Events

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

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM

The Future of NYC's Storefronts

Storefronts, which are primarily retail shops and restaurants on the ground floor of buildings, are a vital part of New York City’s streetscapes. They were uniquely threatened during COVID-19 shutdowns. What is the current state of storefronts and where are we headed? 

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28

FEB

8:30 AM - One Vanderbilt - 20th FL 2 Entrances Avaialable: Madison Avenue between 42nd and 43rd & Vanderbilt Avenue between 42nd and 43rd, New York, NY

The Future of NYC's Storefronts

Storefronts, which are primarily retail shops and restaurants on the ground floor of buildings, are a vital part of New York City’s streetscapes. They were uniquely threatened during COVID-19 shutdowns. What is the current state of storefronts and where are we headed? 

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4

MAR

2:00 PM - Online , NY

Mastering Credit Card Surcharge Rules: A FREE Webinar for Business Owners

In February, a new consumer protection law went into effect that amended and clarified New York's existing credit card surcharge laws. In response, the Five Chamber Alliance is hosting a webinar that will examine what it means for small businesses and how businessowners can remain compliant and avoid fines. The event will feature Katie Sherwin, Director, Consumer Services Unit, Division of Consumer Protection, NY Department of State.

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5

MAR

9:00 AM - ONLINE , NY

Virtual Speed Networking

Join our speed networking session to make multiple connections in one short hour. 
Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, or corporate professional this event is the perfect occasion to expand your network of contacts. 

It will be organized in Zoom break-out rooms with attendees spending 10 minutes in each small room before moving on to the next. At each stop, attendees will be able to pitch their business and share contact information for possible follow-up. Who knows who you might meet? 

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8

MAR

12:00 PM - The NYC Life Coach 1115 Broadway, Floor 11 , NY

Women's History Month Luncheon

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The NYC Life Coach, warmly invites you to our Women's History Month Lunch.

Romanian Garden, will provide complimentary drinks and a carefully curated tasting for an event filled with insightful conversations featuring influential women across various industries. Indulge in our surprise chef creations, participate in prize giveaways, network with fellow attendees, and enjoy the presence of special guests.

Don't forget to bring along your business cards or digital equivalents!

This event is targeted at women attendees.

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29

MAR

5:30 PM - Puttery New York City 446 W 14th St , NY

Networking Around Town @ Puttery NYC

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Puttery New York City cordially invites you to our networking event.  

Join us for a complimentary drink and appetizers, and an evening of engaging conversation with companies from a range of industries in this fun and unique location. We also recommend dusting off your business cards or your digital cards!

There will be a JiuJiu vodka prize for one lucky attendee!

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9

APR

9:00 AM - ONLINE , NY

Virtual Speed Networking

Join our speed networking session to make multiple connections in one short hour. 
Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, or corporate professional this event is the perfect occasion to expand your network of contacts. 

It will be organized in Zoom break-out rooms with attendees spending 10 minutes in each small room before moving on to the next. At each stop, attendees will be able to pitch their business and share contact information for possible follow-up. Who knows who you might meet? 

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11

APR

5:30 PM - Berkeley College 3 East 43 street , NY

Networking Around Town @ Berkeley College

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Berkeley College cordially invites you to our networking event. 

Join us for a complimentary drink and appetizers, and an evening of engaging conversation with companies from a range of industries. We also recommend dusting off your business cards or your digital cards!

There will be a JiuJiu vodka prize for one lucky attendee!

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18

APR

8:00 AM - In-Person , NY

The Entrepreneur Conference and Awards

The Entrepreneur Conference and Awards, is a celebration and recognition of entrepreneurs thriving in their zone of genius. The event brings together a curated gathering of small business owners and entrepreneurs!

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4

MAY

10:00 AM - Second Ave From 68th to 86th Street New York, NY

Shop Small Biz Street Fair

Join us on Saturday, May 4 for our spring "Shop Small Biz" street fair!

Support the resilient entrepreneurs who form the backbone of our community. Every step you take through the 20 blocks contributes to the revival of local small businesses that now stand strong, ready to showcase their unique products and services.

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7

MAY

11:00 AM - Online , NY

Intro To Digital Marketing

Who said email marketing was dead? In fact, it is still one of the best ways to reach your customers and prospects, if done the right way.

Maisha Walker, expert in digital marketing, columnist for Inc. Magazine, and President of Message Medium, discusses how to get great results out of email marketing. From creating and growing a list, to the subject line, content, and call-to-action, you can put email marketing to work for you to attract and retain customers.

Maisha will share her expertise from working with small businesses as well as large clients like Mars Chocolate, Columbia University, and Carver Bank. She will show you how to determine the best strategies to get real results and generate profit for your business.

This event is by invitation only. Please email hchen@manhattancc.org.

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4

JUN

11:00 AM - Online , NY

Search Engine Optimization

If you have a great website but you’re only getting a few visitors to your site, you might need to improve your “findability”. Improving your search engine optimization can make your website rank higher in Google search results and can be the single most important factor in increasing the number of potential customers who discover you.

In this class, hosted by Maisha Walker, President of Message Medium, you’ll learn about keywords, content creation, and building websites for “findability”. You’ll also learn about how search engines work behind the scenes, which elements help you achieve organic search visibility, and how to rank in mobile searches.

This event is by invitation only. Please email hchen@Manhattancc.org.

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7

SEP

10:00 AM - Third Ave From 68th to 86th Street New York, NY

Shop Small Biz Street Fair

Join us on Saturday, September 7 for our 3rd Ave "Shop Small Biz" street fair!

Support the resilient entrepreneurs who form the backbone of our community. Every step you take through the 20 blocks contributes to the revival of local small businesses that now stand strong, ready to showcase their unique products and services.

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