Events

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

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

B2B Tech Solutions: Retaining Great Employees and Setting a Winning Company Culture

Join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce for B2B Tech Solutions: Retaining Great Employees and Setting a Winning Company Culture, featuring exclusive presentations and product demos from New York City's most innovative and game-changing tech companies and startups. With B2B Tech Solutions, your business can benefit today from the solutions of tomorrow.

Presenting companies include:

day100- day100 uses smart, psychology-based references and a process of matching candidates to the job based on holistic fit, to help employers identify the right candidates more effectively.

JustworksJustworks helps entrepreneurs & businesses grow with confidence by giving them access to big-company benefits, automated payroll, HR tools, and compliance support — all in one place.

PathsparkPathspark is a human capital management platform and analytics tool that empowers companies to invest in their most valuable asset: people. 

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23

OCT

6:00 PM - WeWork 401 Park Avenue South New York, NY

Intellectual Property 101: What Every Business Should Know About

Join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and TD Bank Charitable Foundation for a 5 Chamber Alliance small business seminar on intellectual property. This free seminar will teach you how to protect your business through trademarks, copyrights, and patents.

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24

OCT

8:30 AM - Spacious Flagship 30 West 53rd Street New York, NY

Entrepreneurship Council powered by Spacious: Maximizing Your Business' Online Visibility

Join us at Spacious Flagship (details below) on Wednesday, October 24th for the next Entrepreneurship Council meeting powered by Spacious. This month’s topic, as voted on by our members, is maximizing your business' online visibility, featuring a presentation and discussion on managing your business' online presence through free tools like Yelp and social media. Learn to "close the loop" on connecting your business' various online profiles to maximize your exposure and generate new leads. This month's presentation will be lead by Ali Schwartz of Yelp. The Entrepreneurship Council is powered by Spacious.

This event is only for Manhattan Chamber members. To register, email jbrault@manhattancc.org.

 

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26

OCT

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

Connecting with a Purpose

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome you to a morning full of networking tips, tricks and all-around good information. 

For a number of years, the Chamber’s Business Referral Groups have successfully connected professionals and sourced business transactions through structured networking. As we are looking to grow this program, we are hosting a morning focused on exercises, information and exciting content in order to showcase the success stories formed through the BRG’s throughout the years. You could be the next success story!

If you are currently not involved in a Business Referral Group but interested in learning more about the benefits of these structured networking opportunities - member or not - you should join us. For more information, please reach out to Mads Hebbelstrup, Director of Membership, at Mads@manhattancc.org

We hope to see you there!
 

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29

OCT

8:00 AM - 237 Park Avenue New York, NY

BeyondZones - Legislative Breakfast

Urgent Legislative Breakfast for business owners and civic leaders to learn about plans for commercial waste and recycling services - including Intro 996, which maintains and improves the open-market system of choice, competition and customer service. Hear from City Council leaders, business owners, and industry experts.

No charge, but space is limited.

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30

OCT

6:00 PM - WeWork 575 Fifth Avenue, 14th Fl New York, NY

Steps to Home Ownership: Credit Sense

Join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, TD Bank Charitable Foundation, and Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement for a 5 Chamber Alliance first time home buyer seminar. This free seminar will cover the intricacies of credit, how it can affect purchasing a home, and ways to improve your credit in order to purchase a home without breaking the bank.

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31

OCT

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

B2B Tech Solutions: Retaining Great Employees and Setting a Winning Company Culture

Join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce for B2B Tech Solutions: Retaining Great Employees and Setting a Winning Company Culture, featuring exclusive presentations and product demos from New York City's most innovative and game-changing tech companies and startups. With B2B Tech Solutions, your business can benefit today from the solutions of tomorrow.

Presenting companies include:

day100- day100 uses smart, psychology-based references and a process of matching candidates to the job based on holistic fit, to help employers identify the right candidates more effectively.

JustworksJustworks helps entrepreneurs & businesses grow with confidence by giving them access to big-company benefits, automated payroll, HR tools, and compliance support — all in one place.

PathsparkPathspark is a human capital management platform and analytics tool that empowers companies to invest in their most valuable asset: people. 

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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

On Thursday, November 8, 2018 the Chamber will host its annual “Best in the Business” awards gala. The event brings together 350 of New York City’s most influential business and civic leaders to recognize companies and entrepreneurs for their “above and beyond” achievements. The 2018 honorees include:


WEWORK

Business of the Year
For its unprecedented growth strategy, which included becoming the largest tenant of Manhattan office space this year.

 

FRANK SORRENTINO III
Executive of the Year
For his visionary leadership in founding and scaling one of the top community banks in the nation.

PELOTON
Most Innovative
For developing a unique and disruptive portfolio of products and services that combine fitness, technology and media to bring instructor-led live studio classes into people's homes.

FANATICS
Breakthrough Company of the Year
For garnering exclusive rights to make and sell Nike NFL merchandise to fans starting in 2020.

AVISON YOUNG
Company to Watch
For strategically hiring some of the top real estate talent that New York City has to offer.

 

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14

NOV

8:00 AM - Yelp 11 Madison Avenue New York, NY

Manhattan Chamber Power Networking

 Polish up your 90 second elevator pitch!

Join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and Yelp for a morning of power networking. Attendees will have at least two opportunities to deliver a timed 90 second presentation to different tables of 8-10 people and participate in facilitated networking.

Agenda:

8:00 - 8:30 AM: Check-In, Breakfast and Informal Networking
8:30 - 8:35 AM: Welcome
8:35 - 9:45 AM: Facilitated Networking
9:45-10:00 AM: Close

All attendees will receive a copy of the attendee list with contact information after the event.

Please note that this event has limited capacity. Anyone that registers and is not able to attend must give at minimum 24 hours notice of reservation cancellation. 

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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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27

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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28

NOV

5:30 PM - WeWork 575 Fifth Avenue New York, NY

Small Business Seminar: Applying for Financing

You're invited to join us for the next installment of our seven part, 5 Chamber Alliance Small Business Seminar Series!

This free seminar will help you learn about the different types of financing opportunities available for your small business. Additionally, this course will review the key requirements for approval of financing, ways to prepare for applying for financing, and how to better determine what type of financing is best suited for your business' size, age, industry, and structure.

 

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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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