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Wednesday June 18, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Hotel @ The Lafayette, Buffalo, NY 
391 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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Hannah Blake 
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor 
518-237-7000, ext. 202 

Where Canal Meets Commercial Corridor:     Unlocking Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Your Downtown 

A spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship built the Erie Canal and spurred growth in New York and the nation. Attend this forum to learn about today’s “Maker Movement” and opportunities for downtown revitalization in the 21st century. Representatives from First Batch will join Main Street expert Kennedy Smith for a solution-oriented dialogue.
Register Now!                                  Registration still being accepted on-line or register on-site!

Access and download the detailed agenda and schedule for the day on the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor’s training webpage.
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The closest parking to the event venue is available in the BCAR Robert B. Adam Parking Ramp, 343 Washington Street, between N. Division Street and E. Eagle Street, one block from the hotel (this is a cash only lot). Other parking options can be found at the Best Parking website for Buffalo. Limited valet parking is also available through the hotel.
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A hotel room block is available at the Hotel @ The Lafayette at the special rate of $107 until June 3, 2014 or until all of the rooms in the block have been taken. Contact the hotel directly at 716-853-1505 and ask for the group name "Erie Canalway Forum" to receive the special rate.
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