2019: Southern Tier 8’s Year-in-Review:

  1. Municipal & Non-profit assistance:

66 organizations assisted> 27 project concepts reviewed > recommended 7 projects, totaling $956,658!

  1. Asset development:

Industry Summit: Active Recovery with WDOs & STC: 70 registrants 70% non-profit & government

Industry Summit: Food & Agriculture & Hemp with CCE Broome190 registrants 16% education 62% private sector

Development of Regional Portal to showcase Southern Tier assets, to launch early 2020!

  1. Community Development:

Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Chenango & Cortland (planning, media days, welcome and promotion) total of 21,281 procedures were performed totaling a monetary value to the communities of $1,139,242.

  1. Regional Program launch:

Energy Infrastructure Assessment (RFP selected LaBella, Steering Committee formed, Energy Solutions for Economic Success event hosted, partners connected, questions answered, report drafted and reviewed, 2 projects selected)

  1. Ecosystem Support:

STEM Pathways to Jobs with Koffman Incubator, SUNY Broome & Siemens

Tier Energy Network with Southern Tier Central: Defining the Ecosystem Application submitted

  1. Community Engagement:

Binghamton Ice Fest, RoboRave, BWL Women-owned businesses, Albany, Syracuse & Cooperstown Energy programs, Tioga Dental Van Opening, CCE Ag Task Force, Broome Chamber & Agency breakfasts, STEM trail, Southern Tier Startup Summit, USC Forum, TEN, NYS GeoCon, YP Summit, USCA, BU Forum, ST GIS User Group, Broome Co Opioid Council, STREDC loan committee, BMTS, BTSC, BLDC Business Plan competition, WORC program launch, LUMA, Wingfest, Appalachia Strong Summit, STC 5G, The Agency Opportunity Zone launch

  1. Planning Assistance:

Strategic Plan in Broome

Strategic Plan in Tompkins (for Broadband)

REAP Strategic Plan

Southern Tier West Industry Summit Platform

  1. Additional Presentations:

Broadband: Testimony @ Legislative Commission on Rural Resources Broadband Hearing in Albany

Regional Energy Assessment @ State APA conference in Rochester

This Team is proud to serve @ Southern Tier 8 Regional Board!