Events

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

 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Five Chamber Alliance Small Business Seminar Series: Managing a Business Plan

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections.

You will learn about:

  • Components of a strong business plan
  • Interconnectivity of marketing, finance, human resources and operations
  • Strategies for reaching your target customers
  • Developing a break-even analysis
  • Tools and templates that will assist you with the planning process

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24

APR

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

Five Chamber Alliance Small Business Seminar Series: Managing a Business Plan

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections.

You will learn about:

  • Components of a strong business plan
  • Interconnectivity of marketing, finance, human resources and operations
  • Strategies for reaching your target customers
  • Developing a break-even analysis
  • Tools and templates that will assist you with the planning process

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26

APR

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

B2B Tech Solutions

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Our B2B Tech Solutions series allows innovative tech companies to offer short presentations on their latest products and solutions that can help small businesses grow and gain a competitive advantage in their market.

The first installment of the series will feature marketing and sales solutions that will help your business stand out from the crowd.

Presenting companies include:

  • Lately: Lately automatically turns long-form content into dozens of pre-hashtagged and pre-shortlinked social media posts so marketers can re-purpose blogs, press releases, newsletters, white papers and video and audio transcripts, organizing this content into a marketing dashboard at an affordable price.
  • Vestorly: Vestorly uses artificial intelligence to build personalized touch points with news, blogs, or your own content, using data science to eliminate guesswork around choosing content.
  • PathInteractive: Path Interactive is a performance-driven digital marketing agency with offices in New York City and Nashville. Our team provides deep expertise in a full suite of results-oriented marketing services including PPC management, SEO, social media and display/digital media advertising.

 

Additional companies to be announced shortly.

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27

APR

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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1

MAY

8:00 AM - UBS 1285 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY

"Members-Only" Government Affairs Roundtable

The Chamber's 'members-only' Government Affairs Roundtable will meet on Tuesday, May 1st from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Our featured guest will be New York City Councilmember Mark Levine. Councilmember Levine represents City Council District 7, which includes his lifelong home - Washington Heights. Councilmember Levine is the Chair of the Committee on Health, and sits on the Committees on Economic Development, Education, Juvenile Justice, Transportation, and Hospitals.

This event is for members only. Space is limited. Please email Jeff Brault at jbrault@manhattancc.org to register. 

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2

MAY

12:00 PM - , NY

Google National Small Business Week Live Stream

There are billions of local searches happening on Google every day. Celebrate National Small Business week by tuning into our livestream where we will show you how to get in front of customers in your area. We’ll discuss consumer trends related to local searches, and share best practices for using Google My Business features, like posts and reviews, to put your best foot forward.

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2

MAY

6:00 PM - ViceVersa 325 W 51st Street New York, NY

LGBT Networking Around Town @ ViceVersa

Join the Chamber's LGBT Committee for canapes & networking at ViceVersa! 

Since the establishment of ViceVersa in 1999, Franco Lazzari and Stefano Terzi, have distinguished themselves for their continuing use of only the highest quality ingredients and wines produced locally or imported from Italy.

In the comfort of ViceVersa’s kitchen, Stefano makes all pasta’s from scratch. He uses Semolina for extruded pastas like the kind you’ll find in his Strozzapreti dish and “00” flour for handmade and stuffed pastas found in dishes like his Casoncelli. Stefano’s cooking respects the characteristics of each ingredient and values their qualities in each recipe-a true embodiment of the philosophy of Italian Cuisine.

*Complimentary canapes & special half-priced Happy Hour for wine, beer and well drinks

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3

MAY

6:00 PM - PayPal 115 Barrow Street , NY

Lessons from the C-Suite featuring Cheddar CEO, Jon Steinberg

Join us for a fireside chat with Jon Steinberg, founder and CEO of Cheddar, the leading Post Cable Network!

