Westchester County Business Events (11/17)
The Business Council of Westchester hosts a panel discussion on President Obama's signature healthcare law; plus, other county business events this week.
A year after the launch of government-run health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, questions and controversy surrounding the law remain one of the most prominent political issues of the day.
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Not-for-Profit Educational Summit
The 8th annual Not-for-Profit Educational Summit will be held on November 17, at the Westchester Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, and will feature a keynote speech by Mike Brady, president and CEO of Greyston Bakery, a Yonkers-based social enterprise. This year’s event, “Renew & Refresh: Re-Engagement Strategies for Successful Not-For-Profit Management” was developed by Hospitality Resource Group of White Plains with sponsors Entergy and Westchester Bank for area not-for-profit leaders to join with their colleagues, learn about emerging trends, and engage in discussions about best practices in their industry. To register for the 2014 Hospitality Educational Summit, visit www.hrginc.net/summit/htm.
“Year of Innovation” Kicks Off With Global Entrepreneurship Week
To celebrate the innovators, job creators, entrepreneurs, and visionaries who are moving Westchester forward, the Westchester County Association is launching “The “Year of Innovation,” a series of programs designed by the BLUEPRINT for Westchester. The series kicks off this November with events planned for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), November 17-21, a worldwide celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation that the WCA is bringing to Westchester, for the first time. Events include a Twitter Chat on November 18 (moderated by John Lucker, Deloitte’s Global Advanced Analytics & Modeling Market Leader, the virtual Q&A will give businesses in Westchester and beyond a leg up on how to best use data to inform a company’s next steps and strategic plans); a $10k pitch contest for entrepreneurs on November 18; a Women in Tech Awards luncheon on November 19 (hear from the women pioneering some of the world’s most importance science; and the WCA’s signature Leadership Dinner on November 20. For more information on The Year of Innovation or Global Entrepreneurship Week, please visit Westchester.org.
Panel Discussion: Obamacare One Year Later
On November 19, join a top-notch panel of health care experts, including a keynote speaker from President Obama’s administration as they discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act one year after its launch. With enrollment currently underway and a multitude of questions concerning the controversial law, this seminar held by The Business Council of Westchester is timely. Speakers include Dennis E. González, Executive Officer, Office of the Secretary, Region II, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, who will give the keynote address; as well as Elisabeth Benjamin, Vice President of Health Initiatives, Community Service Society of New York; Craig Hauben, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, North Shore LIJ CareConnect; Danielle Holahan, Director of Policy and Planning, New York Health Exchange; Guy Leibler, President, Simone Healthcare Development; and Mary Jane D. O'Connell, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies. The seminar takes place from 8 am to 11 am at the Double Tree Hotel in Tarrytown. Admission is $35 for Business Council members and $45 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, visit westchesterny.org or call (914) 948-2110.
Do Lunch With The County’s Most Influential Women in Business
On November 20, join us at the fourth annual 914 INC. Magazine Women In Business Luncheon. The event, which honors the 18 women featured in the Q4 Women In Business issue of 914INC. Magazine, will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Tarrytown from 11:30AM to 2PM. The luncheon includes a chance to network with some of the county’s most powerful businesswomen, plus a keynote speech by Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC Today. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jennifer D’Ambrosio, email@example.com.
Play Ball—And Business
The Manhattanville College Sports Business Career Fair will be held at Reid Castle on Friday, November 21, from 10 am to 2 pm. Hiring managers and leaders from the sports world will convene for the seventh annual New York Metro area sport business career event. This event was developed by the Manhattanville Sport Business Management Degree Program, and is being offered to anyone interested in pursuing a career in the $500 billion sport business industry. A sports human resources panel will kick off the proceedings at 10 a.m., moderated by sports executive and recruiter Keith Cutler and featuring HR executives from the NFL, USTA, Octagon and NBC Sports. Over 30 hiring managers will be on hand, including numerous sports teams, leagues associations and agencies. The career fair is open to the public and free of charge. For more information, visit www.mville.edu/sportscareerfair.