NYC Events: Upcoming NYC Business and Technology Events (6/14 – 6/20)

Here is a listing of NYC Business and Technology Events for the upcoming week (6/14 – 6/20) 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


The Power of Email Marketing

June 14, 2013, – 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, McBurney YMCA, 125 West 14th Street, New York, NY

Enjoy a fun and highly interactive class on social media and email marketing. Ask questions and get answers. Learn some amazing social media tips from NainI Nakagawa – founder of . Naini will guide you step by step on how to REALLY use social media and email marketing to your advantage and actually acquire new clients right away !


Social Media and Your Business

June 14, 2013, – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Women’s Venture Fund, 220 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10010

You have heard about social media, Facebook, Tumbler, Twitter, LinkedIn, FourSquare but what does it mean for your business. Join us as our panel of experts, takes you through the social media maze successfully. Our experts will define it, demonstrate it and show you how to master social media for your business.
This event is affiliated with S.H.E. Summit Week, but is organized by the host. Please join us for the S.H.E. Summit 2 Day Conference – The Leadership and Lifestyle Event for Women. In addition, Women’s Venture Fund is offering an all Day workshop on how to grow your business on June 20th.


Intel Behind the Scenes: Inside the Perceptual Computing Dev Team

June 17, 2013, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, WeWork Labs, 175 Varick Street, New York, NY

Ever wonder why your computer doesn’t know that it’s you who is sitting in front of it or why you have to log into all those services and sites? Why you have to log in at all? How would daily tasks be different if our devices and the environment had eyes, ears and could speak? And how do we make all this happen?

These and other questions are at the core of Intel’s Perceptual Computing group’s mission. They’ve been busy developing technologies that will enable the community to start crafting these types of more natural interactions, devices, and spaces.

Join Seth Gibson, Intel’s Project Manager in charge of Perceptual Computing and colleagues, live from San Francisco, as they describe Intel’s current natural user interface technologies and give insight into Intel’s road map. Hear an overview of Intel’s prototyping process as well as the design lessons learned along the way.


Mobile Apps for Women and Networking Event

June 18, 2013, – 6:15 PM to 8:30 PM, ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave. 15th fl, New York NY 10016

Networking at Webgrrls meetings is very focused. We will start the meetings with an overview of one of the latest technologies to get you inspired to see how you can leverage this technology in your career or business. 
After the topical discussion (see below), we will move to the heart and soul of the Networking meetings…the Introductions. Everyone will have 30 seconds to introduce themselves…tell us who you are and what you do, what you NEED, and what you can OFFER. This is designed to help attendees identify who is in the room that the MUST connect with.
The evening ends with an Informal networking, where everyone can connect more personally with the right people and exchange business cards, opportunities and leads.


Spice & Flavor Marketing: 49 Ideas to Jump Start Your Boring Marketing

June 18, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Regus Office Suites, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10106

In this seminar, Sameer and Ramon will share 49 ideas that will spice up your marketing program. You will learn how to use Information Marketing & Education Marketing to increase your bottom line by creating products and services that work in conjunction with your existing business or as a stand-alone business!
In this fun, interactive 2-hour seminar, you’ll learn how to:

  1. Get clients to know, like & trust you!
  2. Establish yourself as the expert in your industry (even if you’re not)
  3. Add backend products & services so you’re never leaving money on the table!

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.
This seminar is not for the weak at heart, so be prepared to come and LEARN so you can leave and GROW your business!


LiveWorld presents Legal & Marketing: Social Media Allies or Enemies?

June 18, 2013, – 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Bridgewater Commons, 600 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Following its success at Social Media Week 2013 in New York, this exciting panel discussion is coming to New Jersey by popular demand! We’ll bring together marketing and legal masters to debate how to create an environment of innovation and maintain compliance in this ever-changing world of social media.


Kablammie! Using Video Marketing to Make a Splash With Your Brand

June 18, 2013, – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, 16 W. 23rd Street, 4th fl., New York, NY

This is a class for those looking to take their business and brand to the next level through the use of video and video marketing. The goal is to help those attending understand the medium of visual storytelling and how to customize it to best suit their needs. As authenticity becomes one of the most important factors for success in any business, video will draw a line in the sand between those who truly want to connect with their audience and those who are merely looking to make a quick sale.


Tax Planning For Your Small Business

June 19, 2013, – 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, 3 Park Avenue, 19th Floor, Conference Room C, New York, NY

Tax planning is a critical component in effectively managing your business and maximizing your cash flow. Projecting your taxes and planning how to handle them well in advance can substantially reduce the stress on your small business, and may even save you money. This important seminar can provide you with the essential guidelines for reviewing your federal, state and city tax situation and establishing a practical plan for anticipating and scheduling your payments.


Get Down To Business: Helping you Reach your Next Great Customer

June 20, 2013, – 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Scandinavia House, Volvo Hall, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Join us in Manhattan, Brooklyn, or New Jersey for a weeklong celebration of inspiration and education from some of the area’s top Small Business Experts. Each year Americans start one million new businesses. Nearly 80% fail within the first five years. How do you get through the pressure of just “keeping the lights on”?  We get it! Let’s get off that treadmill and move forward!!! Constant Contact has assembled some of the leading Small Business experts for a morning of inspiration and education to help you find your next customer and grow your business!


2013 NY Business Expo & Summit

June 20, 2013, – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Atlman Building, 135W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

NY Entrepreneurs Business Network is hosting its 2nd NY Business Expo & Summit at the Altman Building in the great New York City. NYEBN welcomes you to join us for another round – that means excellent exposure for companies and brands, and an opportunity to meet and greet with other talented venture professionals. There, you will have a chance to partake in a twister-like environment that consists of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and start-up founders. It’s essential for start-ups and small business owners to learn the inner ropes to entrepreneurial success. Attendees will have a chance to hear it first hand from our inspirational guest speakers – from advice to how they untied kinks faced along the way.

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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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