NYC Events: Upcoming NYC Business and Technology Events (5/3 – 5/9)

Here is a listing of NYC Business and Technology Events for the upcoming week (5/3 – 5/9) 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

Finding Your Customers

May 3, 2013, –  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Science Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10018

Identifying and locating the right target customers is essential to generating business for your company. Developing regular, meaningful contact with customers and prospects should be the engine for generating new business. What is the best way to communicate? What are the strategies to develop new prospects and get more business from current customers? In this seminar we talk about ways to efficiently drive sales by “touching” Customers, Prospects and Referral Sources in a planned, focused approach. This workshop will help identify why prospects make buying decisions, making it easier to close the sale.


Maximize Results: Creating a Solid Marketing Foundation Workshop

May 6, 2013 at 9:00 AM, 71 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10010

The communications landscape has changed and continues to evolve. How we speak, engage with, and
market to consumers has also changed. What hasn?t changed, however, are the principles and pillars of a solid marketing program foundation. A successful marketing program isn?t just made up of tactics, actions, and daily posts on social media channels. A successful marketing program is built on a solid foundation of pillars and principles. It is on this solid foundation that all of your marketing and communications initiatives, including social media, should be built to maximize results.


TheBizDen Business Summit: The Rise of the Chief Listening Officer

May 6, 2013, – 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM, 1871 Broadway, New York, 10023

TheBizDen Business Summit is back and more rocking than ever. This year’s focus is on the emergence of social media and its importance to startups, individuals, students and even large fortune 1000 companies. Do you listen to your audience on social media platforms? Why should one even bother? Join us on May 6 and hear from our esteemed speakers on why it is more important than ever to leverage such tools to get ahead (both as a company and individual). See you there! You are awesome!


Building Websites for Today’s Social and Mobile World

May 7, 2013, – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Science Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

Last year’s websites are not going to cut it in today’s mobile and social world. Learn what customers and clients expect today when they look for your business online, and how to get a website that will attract and keep clients. With all the options online for building a website today, you need to understand the differences. Websites today need to be search engine compliant, social media friendly and mobile compatible. Find out what questions to ask when hiring someone or how to do it yourself.


Innovative B2B Marketing Strategies

May 7, 2013, – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, The New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave, New York, NY 11210

Companies that use full-feature integrated marketing strategies are more likely to expect to outgrow their competitors in one year, when compared to those that don’t have a marketing plan. We invite you to join Ajax Union’s CEO, Joe Apfelbaum, and President, Zevi Friedman, as they teach you these results-driven business to business marketing methods. Our Ajax Union leaders will go over a medley of business techniques, including Strategizing and Planning, Data Acquisition, Reading Analytics, Campaign Planning, and Reporting Results


5 Leaders in Multicultural Digital Marketing

May 9, 2013 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, 488 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022

Please join the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York’s Media and Entertainment Committee on May 9th, when five leaders in the field of multi-cultural digital and multi-channel marketing share their experiences, challenges, successes, opinions on what it means to be a multicultural marketer today, view of why digital is a key component of an effective multicultural strategy, and vision for the future with us.

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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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