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

06/01/2020

Inspiration from the Entrepreneurial Journey
1:00 PM
This expert panel, presented by the Business Council of Westchester, will talk about their personal struggles of the entrepreneurial journey, and talk about the biggest challenges and opportunities. They'll talk aout how you can incorporate elements of the entrepreneurial spirit into your organizations, no matter the size.
Register Here

06/02/2020

How to Implement Difficult Change to Survive and Suceed
12:00 PM
Join Susan Vogel, Founder of SB Vogel Consulting, a business consultant, strategist, and change facilitation coach, for this virtual workshop presentd by My HR Department. You'll learn how to adapt and change your business in order to ensure success.
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Efectos Financieros del Covid 19 y Como Reinventar su Negocio
1:00 PM
En este taller de WEDC apprenderá: necesidad de reinventar su negocio, medidas para sequir cumpliendo los requisitos del esado en New York, como ofrecer su producto o servicio en el "new normal," finanzas, hablemos de sus perdidas y ganancias, importancia de tener una buena relación con su banco, y como cambiar las metas del 2020.
Register Here

06/03/2020

Managing Your Business in Times of Crisis
3:00 PM
Attend this Small Business Roundtable presented by Paypal to learn how strong leadership skills and tactics to help your small business in times of crisis. Experienced professionals will share their perspectives on what works for them and their businesses.
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Moving Your Brand Forward with Wit & Grit: How to Market Right Now
6:30 PM
Filomena Fanelli, CEO/founder of Impact PR & Communications, will share some of her favorite communications tools, tips and strategies with members of Professional Women of Westchester and Professional Women of Putnam. Attendees will learn how to smartly keep their brand relevant, top-of-mind and ready to roll forward. This workshop costs $10.00.
Register Here

06/04/2020

The Transition Back to the New Normal
12:00 PM
KPHR presents a second edition of this workshop to help companies prepare to reopen their businesses and have people return to the workplace. Karen Neuberger and Pamela Riba Schiffman will review issues to consider before reopening, and provide participants with a checklist of area to address when developing a transition plan.
To register email info@kphradvisors.com and they will follow up with the Zoom link

Virtual Networking Reception
4:30 PM
Join your fellow entrepreneurs and business owners at this Business Council of Westchester virtual networking reception, presented by Progressive Computing.
Register Here

06/09/2020

Best Practices for Reopening Westchester Part II
2:00 PM
This is the second virtual event in the Best Practices for Reopening Westchester Series. You'll hear from commercial real estate experts and landlords about the options for workplace solutions, facility upgrades, cleaning regimens, and the tenant impact.
Register Here

06/10/2020

National Virtual Small Business Expo
10:00 AM
Attend this free, two-day business expo where you'll be able to walk through the virtual expo hall, hear from keynote speakers, and participate in industry meet-ups and chats. There are over 40 webinars you can attend and many more networking and educational opportunities.
Register Here

06/11/2020

National Virtual Small Business Expo
10:00 AM
Attend this free, two-day business expo where you'll be able to walk through the virtual expo hall, hear from keynote speakers, and participate in industry meet-ups and chats. There are over 40 webinars you can attend and many more networking and educational opportunities.
Register Her

06/02/2020- 06/25/2020
Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Westchester Community College is offering an interactive, online course to help you lead more effectively in your organization to increase growth, especially during these challenging times. This 12-hour course will cover topics such as daily habits, leading by example, communication skills and more. This course costs $79.
To Register please call 914-606-8600 or email: noncreditregistrationhelp@sunywcc.edu


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.
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