County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency Partners/Teammates

County of Cattaraugus

For information on area schools, local government officials, tourism and demographics, and more in depth information on all that Cattaraugus County has to offer please visit Cattaraugus County’s official web-site at:

Cattaraugus County’s Official web-site

Invest Cattaraugus

For information on available commercial properties within the County, demographic information on the County, CCIDA Incentives, loan programs and recent County news, please check out the IDA’s “sister website”, Invest Cattaraugus!:

Invest Cattaraugus web-site

Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce

We are Western New York’s playground for outdoor fun and adventure. Enjoy great skiing and snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, paddle boarding, and kayaking. Then come back to the village for an amazing meal or to pick up that unique gift at one of our many eclectic shops. Come during one of our dozen festivals and events. The food and fun are enough to keep you here. Hit the nightlife and stay at one of our great hotels, condos or bed and breakfasts. Contact the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, Ellicottville, New York to start planning your visit today!

Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce

Greater Olean Chamber of Commerce

The Southern Tier’s largest business organization, is ready to serve you–as it already does some 750+ of your neighbor businesses–with help for you, your business and your employees. Greater Olean offers a wide menu of services to its members — and we’re always updating or adding to those benefits.

Greater Olean Chamber of Commerce

Cattaraugus County Business Help-“Virtual One-Stop”

A Clearinghouse of information that relates to all of the Economic Development Teammate in Cattaraugus County. Your complete source for a “virtual one stop economic shopping site”

Cattaraugus County Business Help

Cattaraugus County Business Development Corporation (BDC)

The CCBDC is the officially recognized for small business development throughout Cattaraugus County.

The Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board (STW)

Southern Tier West’s MISSION is to help coordinate and enhance planning and development activities in Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties’, so as to promote social, physical, and economic development in these counties.

Southern Tier West Official web-site

Insyte Consulting

Insyte Consulting helps WNY manufacturing and technology companies succeed. They focus in these areas because manufacturing leads our region in GDP, accounting for tens of thousands of jobs, and technology is the key to our future.

Insyte is a not-for-profit organization. Thus, their consultants do not measure success financially, but based on quantifiable impact our clients report to U.S. Department of Commerce. On average, working with Insyte provides a return of $37 for every $1 of project cost.

Insyte Consulting Offical web-site


We are pleased to announce the wealth of services and information that the IRS-Business Assistance and Education area has to offer both small and large businesses here in Cattaraugus County. They have been very effective in other neighboring counties by offering their expertise and assistance to businesses on many vital processes. Please visit their sites to view the many benefits and information they provide.

IRS.gov Official web-site for all business information

IRS Small Business and Self-employed site

The New York State Economic Development Council

The New York State Economic Development Council is the state’s principle organization representing economic development professionals.

For more information, please click on the following link:

The New York State Ecomomic Development Council’s Official web-site

Empire State Development (ESD)

At Empire State Development (ESD), New York State’s primary agent for economic development, we know that New York is the best place to live, work and do business.

For more information, please click on the following link:

Empire State Development Official web-site

Buffalo Niagara Partnership-CanAm Council

The Partnership’s CanAm Council is comprised of representatives from member companies engaged in cross border commerce and oversees an agenda focused on bi-national relationship-building, joint planning, border advocacy and business-to-business interaction. Recent CanAm Council Agendas were built from Partnership members’ feedback through Partnership events and our Employer Outreach Program and sets out the priority action items for the coming year.

For more information, please click on the following link:

Buffalo Niagara Partnership-CanAm Council web-site

Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP)

Invest Buffalo Niagara organizes and undertakes action to expand private sector jobs and investments in the Buffalo Niagara region. The Partnership is Buffalo Niagara’s employer-funded economic development organization and the regional chamber of commerce. Through the Partnership, individuals and organizations come together to leverage to regional development issues and opportunities; that’s expertise@work.

For more information, please click on the following link:

Buffalo Niagara Partnership Official web-site

Invest Buffalo Niagara (IBN)

Invest Buffalo Niagara is a nonprofit, private business development and regional marketing organization launched in 1999 by the local business community, dedicated to attracting capital investment and jobs to the region of Buffalo Niagara.

For more information, please click on the following link:

Invest Buffalo Niagara Official web-site

New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC)

NYBDC’s goal is to assist, promote and, through the cooperative efforts of our lending partners, advance the business prosperity and economic welfare of the State of New York by providing loans to small businesses including start-up, early stage and mature businesses with a particular emphasis on minority and women owned businesses.

NYBDC web-site

Continental 1

The Continental 1 Corridor is the 1,500-mile direct route from Toronto to Miami that will bring business growth and faster, safer travel. 90% of results have been achieved in the last 10 years.

The Niagara Frontier alone carries 19% of the US/Canada trade. It is estimated that 600 jobs in Ontario and 800 jobs in NYS are dependent upon trade crossing between Canada and the US. The US/Canadian trade relationship is the largest bi-national trade relationship in the world. Canada’s US trade is three times larger than their trade with the rest of the world combined.

For more information, please click on the following link:

Continental 1 Official web-site