2015 Annual Meeting

September 16 - 18, 2015

The Sagamore Resort on Lake George, Bolton Landing, New York

The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

Join Us

We are excited to announce plans for our Annual Meeting at The Sagamore Resort. September in the Adirondacks is often described as the most beautiful time of the year, filled with warm days, cool nights. 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.

Speakers

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    Michael A. Allegretti

    Senior Policy Manager
    Uber Technologies, Inc.
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    Michael Benjamin

    Former Member, New York State Assembly, Managing Editor, The Bronx Chronicle
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    Peter A. Bloniarz, Ph.D

    Exec. Dir. & Senior Policy Asvisor for NYS Governor Andew Cuomo's Cyber Security Advisory Board
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    Campbell Brown

    Award Winning Journalist
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    Robert J. Duffy

    President & CEO
    Rochester Business Alliance
  • Bradley Hayes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    Bradley Hayes

    Director of Congressional and Public Affairs
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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    Andrew Holt

    Publisher
    City & State
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    David A. Paterson

    55th Governor of New York State (2008-2010)
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    John G. Murphy

    Sr. Vice President for International Policy
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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    Lt. Gen. Harry D. Raduege, Jr.

    (USAF, Ret), Chairman, Center for Cyber Innovation Senior Advisor & Director, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP
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    Ryan Spelman

    Program Executive
    Center for Internet (CIS)

Agenda (PDF)

Sponsor & Exhibit Opportunities

Success through association!

Event sponsorships 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
  • Build camaraderie and establish important relationships
  • Hospitality Wednesday

    Sponsor - $3,500

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  • New York Players

    Sponsored by
    The Business Council
    Insurance Fund

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  • Lake George
    Boat Cruise

    Sponsor - $3,500

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  • Keynote

    Sponsor - $30,000

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  • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

    Sponsored by
    J.P. Morgan

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  • Hospitality Thursday

    Sponsor - $3,500

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  • Golf Lunch

    Sponsored by
    CHA

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  • Outdoor Banner

    $1,800

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  • Production (a-v)

    Sponsor - $4,000

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  • Exhibit
    Standard Booth

    $2,500

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  • Session

    Sponsor - $3,000

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  • Exhibit
    Double Booth

    $4,000

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  • Dinner Wednesday

    Sponsor - $25,000

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  • Charging Station

    Sponsored by HP and Microsoft

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  • Breakfast

    Sponsor - $5,500

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  • Hotel Key

    Sponsored by
    Aetna Life Insurance Company

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  • Registration

    Sponsored by
    Xerox Corporation

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  • Dinner Thursday

    Sponsor - $25,000

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  • Beverage Cart

    Sponsored by
    CHA

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  • Wine at Dinner

    Sponsor - $3,800

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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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Conference Sponsorship Levels

Premier

$30,000

Platinum

$25,000

Gold

$20,000

Silver

$15,000

Bronze

$10,000

 

 

Outdoor Banners

Banner

$1,800

Two Banners

$3,000

Chamber of Commerce

Lawn Sign

$300

Two Lawn Signs

$500

Event Sponsorships

Keynote Sponsor

$30,000

Lake George Boat Cruise

$3,500

Dinner Wednesday

$25,000

Hospitality Wednesday

$3,500

Dinner Thursday

$25,000

Hospitality Thursday

$3,500

Hotel Key

Sold out

Session Sponsor

$3,000

Welcome Reception

Sold out

Charging Station

Sold out

Thursday Reception

$10,000

Photo Booth

Sold out

Breakfast - Thursday

$5,500

5K Run

Sold out

Breakfast - Friday

$5,500

Refreshment Break

$2,000

Registration

Sold out

Golf Lunch

Sold out

Entertainment

Sold out

Golf Beverage Cart

Sold out

Production (a-v)

$4,000

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Break

Sold out

Wine at Dinner

$3,800

 

 

 

Sign up to Sponsor here

Exhibit Opportunities

  • Exhibit Standard Booth

    Standard Booth

    $2,500
  • Premium Booth Space - $3,000

    Premier Booth

    $3,000
  • Exhibitor Double Booth

    Double Booth

    $4,000

Be a part of our exclusive exhibition, held throughout the three-day event. 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 one complimentary Annual Meeting Registration, plus up to two discounted registrations. Our event Refreshment Breaks and Receptions are held in the Exhibit Hall. And, you get access to pre-and-post Conference Attendee lists.

