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Upstate Revitalization Initiative
Syracuse, New York Bouncing Back CenterState CEO announces competitors in The Germinator

Cortland County Chamber Joins CenterState Chamber Alliance

CenterState CEO and the Central New York Regional Development Council Solicit Ideas for the Upstate Revitalization Initiative

CenterState CEO Host Annual Meeting & Announces Business of the Year Winners

CenterState CEO and the CNYIBA host seminar on Exporting to China 

CenterState CEO and The Tech Garden Launch The Germinator

Empire Brewing Company Partners with Chinese Tea Manufacturer Jinwei Fu Tea Company to Expand Both Company's Markets

CenterState CEO Opens The Tech Garden II

CenterState CEO President Rob Simpson Comments on Governor Andrew Cuomo's Proposed Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition

CenterState CEO Hosts 2015 Economic Forecast Breakfast

NUAIR Hosts Inaugural Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Industry Days

CenterState CEO Mentioned in Creating Jobs in America’s Cities: Three Frontiers in Economic Development

NUAIR Recieves Second COA to Begin Test Flights at Griffiss

CenterState CEO Drives Business and Tourism Opportunities in China

Preservation League Names Federal Historic Tax Credit to Seven to Save Endangered List for 2014-15 

Grants for Growth Announces Round 11 Recipients

NUAIR Recieves First COA to Begin Test Flights  

CenterState CEO and Local Foundations Launch $1M Workforce Initiative    

CenterState CEO Announces New B2B Marketplace

Clean Tech Center Graduates Three

Upgrades Launched at The Tech Garden

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Centscere Wins Startup Labs Syracuse, $200K in Cash and Prizes

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The Tech Garden Expands with 18,000-square-feet in AXA Tower One.

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Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines, to Deliver Keynote at CEO Annual Meeting

CNY Needs to 'Go Global' to Strengthen Economy

Startup Labs Syracuse Finalists Compete for $200,000 in Prizes

CEO Announces Commission on Goverment Modernization  

CEO Presents Economic Forecast for 2014  

CenterState CEO & Local Stakeholders Advocate for Tax Reforms  

Simpson Comments on Cuomo's State of the State  

Startup Labs Announces Finalists  

NUAIR Announes First Client for Unmanned Aircraft Testing at Hancock Air Field  

FAA Designates NY/MA to Operate UAS Test Site  

CEO Moves Offices to Pike Block January 6, 2014  

Buy Local Bash Kicks Off Buy Local Month  

New Power Up Room Unveiled at The Tech Garden 

CEO, Brookings, and Regional Partners Release CenterState Agenda for Economic Opportunity 

CenterState CEO Joins in launching the New Central New York International Business Alliance 

2013 CenterState Business Showcase

CenterState CEO Launches Round II of Startup Labs Syracuse 

CenterState CEO Announces Grants for Growth Round 11

CenterState CEO Brings Chinese Officials to Syracuse to Explore Export and Investment Opportunities

CenterState CEO Awarded Federal Funds to Promote Exports

CenterState CEO Seeks to Open Doors for CNY-China Business Trade

CEO Awards 6 Companies Grants for Growth

Five Companies Receive Commercialization Assistance

CEO Annual Meeting Examines Reinvention, Announces Business of the Year and Startup Labs Winners

Xerox Executive Advises CNY Businesses to Embrace Change, Reinvention

CEO Announces Business of the Year Finalists

CEO Announces Move to Pike Block

Startup Labs Finalists Compete for Utlimate Prize at Demo Day

Xerox U.S. President to be Keynote Speaker at CenterState CEO Annual Meeting

Simspon Speaks on Economic Growth at Cayuga County Chamber Forecast Luncheon

Startup Labs Syracuse Announces 5 Finalists

CenterState CEO 2013 Economic Forecast

CNY Receives $93.8 Million in Regional Council Round 2 Funding

Finalists Selected in Startup Labs Syracuse Business Competition

CenterState Chamber Alliance Welcomes Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce

Grants for Growth Announces New Round of Funding

CenterState CEO, SyracuseFirst Announce Buy Local Month

CenterState Business Showcase & Economic Champions Celebration Draw Thousands to Downtown Syracuse

CenterState CEO Affiliate 40 Below Launches Co-working Space

CenterState CEO Wins International Award for Mobile App

CenterState CEO Kicks Off New to Membership Campaign

CNY Regional Council Submits Pitches Projects to Governor & State Experts

CNY Regional Economic Development Council Submits Update, Priority Projects to State

