Looking to Network? Here Are the Top Networking Opportunities This Fall

Several major business events are on the docket in Westchester this autumn.

BCW’s Evening Networking Reception

On September 6 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Business Council of Westchester’s Fall 2017 Evening Networking Reception will take place at 975 Anderson Hill Road in Rye Brook. The event will provide an opportunity to mix, mingle, and network with current and future Business Council members all while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.  Doral Arrowwood will host the event. Admission is $35 for members and $45 for future members.


New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Leads BCW’s Political Leadership Series

On Thursday, September 14, New York’s top law enforcement official Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will kick off the Business Council of Westchester’s Fall Political Leadership Series. Discussions will include an update on the critical issues facing New Yorkers and his office’s key priorities as well as the role he plays in dealing with the Trump Administration’ policies and agenda. The event will take place at the 5th floor theater at 800 Westchester Avenue in Rye Brook from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission is $25 for members and $30 for future members.

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The Attraction Factor: What Drives the Chemistry, Culture & Cohesion of Today’s Successful Workplace.

This year, Attraction Factor is set to take place at Manhattanville College located at 2900 Purchase St. in Purchase on September 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event will be moderated by U.S. Regional Director, Sheila Appel and hosted by Manhattanville College’s School of Business.  Admission is $55 for members and $65 for future members.


914INC.’s 2017 Small Business Awards

Fifteen of Westchester’s most innovative and successful small businesses will be honored during this annual event on September 28 at The Crown Plaza in White Plains from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests are invited to mix, mingle and network with Westchester’s most successful small business owners during this well-attended cocktail party. Single tickets cost $25 and can be purchased here.


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3rd Annual Connections for Success Summit

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will host the third annual Connections for Success Summit on September 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown. Hosted by the Westchester County African American Advisory Board in conjunction with the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board, the summit will focus on overcoming day-to-day issues in finance, accounting, sales, marketing, and human resource management for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  


Tompkins Mahopac Bank Power Breakfast: Who Will Be Your Customer in 2020?

Andi Simon, PhD, Principal and Founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants and award winning author of On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights shares insights on how to find and capture tomorrow’s customers. This is event is set to take place on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 8:00am to 9:40am at the Crowne Plaza located on 66 Hale Avenue in White Plains. Admission is $30 for members and $40 for future members.


CyberStorm-Cybersecurity in Business: Emerging Threats & Innovative Solutions

This event is set to take place on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Pace University located at 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville NY, 10570. Early bird tickets are available for $75 until September 15. Those going must use entrance 1 for the even will be held in Willcox Hall.

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Health Tech ‘17

If you’re passionate about economic development and innovation and want to discover new opportunities in the healthcare and health tech industry all while connecting with influential innovators in biotech, med tech, and health tech then head over to the tech event that’s being considered the “tech event you need to get to… no matter what.” The event will be held at the Doubletree Hotel located on 455 South Broadway in Tarrytown on October 12 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00pm.


BCW Fall Annual Dinner

The Business Council of Westchester’s annual fall dinner will be held on November 20 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm at the Hilton Westchester, located at 699 Westchester Avenue in Rye Brook,.  The event will be featuring the honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton. Admission is $315 for members and $415 for future members. Bronze Sponsor tickets with VIP seating are $5,000, Premier Table tickets with premier seating at set at $3750, and Preferred Table tickets with preferred seating are $3250.


Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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