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March 19, 2024
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Syracuse

Nonprofit organizations do not get recognized enough for their own programs, leaders, and volunteers who make our community stronger. This event highlights the achievements of the honorees in each category, and the opportunity to learn more about what is happening in the Central New York nonprofit community.

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May 22, 2024 Beeches Manor

The Mohawk Valley Gear (Growth, Energy and Revitalize) Awards will honor companies that have helped to reimagine, reinvigorate, and revitalize the Mohawk Valley. These companies range in size and have made an impact on jobs, real estate, stability in the community, and helped to rejuvenate the social scene.

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June 18, 2024

With 60% of small businesses closing within six months of a cyberattack, it’s clear that cybersecurity is no longer just an IT issue — it’s a business one. 

The Cybersecurity Conference provides an engaging afternoon filled with prominent speakers providing insights and practical strategies to protect businesses.  

September 9, 2024
Timber Banks

The Best Places to Work Awards identify and recognize outstanding places to work in Central New York. This event offers networking with more than forty of the area’s best places to work.

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November 14, 2024
The Oncenter

Our most popular event of the year! 40 under Forty recognizes 40 ambitious, hard- working, civic-minded individuals, who are under the age of 40. These individuals have excelled in the workplace and in the community. This group demonstrates diverse backgrounds, experiences and skills; they thrive on active community involvement and appreciate the importance of their role in paying it forward.

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December 2024
Sky Armory

The Family Business Awards will recognize and honor family-owned businesses in Central New York. Family businesses are an integral part of our community. These awards recognize outstanding achievements and tell the story of some of our area’s most successful companies.

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"The CNY Business Journal and BizEventz are trusted resources for reliable information and connecting the Central New York business community. From Growing Global Sales to Healthy Syracuse to 40 Under FORTY, BizEventz addresses relevant topics with presentations and dynamic speakers. We are proud to have BizEventz and The CNY Business Journal as true partners in supporting the region's business community."
Robert Simpson
CenterState CEO
"For decades, Visual Technologies has been a proud supporter and sponsor of BizEventz award programs, celebrating Central New York and what makes it so special. I encourage everyone in the business community to take advantage of the opportunities offered by BizEventz and honor their best people and associations for recognition. Once you attend and celebrate with other friends, co-workers and professionals, you'll understand why Central New York is a great place to live and work."
David Foor
Visual Technologies Corporation


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