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Introduction

Wednesday November 28, 2018

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM [Refreshments and Lunch Provided]

Holiday Inn Downtown Binghamton

Join others in your industry to increase your bottom line and help reshape the economy of the Southern Tier.

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INDUSTRY SUMMIT

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Where does the Southern Tier exist in the global economy and what is our potential for growth?
  • What is our own state of readiness? Is your business ready to quickly respond to a rapidly changing environment?
  • What is an industry cluster and how does it impact your business and our region?
  • How can the concept of expanding our industry clusters increase your bottom line?
  • How can young professionals and established executives help shape success across the region?

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EVENT SESSIONS

  • SESSION 1

    The Current State of The Southern Tier

    Explore statistics & municipal resources with Speaker Jeff Smith, Planning Consultant (Senior VP NYSEG, Retired) & Jen Gregory, Southern Tier 8 Regional Board.

  • SESSION 2

    Readiness for Companies

    Expedite your decision-making processes. Hear from our keynote Speaker Joseph Paris, Chairman of XONITEK. Joseph’s “State of Readiness” book will be provided to all attendees.

  • SESSION 3

    Regional Collaboration & Success

    Built for IBM families, Visions Federal Credit Union survived and expanded operations across the region. Hear from Ty Muse how Visions was able to adapt and continues to grow.

  • SESSION 4

    Industry Clusters in a local company’s asset-based growth

    Discover why Dr. Shailesh Upreti, President of Charge C4V chose to manufacture in the Southern Tier.   Presented by Cliff Olin.

  • SESSION 5

    The Value of Industry Clusters

    An introduction to Industry Building Blocks [IBB] data intelligence with Mike Decker.

  • SESSION 6

    Regionalism in Economic Development: It Does Work!

    Hear how Betsey Hale makes it work.

  • SESSION 7

    Developing Coopetition within your Industry

    Tier Energy Network created from Industry Leaders. Tom Kowalik presents how you can do it too!

  • SESSION 8

    ROUNDTABLE FOR PUBLIC AGENCIES

    Municipal leaders will explore strategy development and deployment concepts and approaches with Joseph Paris.
  • SESSION 9

    Guided Networking Lunch Session

    Attendees will select which cluster they belong to and be grouped with others in their industry. Lunch is included with registration.

  • SESSION 10

    Happier Hour

    At the end of the event, there will be a relaxed 'happier hour' with snacks, music, and local beer from Binghamton Brewing Company, Galaxy Brewing Company, and Water Street Brewing

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REGISTRATION INCLUDED:

  • ACCESS TO THE ENTIRE WORKSHOP PROGRAM
  • MEETING WITH EXPERTS WITHIN YOUR INDUSTRY
  • SNACKS AND BEVERAGES THROUGHOUT THE WORKSHOP 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • GIVEAWAYS
  • REFRESHMENTS AND LUNCH PROVIDED