Imagine getting a call from the president of an NBA team for a little bit of help. That's how it goes at Cenergy, a 32-person marketing agency in East Aurora. A report in today's Business First shows how the agency has $6 million in revenues and a client list that you would expect to see from an aggressive firm in New York or Chicago. Clients include ESPN, AT&T, NHL Network, Zippo and more. Cenergy specializes in creating and running promotions and events, known as brand activation. They help clients like the NBA team connect with fans and customers who may be disconnected.
In Buffalo, investments by D'Youville College are paying off for the nearby community. Right now, three major projects are in the works, including a new parking lot and an athletic field complex. The college is also renovating the former Gateway-Longview headquarters into classroom and faculty space. A report in today's Business First shows how community leaders say in 2000, Connecticut Street had 85 percent vacancy and now it's about two percent. Neighborhood associations are praising the college's outreach efforts.
You can read more about these stories in today's Business First.