Center for Economic Growth

Center for Economic Growth The Center for Economic Growth is the professional economic development engine serving New York’s 8 County Capital Region. Support from our investors enables our team of professionals to connect businesses to resources to drive growth, attract jobs...

Since its founding in 1987, CEG has played a vital role in creating a rich economic development environment throughout the Capital Region by creating world class transportation and logistical hubs, investing in our anchor institutions, making the region an international gateway and helping to advance major economic development projects. From working to turn Albany International Airport into a wor

Since its founding in 1987, CEG has played a vital role in creating a rich economic development environment throughout the Capital Region by creating world class transportation and logistical hubs, investing in our anchor institutions, making the region an international gateway and helping to advance major economic development projects. From working to turn Albany International Airport into a wor

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WalletHub ranks the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metro area the 30th Best #WinterHoliday Destination.  https://bit.ly/3mSrzgq...
11/08/2021
2021’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations

WalletHub ranks the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metro area the 30th Best #WinterHoliday Destination. https://bit.ly/3mSrzgq
Capital Region Chamber

2021’s Best Winter Holiday DestinationsAdam McCann, Financial WriterNov 2, 2021Adam McCann, Financial Writer Nov 2, 2021 When the mercury drops, some Americans welcome the chill while others follow the sun. This year, the winter promises to be an intense one. The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts b...

11/08/2021

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Advance Albany County Alliance! The Alliance is a Local Development Corporation focused on the attraction & growth of economic development in Albany County. Connect with them, and other business and civic leaders at our Annual Meeting on November 22! ➡ Early registration ends this Friday: go.ceg.org/am21

The Daily Gazette highlights CEG’s #craftbeverage producer survey in its report on Frog Alley Brewing becoming a classro...
11/08/2021
Frog Alley brewery becomes classroom for SUNY Schenectady program

The Daily Gazette highlights CEG’s #craftbeverage producer survey in its report on Frog Alley Brewing becoming a classroom for a SUNY Schenectady County Community College program. The Capital Region now has 164 licensed #breweries, #distilleries, #wineries, #cideries & #meaderies. https://bit.ly/3bSNlug

Capital Region Chamber

SCHENECTADY — Frog Alley Brewing has added a new production line, helping prepare potential employees to work in the region's many breweries and distilleries. SUNY Schenectady County has offered non…

#WeekinReview: 3 early #startups at University at Albany, SUNY, Albany’s Skyway park to be completed in Dec, #offshoreWi...
11/05/2021

#WeekinReview: 3 early #startups at University at Albany, SUNY, Albany’s Skyway park to be completed in Dec, #offshoreWind projected job count at Port of Albany grows to 550, and more. https://bit.ly/3kafRMy

#WeekinReview: 3 early #startups at University at Albany, SUNY, Albany’s Skyway park to be completed in Dec, #offshoreWind projected job count at Port of Albany grows to 550, and more. https://bit.ly/3kafRMy

Director of Marketing
11/04/2021
Director of Marketing

Director of Marketing

The Director of Marketing is responsible for developing, integrating, and implementing strategic marketing and communications to advance the mission of the Capital Region Chamber and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). The Director is an organized, proactive team player who will work with sta...

Registration is open! https://bit.ly/3A8HcUu
11/04/2021

Registration is open! https://bit.ly/3A8HcUu

Join us virtually for an interactive dialog November 22nd at 11 AM with John Mackowiak of The Martin Group and Paul Hook with FuzeHub to discuss how to effectively use PR and media to establish your company’s credibility.

Register now: https://bit.ly/3A8HcUu
#Marketing #NYManufacturing

Join us for a Virtual Job Fair connecting New York State jobseekers to companies with available opportunities within the...
11/04/2021

Join us for a Virtual Job Fair connecting New York State jobseekers to companies with available opportunities within the fields of Clean Technology, Energy Storage, Battery Manufacturing, Advanced Materials and more. Entry-mid level, experienced and management positions are available. Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR), NY Ventures, and NYBEST are proud to support innovative companies across the state provide sustainable energy sources, expand manufacturing capabilities and ensure a resource efficient future within a thriving New York State economy.

