Central New York Regional Economic Development Council

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      The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council (CNY REDC) is the strategic economic advisory board for Central New York.

      New in Central New York

      The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council is hosting public outreach meetings in April. Find an event near you.

      Potential Project Application

      Please complete potential project applications by April 30th.
      • 2017 Central New York SIAT Presentation Video Preview
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        2017 Central New York SIAT Presentation

      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2017 Central New York Progress Report

        Learn more about Central New York’s 2017 strategies, priorities and progress.
      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2015 Central New York URI Plan

        Learn more about Central New York’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan.
      CNY Drone Test Corridor

      CNY Drone Test Corridor

       
      Central New York is home to the nation’s first air corridor where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly beyond visual line of sight for testing and development. The first five miles of the soon to...

      Downtown Revitalization Initiative

      Governor Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) is transforming downtown neighborhoods into vibrant communities where the next generation of New Yorkers will want to live, work, and raise families.

       

      CNY DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Oswego (Oswego County)

      CNY DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Cortland (Cortland County)

      Harborfest Celebrations in Downtown Oswego
      Harborfest Celebrations in Downtown Oswego

      Important Documents

      A primary role of the CNY REDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Click View More below to access the full archive of CNY REDC documents.

      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2016 Central New York Progress Report

      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2015 Central New York Progress Report

      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2014 Central New York Progress Report

      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2013 Central New York Progress Report

      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2012 Central New York Progress Report

      Public Meetings

      See meeting notices and read meeting notes for the Central NY REDC

      Prior SIAT Presentations

      See the annual presentation of the CNY REDC’s progress report.

      Past CFA Awards

      View past CFA awards Ceremonies for Central New York

      More About the Central New York Region

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      James Fayle, Regional Director