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Business Council 2019 Annual Meeting provides forward thinking agenda while also honoring SUNY Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Nancy Zimpher
Three-day event will discuss potential impacts of 2020 state, national elections
ALBANY, N.Y.— The Business Council of New York State, Inc. today announced this year’s Annual Meeting (September 18-20 at The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing) will feature appearances by the Chairs of both the New York State Democratic party and the New York State Republican party.
Both Jay Jacobs, Chair of the New York State Democratic Party, and Nick Langworthy, Chair of the New York State Republican Party, will be part of a discussion moderated by Liz Benjamin.
The Business Council has invited many elected officials and additional staff who work in state government including:
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D)
The Honorable Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) New York State Senate Majority Leader
The Honorable Carl Heastie (D) New York State Assembly Speaker
Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller (D)
Several elected members of the New York State Senate
Several elected members of the New York State Assembly
“The 2020 election will no doubt shape the future of this country and this state for years to come. Although the election is over a year away, we must begin setting a vision of what this state needs and where we want to go moving forward,” said Heather C. Briccetti, Esq., president and CEO of The Business Council of New York State, Inc. “This year’s annual meeting will help all those who attend begin to see a road map of where those who will hold power want to take us. I encourage anyone with interest in the future of New York State to register today.”
On Thursday, September 19th SUNY Chancellor Emeritus Nancy L. Zimpher will receive the prestigious Corning Award, presented each year by Corning Incorporated to the individual who best demonstrates an outstanding level of accomplishment in their chosen discipline, as well as a deep and sustaining commitment to the people of New York. Before being named the Chancellor Emeritus, Dr. Zimpher served as the twelfth Chancellor of the State University of New York from 2009 to 2017. Prior to coming to SUNY, Ms. Zimpher served as President of the University of Cincinnati, Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Executive Dean of the Professional Colleges and Dean of the College of Education at The Ohio State University.
RSVP NEEDED: All media wishing to attend are required to pre-register, which can be done by emailing our Director of Communications at [email protected] Please include the name of your media outlet and individual(s) attending.
***Deadline for registration is Monday, September 16th at 4PM***
WHAT: The Annual Meeting of The Business Council of New York State, Inc., featuring invited elected state officials, the Chairs of the state-wide republican and democratic parties, and SUNY Chancellor Emeritus Nancy L. Zimpher, Phd.
WHERE: The Sagamore Resort
110 Sagamore Road
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Friday, September 20. Full agenda can be found on our website: https://www.bcnys.org/event/2019-annual-meeting
Non-media members looking to register may do so here.
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