START-UP Genesee Event - Thursday June 22nd, 2017

"Doing Business on Main Street"

Register Today- Free Event


Village of Bergen | 11 North Lake Ave. | Bergen, NY 14020


5 pm- 7 pm


Learn about the benefits of operating your business on Main Street. Please join START-UP Think & Drink partners for a networking event in the Village of Bergen.  Building and business tours, wine tasting and a farmer’s market will ensure that this a fun and valuable event for you as a business owner.  Municipal leaders are encouraged to attend to hear from the Village of Bergen Mayor, Anna Marie Barclay and her vision of downtown business, health, wellness and recreation.   

RSVP to Rachael Tabelski phone: 585-343-4866 or email:



Genesee County, the Right Location for Your Business 

- 2.1 million population in less than an hour drive

- Connecting Buffalo and Rochester, the second and third largest cities in New York State,

- Three exits on the NYS I-90 Thruway

- Reach 128 million consumers within a 10 hour drive

- Foreign Trade Zone Opportunities *NEW

- Over 57 colleges and universities with 300,000 students enrolled

- Top region for patents issued per worker

- Close to three international airports 

- Multiple shovel-ready parks that are industry specific

- Hydropower and other low cost electric solutions

- Progressive incentives

- Workforce development programs

GCEDC Incentive & RLF Applications 

Quick Link- Local Labor Policy





News & Events
WNY STAMP Website Link

Visit the WNY STAMP Website


Target Industires 

Advanced Manufacturing and Semiconductor 


Specific shovel-ready sites and workforce programing bring the power and people together to support advanced manufacturing, semiconductor, and nanotechnology businesses.  The WNY STAMP site and Buffalo East Tech Park are designed and infrastructure to accommodate large manufacturing and semiconductor projects. 

Food Processing and Agri-Business


Upstate New York is known for its dairy and crop farming and having processing facilities and other agricultural support facilities near these products has made our region a mega-hub for Agri-Business.  Visit the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park to learn more about the resources we have for your business. 

Medical Device and Life Sciences


Emerging technology, medical device and life science companies belong near major research universities and in our region, we have some of the best including University at Buffalo, Rochester Institute of Technology, University at Rochester and Cornell University.  Learn more about the Upstate MedTech Park and MedTech Center

Warehouse and Distribution 


Being centrally located, connecting Buffalo and Rochester New York makes Genesee County an ideal spot for warehouse and regional distribution centers.  Two shovel- ready parks have been designed and infrastructure to accommodate these facilities.  Learn more about the Gateway II Corporate Park and Apple Tree Acres Corporate Park.


  • Maps
  • Properties
  • Demographics
  • State Resources
  • Local Resources
  • Utilities & Telecom
  • Shovel-Ready
  • Pre-Permitted Sites
  • Low Cost Hydro Power
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