Empire State Development – Global NY Tour of the Fingerlakes area and Western NY regions

On May 15 to May 17 Members of SOFC went on a Tour organized by Empire State Development – Global NY to the Fingerlakes area and Western NY regions.

During this three-days-trip they opportunity to meet with representatives from diverse industry groups, economic development organizations and local/state government officials.

The main goal of this tour was to  familiarize members of SOFC with NYS resources, economic opportunities, and educational institutions throughout the state.

May 15, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 1 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State, visiting George Eastman House & Museum in Rochester and a welcoming reception at Woodcliff Hotel & Spa in Fairport.
May 15, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 1 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State, visiting George Eastman House & Museum in Rochester and a welcoming reception at Woodcliff Hotel & Spa in Fairport.

May 15, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 1 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State, visiting George Eastman House & Museum in Rochester.
May 15, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 1 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State, visiting George Eastman House & Museum in Rochester.
May 15, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 1 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State, visiting George Eastman House & Museum in Rochester and a welcoming reception at Woodcliff Hotel & Spa in Fairport.

May 15, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 1 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State, visiting George Eastman House & Museum in Rochester.

May 16, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Eastman Business Park & Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
May 16, 2017- Rochester, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Eastman Business Park & Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park followed by a reception with Lt Governor Kathy Hochul at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute

May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park followed by a reception with Lt Governor Kathy Hochul at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park.
May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park.

May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park followed by a reception with Lt Governor Kathy Hochul at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park followed by a reception with Lt Governor Kathy Hochul at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute

May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park followed by a reception with Lt Governor Kathy Hochul at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute

May 16, 2017- Niagara Falls, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts Day 2 of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State visiting Niagara Falls State Park followed by a reception with Lt Governor Kathy Hochul at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
May 17, 2017- Buffalo, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts final day of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Later in day a visit to Tesla’s Gigafactory 2 which will start production on solar panels later this year.

May 17, 2017- Buffalo, NY- Empire State Development, Global NY Division hosts final day of Foreign Direct Investment Tour in Western New York State at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Later in day a visit to Tesla’s Gigafactory 2 which will start production on solar panels later this year.



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