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

01/19/2021

SBA Webinar
10:00 AM
Joi the Small Business Administration for a webinar about the Paycheck Protection Program and the secound round of funding available.
Register Here

SBA Webinar
3:00 PM
Join the Small Business Administration for a webinar about the Paycheck Protection Program and the secound round of funding available.
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Developing Office & Home Work Spaces in 2021
12:00 PM
Join Westchester RISES for an exciting webinar about understanding shifts in real estate and office development in the pandemic.
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How to Find and Get a Small Business Grant
1:00 PM
Small business grants are an entrepreneur’s dream, because they offer money that does not have to be repaid. But finding, applying for and winning small business grants can be daunting. In this free webinar from SCORE you'll learn how to find grants, application tips, and the current state of COVID-19 small business grants.
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01/20/2021

Video & Youtube Marketing
1:00 PM
In this free webinar from SCORE Westchester you'll learn all about how YouTube can help your business grow. Learn how to add video to your marketing strategy the right way with advice from a panel of pros. Experts in video & YouTube willshare their insider tips for creating videos and marketing them on YouTube to grow your business in 2021.
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Power Your Job Search With Google Tools
1:00 PM
Discover and track new job opportunities using Google Search, and learn how to organize and enhance your job search experience using Google Workspace tools.
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01/21/2021

SBA Webinar
9:30 AM
Joi the Small Business Administration for a webinar about the Paycheck Protection Program and the secound round of funding available.
Register Here

What's New With PPP and Other Relief Options for Small Businesses
1:00 PM
Join this free webinar from SCORE, presented by Small Business Majority's Brian Pifer, to learn more about what’s in the new federal relief package and ask questions about what this could mean for your small business.
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Business Insights: COVID Edition
2;30 PM
Join the WCA, Westmed Medical Group, and WMC Health to get answers on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine, when the vaccine will become available to you, where you'll need to go to get vaccinated, post-vaccine immunity, the coronavirus mutations, and more. Send in questions in advance to: info@westchester.org
Watch on Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn

01/26/2021

How to Boost Your Virtual Networking Impact for 2021
12:00 PM
Join WEDC for this free webinar about boosting your virtual networking impact. You'll gain tools and insights in order to take advantage of the benefits of virtual networking.
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Collaborate, Meet, and Work Remotely
1:00 PM
Learn about Google tools that can help you work and stay productive no matter where you are. Discover how to schedule and host effective virtual meetings, collaborate on documents with others in real time, and access your files from anywhere—even from your phone. Plus, get tips on more free online resources to help you gain new digital skills.
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01/28/2021

Data Privacy: Why It Should Be a Top Priority for Your Small to Medium-Size Business
2:00 PM
Small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) need to make Data Privacy a higher priority in today’s increasingly interconnected digital ecosystem. Join SCORE for this free webinar about how to proactive steps to comply with complex regulations.
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Camino a la Iniciativa Empresarial
6:00 PM
En este taller gratis de WEDC, aprenda sobre las características de un empresario exitoso, que se necesita hacer para abrir su propio negocio, quienes serán sus clientes, competencia, donde consequir permisos y licencias para su negocio, y recursos de WEDC ofrece para ayudarlo a tener éxito y mucho más.
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01/29/2021

KeyBank Speaker Series: The First Conversation With Westchester's Newest Members of Congress
9:00 AM
Join the Business Council of Westchester for this live conversation with Westchester's new members of Congress.
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PAST EVENTS

Applying for the Westchester County Business FIRST Grant Program
09/23/2020

Is your small business or nonprofit seeking immediate financial assistance due to COVID-19? Westchester County Business FIRST is a grant program for small businesses and nonprofits offering up to $49,000 for organizations with 99 or fewer employees and have a primary location in Westchester County. Join us to learn more about eligibility and how to apply. The webinar will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A period.
Watch Recording Here
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Westchester County Bioscience Showcase
07/22/2020
"Opportunity favors the prepared”, and “serendipity is everything in science”.  Westchester County is proud to have been able to respond effectively during Covid due to its role as a national leader in the bioscience field - a field with ever growing importance in the wake of Covid-19. County Executive Latimer hosted a live discussion with five of the leading local bioscience companies, for a discussion about how they grew, adapted and collaborated rapidly with great success. Hear directly from them how they played a role during the COVID-19 crisis and what they anticipate in the future.
Watch Recording Here

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.
Watch Recording Here

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.
Watch Recording Here

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