"The place we choose to live affects every aspect of our being... People are not equally happy everywhere, and some places do a better job of providing a high quality of life than others."
Richard Florida, Urban Theorist, “Who’s Your City”
As the regional economic development and marketing organization serving an 11-county area in New York’s Capital Region, the Center for Economic Growth and its partners are focusing on innovation-driven, technology-based industries that will help regional communities and businesses compete and thrive. Our strategic pillars of focus are entrepreneurship, infrastructure, and workforce and education; identified by our investors as key factors for sustaining Tech Valley’s economic momentum.
We maintain an aggressive marketing campaign to attract new businesses and investment; and as a New York State-designated Regional Technology Development Center, are a national leader in assisting manufacturers and technology companies to increase their competitiveness.
Our effectiveness as an organization is rooted in the involvement and input of our investors. As a membership organization, CEG offers the benefits of networking, access to industry-specific networks and the opportunity to be involved on boards and committees to help set and support a regional agenda. The true benefit is seeing the big picture, but through a personal lens: Investment in CEG is an investment in the success of the region and in your organization’s growth agenda.
The major regional economic development stories to watch for in 2015 and beyond will involve biotechnology, nanotechnology and new investments under Governor Cuomo’s START-UP NY and Global NY initiatives. Join us at the table to help shape Tech Valley’s economic future.
CEG January Newsletter