Cheddar is live 8 hours a day broadcasting from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, the glass corner of the Flatiron Building inside the Sprint store, Los Angeles, and the White House. It is available on Sling TV, Amazon, Philo, Twitter, Pluto TV, Twitch, Comcast X1, and 60% of smart TVs in the U.S.

Steinberg sits on the board of Bustle and is an advisor to TheSkimm and Taboola.

He was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of DailyMail.com North America. Steinberg grew U.S. revenue 45% while at Daily Mail and doubled direct advertising revenue.

He joined DailyMail.com from BuzzFeed where he was President & Chief Operating Officer, responsible for business management, company operations, finance, and social advertising operations from 2010 to 2014. Under his leadership, BuzzFeed became a global and profitable social advertising business working with over half of the top 100 brands. He grew the company from 15 employees to over 500. In 2012, Steinberg was named one of AdAge’s Media Mavens.

Steinberg was previously Strategic Partner Development Manager on Google’s SMB (small medium business) partnerships team. As a high schooler, he was an intern in Walt Disney Imagineering’s research and development group.

Steinberg is a graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He sits on the board of Temple Israel. He lives with his wife, two little kids, and cat on New York’s Upper East Side.

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7

MAY

8:30 AM - Baruch College 55 Lexington Avenue New York, NY

The 13th Annual International Trade Awards Breakfast & Expo

The International Trade Awards Breakfast & Expo offers a unique chance to recognize the achievements of practitioners in field and facilitate the promotion of small businesses around the world. This event recognizes the importance of international trade to the growth of the region’s economy and celebrates the companies and organizations that contribute to it. During the Expo, attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn of the global initiatives and resources available in the New York metro area.

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8

MAY

5:30 PM - Lucky Strike 624-660 West 42nd Street New York, NY

Networking Around Town @ Lucky Strike

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Join the Chamber for food, networking and bowling at Lucky Strike!

Thriving at the bustling intersections of live music, chef-driven cuisine, nightlife and bowling, Lucky Strike has emerged as an industry leader in entertainment by crafting immersive, unforgettable experiences through timeless friendly service, one-of-a-kind atmosphere, chef-driven food & drink, and industry leading bowling.

* Opportunity to win a free bowling party for you and your friends when you enter the raffle at the door!*

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9

MAY

8:00 AM - WeWork 54 West 40th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY

Chairman's Breakfast Featuring NY Giants Legend & Thuzio Founder, Tiki Barber

Tiki Barber is the co-founder and co-chairman of Thuzio. Thuzio Executive Club provides members and their guests with the most memorable business events of the year by providing access to leaders and legends in sports and entertainment.

Barber is one of three NFL players in football history with at least 10,000 yards rushing and 5,000 yards receiving in career - the other two being Marshall Faulk and Marcus Allen. He holds almost every NY Giants rushing record including total yards, rushing yards, rushing attempts and is second in rushing touchdowns.

He followed a successful on-field football career with notable forays into media, including his current duties as host of a nationally syndicated morning show on CBS Sports Radio. Active in the community, Barber is a board member of the Fresh Air Fund, the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation and the Advisory Board for the Hospital of Special Surgery. He has been an advocate for the underserved and is a staunch supporter of literacy campaigns.

Barber is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a concentration in Management Information Systems.

This event is by invitation only. Invitations are non-transferable.

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

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10

MAY

10:00 AM - Pier 94 711 12th Avenue New York, NY

TechDay New York

Join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, 500+ startup exhibitors, and 30 top accelerators at TechDay New York 2018. Experience the latest technologies and discover revolutionary new startups, listen to startup founders present live demos of their newest products and technologies, gain insights from leading tech brands through fireside chats, and get unprecedented in-person access to the directors of top accelerator programs.

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12

MAY

10:00 AM - 2nd Avenue between 66th & 86th Streets New York, NY

Annual Second 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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5

JUN

8:00 AM - Sothwest Porch at Bryant Park 41 West 40th Street New York, NY

Chairman's Breakfast featuring Attorney General of New York, Eric Schniederman

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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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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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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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