White Plains, NY (June 9, 2020) – The Westchester County Association (WCA), the leading economic development and business advocacy organization in the Hudson Valley, and Westfair Communications, publisher of the Westchester County Business Journal, the Fairfield County Business Journal, and WAG magazine, today announced the launch of a series of a live streaming video episodes featuring experts sharing their experience and insights on matters of interest to the business community.
The “Business Insights” live video series will feature hosts from the WCA and Westfair Communications interviewing business leaders from throughout the region and discussing topics related to the challenges and opportunities organizations are encountering. Episodes will stream live on the WCA’s Facebook Page, LinkedIn Page, and YouTube Channel, and also on Westfair Communications’ website, Facebook Page, LinkedIn Page, and YouTube Channel, and be available for on-demand viewing.
The first episode, on Thursday, June 18th, at 2 p.m. Eastern, will focus on maximizing safety and mitigating risk of COVID-19 in office environments, and feature Dr. Sherlita Amler, M.D. and commissioner of health for Westchester County, and Peter Linn, managing director at Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, who will be sharing insights on COVID-19 prevention measures businesses should implement in their offices, as well as how to prepare for and address employee concerns about the virus, and steps to take if a known case of the virus is detected in the office.
The series is an outgrowth WCA’s and Westfair’s comprehensive, sustained efforts to support the region through the pandemic and beyond.
“Over the last couple of months, the WCA has produced a number of live-streaming video conversations with experts on timely, newsworthy topics, including how businesses can keep the Paycheck Protection Program funds they’ve received, resources to help organizations get through uncertain economic times, and how to use telemedicine during the pandemic,” said WCA President and CEO Michael N. Romita. “With the Business Insights live-streaming video series, we’re going to capitalize on the talented team of reporters at Westfair to continue to produce great content while also making it easier for more people to watch and participate live during the shows, by simultaneously streaming to Westfair’s online audience.”
Dee Delbello, publisher at Westfair Communications, agreed. “This is a win-win collaborative effort, because both Westfair Communications and the WCA are trusted leaders in the business community, have a keen understanding of the kind of content that will be of value to viewers and can tap into a large network of experts who can share great insights and information,” she said.
About the Westchester County Association
The Westchester County Association (www.westchester.org) is the leading economic development and business advocacy organization in the lower Hudson Valley. The WCA promotes smart economic growth, fosters development for businesses and nonprofits, and provides its members with opportunities to interact with key public and private sector individuals, agencies, and organizations. For more information about the Westchester County Association, visit www.westchester.org.
About Westfair Communications Inc.
A privately held firm based in White Plains, Westfair Communications publishes tabloid-sized business newspapers: the Westchester County Business Journal and the Fairfield County (Connecticut) Business Journal and WAG magazine, a glossy monthly publication judged to be the “Best Magazine in New York State” for the past four years. The Business Journals were founded 60 years ago by Westchester resident David Moore, a grandson of celebrated New York publisher Joseph Pulitzer, and John Smith, a former Wall Street Journal editor. In keeping with the founders’ principles, the Journals focus on the local business community with news and information that are helpful to businesspeople and profiles on entrepreneurs and professionals, which are inspirational to the readers. For more information about Westfair Communications, visit www.westfaironline.com.