Please note that these events are not all hosted or sponsored by the Westchester County Office of Economic Development. This page is updated each Friday for the following week. We recommend reaching directly out to the event organizers for any questions.

Upcoming Events

08/18/2020

Cybersecurity Training
9:00 AM
Non-Profit Westchester presents this workshop about how to maintain strong data security practices and policies. Due to the pandemic many organizations are serving client remotely. Assesing data risk and implementing security measures can help minimize the likelihood and severity of cyber attacks and security breaches. This workshop will discuss yoour legal obligations and risk and provide practical guidance. The workshop is $20.00 for non-members of Non-Profit Westchester, and free to members.
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Westchester County Proposed FAA Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal 2021-2023
2:00 PM
The Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) will be hosting a webex on-line/call-in meeting to discuss DPW&T's proposed 2021-2023 FAA DBE goal. If you would like to participate on-line or via phone or would like to review the proposed goal please contact Michael Sweet at 914-995-1647 or mas9@westchestergov.com 

08/19/2020

Need Business Funding?
9:00 AM
Want to learn more about where to get capital for your business? In this WEDC workshop you'll learn the key things to know about getting the business funding you need. From what lenders are looking for to the tips for having the best loan application, this workshop will help you get capital for your business!
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Why Salespeople Fail
10:00 AM
In this complementary workshop from the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce you'll learn how to be an effective salesperson. They will cover common mistakes, problematic beliefs and behaviors, and idenity skills that will enhance your sales ability.
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Work for Yourself at 50+
12:00 PM
This webinar from WEDC will help you gain the resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself. You'll gain the knowledge and support you may need to take the right first steps toward successful self-employment.
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Cash Flow Management
12:30 PM
In this first part of Community Capital's Pivot Series of workshops you'll learn the fundamentals of small business cash flow, and ways to improve your inflows and manage your outflows. You'll learn how to optimize your cash flow position and how to get your cash flow in place.
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Funding Your Business
2:00 PM
In this webinar from SCORE you'll learn all about the different commercial loans available, and what is needed during the application process for each kind. Funding is essential for growing your business and this webinar will help you determine what kind of financing is best for your business.
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08/20/2020

Effective RFP Responses: Tips from Corporate Procurement Experts
11:00 AM
In this webinar you'll learn how to respond to RFP's (Request for Proposals) in the corporate procurement space, directly from representatives in the field. Workshop leaders will share lessons learned, best practices, and tips to help make your proposal a match.
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08/24/2020

Path to Entrepreneurship
6:00 PM
In this two-hour webinar from WEDC you'll be introduced to small business ownership. You'll learn the advantages and disadvantages of being an entrepreneur and how to create a framework to launch your business. It will cover designing a business plan, financing options, and other keys to success.
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08/25/2020

How to Run Great Virtual Events
1:00 PM
Running a virtual event can be challenging and is an essentail skill set in this time. In this webinar from SCORE you'll learn the key skills you need to make your virtual event a success. You'll learn how to prepare for a virtual event, running an event and keeping people engaged, and how to follow-up after the event.
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08/26/2020

5 Pilares para Crear una Presencia Sólida en Redes Sociales
2:00 PM
En este taller de WEDC tocaran los siguientes temas: Razones para estar en redes socialies, define tu producto a promocionar, audiencia ideal par tu producto, define las plataformas en que debes tener presencia, importancia de lista de contenido y horarios.
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08/27/2020

Innovations in COVID-19 Research & Beyond
2:00 PM
Join the Westchester County Association for a live panel as medical experts discuss current laboratory research iniiatives in Westchester, provide an update on some of the clinical trials in Westchester, and give an overview of the investments in medical research in our region.
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PAST EVENTS

From Anxiety to Effective Decision-Making: Practices to Help Business Owners During These Stressful Times
05/07/2020 
Joyce Schroeder, MS, President of Flourishing Culture Consultants, LLC, and Jackie Frederick Berne led workshop that created the space for participants to acknowledge their fears and learn practices that can be applied in their own businesses. The workshop provided practices, tips, and a decision-making model that can help business owners put their anxious thoughts on pause.
Watch Recording Here 
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Six Small Things Small Business Owners Must Do Now
04/23/2020
Jeff Loehr of Rosenberg Chesnov presented this webinar for small business owners on strategizing in these uncertain times, and what they can be doing right now to help their businesses. Things are changing all the time, and the key to adapting successfully is to use the three principles of triage: Stop the Bleeding, Diagnose the Problem, Begin the Cure.
Watch Recording Here

Small Business Survival Guide
04/16/2020
Cliff Ennico presented this fast-paced webinar to offer keys to surviving the crisis and getting back on track as quickly as possible once the “all clear” sounds. This workshop focused on strategic planning and opportunities to respond.
Watch Recording Here
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Survive...then Thrive
04/09/2020
Hudson Valley Venture presented this Collaboration Huddle about how to make sure your business doesn't just survive these challenging times, but also thrives.
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eCommerce workshop
03/31/2020
Learn how to add ecommerce capabilities to your website so your customers can buy from you even if they can’t visit your physical business location right now.  Presented by Jann Marchidani, of Westchester Marketing Café, this webinar covered how to add gift cards/gift certificates to your website, along with other eCommerce capabilities.
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Facebook Live with County Executive George Latimer and Director of Economic Development, Bridget Gibbons
03/25/2020
In continuance of his video discussions with various leaders throughout Westchester, County Executive George Latimer hosted a Facebook Live conversation with the County’s Director of Economic Development Bridget Gibbons. They discussed the County's efforts to assist businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Watch Recording Here