studies, Citizens Budget Commission
  • Patrick Orecki (Bio), Research Associate, Citizens Budget Commission

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Effective Workforce Development Efforts

Moderator:
Amber L. Mooney (Bio), Manager of Government Affairs, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

Panelist:

  • Michelle DeGraff (Bio), Senior Manager of Community Advancement, ACCE
  • Melinda Mack (Bio), Executive Director, New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP)
  • Todd M. Oldham (Bio), Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development, Monroe Community College

1:00 p.m.

Lunch / Keynote Speaker
Heather C. Briccetti, Esq.(Bio), President & CEO, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

 

As of January 18, 2018

Registration Information

Payment must accompany registration.

 

Before 1/15/18

After 1/15/18

Business Council Members
First Attendee
Additional Attendee


$ 179
$ 149


$ 209
$ 179

Non-Member

$ 249

$ 279

To Cancel: You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. 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 or CANYS event valid for up to one full year.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum - $2500
  • Welcome remarks to the session and opportunity to give five to eight minute presentation.
  • Company logo in signage in the main meeting room.
  • Company flier or promotional material included in attendee packet.
  • Company logo prominently placed on all promotional material.
  • Vendor booth.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for two company representatives.
Luncheon - $2,000
  • Introduction of one conference session and opportunity to give three-minute presentation.
  • Company logo on signage in the main meeting room.
  • Company flier or promotional material included in attendee packet.
  • Company logo prominently placed on all promotional material.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for one company representatives.

Continental Breakfast - $1,500
  • Introduction of one conference session and opportunity to give three-minute presentation.
  • Company logo on signage in the main meeting room.
  • Tent cards on breakfast buffet.
  • Company flier or promotional material included in attendee packet.
  • Company logo prominently placed on all promotional material.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for one company representatives.
Gold - $1,000
  • Introduction of one conference session and opportunity to give three-minute presentation.
  • Company flier or promotional material included in attendee packet.
  • Company logo prominently placed on all promotional material.
  • Vendor booth.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for one company representative.


Refreshment Break - $1,000
(Two available)
  • Introduction of one conference session and opportunity to give three-minute presentation.
  • Company logo on signage in the main meeting room.
  • Tent cards on all refreshment buffets.
  • Company flier or promotional material included in attendee packet.
  • Company logo prominently placed on all promotional material.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for one company representatives.
Box Lunch - $1,000
  • Introduction of one conference session and opportunity to give three-minute presentation.
  • Company logo on signage in the main meeting room.
  • Tent cards on all refreshment buffets.
  • Company flier or promotional material included in attendee packet.
  • Company logo prominently placed on all promotional material.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for one company representatives.

Vendor - $800
  • Vendor booth.
  • Receive a full attendee contact list (pre- and post-conference).
  • Conference registration for one company representative.

 

Sign up as a Sponsor Today!

For more information or if you wish to consider sponsorship, please contact Meghan Kayser at meghan.kayser@bcnys.org or call 800.358.1202.

Venue

Albany Capital Center

Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle Street
Albany, New York 12207
518.487.2155
Directions

Hotel Accommodations

There is a limited block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown, 74 State Street, Albany. Reservations can be made by calling 518.434.7410 and identify yourself as part of the Business Council of NY. Please note that to obtain the special rate of $144/night reservations must be made by Friday, January 5, 2018.

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