Empire State Development's News Room
The Office of Public Affairs is ESD’s principal avenue of communication with the media and the public. We provide a range of media services to ESD and the businesses and partner organizations we work with.
Working out of Buffalo, Albany and NYC, the Public Affairs team represents over 50 years of public affairs experience with expertise in media relations, special events planning, social media and information distribution.
Learn more about ESD's latest news and accomplishments.
ESD’s Speakers Bureau provides the public access to issue specialists focused on economic development within New York State. Our specialists have expertise ranging from regional community development to specific industry clusters to small business needs.
All of ESD's major meetings are webcast and archived for the public to view at their leisure.
Economic Development Council Awards
Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces $785 Million in Economic Development Funding Through Regional Councils. Announces Strategic Plan Rankings and Funding Packages for all Regions