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Saratoga County Business News + Local Events Saratoga County Business News + Local Events

Major investment in Saratoga County advanced manufacturing

When you attend an event where the President of the United States is speaking, you usually just check it off as a neat life experience. Last week when I was attending 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit, President Obama took the stage to discuss doing business in the United States to an audience of potential global investors. Part way
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Saratoga companies lead the way at CEG’s Annual Technology Awards

Four of the six companies honored today at CEG’s 20th Annual Technology Awards are based in Saratoga County. The awards recognize and honor our region’s most innovative and growth-oriented companies and individuals for achievements in industries such as advanced materials, manufacturing, renewable energy, biotech/medical, information technology and nanotechnology. We applaud their good work and look forward to seeing
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Integrating New York’s REDCs and Workforce Development

The Partnership’s Shelby Schneider joined Brian McMahon, executive director of the New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC), for the Center for Urban Future and the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals’s Integrating New York’s REDCs with Workforce Development forum on June 14, 2016. Below, Brian recaps his thoughts. Recently, I participated in a forum
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What does workforce preparation mean to Saratoga County?

Earlier this week, fifty-one students graduated from the Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School (ECHS) at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART building in Malta. Wednesday’s graduates studied in an innovative learning environment where they worked in teams – as they will in college and as they will in most workplaces. They learned about
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10 Questions with Shelby Schneider

Shelby Schneider, director of business retention and expansion at Saratoga County’s official economic development organization, celebrates her first week on the job. Don’t let that fool you. Shelby is a seasoned economic development professional with over a decade of experience. We wanted to know what makes her so passionate about Saratoga County. Here’s what she
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52 Weeks of Economic Developers: Marty Vanags

*This feature was first published by IEDC on June 6, 2016. IEDC has named 2016 the Year of the Economic Developer, in light of the organization’s 90th anniversary serving the profession. To mark the occasion, they are running a series that profiles and celebrates economic developers across the country, titled “52 Weeks of Economic Developers.” How
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Saratoga County is Growing, So Are We

As many of you know, starting and launching a business – while exciting – can be difficult. It takes a clear roadmap and time to get to a place where momentum builds to a sustainable pace. Here at the Partnership, we’ve spent the past year planning, building organizational infrastructure, and collaborating. Today, our growth story
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I Always Like to Say…

I always like to say, “Why reinvent the wheel?” When the first (literal) wheel was invented, it probably wasn’t a two-ply rubber radial tire that runs flat in case of puncture made by Firestone. It was likely carved out of a rock. Yet, over the centuries it kept getting better and better. Better materials, stronger
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Say Hello to Summer Intern, Sam Taillon

My name is Samantha Taillon and I am a rising junior at St. Lawrence University. I am a member of the women’s soccer team at St. Lawrence and am studying Economics with a minor in Statistics. I am extremely excited to be interning at the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership this summer! I believe working within
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Say Hello to Summer Intern, Jacob Walker

My name is Jacob Walker and I was born and raised in Clifton Park in Saratoga County. I’m a senior at the University of Maryland studying economics and I’m excited to be working for the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership this summer as I believe it will provide invaluable insight as I begin my career in
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