Simpson Encourages CNY to #ThinkDifferent About the Regional Economy  

CenterState CEO Launches Startup Labs Syracuse

Syracuse Student Sandbox #3 Among Best College Business Incubators

Pike Block Advances with Bond Building Demolition

CNY Regional Council Projects Progressing on Schedule

Simpson Speaks on Regional Economic Development in Oswego

CenterState CEO and Mohawk Valley Chamber Launch CenterState Chamber Alliance

Land Bank Approval a Key Win for City & County

CEO Hosts NY Fed President

CEO 2012 Annual Meeting:  New Export Plan Unveiled; Business of the Year, $200,000 Emerging Business Competition Winners Announced

CEO Announces Top 5 Finalists in $200,000 Emerging Business Competition

New Plan to Double Exports for the Region to Be Unveiled April 4 

Delta Launches New Jet Service Between Syracuse and LaGuardia

Lt. Gov. Duffy Visits CEO to Talk About Billions in Savings from Recently Passed Reforms to State Pension System

CenterState CEO Partners with Companies to Offer Biomass Internships (Project ION)

CenterState CEO Announces All New Business Showcase for this Fall

Business & Municipal Leaders Discuss Mandate Relief

Work Continues with Brookings, Region's Companies to Increase Exports

Five Companies Win CAP Funding

CenterState CEO Hosts Lt. Governor to Discuss Budget Proposals

CenterState CEO Continues Work to Advance Land Bank

Simpson Comments on Manufacturing Jobs in CNY

CEO Economic Forecast Sees Year of Recovery

Simpson Calls COR's Inner Harbor Proposal "transformative for the entire region"


    CenterState CEO Supports New Jet Service to NYC

    CNY REDC Award Announcements

     CNY REDC Pitches Strategic Plan in Albany

    CenterState CEO Assists Anheuser-Busch

    CNY Submits Strategic Plan

    Startup Weekend Syracuse Turns Ideas Into Businesses

    Syracuse Common Council Approves New Airport Security Deal 

    CenterState CEO Celebrates its 2011 Economic Champions

    Regional Alliance Launches 6th $200,000 Emerging Business Competition

    CenterState CEO Argues Importance of CNY Military & Defense Sector

    Nanotechnology Excellerator on Track at Electronics Park

    SyracuseCoE/CenterState CEO Announce CAP Awards

    Business Council Names CenterState CEO a Chamber of the Year

    Regional Economic Development Holds First Open Forum

    Regional Economic Development Councils Initiate Work

    Simpson to Co-Chair Governor's Central New York Regional Economic Development Council

    Region Poised to Compete in Governor's New Economic Development Process

    Member-company Novelis Announces Major Expansion

    "Innovate NY Fund" to Provide Venture Capital to Early Stage Companies

    Regional Export Survey Seeks Input from Businesses

    Startup Weekend Aims to Launch New Business Ventures in 54 Hours

    Syracuse Ranks 8th in Cleantech Jobs

    CenterState CEO Promotes Improved Air Service for Buisness Travelers

    Pike Block Redevelopment Set to Start this Summer

    CenterState CEO Hosts South Korean Ambassador to Discuss Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreemeent

    Syracuse/CenterState Region to Work with Brookings Institution on New Business Plan and Export Initiative

    Tech Garden Facilitates Advancement of New LED Technology

    Entrepreneur Scott Case: Five Things to Consider When Starting a Business

    CenterState CEO Receives Historic Preservation Award

    Land Bank Support

    2011 Creative Core Emerging Business Competition

    Grants for Growth Program Extended

    Downtown Committe Organizes 150 Volunteers in Spring Clean Up

    ProTerra LED and SunEnergy Europe launch U.S. headquarters at The Tech Garden

    Downtown Syracuse is Among Area’s Fastest Growing Residential Neighborhoods Syracuse Gains New Convention Development Director CEO President Robert Simpson Comments of Governor Cuomo’s Proposed Budget Downtown Syracuse's Historic Renovations Gain National Attention Crowd of 800+ Turn Out to Hear CenterState CEO’s Economic Forecast for 2011 Senator Gillibrand Proposes Permanent Federal R&D Tax Credit at The Tech Garden Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau Makes Impression on Travel Writers