Westchester County Business Events (8/25)

This week’s business events put a focus on building your brand, the first steps every business should take, and networking for young professionals.

WEDC Events Help Businesses Take First Steps

“First Steps Program for Businesses,” a two-part program from the Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), is designed to introduce attendees to small business ownership. Find out if you have what it takes, learn about financial readiness, and get an overview of business planning. The two sessions take place on Tuesday, August 26 from 5:30-8:30 pm and Thursday, August 28, from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Mt. Vernon Public Library’s Grace Greene Baker Community Room. To R.S.V.P. contact Maria Gaurdado, mguardado@westchester.org, (914) 948-6098 Ext. 15. 

Professional Women of Westchester Hosts “Jump Start Your Business” Whether you have been in business for decades, or are just getting out of the gate, this interactive session aims to help you finish up the year strong. The event will cover five ways to boost your brand and your business. The agenda includes practical insights and takeaway steps on key topics like determining customer needs, defining your unique difference, creating fresh ideas and developing a plan to grow your brand. The guest speaker is Julie Cottineau, CEO of BrandTwist. The event takes place on September 8 from 6-8 pm at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Tarrytown, NY. $15 (PWW members) or $20 (non-members) fee includes appetizers. For more information: www.professionalwomenofwestchester.com

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Network With Young Professionals

The Westchester County Association’s (WCA) Young Professional Group hosts its next quarterly networking reception on Tuesday, September 16 from 5:30 -7:30 pm at 42 The Restaurant in White Plains. Shake hands and build your network with Westchester County’s top businesses for an informal night of networking overlooking the city of White Plains. Cost to attend is $60 for Members; $85 for non-members. To register: http://westchester.org/article.php?a=520.

Learn Management Secrets From Top Female CEOs

White Plains-based accounting firm Citrin Cooperman presents its 2014 edition of “Driving Your Business: Women at the Wheel” on Thursday, September 18.  Four extraordinary women CEOs and executives share their management secrets of success in a revealing and informative business seminar. The event will be held from 8–10 am at the Westchester Country Club in Rye. It is free to attend. For more information, contact Laura DiDiego, ldidiego@citrincooperman.com, (914) 949-2990 Ext. 3416.

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

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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