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Upcoming Events

24 SEP 2018

More Legal: Getting Into the Nitty Gritty

LEARN at The Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

We've brought you the basics...now we're going to drill into them. Join us for a discussion on the legal realities of activating your business model, protecting your brand, occupying a space, entering contracts, finding investors, assessing insurance needs, and evaluating partners - and using the law to help prepare you for taking your business to whatever level you want. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/more-legal-getting-into-the-nitty-gritty-tickets-49357663099

26 SEP 2018

Financial Management for Small Businesses

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Join Sherri Falck of Excelsior Growth Fund as she talks about financial management tips for your small business! You'll learn: · Financial management best practices · Tools to evaluate the financial health of your company · How to make informed financial decisions RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/financial-management-for-small-businesses-tickets-49100454782

03 OCT 2018

43North Finals

Shea's Buffalo Theatre, 646 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14202, USA
6:00PM - 8:30PM

It all comes down to this. Join 43North as the Top 10 Finalists pitch live on stage for up to $1 million in investment! Doors open at 5pm. 43North Finals is free to attend, but registration is required. Reserve your seats here: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/00005516DA499AAD

10 OCT 2018

Marketing Strategy for Small Businesses

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Join 43North's VP of Marketing & Organizational Strategy, Peter Burakowski, for a session all about developing a marketing strategy for your small business! This event is open to the public, so feel free to invite friends and colleagues. Breakfast will be served. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/marketing-strategy-for-small-businesses-tickets-49038494457

16 OCT 2018

Lending Landscape for Small Businesses

TBD
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Lending Landscape for small businesses presented by Sherri Falck of Excelsior Growth Fund and James Lougen of M&amp;T Bank. You'll learn:<br><ul><li>Available financing options and which ones are right for you</li><li>How to compare and evaluate financing options</li><li>Key considerations from a lender's perspective</li></ul><br>RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lending-landscape-for-small-businesses-tickets-50505814250

22 OCT 2018

Leveling-Up Your Online Presence

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Have you properly established the online presence of your small business? Are you effectively managing it? Join Maddy Martin, head of marketing and partnerships for Smith.ai, for actionable tips and affordable tools that will help you capture more leads and delight current clients to drive business growth. You'll learn: - The essential sites and services that legitimize your small business online - How to filter, streamline, and automate your online communications - How to monitor and evaluate your online presence - Effective habits for online review management RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leveling-up-your-online-presence-managing-the-reviews-reputation-and-responsiveness-of-your-small-tickets-50358884780

30 OCT 2018

Understanding & Utilizing PR for Your Small Business

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
12:00PM - 2:00PM

Join Dana Marciniak of 85West Communications as she talks about the new face of PR today, offers simple tips and tricks for how to weave PR into your current business plan, and how to remain relevant to your customers and the media! RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-utilizing-public-relations-for-your-small-business-tickets-50397734982

01 NOV 2018

Having Scary Conversations

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Addressing failures in expectations with our employees can be 'scary' when we don't have the toolkit to develop and hold the conversation. Our interactive session "Having Scary Conversations" will provide participants with an understanding of a successful framework for having accountability conversations that will minimize the fear of them. This workshop will be hosted by Holly Nowak and Kim Brostko of HMN Resources, leveraging over 35 years of experience in the 'people' side of business. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/having-scary-conversations-tickets-49740221341

05 NOV 2018

All About Leadership

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

We will be joined by Paul Teslauk, the Dean of the UB School of Management, to talk about leadership development strategies for professionals of all ages and experience levels. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-about-leadership-paul-teslauk-dean-of-ub-school-of-management-tickets-50398117125

07 NOV 2018

Networking 101

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
11:30AM - 1:30PM

Learn how to network like the pros. Whether you love to network or not, it is part of business and advancing your career. Make sure you are doing it right so you are making the right connections and growing your business/career. Join StaffBuffalo as they teach us the do's and don'ts of effective networking! RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-101-tickets-49716521454

13 NOV 2018

Public Speaking Session

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St, 1st Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Do you dread public speaking? Wish you had the skills to be a better, more engaging speaker? This seminar by Joanna Pasceri, a former veteran broadcaster, will help you gain the knowledge and confidence needed to communicate effectively, whether it is in front of an audience or a video camera! RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-speaking-session-tickets-49716671904