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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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.