7 Notable Business Events to Catch This Month
Here’s our look at the top business events to drop in on this June.
3rd Annual Women’s Leadership Summit: Pursue Your Dreams
On June 8, Manhattanville College’s Reid Castle will host an 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. event for professional women and corporate business leaders to be followed by a networking reception until 6 p.m. With Gilda Bonanno as master of ceremonies, the event will feature keynote speakers Andrea Gilman and Jennifer Howland, as well as two professional development workshops and a special lunch panel discussion to be moderated by Heidi Fuhrman.
Tickets can be purchased at the regular price of $395 or the discounted price of $195 for Manhattanville Community, Non-profit, and Government Organizations. For more information, visit www.community.mville.edu
Building and Realty Institute General Membership Meeting
New York City Councilman Daniel Garodnick is the main speaker at the June 8 assembly of the Building and Realty Institute. Starting at 6:00 p.m. at the White Plains Crowne Plaza Hotel, the topic of the evening will be ‘How Smart Planning Policies Produce Solid Development.’
RSVP to Jeff Hanley at www.buildersinstitute.org/events/
Westchester Networking Professionals Sip and Paint Networking Night
Paint, drink, and have fun at Pinot’s Palette in Tuckahoe for an evening of building business connections. No artistic experience is needed at this open event for entrepreneurs, business owners, or those who are looking to network with like-minded professionals. On June 13, promptly arrive at 6 p.m. for networking and a complimentary drink from the cash bar and expect to paint from 6:30 to 9 p.m. There will also be giveaways, so if you’re interested in exposure for your business, bring a raffle prize for the drawing.
There are no door registrations, so buy tickets at $35 for VIP members, $45 for non-VIP members, and $80 when buying with a guest. Register by phone at 914.266.0347 or online at www.wnfp.org
Business Council of Westchester Rising Stars-40 Under 40 Awards
From 5 to 8 p.m. on June 15, News 12 Westchester’s Tara Rosenblum and the BCW will present awards to forty of the county’s most promising names in business. The event will take place at the Atrium in Rye Brook and is sponsored by Heineken, the RPW Group, the WCBJ, and Regeneron.
Registration is $80. Visit www.thebcw.org for further details.
Westchester Tech Meet-Up
KOI Creative Space of White Plains is holding its monthly tech event on June 20. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, technologist, investor, or connector, network and enjoy pizza and drinks with the county’s growing startup community from 6 to 8 p.m. A tech lead from Buzzfeed is scheduled to share updates on their apps and Shelf.io, True Studio, and BreatheAware, three startups from the NYC-Westchester area, will live demo their solutions.
Buy tickets online at www.meetup.com/westchestertech for $10 per person or pay at the door. Students are free.
7 Practical Tips for Digital and Social Marketing Success
The Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies and the New York State Small Business Development Center will present a lecture followed by a Q&A segment on June 21. Robin Colner, a digital and social marketing expert, will speak about the current states of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram, Messaging apps, and live-streaming platforms as well as her recommendations for how to use social media to optimize marketing results for small businesses. This event will be held in room 228 of the Fordham Westchester in Harrison starting at 6 p.m.
RSVP to 914.367.3303. Free parking available.
4th Annual Women in Tech Awards Luncheon
Join the WCA and host Rita Cosby in honoring four women trailblazers in the fields of life sciences, technology, and innovation — Jaime Fabricant, Jeannine Haggerty, Merin Joseph, and Julie Roche. The June 22 luncheon will take place at Tarrytown’s Tappan Hill Mansion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tickets are $125 for WCA Members and $150 for non-members. To register, visit www.westchester.org