Startup Business Basics 101
5-6:30 p.m., Southold Free Library, Cutchogue
The Stony Brook University Small Business Development Center presents a free workshop covering legal business distinctions, licensing, budgeting and other early-stage business issues, featuring Advanced New York State Certified Business Advisor Ritu Wackett. Pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.
2019 C3E Women in Energy Program
8-10 a.m., H. Lee Dennison Executive Building, Hauppauge
The Suffolk County Executive’s Office of Women’s Services, the Suffolk County Office of Economic Development (Energy Division), the Advanced Energy Training Center at Stony Brook University and the Women’s Collaborative of the Long Island Association present a program highlighting the role women play in regional energy industries. To register, email name and organization name to email@example.com.
Taking Business and Tourism to New Heights
9-10:30 a.m., Long Island MacArthur Airport
The Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island, Discover Long Island and the Town of Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport present a program for C-level executives and business owners focused on Island tourism, featuring comments by Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Discover Long Island CEO Kristen Jarnagin and LIMA Commissioner Shelley Arkin. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Innovator of the Year Awards
8-10 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
Innovate Long Island presents its fourth annual recognition of the best and brightest of the Long Island innovation economy. Mitch Maiman, CEO of Hauppauge-based Intelligent Product Solutions, will accept the 2019 Master of Innovation award. For more information on the awards program, contact Marlene McDonnell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2019 Manufacturers’ Breakfast Series – Critical Cybersecurity Measures & Supply Chain
8:30-10:30 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Business Center
Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates continues its 2019 Manufacturers’ Breakfast Series with a two-part workshop covering cybersecurity (including recognizing potential breaches and other vulnerabilities) and supply-chain security (including the fundamentals of risk-assessment and the evolving role of human ingenuity). Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Leading Your Business the Marine Corps Way
8:30-10 a.m., Chancellors Hall, Stony Brook University Southampton Campus
The Campolo, Middleton & McCormick 2019 East End Business Breakfast Series continues with Managing Partner (and U.S. Marine Corps veteran) Joe Campolo leading a workshop on how Marine Corps principles can empower business owners, executives and their employees. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Pitch Night at LaunchPad
6-8:15 p.m., LaunchPad Huntington
LaunchPad Huntington presents a pitch-a-thon featuring startups and early-stage companies presenting plans to regional investors, followed by a Q&A session. Snacks and networking on the menu. Sponsors include Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, EisnerAmper and Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, among others. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.
The Cybersecurity Threat and How to Protect Your Business
7:30-10 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Center
Long Island Advancement of Small Business presents Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures, in an interactive discussion focused on the threat of cybercrime and the vulnerability of small businesses. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Marketing for Seasonal Tourism
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton
Stony Brook University’s Small Business Development Center presents an overview of traditional and social media marketing techniques for tourism-focused industries, including a panel discussion featuring representatives of regional tourism-promotion agency Discover Long Island and other marketing professionals. Pre-registration required. Registration and more information.
LISTnet Tech Together Happy Hour
5-7:30 p.m., Jewel Restaurant, Melville
The Long Island Software & Technology Network presents its Spring 2019 elbow-rubber, featuring people and organizations from throughout the regional business, tech and creative communities. Registration and more information.
Artificial Intelligence: Fueling the Next Wave of Innovation
9 a.m.-5 p.m., NYIT De Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury
The New York Institute of Technology presents a day-long seminar featuring industry experts discussing an array of cutting-edge artificial-intelligence developments, including the implementation of advanced AI tech in customer-engagement, banking, finance, HR, health, marketing and cybersecurity systems, as well as the future of AI-driven education and employment. More information on sponsors and scheduled speakers available here.
United Way of Long Island – LIVE UNITED Celebration
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
The United Way of Long Island’s annual A-list fundraising networker will honor top volunteer (and UWLI board member) Robert Wild, “corporate champion” Geico and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Nassau & Suffolk Counties, UWLI’s 2019 “labor champion.” Sponsors include Hofstra University, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, Adelphi University, Farrell Fritz and Northwell Health, among others. Sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsorships, ticket pricing, registration, more info right here.
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