Events

Our calendar provides a listing of all our sponsored and co-sponsored events, as well as non-Chamber events of special interest.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Annual Spring Open House

The Manhattan Chamber’s Annual Spring Open House brings together a large cross section of Chamber members and non-members -- business leaders, government officials and community stakeholders -- at one of our biggest networking events of the year. We review what has been accomplished for the year thus far and announce what to expect from new initiatives in the months ahead.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org

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6

JUN

6:00 PM - Microsoft Terrace 11 Times Square New York, NY

Annual Spring Open House

The Manhattan Chamber’s Annual Spring Open House brings together a large cross section of Chamber members and non-members -- business leaders, government officials and community stakeholders -- at one of our biggest networking events of the year. We review what has been accomplished for the year thus far and announce what to expect from new initiatives in the months ahead.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org

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12

JUN

8:00 AM - Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue at 38th Street New York, NY

Purpose & Performance: Walking the Talk

BBB Forum 2018 will feature insights on how businesses are connecting corporate responsibility and performance goals to achieve greater results.

Who Should Attend
Senior thought leaders from the corporate responsibility field, as well as public affairs leaders, advisers, consultants, nonprofit executives, academics, and other interested executives. Seating is limited, please register in advance to secure your seat at this elite event.

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18

JUN

4:00 PM - 757 3rd Avenue New York, NY

Silicon Dragon NY 2018

Join this exciting event on Monday, June 18th. Meet China-US hotshots in venture, tech, and prose, featuring a keynote talk with Hans Tung of GGV Capital, a lead investor in Alibaba. Silicon Dragon NY 2018 also features:

  • A tech chat with DJI, the world's leading drone maker, made and designed in China
  • A Shark Tank-style pitch contest with judges from two of New York's leading venture investors
  • US-China venture capital panel, featuring investors from NY, China, and Silicon Valley
  • A blockchain innovation and investment panel

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19

JUN

5:30 PM - Broken Shaker at Freehand New York 23 Lexington Avenue New York, NY

Networking Around Town @ Broken Shaker

Join us for Networking Around Town at Broken Shaker!

A rooftop oasis with sweeping views of the city, Broken Shaker offers an eclectic menu of handcrafted cocktails and fresh bites. Created by Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi of Bar Lab, Broken Shaker is a James Beard Award finalist and winner of Tales of the Cocktail’s Best American Hotel Bar.

Their skilled bartenders shake up the perfect blend of elixirs, syrups and infusions, paired with fragrant herbs, fresh-pressed juices and exotic ingredients from around the world.

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22

JUN

8:30 AM - Serendipity Labs 28 Liberty Street, 6th Floor New York, NY

New Member Breakfast

The Chamber hosts regular New Member Breakfasts, which provide an overview of the benefits of membership and allows new members to connect. Attendees have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business to other new members while learning more about the Chamber.

* This event is open to new members only. If you have not attended a new member breakfast and joined the Chamber within the past 6 months, please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org to see if you qualify to attend.

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26

JUN

8:30 AM - TD Bank East Village 47 Third Avenue (at E 10th Street) New York, NY

5 Chamber Alliance Small Business Seminar: Analyzing Your Competition

This workshop is intended for business owners who want to learn how to achieve a competitive advantage by understanding its competitors. This analysis will help you to successfully position your company in the marketplace and identify where market opportunities exist.
 

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18

JUL

8:00 AM - T-Mobile HQ 1 Park Avenue, 14th Floor New York, NY

B2B Tech Solutions: Finance & Banking

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Learn how new and innovative apps and technologies can help grow your business! Join us for B2B Tech Solutions: Finance & Banking on Wednesday, July 18. 

Presenting companies include:

  • Behalf: Behalf's mission is to empower commerce for businesses large and small with on-demand cash flow solutions. Behalf helps businesses where they need it the most by increasing their purchase capacity for the things they need to grow.
  • Cogni: Mobile banking solutions for freelancers gig entrepreneurs
  • Novo: Novo offers a better business banking experience through its checking account and debit card solutions that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help businesses better understand their finances. 

 

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23

AUG

6:00 PM - New York Yankee Steakhouse 7 West 51st Street New York, NY

Networking Around Town @ New York Yankee Steakhouse

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24

AUG

8:30 AM - Anchin, Block & Anchin 1375 Broadway New York, NY

New Member Breakfast

The Chamber hosts regular New Member Breakfasts, which provide an overview of the benefits of membership and allows new members to connect. Attendees have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business to other new members while learning more about the Chamber.

* This event is open to new members only. If you have not attended a new member breakfast and joined the Chamber within the past 6 months, please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org to see if you qualify to attend.