See the list of available opportunities and Register Here>> https://bit.ly/3mM1Fe0

#jobfair #jobseekers #manufacturing FuzeHub

Join us for a Virtual Job Fair connecting New York State jobseekers to companies with available opportunities within the fields of Clean Technology, Energy Storage, Battery Manufacturing, Advanced Materials and more. Entry-mid level, experienced and management positions are available. Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR), NY Ventures, and NYBEST are proud to support innovative companies across the state provide sustainable energy sources, expand manufacturing capabilities and ensure a resource efficient future within a thriving New York State economy.

See the list of available opportunities and Register Here>> https://bit.ly/3mM1Fe0

#jobfair #jobseekers #manufacturing FuzeHub

Manufacturing is the 5th Largest Employer compared to other industries. The BLS reports that there will be 4.6 million j...
11/03/2021
6 CapNY Gen Zs & Millennials in Manufacturing Careers - CapNY

Manufacturing is the 5th Largest Employer compared to other industries. The BLS reports that there will be 4.6 million job openings in manufacturing within the next decade. Companies must find skilled workers for newly-created positions and need to replace retiring Baby Boomers, without losing their institutional knowledge. Read the stories of Capital Region manufacturers working in the industry now!


#GoCapNY #manufacturers #jobseekers #professionals

Manufacturing and technology have been driving CapNY’s economy for more than a century. Backed by local Research & Development (R&D) centers at the Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, GE Global Research, Albany Medical Center...

11/03/2021

Early Registration ends Friday, Nov. 12! Get your tickets for this signature event before prices increase >>> go.ceg.org/AM21 & check out University at Albany, SUNY's incredible new facility, connect with fellow business leaders and hear updates on economic development and industry growth in NY's Capital Region. See you November 22!

#WeekinReview: Troy #startup MICROrganic Technologies, incprepares to raise $1M, AIM Photonics gets $321M, GlobalFoundri...
10/29/2021

#WeekinReview: Troy #startup MICROrganic Technologies, incprepares to raise $1M, AIM Photonics gets $321M, GlobalFoundries goes public, Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor to get an #icerink, Intidyn, LLC looks to start #clincaltrials for long COVD symptom treatment, & more. https://bit.ly/3Bw480m

#WeekinReview: Troy #startup MICROrganic Technologies, incprepares to raise $1M, AIM Photonics gets $321M, GlobalFoundries goes public, Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor to get an #icerink, Intidyn, LLC looks to start #clincaltrials for long COVD symptom treatment, & more. https://bit.ly/3Bw480m

The Capital Region’s #Software-#IT cluster has over 8,000 jobs & cutting-edge R&D assets. See CEG’s 2021 economic profil...
10/28/2021

The Capital Region’s #Software-#IT cluster has over 8,000 jobs & cutting-edge R&D assets. See CEG’s 2021 economic profile on the cluster, which includes Transfinder, Jahnel Group, CommerceHub Zones, LLC & more! https://bit.ly/3BhSlmk #computerscience #AI #cybersecurity

The Capital Region’s #Software-#IT cluster has over 8,000 jobs & cutting-edge R&D assets. See CEG’s 2021 economic profile on the cluster, which includes Transfinder, Jahnel Group, CommerceHub Zones, LLC & more! https://bit.ly/3BhSlmk #computerscience #AI #cybersecurity

The Capital Region’s #Healthcare Cluster lays the foundation for the local economy, accounting for 1 in 8 jobs. See CEG'...
10/27/2021

The Capital Region’s #Healthcare Cluster lays the foundation for the local economy, accounting for 1 in 8 jobs. See CEG's 2021 economic profile for insights into this cluster, which includes Albany Med Health System, St. Peter’s Health Partners and Ellis Medicine. #hospitals #nurses https://bit.ly/3GvCx3o

The Capital Region’s #Healthcare Cluster lays the foundation for the local economy, accounting for 1 in 8 jobs. See CEG's 2021 economic profile for insights into this cluster, which includes Albany Med Health System, St. Peter’s Health Partners and Ellis Medicine. #hospitals #nurses https://bit.ly/3GvCx3o

