October 21, 2016
Center for Economic Growth creates new strategy to boost private sector

Albany Business Review By: Robin Cooper The Center for Economic Growth has raised $3.7 million over the past six weeks as the organization positions itself to recruit more companies to the Albany, New York region. The nonprofit economic development group, which helped attract computer chip maker GlobalFoundries to the area a decade ago, is raising […]

October 20, 2016
Media Advisory: Brexit’s Impact on the Capital Region’s Manufacturing Sector

Tech Valley Global Business Network to host event examining the impact on the Capital Region’s economy ALBANY, N.Y. – The United Kingdom’s separation from the European Union will pose challenges for manufacturers in New York – especially many in the Capital Region. The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) and the Capital Region Chamber are collaborating […]

CEG Unveils $6 Million Initiative to ‘Accelerate’ the Region’s Economic Future

More than half of goal raised ALBANY, N.Y. – At  the 2016 annual meeting of the Center for Economic Growth on Thursday, the business and economic development organization’s new president and CEO, Andrew S. Kennedy, announced a $6 million, 11-county, “Accelerate” initiative to advance the economic growth of the Capital Region. Accelerate is a five-year campaign […]

Rivers CEO spells out benefits of casino on Capital Region

The Daily Gazette By: Brett Samuels Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady is on track for a February opening, Rush Street Gaming CEO Greg Carlin told members of the local business community on Thursday. Speaking at the Center for Economic Growth’s annual meeting, Carlin laid out the benefits and expected positive impact of the casino […]

October 12, 2016
NY Fed president visits Albany on tour of upstate New York

Albany Business Review By: Chelsea Diana The growth of technology and manufacturing in Albany has been the bright spot in upstate New York’s economy. To see what is working in this region as the rest of upstate fails to bounce back from the 2008 recession, William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of […]

October 5, 2016
Manufacturing success: Week of activities to highlight industry’s past, present and future

The Record By: Mark Robarge TROY >> If you think the local manufacturing industry has gone the way of detachable cuffs and collars, local officials plan to spend the next week letting you know how wrong you are. At a Wednesday morning news conference held, fittingly, in perhaps the city’s oldest remaining building tied to […]

September 29, 2016
Bioconnex announces the Capital Region Cancer Research New Frontiers Symposium: Cancer Immuno- and Related-Therapies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Albany, NY – The Capital Region Cancer Research group (CRCR) will sponsor a one-day symposium as part of their CRCR New Frontiers Series, entitled “Cancer Immuno- and Related-Therapies” on November 18, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany Medical Center. This is the fifth such cancer symposium in this series, previously held […]

September 19, 2016
Rush Street Gaming CEO to Keynote CEG Annual Meeting

For Immediate Release Albany, NY – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) will celebrate its 2016 Annual Member Meeting on October 20th at Proctors GE Theatre in Schenectady, NY.  Event registration begins at 5:00 pm; with the business portion of the meeting from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Greg Carlin, CEO of Rush Street Gaming – owner […]

September 7, 2016
Capital Region biotech innovations focus of Troy event

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Industry executives and state officials to discuss growing sector Troy – An update on biomedical initiatives in the Capital Region and statewide is among the topics at the Capital Region Biotechnology Innovation Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. The event, featuring industry executives and state officials, will […]

August 10, 2016
Gillibrand puts focus on manufacturing strength

Times Union By: Lindsay Ellis Program designation could help businesses get federal funds Albany- Extending an existing program that designates areas of the country as “Manufacturing Communities” could help local businesses access federal funding — that is, if the Capital Region is one of the beneficiaries of the title, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Wednesday. […]

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