2024 Annual Meeting

September 18, 2024 - September 20, 2024

The Sagamore Resort

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The Business Council's Annual Meeting is our premier event of the year. It provides information, inspiration, and entertainment in a one-of-a-kind forum focusing on improving New York's business climate and economy. This year's meeting will focus on energy, the 2024 elections, and how technology plays a role in antitrust laws.*Topics are subject to change, full agenda to be announced soon.

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.

The conference format will allow attendees to balance their time between our impactful programming, recreational activities, and exceptional meal functions all allowing for prime networking with fellow attendees.

Register today, as you won’t want to miss this signature event that will allow you and your company to become informed on the latest state policies while networking with business leaders from across the state



Registration Type 7/10/24 - 8/30/24 After 8/30/24


$645 $725
Non-Member $745 $825
Chamber Executive $425 $425
Spouse | Guest $395 $475
Golf* $150 $150

*You must be registered for the Annual Meeting to participate in our golf tournament or other recreational activities.

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Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your registration until Friday, September 6, 2024. You will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee. Cancellations received after September 6, 2024, will not be eligible for a refund. We encourage you to send a substitute in your place if you cannot attend. Hotel cancellations must be made directly with The Sagamore. Please refer to your confirmation from The Sagamore for their cancellation policy.


The Sagamore Resort Reservations - The Business Council - September 18-20, 2024

  • Your reservation can be made using this link.
  • Click “Select Dates” to enter “Arrival & Departure” dates.
  • Enter “Number of Guests” and click “Check Availability”. 
  • Click on “Room Types” and select desired room type(s).
  • Complete the reservation by filling in your contact and billing information. Fields in bold are required.

Guests can also make their reservations via The Sagamore Website.

  • Simply click “Book Now” on the upper right-side corner of the screen
  • Select Code Type “Group/Block Code”
  • Enter Group/Block Code: 0924BUSCOUN
  • Click “Check Availability"
  • Click “Select Dates” and enter Arrival & Departure dates, and # of guests.

Hotel Cut off Date is Friday, August 23, 2024.

Should guests require special assistance, they may call our reservations department directly at 866-385-6221 and identify themselves as being with: The Business Council Annual Meeting


The Business Council is THE business association in New York State. By sponsoring our Annual Meeting your organization’s name and logo will be front and center in the minds of the state’s leading voices in business, government and media. Our conference development team will work with YOU to:

  • Build awareness for your company/organization.
  • Grab the attention of our diverse membership that simply cannot be found anywhere else.
  • Associate your brand with New York’s other best and brightest.

Our members hail from across the state and represent all industries — our reach and the caliber of our membership simply cannot be matched. Annual Meeting attendees are already in prime deal-making mode, your sponsorship WILL deliver results.

As a sponsor of The Business Council’s Annual Meeting, you can 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.

Click here to view sponsorship opportunities 

Have questions or need more information? Contact Maribeth Riley at [email protected] or call 518.694.4468

*Prices listed are for members of The Business Council. If you're not a member and are interested in sponsoring, please contact Maribeth Riley


Our exhibits are open through the two-days of event programming. We build in exclusive time for attendees to mingle with exhibitors and showcase what makes your organization among the best New York has to offer. Where else can you put your product and brand in front of the state’s leading business voices? Nowhere!

Exhibitor benefits:

  • One Complimentary Annual Meeting Registration
  • Two Discounted Registrations
  • Access to pre-and-post Conference Attendee lists
  • Recognition on conference website, signage and BCNYS event app
  • Brand exposure on social media and BCNYS event app prior to and during the event

Contact Danielle Gormley at [email protected], or at 518.465.7511, to become an exhibitor today!


*Prices listed below are for members of The Business Council. If you're not a member and are interested in exhibiting please contact Danielle Gormley.


Standard Table $2,000*

Located in the main hallway of the Conference Center

Premier Table Photo

Premium Table $2,500*

Located in the Conference Registration Area