See CEG’s 2021 economic profile of the region’s #LifeSciences Cluster, which includes Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Curia C...
10/26/2021

See CEG’s 2021 economic profile of the region’s #LifeSciences Cluster, which includes Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Curia CDMO AngioDynamics, GE Healthcare, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences & more. More than 6,700 jobs! https://bit.ly/3vLk9hK #biotech #biopharma, #medicaldevice #drugdiscovery #Pharmaceutical
EDC Warren County
Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency
Capital Region Chamber
Greene County Economic Development Corporation
Metroplex Development Authority
Saratoga Economic Development Corp
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See CEG’s 2021 economic profile of the region’s #LifeSciences Cluster, which includes Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Curia CDMO AngioDynamics, GE Healthcare, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences & more. More than 6,700 jobs! https://bit.ly/3vLk9hK #biotech #biopharma, #medicaldevice #drugdiscovery #Pharmaceutical
EDC Warren County
Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency
Capital Region Chamber
Greene County Economic Development Corporation
Metroplex Development Authority
Saratoga Economic Development Corp
Choose Columbia County

📢 Join us virtually on November 3 and November 5 for New York’s Offshore Wind Supplier and Workforce Forum. This year’s ...
10/26/2021

📢 Join us virtually on November 3 and November 5 for New York’s Offshore Wind Supplier and Workforce Forum. This year’s forum will focus on capacity building for the industry at large. Learn more about critical investments in New York ports, New York’s comprehensive incentive framework, progress on local manufacturing facilities, commitments to building equity, as well as workforce development programs in this exciting new industry.

REGISTER HERE>> https://on.ny.gov/3jDpanX

#nyoffshorewind #workforce #manufacturing #development #virtualforum NYSERDA Port of Albany Port of Coeymans Marine Terminal Ørsted Equinor Atlantic Terminal MRV Group MWBE DBE NMSDC MACNY, The Manufacturers Association Marmen Energy Co. IMCA International Marine Contractors Association Dock NYC
NYCEDCFarmingdale State College

📢 Join us virtually on November 3 and November 5 for New York’s Offshore Wind Supplier and Workforce Forum. This year’s forum will focus on capacity building for the industry at large. Learn more about critical investments in New York ports, New York’s comprehensive incentive framework, progress on local manufacturing facilities, commitments to building equity, as well as workforce development programs in this exciting new industry.

REGISTER HERE>> https://on.ny.gov/3jDpanX

#nyoffshorewind #workforce #manufacturing #development #virtualforum NYSERDA Port of Albany Port of Coeymans Marine Terminal Ørsted Equinor Atlantic Terminal MRV Group MWBE DBE NMSDC MACNY, The Manufacturers Association Marmen Energy Co. IMCA International Marine Contractors Association Dock NYC
NYCEDCFarmingdale State College

See CEG’s 2021 economic profile for the Capital Region’s #AdvancedElectronics R&D and #MFG Cluster, which includes Globa...
10/25/2021

See CEG’s 2021 economic profile for the Capital Region’s #AdvancedElectronics R&D and #MFG Cluster, which includes GlobalFoundries, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Tokyo Electron US, Applied Materials, ASML, @IBM & more. https://bit.ly/314HRul #semiconductors

See CEG’s 2021 economic profile for the Capital Region’s #AdvancedElectronics R&D and #MFG Cluster, which includes GlobalFoundries, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Tokyo Electron US, Applied Materials, ASML, @IBM & more. https://bit.ly/314HRul #semiconductors

See this Success Story for details on how Blasch Precision Ceramics skilled up staff with support from CEG Business Grow...
10/25/2021

See this Success Story for details on how Blasch Precision Ceramics skilled up staff with support from CEG Business Growth Solutions for trainings on #sales & #export & quality control. Impacts included $750,000 in increased sales and 4 jobs created. https://bit.ly/3nkcl2M
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing

See this Success Story for details on how Blasch Precision Ceramics skilled up staff with support from CEG Business Growth Solutions for trainings on #sales & #export & quality control. Impacts included $750,000 in increased sales and 4 jobs created. https://bit.ly/3nkcl2M
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing

See this Success Story for details on how Blasch Precision Ceramics skilled up staff with support from CEG Business Grow...
10/25/2021

