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Education and Networking for a Better New York

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. Business Council members can take advantage of many events scheduled throughout the year, all providing opportunities for networking, education, sponsorships—and the promotion of your business.

Annual Legislators' Reception and Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, January 22, 2018
Albany Capital Center

Held in January at the start of the legislative session, this event is the premier networking event for our members and the biggest of its kind in Albany. All Business Council members are welcome to attend and mingle with members of the New York State Legislature and top New York State government officials. It follows meetings of the Board of Directors, Government Affairs Council and CANYS. A wide range of sponsorships are available for this event and recognition is provided in signage, plasma screen displays and on our website.

Annual Conference on State Taxation
Wednesday, May 2 - Thursday, May 3, 2018
Renaissance Albany Hotel

The event will kick off with a Welcome Reception on Wednesday, May 2 providing a great environment to network with fellow attendees. The Conference will take place on Thursday, May 3 with all events being held at The Renaissance Albany Hotel.

This conference focuses specifically on the latest business and corporate tax issues and disseminates how they will impact businesses in New York State. It provides the most up-to-date information to New York’s tax specialists. CEU and CLE’s available.

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.

July, 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).

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 (to be announced at a later date) followed by a private dessert reception in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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.

Annual Environment Conference
Fall, 2018

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.

Labor/Human Resource Webinar Series

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Outstanding Education Opportunities without Leaving Your Desk!!!
The convenience and flexibility of our webinars enable you to get the valuable information you need to be successful in your job, reduce travel expenses, and maintain consistent levels of productivity by eliminating time out of the office.

All of our events offer Sponsorship and/or Exhibit opportunities.

For more information, contact Conference Development at 1.800.358.1202 or maribeth.riley@bcnys.org