NYC Events: Upcoming NYC Business and Technology Events (5/24 – 5/30)

Here is a listing of NYC Business and Technology Events for the upcoming week (5/24 – 5/30) 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


How To Build A Million Dollar Site With Chris Broadway

May 24, 2013, – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, WeWork Labs, 175 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014

Our May Meetup will consist of a 40 minute talk followed by a 20 minute Q&A with Chris “Broadway” Romero, who was previously the Co-Founder of We are always picking Broadway’s brain about making moves in the Hip Hop world. After creating, Broadway has been able to work with some of Hip Hop’s biggest names in different capacities, but makes his mark on the creative and visual side of things. That video you like, chances are Broadway had something to do with it.

Besides being your favorite rapper’s go to technology guy, Broadway is a serial entrepreneur. He has served as an adviser to many startups in the Music Technology world and is always looking for a way to add value and put a dent in our world. When not working on BWAY Creative or taking on clients, Broadway is busy working as a VP at 212 Decibels as he builds out the future of Music Discovery.


Marketing, Trademarking, and Strategic Planning – The Next Steps for Your Business

May 29, 2013, – 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM, 33 Nassau Ave, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY

Have you started a business? Great! What’s next?
Come learn from a panel of experienced professionals how to grow your business and what the next steps are towards meeting your goals. This cohort will discuss marketing, branding, trademarking, and strategic planning. In addition, we’ll have a open Q&A session at the end of the seminar, where you can ask questions about your specific business. Free business advice? Yes, indeed.


How To Get Prospective Customers To Say ‘WOW’ and Close MORE Sales!

May 30, 2013, – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Regus Office Suites, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10106

What you offer is amazing, but too often prospective customers just don’t“get it”! They don’t buy or they aren’t willing to pay what you know your product or service is worth. In this seminar, we’ll show you how to overcome that so you can close more sales!

Using marketing techniques taught at Harvard Business School, Evan will show you how to dramatically increase the number of people who buy. He’ll show you a way to talk about your product or service that makes prospective customers say “WOW!”
Ramon will show you how to use the 7 steps of Lifecycle Marketing to capture leads, nurture prospects and turn customers into loyal, lifelong customers.


dd:IMPACT Conference Groundswell: The Next Wave of Content (presented by Digital DUMBO)

May 30, 01:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main St, Brooklyn 11201

At the first dd:IMPACT of 2013, “Groundswell: The Next Wave of Content,” we’ll explore how the most successful companies and brands in the world are using content and platforms to spark movements and increase their bottom lines.

We’ll examine how content allows creatives to work more closely with digital teams to create new products, partnerships, and businesses through the next wave of campaigns, experiential activations, curators, storytelling, media formats, platforms, and more.

The panel discussions will feature industry leaders from brands like The New York Times, VICE/Virtue, The Onion, MINI USA, Pulse, Digg, R/GA, Artsy, Cowbird, Narratively, Fohr Card, and more!

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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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