As we begin phase one of reopening, several of our economic development partners are offering various zoom meetings, webinars and training sessions designed to assist you as you work through the various aspects of your reopening plan. Below is information on several sessions that you may be interested in participating in.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is hosting a webisode with a panel of area experts that will address common issues and concerns, specific to HR and Legal, that businesses have raised while creating a safety plan.

This is a must attend for any business currently developing a reopening plan or any essential business that has been operating and needs to double check measures against the new guidelines.  

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost: Free

Please contact   with any questions. 
Session  #1
 Learning Objectives:
  • Evaluate where you and your company are with technology.
  • Things to consider before investing in software and hardware.
  • Evaluate which social media platforms make sense for you.
Most experts are saying that even once we "open up" our new normal will not be the same. The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything for businesses in just a few short weeks. 
Many small businesses have already embraced digital technologies in order to bring their once offline businesses online. If you have not yet figure out how on your own, this series will get you there. This is a 6-session series starts right from the beginning and progresses to help you learn how to get your business running in our new virtual world.

  • Registration is required.
  • There is NO cost to attend the sessions but seating is limited
(Please don't take a spot unless you can use it).
  • The sessions are held bi-weekly, every Thursday, via Zoom from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
  • A Zoom invitation will be sent to you after we receive your registration the day before each session at 2:00 pm. *
*Please check your SPAM Folder if you don't receive the Zoom invitation.

Stay engaged. Continue to look for emails from our office in the coming days and weeks updating you on the latest reopening news and what assistance is available to help you through this difficult time. Our staff is working hard to compile a complete list of guidelines, safety protocols and programs that are available. To learn more, be sure to visit our website and bookmark it. Once there, look for the COVID-19 tab.

Niagara County Center for Economic Development
(716) 278-8750