Westchester County Business Events (2/9)

Stay up-to-date with the latest events, workshops, and networking opportunities happening in Westchester this week.

V-Day Networking

Professional Women of Westchester is hosting an “I Love Networking” event on February 10. Men are invited to attend in honor of Valentine’s Day. Catch the action at 42 the Restaurant in White Plains, from 6 to 8 pm. The event includes appetizers and a cash bar, and costs $15 for PWW members and $20 for non- members. Registration is required: www.professionalwomenofwestchester.com.

Score Tech Tips With SCORE

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Looking to bone up on small business social media strategies? SCORE NY Metro Area is hosting a five-week series of webinars on social media strategy for small business with Technology Therapy Group in White Plains. The webinars will address best practices for Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.  Programs include “Introduction to Instagram” on February 10 at 8 pm, and “Introduction to Using Twitter for Business” on February 17 at 8 pm. The cost is $20 per webinar, or $80 for the five-course series. Registration is available online at: www.nymetroareascore.org/winter-webinar-series.

A Powerful Night of Networking

Join Westchester’s top business leaders and emerging players for a night of networking at the Westchester County Association’s Quarterly Networking Reception on February 10. The event takes place at Whitby Castle in Rye from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

$55 for WCA members, $75 for non-members

First Steps to Entrepreneurship

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For those interested in taking the plunge into entrepreneurship, The Women’s Enterprise Development Center’s (WEDC) is offering a “First Steps Program in Mount Vernon.” These workshops will be held on February 10 and February 11 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Mount Vernon Library. Attendees will be shown how to: properly construct a dynamic business plan; study all financial considerations; design operational procedures; and, search for funding.

To RSVP for this workshop, contact Maria Gaurdado at 914-948-6098, ext 15; mguardado@westchester.org

Grow Your Business With YouTube

Using YouTube correctly for business can be tricky. Get some pointers by attending the upcoming “How to Use YouTube to Grow Your Business” workshop sponsored by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) of Westchester. The event takes place at the Greenburgh Library in Elmsford on February 11, from 6 to 8 pm.

This free workshop will explain the benefits of video, how video can improve your search engine optimization, and how to use YouTube as a business tool, among other things.

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Register for this workshop at www.scorewestchester.com/workshops/use-youtube-grow-business/

Post-Work Fun and Networking

The Westchester County Association (WCA) is hosting a “Business After Business” event at the Beechmont Tavern in White Plains. The networking program is on February 12.

$30 for members, $45 for non-members. Find out more online by clicking here

Eat, Network, Learn

On February 12, Westchester Networking for Professionals is hosting a lunch and learn session designed to help business owners, entrepreneurs, CEOs, executives, and managers learn how to implement and maintain financials while planning for a prosperous 2015. Join a panel of experts including Darryl Thompson, MBA, financial professional, Prudential; Theresa Todman, managing partner/CEO, B&M Financial Management Services; and Jeffrey K. Davis, Esq./Law Office of Jeffrey K. Davis, Esq. for an opportunity to meet new people and join in on the discussions of one of the most important steps to ensuring your company is sustainable. The event takes place at Rini’s Restaurant in Elmsford, from 12 pm to 2 pm.

$20 for members, $25 for non-members. For more information, click here.

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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