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EDUCATION AND NETWORKING

Education programs, management conferences and major events which combine social, policy and business agendas.

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Legislators' Reception
This annual event is held in January in Albany. The event brings together members of The Business Council and members of the NYS Senate and Assembly; top officials from the Governor's Office and various state agencies; and key staff members. It is the kick-off event to the opening of the Legislative Session. This is an excellent opportunity to meet your representatives to discuss issues of concern.

Annual Conference on State Taxation
This two-day event, held in the Spring and presented with the cooperation of the NYS Department of Taxation & Finance, focuses specifically on the latest business and corporate tax issues and disseminates information on how these will impact business in New York State. This conference provides the most up-to-date information possible since it is usually held only days after New York State's budget is in place.

Annual Meeting
Held in September, The Business Council's Annual Meeting is a time of reflection and planning for the future. Business Council leaders report on the activities of the past year. In addition, future plans are discussed, as well as what can be expected from the state in the coming year. In such a magnificent setting as the Adirondacks, time is allotted for enjoying the lake and its environs with golf and tennis tournaments, 5K run, boat cruises, and much more.

Annual Industry/Environment Conference
Held in the fall in cooperation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, this two-day conference brings close to 500 experts from the private and public sectors together to interact an share the latest information relevant to environmental issues in New York State.

Conferences, events and seminars are subject to member-rate registration fees.