Stuff we’re thinking about going to

The empire strategizes back: Empire Government Strategies VP Anthony Figliola moderates a socioeconomic panel discussion for the Middle Market Alliance of Long Island, Jan. 30 in Farmingdale.


January 21
Starting a Successful Small Business
7-8:30 p.m., Longwood Public Library, Middle Island 
Nonprofit mentoring group SCORE-Long Island presents an interactive discussion for entrepreneurs, discussing the do’s and don’ts of startups and small-business success. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Registration and more information

January 22 
ACIT Executive Business Breakfast
8 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury 
The business-networking organization Advancement for Commerce, Industry and Technology presents its first Executive Business Breakfast of 2020, featuring an A-list panel discussion on Long Island property taxes moderated by Molloy College Senior Advancement Officer and former Babylon IDA CEO Robert Stricoff. Sponsorship opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

January 22 
SBDC Business Basics 
Noon-2 p.m., Riverhead Free Library 
The Stony Brook University Small Business Development Center presents a free workshop focused on incorporation, financing, business-plan creation and other basics of launching a startup. Pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.

January 23 
Digital/Marketing Masterclass 
6-8 p.m., The Spur, Southampton 
The Spur presents 10 East End marketing experts in a roundtable discussion of social media trends, modern PR, event planning and other important traditional and digital business-building strategies. Space is limited, pre-registration required. Nonmember ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

January 23
LISTnet Tech Showcase 
6-8 p.m., Digital Ballpark, Plainview 
The Long Island Software and Technology Network presents its first Technology Showcase of 2020, including presentations by LISTnet member companies and professional networking. Registration and more information.

January 28 
Principles for a Prosperous Business 
9:30-11:30 a.m., Farmingdale State College Conference Center
The Farmingdale State Small Business Development Center presents a workshop focused on sales, marketing, CRM, manufacturing, trade shows and other critical components of a prosperous business. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

January 28 
Long Island Writers Club 
6:30 p.m., Tavolo Kitchen, Wantagh 
The Long Island Writers Club, a spinoff of the Long Island Breakfast Club, presents its monthly meeting featuring club cofounder Stephanie Larkin, founder and president of Red Penguin Books and Web Solutions, discussing book-writing tips and tricks. Cost: $25 cash at the door. For more information, call 516-314-8989 or email

January 30
If We Rebuild Long Island, Will They Come?
8-10:30 a.m., Heritage Club at Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale 
The Middle Market Alliance of Long Island presents a C-suite panel discussion on regional socioeconomics moderated by Anthony Figliola, vice president of communications at Empire Government Strategies. New York Islanders co-owner John Ledecky scheduled to keynote. Event sponsors include EisnerAmper and Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, among others. Sponsorship opportunities available. Registration and more information.

January 31 
LIMBA 2020 Breakfast Series: Steve Bellone 
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio on important issues facing the county in the New Year. The 2020 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP, Gershow Recycling and Bradley & Parker. Registration and more information.

February 5
How to Write a Business Plan 
9:30-11:30 a.m., Farmingdale State College Conference Center
The Farmingdale State Small Business Development Center presents an in-depth, interactive experience designed to help entrepreneurs develop an effective business plan. Pre-registration is required. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

February 14-16
Hack@CEWIT 2020:  Machine Learning, Blockchain & Security
Friday-Sunday, Center for Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology, Stony Brook 
Stony Brook University’s CEWIT presents its fourth-annual interdisciplinary hackathon, combining 300 regional hackers and $40,000 in industry sponsorships for two days of hands-on tech talks, workshops and professional networking, with more than $5,000 in prize money at stake. Registration and more information.

March 8
Defeating Cancer: Working With Communities to Conduct Better Research 
4-5:30 p.m., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
The laboratory’s National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center continues its Roy J. Zuckerberg Community Engagement Series with a free public lecture, Q&A session and reception featuring Kevin Cassel of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Registration and more information.

March 24
Innovator of the Year Awards
8-10 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
Innovate Long Island presents its fifth-annual breakfast networker recognizing Long Island’s best and brightest inventors and progressive thinkers. Check-in and networking begin at 8 a.m., followed by continental breakfast and the awards ceremony. Event and awards booklet sponsorship information and event registration available here; for more information, contact Innovate LI President Marlene McDonnell at

April 22
New York State Bar Association Earth Day Event 
5:30-7:30 p.m., Sahn Ward Coschignano, Uniondale
The NYSBA’s Environmental and Energy Law Section marks the 50th annual Earth Day with networking receptions hosted by multiple firms across New York State. Attorneys, environmental consultants, contractors, nonprofit directors, laboratory representatives and law students encouraged to attend. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.

April 23 
CAPS/Bully Prevention Center 23rd Annual Spring Luncheon 
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Carltun on the Park, East Meadow 
Child Abuse Prevention Services/Bully Prevention Center presents its annual Spring Luncheon, honoring New York Jets and New England Patriots great Curtis Martin, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, successful business entrepreneur and well-known charitable contributor. Event sponsorship and e-journal advertisement opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.


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