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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 […]


Center for Economic Growth appoints interim CEO

Albany Business Review By: Megan Rogers Michael Hickey has been appointed to serve as interim president and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, New York. The economic development organization has been in a leadership transition since current president and CEO Michael Tucker announced that he plans to step down before the end […]


Hickey to succeed Tucker at CEG

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Former MapInfo executive and current chairman of the board of the Center for Economic Growth Michael J. Hickey has been named interim president and CEO of the Albany-based economic development organization, succeeding F. Michael Tucker, who announced earlier this year he will step down this summer. Hickey will step down […]


April 15, 2015
AT&T’s mobile app challenge nearing May 1 deadline

Times Union By Larry Rulison There is less than a month left in the AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge, a two-month contest sponsored by AT&T for local app developers, or anyone, to create the best civic-minded mobile apps. Register here to participate in the contest, which is offering $18,000 in prizes. AT&T New York […]


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