Let’s Get Digital
9:30-11:30 a.m., Farmingdale State SBDC Conference Center
The FSC Small Business Development Center presents a workshop designed to help small and early-stage businesses establish a powerful online presence, with topics ranging from website design to the importance of online reviews. Fee is $10 per person. Registration and more information.
USPTO Inventor Day
9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Farmingdale State College Campus Commons Ballroom
The Farmingdale State Small Business Development Center presents a free, day-long conference on the value of patents and trademarks and the myriad resources available to entrepreneurs looking to start and grow businesses and leverage IP assets. The schedule includes presentations by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and a host of regional experts. Pre-registration required. Registration and more information.
Child Care Council of Suffolk Annual Meeting
8-10:30 a.m., Touro Law Center, Central Islip
The not-for-profit Child Care Council of Suffolk honors Advocate of the Year Vanessa Baird-Streeter, assistant deputy Suffolk County executive, in an annual meeting keynoted by NYS Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon. Meeting open to the public, pre-registration required. To register, call (631) 462-0303 or email email@example.com.
4th Annual Stony Brook University Incubator Showcase
9 a.m.-noon, CEWIT, Stony Brook
Stony Brook University Economic Development presents its annual celebration of SBU’s innovation ecosystem at the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology, featuring 40 companies emerging through the university’s biotechnology, energy, IT and agricultural-science incubators. Pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.
Apollo at 50 Anniversary Dinner
6 p.m., Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City
The Cradle of Aviation Museum continues its 50th anniversary celebration of Long Island’s crucial role in the first lunar landing with a star-studded dinner event featuring the astronauts, flight directors and Grumman Aircraft engineers of NASA’s historic Apollo program. Ticket pricing, registration and more information right here.
Grow Local, Grow Global: Your Roadmap for Doing Business Internationally
8:30-10 a.m., Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, Ronkonkoma
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick LLC presents a panel discussion designed to help local businesses sharpen their overseas expansion plans, moderated by Managing Partner Joe Campolo. Hot breakfast included, sponsorship opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Town of Brookhaven Job Fair 2019
5:30-8 p.m., Brookhaven Town Hall, Farmingville
Brookhaven’s Office of Economic Development presents the town’s annual job fair, featuring free admission for job-seekers and a multitude of regional opportunities for recent grads and seasoned professionals alike. Presenting companies can call the Office of Economic Development at (631) 451-6563 for early-bird registration rates (before May 1). More information available here.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training For Supervisors
8:30-10:30 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Business Center
Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates presents a public class for supervisors and managers satisfying New York State sexual harassment prevention training requirements. Cost is $60; 2 HRCI/PDC credits available. Registration and more information.
LIBDC: The Power of the Long Island Brand
5:30-8:30 p.m., Stella Trattoria, Blue Point
The Long Island Business Development Council presents its annual Brookhaven Town Dinner featuring Discover Long Island President and CEO Kristen Jarnagin discussing the impact 9 million annual visitors has on the Island’s economy. Networking and registration begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner and program follow. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
CMM Business Breakfast: Leading Your Business the Marine Corps Way
8:30-10 a.m., Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, Ronkonkoma
Campolo Middleton & McCormick LLC presents the latest installment of its 2019 Business Breakfast Series, featuring Managing Partner (and U.S. Marine Corps veteran) Joseph Campolo leading an interactive discussion on team motivation and best business practices for business owners, executives and employees. Ticket pricing, registration and more information right here.
Collaborate With Edge Leadership Conference 2019
1-8:30 p.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
The Ivy Network and The Women’s Collaborative of the Long Island Association present a day-long leadership and networking conference designed to inspire and empower the next generation of female leaders, featuring a keynote by Long Island author Alyson Richman and a heavy-hitting lineup of sponsors and panelists. Workshop presenters include EisnerAmper and Hofstra University, among others. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Apollo Moon Fest / Apollo at 50 Countdown Celebration
All day, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City
The Cradle of Aviation Museum marks the 50th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, moon landing with a day-long family festival (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) featuring space shuttle astronauts, an IMAX movie presentation, model rockets, virtual reality experiences and more, followed by the Countdown Celebration beginning at 7 p.m., including a 1960s-themed champagne dinner with astronauts. Ticket pricing and more info for the Moon Fest available here; ticket pricing and more info on the Countdown Celebration right here.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training For Employees
8:30-10 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Business Center
Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates presents a public class for employees satisfying New York State sexual harassment prevention training requirements. Cost is $50; 1.5 HRCI/PDC credits available. Registration and more information.
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