Business Council members and other employers are invited to consider a variety of opportunities to support the meeting as sponsors, exhibitors, and/or donors of prizes.

To become a sponsor, contact Ellen Clickner at Ellen.Clickner@bcnys.org.
To become an exhibitor, contact Maribeth Riley at Maribeth.Riley@bcnys.org.

Sign up to Exhibit here

Registration Fees

 
Before 9/9/15
After 9/9/15
Member
$550
$625
Board Member
$550
$625
Non Member
$675
$725
Spouse
$375
$395
Chamber Executive
$375
$395
Golf Tournament*
$115
$115


Cancellations received by September 9, entitle registrant to a credit voucher or refund (less a $75 per registration processing fee). No refunds issued after September 9.

Join us...

Register here


Prize Program

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. All prizes are on display in our Exhibit Hall throughout the Meeting and your company will be recognized for its contribution.

Prizes may be an item or product you make, a special certificate or gift basket. Certificate and cash donations are acceptable. We will purchase prizes and display them on your behalf.

Please consider donating an item to this year’s Prize Program. Complete the Prize Reply Form and return to Beth Keary at beth.keary@bcnys.org. You can fax to 518.465.9567 or call 800.358.1202.

2015 Chamber of the Year Award

The Business Council of New York State, Inc. will honor an outstanding chamber organization and leadership team that make doing business in New York State a better experience for their members. The Chamber of the Year Award will be presented Thursday morning, September 17, at the Annual Meeting.

Our 2015 chamber of the Year is

Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce

 

Sponsors

  • Grand Prize

    Delta
  • Hotel Key

    Aetna Life Insurance Co.
  • Welcome Reception
    O'Brien & Gere
  • Bronze

    Corning Incorporated
  • Bronze

    Deloitte
  • Chairmen's Dessert Reception
    Corning Incorporated
  • Chairmen's Dessert Reception
    National Fuel Gas
  • Entertainment
    Business Council Insurance Fund
  • Registration
    Xerox Corporation
  • Wine - Wednesday
    Harris Beach PLLC
  • Golf Lunch & Beverage Cart
    CHA
  • Charging Station
    Hewliett Packerd
  • Charging Station
    Microsoft
  • Photo Booth
    MVP Health Care
  • 5-K Run
    Centolella Lynn D'Elia & Temes LLC
  • Refreshment Break
    American Chemistry Council (ACC)
  • Refreshment Break
    Prime Buchholz
  • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Break
    J.P. Morgan

Corporate Banners
Chamber Lawn Sign
  • Business Council of Westchester
  • Lake George CVB

 

Our Exhibitors

  • Premier Exhibitor
    conEdison Solutions
  • Premier Exhibitor
    Eric Mower + Associates

  • CAP Advisory Services, Inc.
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueRock Energy
  • City and State New York

  • FirstLight
  • High Peaks Resort

  • Informz
  • Lake George CVB
  • New York Gaming Association

  • NYISO

  • Politico New York
  • Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau - 30 years
  • SUNY - The State University of New York
  • SUNY - The Research Foundation for SUNY

Hotel Reservations

The Sagamore Resort on Bolton Landing Make your Hotel Reservations directly with The Sagamore at www.thesagamore.com and use group code BCNYS0915, or call 866.385.6221 and identify yourself as being with The Business Council of New York State, Inc. Reservation cut-off date is Friday, August 21, 2015.

The Sagamore Resort

110 Sagamore Road
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
866.385.6221