See this Success Story for details on how Blasch Precision Ceramics skilled up staff with support from CEG Business Growth Solutions for trainings on #sales & #export & quality control. Impacts included $750,000 in increased sales and 4 jobs created. https://bit.ly/3nkcl2M
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing

See this Success Story for details on how Blasch Precision Ceramics skilled up staff with support from CEG Business Growth Solutions for trainings on #sales & #export & quality control. Impacts included $750,000 in increased sales and 4 jobs created. https://bit.ly/3nkcl2M
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing

#WeekinReview: GlobalFoundries' Fab 8.2 promises to transform the region, GE develops flexible grid tech, First Prize pr...
10/22/2021

#WeekinReview: GlobalFoundries' Fab 8.2 promises to transform the region, GE develops flexible grid tech, First Prize project moves forward & more! https://bit.ly/3m7Un4k

#WeekinReview: GlobalFoundries' Fab 8.2 promises to transform the region, GE develops flexible grid tech, First Prize project moves forward & more! https://bit.ly/3m7Un4k

See CEG’s new Capital Region 2021 cluster profiles for these industry clusters: #LifeSciences, #AdvancedElectronics #Man...
10/22/2021

See CEG’s new Capital Region 2021 cluster profiles for these industry clusters: #LifeSciences, #AdvancedElectronics #Manufacturing, #DigitalGaming, #Healthcare, #OffshoreWind & #Software-IT. https://bit.ly/30LhQQh #GoCapNY
Capital Region Chamber
Advance Albany County Alliance
Greene County Economic Development Corporation
EDC Warren County
Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency
Saratoga Economic Development Corp
Choose Columbia - Columbia Economic Development Corporation

See CEG’s new Capital Region 2021 cluster profiles for these industry clusters: #LifeSciences, #AdvancedElectronics #Manufacturing, #DigitalGaming, #Healthcare, #OffshoreWind & #Software-IT. https://bit.ly/30LhQQh #GoCapNY
Capital Region Chamber
Advance Albany County Alliance
Greene County Economic Development Corporation
EDC Warren County
Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency
Saratoga Economic Development Corp
Choose Columbia - Columbia Economic Development Corporation

#SaratogaSpringsNY ranks as WalletHub’s 21st Best #SmallCity in America in 2021! Saratoga Springs ranks in the 98th perc...
10/21/2021

#SaratogaSpringsNY ranks as WalletHub’s 21st Best #SmallCity in America in 2021! Saratoga Springs ranks in the 98th percentile, or the top 2% of small cities See: https://bit.ly/3nmEIxs
Capital Region Chamber Go Cap NY

#SaratogaSpringsNY ranks as WalletHub’s 21st Best #SmallCity in America in 2021! Saratoga Springs ranks in the 98th percentile, or the top 2% of small cities See: https://bit.ly/3nmEIxs
Capital Region Chamber Go Cap NY

10/21/2021

Registration is OPEN! Curious to see inside University at Albany, SUNY's new $180M Emerging Technologies & Entrepreneurship Complex? Eager to network with fellow business and civic leaders and professionals from across the region? Join us for #economicdevelopment and #industry updates, #networking & more Nov. 22!

https://go.ceg.org/AM21
➡Discounted registration through Nov. 12!

State- and federally funded #RenewableEnergy #ResearchandDevelopment by Capital Region businesses increased by 71% to $1...
10/21/2021

State- and federally funded #RenewableEnergy #ResearchandDevelopment by Capital Region businesses increased by 71% to $18.6M in 2020, boosted by GE Research's #OffshoreWind & Plug Power Inc.'s #HydrogenFuelCell R&D. See CEG’s analysis: https://bit.ly/3G8Nw2b

State- and federally funded #RenewableEnergy #ResearchandDevelopment by Capital Region businesses increased by 71% to $18.6M in 2020, boosted by GE Research's #OffshoreWind & Plug Power Inc.'s #HydrogenFuelCell R&D. See CEG’s analysis: https://bit.ly/3G8Nw2b

LendingTree ranks the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA the 49th Best Place to Start a Business. It's NY's highest-ranking met...
10/18/2021

