NYC Events: Upcoming NYC Business and Technology Events (6/28 – 7/4)

Here is a listing of NYC Business and Technology Events for the upcoming week (6/28 -7/4) 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


Business Development Workshop

June 28, 2013, – 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, New York City Office Suites, 733 Third Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017

A Business Development Workshop for Business Owners, Company Presidents & Professional Service Firms. In two short hours you’ll learn how to:

– Establish trust with your prospects
– Prospect more effectively
– Shorten the sales cycle
– Eliminate stalls and objections
– Take control of the sales process
– Differentiate your company


Small Talk Is Not Small At All Work Shop

June 29, 2013, – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave, New York, New York

This workshop is for Business Professionals, Business Owners and Entrepreneurs that are looking to increase their productivity, profitability and success. With Isaak Gelbinovich international speaker, president of Speaking To Succeed, and Author of “Conversations Made E-ZEE” -How to speak to anyone for Profit and Pleasure. and Orly Amor, Personal and Business Coach/Mentor, international speaker, founder of the Global Mentoring Center and Author of “The Twelve Powers We Hold Within” -The Ultimate Paradigm Shift
By Attending this workshop you will learn:

  • Your personality type and how it relates to others
  • How to use the power of behavior analysis
  • How to use small talk to Maximize Business Growth
  • How to start a conversation? How to keep it going? and how to gracefully exit a conversation?


Do You Have What it Takes to Start a Business

June 29, 2013, – 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, The Galaxy, 7000 JFK Boulevard E, Guttenberg, NJ

Feel intimidated by the prospect of starting your own business? You will learn if you have what it takes to be a business owner, review misconceptions of owning a business and learn valuable tools to start your own business. The presentation will cover the essential components of a business plan, how to develop a mission statement and the journey it takes to own a business.


How to Start: 30 Days from Idea to Decision

July 2, 2013, – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10010

Great startups often come from founders who had their idea while working a separate job. In this class, you’ll develop a clear, 30-day roadmap to evaluate your potential startup idea without quitting your job. Along the way, you’ll learn how to drastically mitigate the risks involved in pursuing your idea and put yourself in the best possible position to succeed.


Getting Started with WordPress

July 2, 2013, – 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM, General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10010

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, you’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly and discover various free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding skills and will have your site looking polished and professional. Once your site has gone live, you’ll learn how to update and maintain it using the WordPress dashboard, as well as common problems and pitfalls to avoid. Plus you’ll find out how to customize your site to get the exact look you’re going for.

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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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