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March 2018
March 28 2018

2018 Season Launch: Capital Region Gives

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hearst Media Center, 645 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211 United States
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Please join us for the exciting announcement of the Capital Region Gives theme for 2018.     Register to attend >> This event is free, and a light breakfast will be served. What do these panelists have in common? Doug Sauer, CEO, NYCON and CEO, Goverance Matters, Inc. Andrew Kennedy, President, Center for Economic Growth MaryAnn Allen, Executive Director, The Wildwood Programs and Chair, Capital Region Chamber Nonprofit Business Advisory Group Maureen Sager, Project Director, Alliance for the Creative Economy…

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April 2018
April 12 2018

Technology Development Grants: Accessing the SBIR, STTR, and Other Programs

April 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
University at Albany Health Sciences Campus, 1 University Place
Rensselaer, 12144 United States
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NYS Small Business Development Center at University at Albany presents: Technology Forum: Developing Winning SBIR/STTR and other Technology Grant Proposals REGISTER Who Should Attend: University Faculty, Staff and students Small Business Owners Those with an interest in Technology Commercialization  What You Will Learn: About the SBDC's Tech Plus grant writing program Strategies for improving proposal funding success rates Key Components of winning SBIR/STTR proposals Common barriers to winning SBIR/STTR competitive grants Presenting: Amala Consulting - The Amala Consulting team…

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April 12 2018

Global Trends in the Energy Industry Roundtable

April 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
EOne, 2773 Balltown Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309 United States
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On Thursday, April 12th, the U.S. Commercial Service will host a roundtable for companies in the energy industry interested in learning more about the global market for energy technologies.  Vickie Gunderson, International Trade Specialist in the International Trade Administration’s Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, will present highlights from the recently released Smart Grid Top Market Report.  The 2017 Top Market Report provides a comparative analysis of 50 global markets in terms of export growth potential for the U.S. smart…

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April 17 2018

MicroKnowledge: Exploring Your Emotional Intelligence

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Center for Economic Growth, 39 North Pearl St.
Albany , NY 12207 United States
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This course is designed to have participants respond to scenarios and exercises that provide insight into their emotional intelligence (EQ). Emotional Intelligence has been tied to success in leadership, management and overall performance in any role within an organization. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Define Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and how it differs from IQ Explain the business case for understanding and improving your EQ Describe the four (4) EQ skills and how to enhance…

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April 18 2018

VentureB Series

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Heffner Alumni House, 1301 Peoples Ave
Troy, NY 12180 United States
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Join us at Heffner Alumni House for the Wednesday, April 18th VentureB Series featuring pitches from Glauconix Biosciences and BioSoil Farm. VentureB Series is free to attend though registration is required. REGISTER Agenda: 3:30 – 4:00 | Registration 4:00 – 5:00 | Pitches 5:00 – 6:30 | Networking Parking restrictions will be waived and will be allowed in the J Lot as well as the Heffner Alumni House lot, or you may park on the street. Refreshments and hors…

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April 26 2018

Managing Risk and Strategic Growth: Startups & Growth-Oriented Companies

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     Upstate Capital and the Center for Economic Growth are co-hosting an event on April 26th in Albany, for startups and growth-oriented companies.  You will explore best practices and lessons learned in managing risk for startups, launch and scaling for established companies. Participants will include entrepreneurs, company executives, investors and business leaders from across the region. REGISTER TO ATTEND >>> Keynote Address: Investing in Cybersecurity Roselle Safran, based in Washington DC, President of Rosint Labs and Entrepreneur-In-Residence with Antecedent…

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April 30 2018

Tech Valley: Lessons from the New York Nano-Cluster Success Story

April 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saratoga Hilton, 534 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
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SEMI President & CEO Ajit Manocha invites you to a luncheon presentation to unveil Georgetown University's long-awaited and comprehensive study on how semiconductor manufacturing has transformed the New York capital region. Dr. Charles W. Wessner and Thomas R. Howell will reveal key findings from their multi-year, in-depth study on the Tech Valley. A distinguished panel will also join them to discuss how state investments in cooperative research and support have revitalized the regional economy and workforce, including the direct and…

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May 2018
May 9 2018

Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame Dinner

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf. Rd.
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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Presented by Junior Achievement & The Center for Economic Growth 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Edward P. Swyer President Stuyvesant Plaza, Inc. Daniel P. Nolan President & CEO Hugh Johnson Advisors, LLC Charles P. Steiner (1950-2017) President Capital Region Chamber Dinner & Induction Ceremony: Wednesday, May 9 - 5:00pm Event Chairman & Master of Ceremonies: Andrew Kennedy, President & CEO, CEG Derek Martin, President, Junior Achievement Register to Attend>>> About: Induction into the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame…

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May 10 2018

2018 Capital Region Workforce Development Implementation Summit

May 10 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 30 Clifton Country Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065 United States
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With the skills gap hitting industry at an unprecedented rate, learn about innovative solutions at this unique summit bringing together the region's thought leaders in workforce development.  Take the opportunity to learn about New York State's major investment of $175M in new funding to close the skills gap. Learn how you could potentially lower your employee development and recruitment costs through this new funding.  The Summit features two rigorous panel discussions featuring educational training providers and business experts representing the…

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May 10 2018

Run, Bike, Hike: Capital Region Trails Summit

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Date & Time: Thursday, May 10 from 8:00-10:30 AM Program Begins Promptly at 8:30. Coffee and Sign-In at 8:00 Location: New York State Capitol in Albany | Assembly Parlor, Room 306 Run, bike or hike: unprecedented trail development in New York means soon you’ll be able to get to destinations throughout New York on two feet or on two wheels. The Capital Region’s rapidly growing network of multi-use hiking and biking trails are attracting tourism and economic development, while more…

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