NYC Events: Upcoming NYC Business and Technology Events (4/19 – 4/25)

Here is a listing of NYC Business and Technology Events for the upcoming week (4/19 – 4/25) that we thought would be beneficial to our small business community in the Greater NYC area.

Have a business and/or technology event coming up in the New York City area that you’d like us to add to our weekly post? If so, email us at

Using the Internet and Social Media to Acquire and Keep Customers

April 19, 2013, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Science Industry and Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Avenue Between East 34th and East 35th Streets, New York, NY 10018

The internet and social media are important tools for small business owners. Whether or not you plan to sell on line, the internet is an essential element of an effective plan to attract and market to customers. This seminar will provide an overview of the internet and social media world, clarify the best platforms for business, and teach you how to use social media effectively.


Inside Printing Conference and Expo

April 22 – 23, Javits Convention Center

The 3D printing revolution has arrived and Inside 3D Printing is the first business to business conference and expo to delve into the present and future impact of 3D printing. Join us on April 22-23 in New York City, and immerse yourself in two full days of tutorials and seminars that will give you a blueprint for how to invest and utilize 3D printing in coming years. And, you will not want to miss the exhibition hall packed with the latest 3D printers and services. Be a part of this cutting-edge event!


Starting Your Business: What You Need To Know

April 23, 2013, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Science Industry and Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Avenue Between East 34th and East 35th Streets, New York, NY 10016

What goes into starting a new business? How do I decide whether my idea has “legs”? How do I get started? These are some of the critical questions the entrepreneur faces when evaluating a new venture. This valuable seminar will give you the critical tools that you can use to address these and other important questions. From dispelling some of the “myths” about running your own business, to evaluating your readiness to launch your own company, this workshop will help you to understand what it takes to start a business, and key steps to getting started.


NYAMA – Marketing Your Corporate Reputation: New Rules for Engaging Customers

April 23, 2013, – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m, McCann World Group Headquarters, 622 3rd Avenue at 41st Street, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10017

As consumers around the world have greater online access to a brand’s lineage, the influence of the brand “parent” or company behind the brand matters even more. In this uncertain climate, consumers expect more from leading companies and have no trouble boycotting those that fail to live up to new standards. At the same time, marketers need to know how to do business in an environment where consumers are not just purchasing their products or services on their own merits, but are also shopping by company reputation.


CEO Business Success Seminar & Networking Event With Open Bar

April 24, 2013, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Marcum LLP, 750 Third Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10017

This event features a special moderated panel of extremely successful entrepreneurs and business owners who will let you in on their “Three Keys To Business Success”. We are proud to announce that included in our panel are René Rofé, Founder & CEO of International Intimates Inc., (a 250 person company he built from scratch) but commonly referred to by its 27 year old brand, René Rofé Lingerie, MJ Pedone, Founder & CEO of indra public relations & Charles Ferri, Founder & CEO of Star Vodka. Please bring your questions as this is your chance to get some great incite into what it takes to bring your business to the next level.


Think Like a CEO – Three Secrets to Faster & Smarter Growth

April 24, 2013, – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Snapple Theater, 210 W. 50th St., New York, NY 10019

You’re running a business, even though no one ever trained you to be a CEO. So you’re figuring it out as you go along…but how do you grow FASTER? Stop reinventing the wheel; come and learn from a Harvard MBA who’s managed $200+ Million businesses. Like many entrepreneurs, your training is in your craft, whether you’re a creative person, a technical expert, or a specialist. Evan will make you into a better CEO, putting your company on the fast track to explosive revenue and profit growth.


MCC and MircroOffice presents Social Media Seminar + Networking Session for NYC Small Businesses

April 25, 2013, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, 1601 Broadway, 12th floor, New York, NY 10019

Neslie Ozdemir is a mentor at the highly-competitive Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA). She has helped small businesses grow through taking advantage of social media for three years. In this microConnect, she will show how social media extends far beyond Twitter and Facebook. This discussion will also cover effective management of online presence for small business, and the critical importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Nesli will show you how to optimize your online presence in order to rank higher in Google searches.


Succession Planning: Essential Tips To Prepare Business Owners

April 25, 2013, – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, 51 Madison Av (between 26th & 27th Streets), New York, NY 10016

Business owners invest a lifetime of hard work growing their businesses, but often fall short of planning for retirement, disability, or death. What should you consider? What options are available? We’ll discuss the basics and intricacies of positioning your business to thrive when you’re no longer around. Hear insights from how a fellow business owner utilized succession planning experts to develop his plan to address the contingencies that you also face. Join us and fellow business owners for a spirited discussion of a topic many owners often fail, but need, to discuss. COST: $30 for MCC members (pre-registration required) $45 for non-members (pre-registration required) Walk-ins will not be accepted.


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Carolyn Crummey is a business and technology strategist and the owner of VirTasktic (, an agency dedicated to providing high-level virtual services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. A lover of technology and small business, Carolyn has built a career on the intelligent use of technology to increase business efficiency and productivity, which ultimately leads to greater profitability. Carolyn works closely with her clients to understand their challenges and helps them integrate the best technology solutions into their businesses so they too can enjoy great successes. You can follow Carolyn on Twitter at @CarolynCrummey or @VirTasktic.

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  1. James Omo

    3 Day Hadoop Training Class in NYC July 2013

    Course Summary

    ExpoNential Inc. (Host of CloudCon Expo & Conference) is offering this 3 day extensive class on Hadoop platforms. We have a team of experienced instructors who have worked extensively in Hadoop & Cassandra platforms, and have deployed various clustering software packages internationally to fortune 500 clients.

    This is a fast paced, vendor agnostic, technical overview of the Hadoop landscape. No prior knowledge of databases or programming is assumed. This survey course is targeted towards both technical and non-technical people who want to understand the emerging world of Big Data, with a specific focus on Hadoop. In each sub-topic, the instructor will provide links and resource recommendations for students who want to explore that area further (for example, YouTube videos, books, blog posts). Students will be given slide deck which can be used as reference material after the course.

    Students will experience real Hadoop clusters and the latest Hadoop distributions. By default, we use Cloudera’s latest Hadoop distribution. However, based on demand, we can use also use Hortonworks, MapR, and Hadoop on Windows Azure.


    July 23 – 25, 2013 (9am – 5pm)


    NYC Seminar and Conference Center

    71 West 23rd Street – Suite 515

    (23rd Street and 6th Avenue)

    New York, NY 10010


    One Day$699Two Days$1199All Three Days$1499

    Save 15% (Use discount code save15now)


    Engineers, Programmers, Networking specialists, Managers, Executives

    Softwares Covered

    HDFS, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, HBase


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