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9

SEP

10:00 AM - Third Avenue from 66th Street to 86th Street New York, NY

Annual Third Avenue Community Benefit Festival

Since 1993 the Chamber has managed two of the oldest and largest street fairs in New York City. The 2nd Avenue Community Benefit Festival takes place each May between 66th and 86th Streets. The 3rd Avenue Community benefit Festival takes place each September, also between 66th and 86th Streets.

We see these festivals as a “win-win” for the community for several reasons: 

 It’s a day of fun for the thousands of visitors who stroll down the avenues.

 Entrepreneurial vendors have an opportunity to sell their wares. 

 Our proceeds are donated to nonprofit organizations in the surrounding community. To date, the Manhattan Chamber has donated more than $3.5 million to organizations seeking to improve the health, welfare, social and cultural lives of residents within Manhattan Community Board 8.

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8

NOV

8:00 AM - New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY

2018 Best in the Business Awards

Each November the Chamber hosts its annual “Best in the Business” Awards. The event brings together 350 of New York City’s most influential business and civic leaders in order to recognize companies and entrepreneurs for their “above and beyond” achievements, community contributions and milestones. 

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org.

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14

NOV

8:00 AM - WeWork Bryant Park 54 West 40th Street New York, NY

Chairman's Breakfast

These events, which take place 4 times per year, feature prominent guest speakers and attract a high-level corporate audience for networking. The Chair of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Michael Kempner, serves as host and interviewer.

Recent speakers included former US Attorney General Eric Holder, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Senior Advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett and basketball star Dwyane Wade. 

For information on sponsorship opportunities please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org

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16

NOV

8:30 AM - Anchin, Block & Anchin 1375 Broadway New York, NY

New Member Breakfast

The Chamber hosts regular New Member Breakfasts, which provide an overview of the benefits of membership and allows new members to connect. Attendees have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business to other new members while learning more about the Chamber.

* This event is open to new members only. If you have not attended a new member breakfast and joined the Chamber within the past 6 months, please email Mara Dosso at events@manhattancc.org to see if you qualify to attend.

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6

DEC

6:00 PM - , NY

2018 Annual Open Meeting

The Manhattan Chamber’s Annual Open Meeting brings together a large cross section of Chamber members and non-members -- business leaders, government officials and community stakeholders -- at one of our biggest networking events of the year. This event signifies the change in board leadership. We celebrate successes of the past year and look ahead to the New Year.

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  • Upcoming Community Events

1

JUN

11:30 AM - JACOB K. JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER OF NEW YORK 655 West 34th Street New York, NY

Made in Italy: Retail Franchise Opportunities

Italy will exhibit for the second year at the International Franchise Expo, in a Country Pavilion organized by the Italian Trade Agency. The franchise industry is growing very fast in Italy and many franchisors are looking to invest in the U.S. market through strategic partners. This seminar represents a great opportunity for investors and franchisees to catch the vast potential offered by Made in Italy Retail Franchisors.

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5

JUN

5:30 PM - NYIT Auditorium on Broadway 1855 Broadway New York, NY

David Rockefeller Lecture featuring Jeff Koons

The David Rockefeller Lecture on arts and business is an annual lecture in New York City featuring prominent leaders addressing the vital connection between the arts and business. The Lecture is named for David Rockefeller, founder of the Business Committee for the Arts for the Americans for the Arts program and former Chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Corporation.

This ongoing lecture series was created to advance Rockefeller’s belief that the arts are essential to free enterprise and human achievement, and to encourage businesses to form alliances with the arts as an expression of their broader responsibility to their communities. As a successful artists and businessperson, Jeff Koons will speak about his work at the intersection of the two industries. He will also speak in conversation with Laurent Gaveau, Head of Google Arts & Culture Lab.

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12

JUN

8:00 AM - Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue at 38th Street New York, NY

Purpose & Performance: Walking the Talk

BBB Forum 2018 will feature insights on how businesses are connecting corporate responsibility and performance goals to achieve greater results.

Who Should Attend
Senior thought leaders from the corporate responsibility field, as well as public affairs leaders, advisers, consultants, nonprofit executives, academics, and other interested executives. Seating is limited, please register in advance to secure your seat at this elite event.

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13

JUN

9:00 AM - Private location. Location will be provided to qualified registered individuals. Near Rockefeller Center New York, NY

Having Difficult Family (Business) Conversations

All families have experienced having an important and obvious problem or difficult situation that people do not want to talk about. This session will teach you how.

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14

JUN

5:00 PM - Select Office Suites 1115 Broadway, 12th Floor New York, NY 10010 New York, NY

Gold Business Connect Networking Event

The Gold Business Connect Networking Event features information and training that will Enlighten, Empower and Educate you from Today’s Experts on Topics that are important to growing your business.

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22

SEP

12:00 AM - PROVENCE, FRANCE , NY

8-night river cruise "Senstaions of Southern France" on Emerald Liberte

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