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  • Women Entrepreneurs NYC [WE NYC] and Next Street are launching a new workshop series designed specifically for women business owners in New York City.  This FREE weekly series is scheduled for three consecutive Wednesdays: September 21, 2016, September 28, 2016, and October 5, 2016 at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building. All sessions run from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
  • SCORE NYC and the SBA invite you to attend their first Women in Business Quarterly Breakfast: Six Steps to Achieving Work Life Synergy on Friday September 30, 2016 from 8:15 AM - 11:30 PM at 26 Federal Plaza.
  • SCORE NYC's FREE Social Media Marketing Summit is scheduled for Thursday October 6, 2016 from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM at 26 Federal Plaza.
  • The New American Chamber of Commerce is presenting its annual Green Business Summit on Thursday October 13, 2016 from 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM at BNY Mellon.
  • Join MIT Enterprise Forum NYC at a evening seminar Startup Showcase: the Future of FinTech on Tuesday October 18, 2016 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM at Anchin Block & Anchin LLP.
  • The New York City Economic Development Corporation [NYCEDC] is presenting a Complimentary afternoon seminar The ABC's of SBIR/STTR Funding on Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM at Weill Cornell Medicine Greenberg Center.
  • The New York City Economic Development Corporation's [NYCEDC] Intensive SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep - NIH Focus is scheduled for Thursday-Friday, October 20-October 21, 2016. The October 20, 2016 session is scheduled from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; the October 21, 2016 session is scheduled from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM at the Weill Cornell Medicine Greenberg Center.
  • Silicon Harlem invites you to participate in its 3rd Annual Conference : Broadband Matters on Friday October 21, 2016 from 8:30 AM -6:30 PM at MIST Harlem.
  • The Crain's New York Business Family Business Summit is scheduled for Tuesday October 25, 2016 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Sheraton New York Times Square.
  • The New York City Economic Development Corporation [NYCEDC] is launching the fifth year of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC [ELabNYC] a life sciences and entrepreneur training and networking program. ELabNYC is now accepting applications for the 2017 program. Applications accepted until November 1, 2016.
  • The next New York Business Expo and Conference is scheduled for Thursday November 11, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at th Jacob Javits Center.






  • The Queens Economic Development Corporation's [QEDC] 11th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition launches on August 20, 2016. To participate please attend one of several required information sessions in August 2016 and September 2016 at branches of the Queens Public Library. 
  • The 7th Annual Worl d Maker Faire is scheduled for Saturday-Sunday October 1-October 2, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM at the New York Hall of Science.
  • Join Convean at their Startupalooza at WeWork Astoria on Wednesday October 5, 2016 from 3:30 PM - 9:00 PM in Astoria.
  • The next WCBS-SCNB Small Business Breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM at The Carltun in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow.

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  • Strategic Business Alliance is presenting a morning webinar How to Prepare Your Business for U.S. Entry on Tuesday October 18, 2016 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
  • The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership's 2016 schedule of Next Level Webinars is now available. All webinars take place on the last Monday of the month from 8:30 PM -9:30 PM.
  • The European Patent Office is offering a series of webinars for patent information users. 

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