Albany Business Summit


Join business leaders across the state for our 4th annual business summit in Albany!

Together we will make the case for a robust economy that works for all New Yorkers. NYSSBC’s Annual Albany Business Summit is your opportunity to network with other values-driven business leaders and exchange ideas with state legislators on how to grow a more just and sustainable economy.

We hope you join us!   Contact NYSSBC Director Bob Rossi: (607) 592-2222

Date & Location

Monday, May 8 from 10am to 4pm
NYS State Capitol
Meeting Room #3
198 State Street
Albany, NY


  1. Build connections with like-minded business leaders from around New York State
  2. Educate state decision-makers on the business case for environmentally and socially responsible policies and increase support for actions on priority issues that advance a sustainable economy
  3. Strengthen NYSSBC as a collective voice for the values-driven NYS business community


10am – 12pm

  • Welcome & Introductions – Bob Rossi, NYS Sustainable Business Council
  • Policymaking 101 and Q&A 
    Demystifying the  policymaking process and an overview of the current political landscape; how to be effective during legislative meetings
  • Issue briefings and Q&A
    Discussion of the current status on priority issues including single-payer healthcare, divesting from fossil fuels, fracking waste transportation and disposal, toxic chemical reform, wage theft, and supporting worker-owned cooperatives. All registered participants will receive a packet with schedule details and policy overviews. 

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch – sponsored by Clean & Healthy New York — promoting safer chemicals, a sustainable economy, and a healthier world

1:00pm – 1:30pm Organize meeting groups
Break up into meeting groups, agree on roles, review tips for effective legislative meetings

1:30pm – 4pm Legislative meetings
Scheduled 20-minute meetings with elected officials and staff. Demonstrate business support for priority policies. Share challenges, opportunities, and values driving your business.

Please direct questions or comments to Bob Rossi: (607) 592-2222