Antoine Thompson’s Economic Roundtable
by Geoff Kelly - posted 11:05 am, July 22, 2008
NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson announced a roundtable regarding strategies for improving the Western New York economy, scheduled for Friday, July 25th from 10am until 12 noon at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, located at 25 Nottingham Ct. Buffalo, 14216.
The roundtable is an opportunity for all Western New Yorkers, from residents to those in the private and public sectors, to express their ideas and to identify solutions and alternatives to stimulate the regional economy.
Serving as keynote speaker and moderator will be Ms. Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO of the Partnership for New York City. The Partnership is a non-profit membership organization comprised of leaders from New York City’s top corporate, investment and entrepreneurial firms that are committed to working closely with government, labor and the nonprofit sector to enhance the economy by focusing on research, policy formulation and issue advocacy at the city, state and federal levels. Through its affiliate, the New York City Investment Fund, the Partnership directly invests in economic development projects in all five boroughs of the city.
According to Senator Thompson; “Kathryn Wylde’s 25 years of leadership have played an intricate role in New York City’s commercial and residential resurgence. I look forward to her sharing some of her invaluable experience with us to help jumpstart the Western New York economy.”
The event is open to the public. Go and give your two cents.