Better Your Beverage Biz
The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation and the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance will host the second annual Beer, Wine, Spirits & Cider Summit 2.0 on Thursday, October 9, at The Culinary Institute of America at 1946 Campus Drive in Hyde Park, NY. In addition to a keynote presentation by Banfi Vintners Co-CEO James W. Mariani and a speech by NYS Commissioner of the Dept. of Agriculture & Markets Richard A. Bell, there will be two breakout sessions: “Putting More Fizz in Your Business: Strategies for Growing Your Business from a Financial Perspective” and “You Have a Great Product, What’s Next?” For more information, click here.
International Showcase for Foreign Trade Commissioners
Close to forty foreign trade commissioners will get a first hand look at all that Westchester County has to offer to the global business community on Tuesday, September 30, at the Westchester County Association’s second annual International Showcase. Spearheaded by the BLUEPRINT for Westchester, the WCA’S marketing campaign to spur economic vitality in Westchester, this event will focus on the county’s “unparalleled location, diverse and talented workforce, culture and quality of life” to sell Westchester County as an excellent location for foreign investment and partnership. The International Showcase is by invitation only. Pre-registration is required. To inquire about attending the event, please contact Laura Montopoli at the Westchester County Association at (914) 948-1860, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Video Marketing Workshop at SCORE Westchester
David Vogel, president of Video SEO Pro, a Westchester-based video marketing agency, will be hosting a free workshop “How to Use YouTube to Grow Your Business,” on Wednesday, October 1 from 1 to 3 pm at SCORE Westchester. Vogel, a resident of Somers and an expert in video marketing, will present attendees with the tools needed to leverage the power of video for their business: increase online visibility, generate more leads, and turn potential customers into regular clients. The workshop will be held at the SCORE Westchester office located at 120 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains.
Speed Networking Benefit
Professional Women of Westchester is hosting a Speed Networking event to benefit Gilda’s Club, a community organization that supports people living with cancer, on October 6 from 6 to 8 pm at Don Coqui on Mamaroneck Ave in White Plains. Network with attendees and share “who you are, why you are the best at it, what you need to get ahead, and who your best referral sources are.” Look for a 50/50 raffle, pink hair extensions by Michele Lisa Salon, and more. Bring lots of business cards! $15 PWW Members; $20 Non-members. Register online to attend: www.professionalwomenofwestchester.com.
Brandon Steiner Teaches Local Businesses to Hit Home Runs
On Thursday, October 9th from 6 to 8:30 pm at Club Fit on 584 North State Road in Briarcliff Manor, the Chappaqua-Millwood and Armonk Chambers of Commerce will team up to run a unique baseball-themed business mixer and workshop before the World Series. Brandon Steiner, Founder & CEO of Steiner Sports, built his business from zero to $50 million in revenue and will share his story with 100 local fans. Tickets are $15 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. Register at http://bit.ly/homerunsteiner.
Recruit Westchester Job & Internship Fair
The Westchester County Association’s third annual job and internship fair is being held on Friday, October 17 from 10am to 1pm at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook. WCA brings together businesses, students, and alumni at a one event to make it easier and more cost-effective for employers to find employees and for students to find jobs and internships. Business can register here.