Partners & Programs

CenterState CEO has developed many strong community, organizational and economic development partnerships to provide enhanced services to its members and advance business opportunities.

Organizational Partners

For over 30 years, Benefit Specialists of NY (BSNY) has served as a trusted advisor to our region’s employers, human resource professionals and individual employees.

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The Central New York International Business Alliance (CNYIBA) was formed to enhance global sales of businesses in the 12-county CenterState, NY region.

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The Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit professional downtown management organization with a mission to revitalize Downtown Syracuse.  It is an advocate for its...

Electronics Park is a landmark 181-acre office/industrial business park conveniently located in the Town of Salina, six miles from downtown Syracuse. Originally built in 1946 for General Electric...

The NUAIR Alliance is a New York not-for-profit coalition of more than 90 private, public, and academic entities collaborating to manage unmanned aircraft system (UAS)...

Syracuse Tomorrow is the nonpartisan, regional, state and local political action committee of CenterState CEO. Syracuse Tomorrow advocates for issues, initiatives and legislation of critical...

SyracuseFirst is a not for profit network of locally owned, independent businesses and organizations dedicated to building a sustainable community by encouraging citizens to "Think Local First"....

The University Hill Corporation, formed in 1963 as an independent 501(c)(3) planning and development organization, is comprised of the executive leadership of the Hill’s not-for-profit...

Visit Syracuse plays a vital role in Onondaga County's economic development strategy through its focus to grow the area's tourism industry. Visit Syracuse is an affiliate of CenterState CEO and...

Partnerships

The CenterState Chamber Alliance is a formal partnership between CenterState CEO and the Greater Utica, Cayuga County, Greater Oswego-Fulton and Cortland County Chambers of Commerce.   The...

As part of SUNY Upstate Medical University, the Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) incubates and accelerates university-driven partnerships in the bioscience industries.

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The Central New York Regional Development Council (CNYREDC) is made up of regional public and private sector leaders. The council is one of ten throughout New York State and focuses on the...

CenterState CEO’s unique work has drawn the attention of national foundations and partners, establishing CenterState CEO and the region as a best practice model in the areas of regional economic...

New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC) assists, promotes and advances business prosperity by providing loans to small businesses including startup, early stage and mature businesses,...

SyracuseCoE is New York State’s Center of Excellence for Environmental and Energy Systems. Led by Syracuse University, SyracuseCoE engages faculty, students and collaborators at 200+ firms and...

Programs

40 Below is a non-profit organization of young professionals and community members with a passion for local revitalization and unparalleled dedication to Central Upstate New York. The organization...

CenterState CEO is pleased to work with travel partners to offer world-class travel at discounted prices. Let us take the stress out of planning the trip of a lifetime. Travel is open to members...

Syracuse Hancock International Airport is Central New York’s gateway to the world and an economic engine for the region.  CenterState CEO members recognize the importance of convenient,...

GENIUS NY caters to business proposals in the categories of Unmanned Systems and Data to Decisions Applications. This in-residence business competition accelerator at The Tech Garden in Central...

Grants for Growth is a unique CenterState CEO seed program that supports innovative applied research projects between universities and industry to improve business competitiveness and create jobs...

The Northside Urban Partnership (Northside UP) is an urban revitalization collaborative dedicated to engaging diverse groups of people and organizations to radically improve quality of life within...

The Clean Tech Center develops renewable and clean energy technology companies in New York State. A program of The Tech Garden, The Clean Tech Center is funded by NYSERDA to develop emerging...

The Germinator is a two-year competition for startups with funding rounds every six months. In addition to funding, teams receive training on topics including marketing, intellectual property,...

Since 2005, The Tech Garden has helped entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds turn novel ideas into fruitful businesses.

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Work Train is dedicated to addressing the challenge of un-and-underemployment in Central New York by creating solutions that benefit both businesses and jobseekers alike. Housed within CenterState...