NAIOP: Economic Space Race - April 7

NAIOP presents "The Economic Space Race"
Getting Buffalo Niagara ready for the industrial wave

Join us as we kick off our in-person and virtual luncheon programs in 2022. Our speaker, Thomas Kucharski, will be presenting on "The Economic Space Race- Getting Buffalo Niagara ready for the industrial wave." This event will take place on April 7th at the Embassy Suites at the Avant Building in Buffalo. Members can attend for free while guests are $35. This event will be from 11:30AM-1:00PM and lunch is included with your ticket. 

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Thomas A. Kucharski has served as President and CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara (InBN) since 2000. Under his leadership, Invest Buffalo Niagara has grown from a startup initiative to an innovative regional economic development organization that has secured more than 400 successful project wins representing over $6 billion in investment in the region and more than 60,000 jobs created and/or retained.

Tom has been a Certified Economic Developer since 1992. Before joining Invest Buffalo Niagara, he headed up the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation in the Eastern region of Pennsylvania, and prior to that served as executive director of the Horizon Council of Southwest Florida, a regional public/private partnership that included Sarasota, Ft. Myers and Naples.

Tom is recognized nationally for his work in the economic development industry, serving as the Chair of the International Economic Development Council. He also serves as an Executive Committee Member of the New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC) and was elected 2014 Economic Developer of the Year, an award he also won in both his previous roles in the states of Pennsylvania and Florida. Tom serves on the board of Buffalo Urban Development Corporation (BUDC) and the Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP).