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  • Annual Breakfast with County Executive

    • Jan 10, 2018, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • George Latimer to make first public appearance as County Executive


    In what will be his second week in office, incoming Westchester County Executive George Latimer will address the Westchester County Association (WCA) – the region’s preeminent business membership and advocacy organization

     
    The event marks Mr. Latimer’s first appearance before Westchester’s business community as County Executive. Mr. Latimer will discuss the key initiatives of his new administration and the region’s economic opportunities and challenges.  Latimer will set forth his vision and goals for the next four years in front of a crowd of over four hundred business and community leaders.
     
    The WCA has asked him to address his plans to: enhance the county’s economic development initiatives and establish public private partnerships; work with the business, education and medical communities to help fight the Opioid Crisis; and how he will utilize new technology to streamline and consolidate government services.  
     
    “We look forward to hearing more about George Latimer’s vision for Westchester and to creating a dialogue with him around the issues critical to the region’s business community,” said William M. Mooney, Jr., president and chief executive officer of the WCA. “This breakfast will be the first step in a much larger effort to forge a strong partnership between the Mr. Latimer and the county’s business community that creates economic opportunity and elevates Westchester as the region’s best place to live, work and play.” 
     

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  • New York State Legislators Town Hall

    • Apr 28, 2017, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Pace University - Pleasantville Campus
    • 861 Bedford Road
    • USE ENTRANCE 1 - Willcox Hall
    • Pleasantville, NY 10570
  • Two-way dialogue with key state officials

    Join the WCA for an interactive discussion with our State delegation on the most pressing issues facing the State.

    • Replacement power for Indian Point/decommissioning the site
    • Broadband investment through State funded programs
    • Economic development initiatives to make NYS more competitive
    • Shared services initiative
    • ‘Free” tuition at public universities
    • Reform of public pensions/benefits (mandate relief)


    Panel will be moderated by Nick Spano, Empire Strategic Planning and former NYS Senator.

    Sponsored by: Pace University, PKF O'Connor Davies, Signature Bank, Strategic Services, Inc.

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  • Gigabit Westchester

    • Nov 10, 2016, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Tappan Hill Mansion
    • 200 Gunpowder Lane
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • Blair Levin to be keynote speaker

    Online Registration is now closed.


    BLAIR LEVIN, A FORMER OFFICIAL IN THE CLINTON AND OBAMA ADMINISTRATIONS, TO JOIN WCA’S “GIGABIT WESTCHESTER” INITIATIVE AS A “VOLUNTARY COUNSELOR”

    Blair Levin, Executive Director of Gig.U: The Next Generation Network Innovation Project and a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, has joined the WCA’s Blueprint for Smart Growth team as Voluntary Counselor to the WCA’s Gigabit Broadband initiative, which was announced on October 6th at a press conference. Levin served in the first Obama administration as Executive Director of the National Broadband Plan and in the Clinton administration as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the FCC, where from 2009-2010, Levin oversaw the development of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan.

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  • WCA Issues Call to Action to Private and Public Sectors for Smart Growth

  • MAY 03, 2016 | COUNTY GOV'T, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE, INT'L BUSINESS, NYS GOV'T, REAL ESTATE, TRANSPORTATION, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS | 0 COMMENTS

  • Big Takeaway from Westchester: County of Tomorrow Conference Is That Region Must Collaborate to Build Communities, Workplaces, and Broadband Connectivity That Attract Startups and Millennials

    The future of Smart Growth in Westchester County began on April 29 in earnest as leaders from various business, government, nonprofit, and financial sectors convened at the Westchester County Association’s (WCA) sold-out conference, “Westchester: County of Tomorrow.”  Provocative speakers from New York City, Austin, Chattanooga, and Raleigh explained...

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