Partners in Progress

Our partners are your partners. We work closely with organizations across our region to help businesses be successful
as they look to expand or startup in Buffalo Niagara. From colleges and universities to workforce development programs and financial institutions,
we’ll make connections to the right programs and resources for your business.

Contact details for each of our partners are provided below, or contact us to discuss your project and get connected.
Together, we can accomplish something much greater than any one organization can do alone.

New York State Economic Development
Empire State Development (ESD) Western New York
Buffalo Billion
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
New York Power Authority (NYPA)
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council

Local Economic & Industrial Development Agencies 
Allegany County IDA
Amherst IDA
Buffalo Niagara Partnership
Cattaraugus County IDA
Chautauqua County IDA
City of Buffalo Economic Development
City of Niagara Falls Economic Development
Clarence IDA
Concord IDA
Erie County IDA
Genesee County Economic Development Center
Hamburg IDA
Lancaster IDA
Lockport IDA
Niagara County Center for Economic Development
Orleans Economic Development Agency
Salamanca IDA
Wyoming County Industrial Development Agency

Development Corporations
Buffalo Urban Development Corporation
Cheektowaga Economic Development Corporation
Jamestown Renaissance Corporation
Grand Island Economic Development Advisory Board
Lumber City Development Corporation
Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board
Tonawanda Development Corporation
USA Niagara Development Corporation
Westfield Development Corporation

National Grid USA
National Fuel Gas
New York State Electric & Gas

Canadian Consulate
US Commercial Service
World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara

Workforce Development
Buffalo Employment and Training Center (BETC)
New York State Department of Labor
Cattaraugus-Allegany Workforce Investment Board
Chautauqua Workforce Investment Board
Erie County Workforce Investment Board
International Institute of Buffalo
Niagara County Workforce Investment Board
Western New York College Consortium

Economic Development Associations
International Economic Development Council
New York State Economic Development Council

Visitor and Convention Bureaus
Visit Buffalo Niagara
Niagara Falls USA Tourism and Convention Corp.
Welcome Magazine – Premium Guide to Buffalo Niagara
Orleans County Tourism
Visit Genesee NY
Go Wyoming County NY
Discover Allegany County
Visit Cattaraugus County’s Enchanted Mountains
Visit Chautauqua County NY