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August 27, 2015
Center for Economic Growth CEO: CEG must align itself with regional plan being developed for $500 million state money competition

Albany Business Review By: Marie J. French The competition for $500 million in state money will reshape the Center for Economic Growth. The regional economic development organization will align itself with the plan being developed for the Capital Region, CEG CEO Mike Hickey said in an interview Wednesday. “I’m excited about the region working together […]


August 11, 2015
Going to the Adirondacks? There’s an app for that

Saratogian ADIRONDACK PARK >> The Adirondack Park is getting a little more high tech this summer with a newly launched website and mobile app. This Adirondack Park Recreation Web Portal Project, the launch of an interactive tool to promote tourism attractions, local businesses, recreational opportunities and events in upstate New York, was completed by the […]


July 13, 2015
Nanocollege, GlobalFoundries attend annual SEMICON West trade show

Albany Business Review By: Chelsea Diana SUNY Polytechnic Institute, GlobalFoundries and BessTech are among the companies traveling from Albany, New York to San Francisco for the SEMICON West conference this week. The annual trade show runs July 14 through July 16 in San Francisco. It brings together some of the biggest names in the semiconductor […]


June 26, 2015
Center for Economic Growth presents technology innovation awards

Saratogian By Lauren Halligan   ALBANY>> Several companies and business leaders were honored and awarded for their innovative successes this week by a distinguished local economic development organization. The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) held its 19th annual Technology Innovation Awards luncheon Thursday afternoon at the Albany Marriott, where seven award recipients were recognized. The […]


June 25, 2015
SEEN: CEG Technology Awards Luncheon

Times Union The Center for Economic Growth held its annual Technology Awards Luncheon at the Albany Marriott in Colonie on Thursday, June 25, 2015. For more coverage, see Larry Rulison’s post, Moving tribute to Jeff Lawrence at CEG event in the Business Blog. View Event Photos Here


May 30, 2015
Clean Tech Early College program wins Technology Innovation Award

Saratogian BALLSTON SPA >> The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) Technology Awards selection committee recently announced the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School is a recipient of the 2015 Technology Innovation Award. CEG is the premier economic development organization in New York’s Tech Valley and serves as the Capital Region’s designated Regional […]


May 13, 2015
Center for Economic Growth to honor tech companies, longtime executive

Albany Business Review By: Robin Cooper The Center for Economic has selected a video game developer, a family-owned computer networking firm and a angel investment fund as the winners of its 2015 Technology Innovation Awards. The Albany, New York economic development organization also will recognize longtime executive vice president Jeffrey Lawrence who died in March […]


April 27, 2015
Center for Economic Growth names interim leader

The Record ALBANY >> The Center for Economic Growth has announced its new interim leader, and it’s someone quite familiar with the organization. The economic development and regional marketing organization’s board of directors has elected board chairman Michael Hickey as the interim president and CEO, following F. Michael Tucker, who held the position for eight […]


Michael J. Hickey Named Interim President & CEO of the Center for Economic Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) Board of Directors has elected CEG Board Chairman Michael Hickey as the Interim President and CEO, beginning July 1, 2015. Hickey takes over for F. Michael Tucker, who announced his decision to step down after eight years leading CEG in January. “The Capital Region’s economic environment […]


April 24, 2015
Renowned Speaker Dan Pallotta Challenged Region to Rethink Charitable Giving

Saratoga Today By: Norra Reyes SARATOGA SPRINGS – Representatives of nonprofits, businesses, and people interested in philanthropy traveled from as far as Hudson, N.Y. to hear nationally renowned TED Talk speaker Dan Pallotta challenge their thinking about charitable giving on Tuesday, April 21, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. His talk before a crowd of […]


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