LendingTree ranks the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA the 49th Best Place to Start a Business. It's NY's highest-ranking metro, the Northeast's 3rd. Among 100 largest metros, #AlbanyNY's #businessformation rate ranks 26th, #entrepreneurship rate ranks 24th. https://bit.ly/3n1Gxj3
Capital Region Chamber Go Cap NY

LendingTree ranks the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA the 49th Best Place to Start a Business. It's NY's highest-ranking metro, the Northeast's 3rd. Among 100 largest metros, #AlbanyNY's #businessformation rate ranks 26th, #entrepreneurship rate ranks 24th. https://bit.ly/3n1Gxj3
Capital Region Chamber Go Cap NY

#WeekinReview: Revivo Medical raises $1.5M for #clinicaltrials, Port of Coeymans to become region’s 2nd #offshorewind #M...
10/15/2021

#WeekinReview: Revivo Medical raises $1.5M for #clinicaltrials, Port of Coeymans to become region’s 2nd #offshorewind #MFG hub, SUNY Poly prof hunts for #cancer-killing cells & more! https://bit.ly/3lJ3FmP

#WeekinReview: Revivo Medical raises $1.5M for #clinicaltrials, Port of Coeymans to become region’s 2nd #offshorewind #MFG hub, SUNY Poly prof hunts for #cancer-killing cells & more! https://bit.ly/3lJ3FmP

10/15/2021

Curious what it's like to work at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8? Hear from two #technicians about working at the fab, and the positive #impact it's had on their lives in today's featured videos.
🎥https://bit.ly/3aDvyqc 🎥https://bit.ly/2YXLLnV

Thank you to all of our manufacturing companies who helped inspire the next generation of manufacturers during today’s NYS Virtual MFGDAY21!

#MFGDAY21 #careers #manufacturing #students #teachers #virtualtours

Travel + Leisure names the #CatskillMountains as one of the 21 Best Places to See #FallFoliage in the United States. htt...
10/15/2021

Travel + Leisure names the #CatskillMountains as one of the 21 Best Places to See #FallFoliage in the United States. https://bit.ly/3FQgZhl #GoCapNYCapital Region Chamber

Travel + Leisure names the #CatskillMountains as one of the 21 Best Places to See #FallFoliage in the United States. https://bit.ly/3FQgZhl #GoCapNYCapital Region Chamber

US News & World Report ranks #HudsonNY among the 20 Top Places to see #FallFoliage in the U.S. “Hudson is a small town t...
10/14/2021

US News & World Report ranks #HudsonNY among the 20 Top Places to see #FallFoliage in the U.S. “Hudson is a small town that offers a distinct food, arts and farming culture…with the peak viewing time around mid-October”. https://bit.ly/3aBlKNo #leafpeeping #autumn #GoCapNY
Capital Region Chamber Go Cap NY

US News & World Report ranks #HudsonNY among the 20 Top Places to see #FallFoliage in the U.S. “Hudson is a small town that offers a distinct food, arts and farming culture…with the peak viewing time around mid-October”. https://bit.ly/3aBlKNo #leafpeeping #autumn #GoCapNY
Capital Region Chamber Go Cap NY

10/14/2021

Since 2012, Manufacturing Day has helped students discover financially rewarding job opportunities. Learn about careers in modern manufacturing during NY Manufacturing Day Oct. 15!
🎥Check out today's featured video from STS Steel, Inc. https://bit.ly/3BH4Add

👉Register for MFG Day TOMORROW here>> https://bit.ly/3B7FjJ2

#MFGDAY21 #careers #manufacturing #students #teachers #virtualtours

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Since our inception three decades ago, the CEG has been at the forefront of progressive economic initiatives and active policy discussions bettering the lives of more than 1 million area residents. At the CEG, we actively collaborate with our partners to shape the future of our communities, and to provide the pathways necessary to achieve – even exceed – our goals. In a nutshell, we’re advancing visionary policies and advocating for transformational change. As part of our local community, we know, as you do, that ours is an ideal place for families to live, work and play: our goal is to build on these cornerstones and boost the region to reaching its outstanding potential.

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