2010 Annual Luncheon
EDC Warren County held its annual luncheon to review economic progress in the region on Thursday, April 22, at Six
Flags Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury. Approximately 250 local leaders attended, including business executives, school
officials, and political figures from municipalities, the County, and New York State.
Rick Whitney, President and CEO of M+W U.S., Inc., the designer and general contractor for the GLOBALFOUNDRIES facility now under construction in Malta, was the event’s keynote speaker. He provided an update on the Fab 8 site, and discussed the relocation of M+W U.S. from Dallas to the Capital Region.
EDC officials also spoke at the event on the accomplishments of the non-profit organization in bringing growth to the region. Attorney Michael Borgos, President of Borgos & Delsignore and the Vice Chairman of EDC’s Board of Directors, summarized EDC’s current priorities:
Mark Behan, President of Behan Communications and Secretary of EDC's Board of Directors, served as the event's master of
ceremonies. He recognized various individuals and groups in attendance, including educators and several teams of students
from area high schools who were the guests of EDC at the lunch.
- Promoting the redevelopment of Glens Falls
- Developing the Exit 18 zone into an
office/light industrial hub
- Enhancing quality of life and job growth in
northern and central Warren County
- Growing the county’s tourism economy and
- Encouraging development in the
South Queensbury/airport corridor
- Serving as the primary economic development/Tech Valley resource within Warren County
The Post-Star covered the luncheon in this article:
Jobs grow along with chip fab plant’s walls
Thanks to Business Sponsors for Event Support
Local and regional business sponsors generously supported EDC’s Annual Luncheon this year. EDC extends its appreciation to:
BBL Construction Services
Behan Communications, Inc.
Cool Insuring Agency, Inc.
Glens Falls National Bank &
D. A. Collins
The Adirondack Trust Company
The LA Group
The Chazen Companies
Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP
Glens Falls Hospital
Harris Beach .
VMJR Properties LLC
See 2010 Annual Luncheon Photos