Canalside is committed to providing opportunities to small, local businesses as well as minority and women-owned businesses. In addition, as a New York State agency, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation requires contractors to award a portion of their contacts to certified minority and women owned businesses (M/WBE). As an organization that’s leading the development momentum in downtown Buffalo, ECHDC takes that requirement seriously and is committed to positioning Buffalo as an emerging and innovative city that embraces diversity and inclusion in all aspects of Canalside operations.
Please read more about NYS MWBE Certification here.
Small Business Resources:
- New York Business Development Corporation
- Bridge to Success Loan Program for MWBE Businesses
- SCORE Buffalo Niagara
- Small Business Administration, Buffalo Office
- NYS Office of General Services
Please contact us about your business.
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Tuesday April 18, 2017
WHO: Canalside Management Group (CMG), newly appointed manager of Canalside WHAT: With summer only week away, CMG is hosting two (2) Job Fairs seeking cashiers, line cooks, bartenders, bar backs, concession cashiers, and bar pourers to support hundreds of events and programs at one of Buffalo’s premier waterfront destinations. Additionally, CMG… More
Monday September 19, 2016
Latin Flavors by Goya at Canalside Canalside thanks the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York and their President Casimiro Rodriguez for hosting Latin Flavors by Goya at Canalside on September 3, 2016. The interactive family event was a collaboration with GOYA Foods, Canalside, Independent Health Foundation, and the Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY. The… More
Monday July 25, 2016
Thank you to all who attended the 30th annual Gospel Fest at Canalside. This was the first time the popular musical festival was hosted at Canalside and it was a successful event enjoyed by attendees and Canalside visitors. The audience was entertained by over 30 musical artists that included national recording singer Jonathan Nelson. Other… More