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

03/02/2021

Reach More E-Commerce Customers with Expert Online Marketing Tips
1:00 PM
SCORE is offering this free 1-hour webinar about how to reach customers online and expand your customer base and sales. You'll learn how to use online marketing to keep existing customers, reach new customers, and take advantage of the recent spike in online shopping to boost your long-term growth. You'll leave this webinar with practical tips for digital marketing.
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Understanding Biases and Barriers That Impact You
1:00 PM
Women Will is a Grow with Google program that focuses on economic empowerment for women across the world. In this session, tailored to aspiring women leaders, you will learn about unconscious bias as well as systemic and personal barriers that may be impacting your success. This workshop is tailored to those who identify as women, and is open to all.
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03/03/2021

Get Your Service Business Online with Square
9:00 AM
In this free webinar hosted by Empire State Digital and Square you'll learn about the tools and services available to your business, how to easily set-up for your website, and how to incorporate events and appointments.
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Grow Your Business Through the Law of Intentionality
12:00 PM
In this free 90-minute webinar from WEDC you'll learn tactics to help your business grow. You'll learn how to identify growth gap traps and how to make the transition to intentional growth, and overcoming growing pains and stretching towards to success.
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Nuevos Cambios en el Programa de Préstamos PPP
6:00 PM
¡Atención propietarios de pequeñas empresas! Únase a la SBA el miércoles 3 de marzo de 2021 a las 6:00 pm EST y participe en un seminario web en español sobre los cambios más recientes en el nuevo Programa de Protección de Pago (PPP). Los prestatarios deben solicitar un préstamo PPP antes de la fecha límite legal del 31 de marzo, sujeto a la disponibilidad de financiamiento.
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03/04/2021

New PPP Rules Change Briefing for Asian American & Pacific Islander, Native American & Tribal Business Small Business Owners
3:00 PM
Join the SBA for an exclusive conversation with leaders at the Small Business Administration on new changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, and what tools and resources are available to help America's small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
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The Latest on PPP and Federal Stimulus Relief Efforts
2:00 PM
Join SCORE for this free webinar, presented by Small Business Majority's Brian Pifer, outlining the small business provisions in the current iteration of the stimulus relief package, as well as the latest changes to the Paycheck Protection Program.
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Programa de Entrenamiento Empresarial, Primavera 2021
6:00 PM
Las clases virtuales empiezan el 4 de marzo del 2021.  Las sesiones se llevarán a cabo principalmente los jueves de 6 pm a 9 pm a través de la plataforma Zoom. Durante 3 meses, los instructores profesionales de WEDC te ayudarán a completar un plan de negocio y navegar todos los aspectos de como iniciar, administrar y hacer crecer tu negocio.
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03/05/2021

New PPP Rules Change Briefing for Black & African American Small Business Owners
1:00 PM
Join the SBA for an exclusive conversation with leaders at the Small Business Administration on new changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, and what tools and resources are available to help America's small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
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New PPP Rules Change Briefing for Hispanic Small Business Owners
3:00 PM
Join the SBA for an exclusive conversation with leaders at the Small Business Administration on new changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, and what tools and resources are available to help America's small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
Register Here

03/06/2021

New PPP Rules Change Briefing for Veterans, Self-Employed Small Business Owners
2:00 PM
Join the SBA for an exclusive conversation with leaders at the Small Business Administration on new changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, and what tools and resources are available to help America's small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
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03/09/2021

03/08/2021

New PPP Rules Change Briefing for LGTBQ Business Owners, Youth Entrepreneurs, and Restaurant Owners
3:00 PM
Join the SBA for an exclusive conversation with leaders at the Small Business Administration on new changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, and what tools and resources are available to help America's small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
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Understanding & Addressing the Child Care Crisis in Westchester
9:00 AM
In this one-hour program from the WCA leaders from the private sector will discuss the current challenges recruiting and retaining women in the workforce—especially as it relates to child care. And, more importantly, they will share valuable insights as to how they created additional programs and services for their employees that resulted in positive impacts to their workforce and their business. They will be joined by the Child Care Council of Westchester who will provide information about funding opportunities, resources available, and strategies for companies of all sizes.
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Overcoming Barriers and Growing Your Career
1:00 PM
Women Will is a Grow with Google program that focuses on economic empowerment for women across the world. In this session, tailored to aspiring women leaders, you will learn best practices, tips and strategies to overcome biases and barriers so you can grow and lead in the workplace. This workshop is tailored to those who identify as women, and is open to all.
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03/10/2021

The State of the Economy: Healthcare Summit
10:00 AM
The Business Council of Westchester is hosting a live summit about the healthcare economy in Westchester County. Hear from experts and leaders in the industry as they discuss the state of the healthcare economy in Westchester.
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Targeting: Be a Big Fish in a Small Pond
10:00 AM
Business development is a strategic process that should be focused on people who represent the kinds of clients you want to work with and the kinds of services/products you want to sell. This free webinar from SCORE will identify the steps involved in targeting. You'll learn how to define your target market, create a target persona, where they go, and more.
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03/11/2021

Ask the CPA 2021: Tax Advice for Your Small Business
1:00 PM
Join SCORE for a live Q&A session with certified CPA and small business tax expert, Micah Fraim. The hour will be dedicated to answering your tax-related questions and concerns. He will also offer tax advice you can implement throughout the year. You can submit questions during registration and during the live webinar.
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03/15/2021

Learn Job Ready SKills with a Google Career Certificate
1:00 PM
A path to a high-growth career in an in-demand field may be within your reach. Unlock a career in UX design, project management, data analytics, or IT support with a Google Career Certificate. In this session you’ll discover what this program is all about including how it works, what you’ll learn, and our post-graduate career support. 
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03/16/2021

The Evolving Diversity & Inclusion Landscape: Successfully Navigating It Presented by Mercer
11:00 AM
The Westchester County Association will be hosting a live webinar about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. You'll have the opportunity to hear from experts in the field about how to successfuly navigate this evolving landscape to help your business.
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PAST EVENTS

Spotlight on Westchester's Bioscience Ecosystem
02/11/2021
The Westchester County Office of Economic Development presented this live event in partnership with the Westchester County Assocition all about the thriving ioscience ecosystem in our region. We showcased the importance of this growing industry and all the opportunities it is bringing our business community.
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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.
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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.
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