WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1
DAY 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM Mediabistro: “Social Gaming Summit East” The New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave at 34th St. Strategies for building, monetizing, and growing social games. $450. $100 Students, $25 networking pass.
EVENING 06:00 PM to 06:00 PM New York Public Library: “Making a Great First Impression: Your Accomplishments on Your Resume” 188 Madison Avenue at 34th Street. Directions: N, R, W, B, D, 1,2,3 to 34th St, 6 to 33rd St. Part of a 2 talk series, focusing on our most important asset in our job search, our experience. This talk covers relating accomplishments on your resume . Event is Free.
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM MoxieintheCity.net: “Working Women Cocktail Hour – Mixer for Female Professionals & Entrepreneurs” Honey 243 W 14th St. Dress is Smart-Casual. $10. $15 if you pay at the door. Hors d’oeuvres.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 04:30 PM to 09:30 PM ACG – Assoc. for Corporate Growth: “1st Annual Late Stage Strategies in Venture Capital – Finding the Golden Egg” Sentry Center Midtown East, 730 Third Ave (btw E. 45th/46th st). With Brendan McGovern, Co-Founder/CFO, Meetup.com, + panel.
EVENING 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM The HR Alliance: “Fourth Annual Holiday Party” The Midtown Executive Club 40 W.45th Street, NY, NY 10036. Join the HR community for an evening of holiday cheer and great networking. Dress is Business. $30. Beverages, Hors d’oeuvres. RSVP: www.thehralliance.net
06:30 PM to 10:00 PM through Saturday,
Dec 4 The Economist: “The World in 2011 – A Festival on Ideas of the Future” Cocktail opening at Skylight Soho, then 92YTribeca and other venues. Featuring President William Jefferson Clinton and others, in a unique experience that only The Economist can create. From $75 to $450.
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Oriented.com: “12/2 ORIENTED Networking Happy Hour (free with RSVP)” Nikki Beach Midtown, 151 East 50th St. (bet. Lexington & Third Ave.), NYC 10022. Directions: Subway: Lexington Ave. & 53rd St. (E, M, 6). ORIENTED is a global network of international professionals interested in Asian businesses, cultures and partnerships, with almost 30,000 members worldwide. Dress is Business. Event is Free. RSVP for free admission at http://oriented.com/RSVP or $10 a. Cash Bar. RSVP: email@example.com
MONDAY, DECEMBER 6
EVENING 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM American Business Women’s Association (ABWA): “End of Year Holiday Networking Event” MetLife, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, 23rd floor, NY, NY. Directions: Bryant Park Area. Network in a relaxed and friendly environment while meeting new friends and expanding your business and social contacts. Dress is Business. $10. ABWA Members $7 / Non-Members $12 . Beverages. light snack. RSVP: RSVP online only 212-387-8134 for additional information
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7
EVENING 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Networking For Professionals: “Shakers and Stirrers NYC – Business Networking Mixer” O’Brien’s Irish Pub / 134 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036. Are you looking to meet new professional contacts and help grow your professional network? Join Networking For Professionals for this exciting mixer!. Dress is Smart-Casual. $20. Cash Bar, Hors d’oeuvres.
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Brooklyn Business Networking Group: “The Brooklyn Business Networking Event & Launch Party (Free)” The Pearl Room, 8201 Third Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209. Join members of The NYC Business Networking Group (NYCBNG) and The Brooklyn Business Networking Group (BBNG) for The Brooklyn Holiday Networking Event. Dress is Business. Event is Free. Free with RSVP by noon on December 7 or $10 at the door. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org 212 864 5407
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM NY/NJ PDMA: “Getting customers to tell us what they can’t tell us” Butterfield’s 8 Restaurant & Lounge, 5 East 38th St., New York, NY . Directions: between Madison and 5th Ave. – Just off of 5th Avenue. Shelley Wood discusses using ethnographic interviews to uncover what customers really do – and what they need, then moving into requirements and design. $40. Beverages, Hot Buffet.
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM NYC Webgrrls: “NYC Webgrrls Holiday Networking Event” Gaetana. 143 Christopher Street. Directions: 1, 9 to Christopher street. Join us for a Holiday networking event to celebrate the achievements of women in technology & business. Invite clients, friends and colleagues (male and female). Dress is Smart-Casual. Webgrrls Members: $10 (pre-pay, $20 (at door); Non-Members: . Open Bar, Hot Buffet. RSVP: email@example.com 917-603-9226
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 8
EVENING 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Workshop in Business Opportunities: “Free Legal Clinic” 245 W 17th St, 9th Floor New York, NY 10011. Directions: A/C/E or 2/3 to 14th Street or 1 to 18th Street. Participants in the free Legal Clinic have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an attorney for personalized legal advice. Event is Free. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (212) 684-0854, ext. 0538
07:00 PM to 10:00 PM Professional Womens Alliance NYC: “PWA’s Annual Charity Holiday Party” The Classic Car Club/ 250 Hudson Street. Directions: 1/2 train to Canal or A/C/E train to Spring Street. Join PWA for a night of music, food, and drinks while supporting a great cause! . $50. $25 for PWA members. Open Bar, Beverages, Hors d’oeuvres. RSVP: email@example.com 646-648-2794
THURSDAY, Dec 9
MORNING 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM New York Technology Council: “The Emergence of Big-Data Analytic Solutions” The New Yorker Hotel, 481 8th Avenue, Third Floor, New York, NY 10001. At this half-day program we will explore the rapidly growing field of “big data” analytics. Beverages, Cold Buffet.
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM NEXCO Co-Sponsored by Manhattan Chamber of Commerce: “Chine: Risk, Rewards and How to Win” TBD. $99. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org 877.291.4901
EVENING 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce and New Democratic Dimensions: “Holiday Party” The General Society Museum, 20 West 44th Street (between 5th and 6th). Dress is Business. $35. $20 for Greater New York Chamber members. Open Bar, Hors d’oeuvres. RSVP: 212-686-7220
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC : “Follow the Money: Leading NYC VCs Reveal Their Investment Strategies for 2011” PriceWaterhouseCoopers, CIBC Auditorium – 300 Madison Avenue, NYC. Three leading New York venture capital firms will provide their strategies for 2011. $50. Free to members of MIT Enterprise Forum, $10 extra at door. Beverages, Hors d’oeuvres.
06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Wall Street Technology Association: “Holiday Gala” Union Square Ballroom, 27 Union Square West, New York City. WSTA Holiday Gala will bring together WSTA members, Vendor Affiliates and Guests for networking and relationship building. Dress is Business. $200. For Bernardo’s List readers $175. Open Bar, Hors d’oeuvres, Cold Buffet, Hot Buffet. RSVP: email@example.com (732) 530-8808
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10
MORNING 08:00 AM to 12:30 PM Athena Ctr. for Leadership Studies at Barnard College & Sanford C. Bernstein Center at Columbia Univ: “Research Symposium: Has the time come for bolder policies for diversity at the top of the corporation” The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave (btw 117th/118th St) . Bringing together academic and practitioner thought leaders to discuss what research and experience has told us about ways to increase diversity at the top. Dress is Business. $45. $45 if you register before November 22; otherwise $60. Cold Buffet. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org 212-854-1060
TUESDAY. DECEMBER 14
MORNING 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM Manhattan Chamber of commerce: “MCC Quarterly Green Business Networking Event” American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. Directions: 132 West 32nd St. $15. RSVP: email@example.com 212-473-7805
EVENING 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Meetup: “December 2010 NY Tech Meetup” New World Stages, 340 W 50th St. NY Tech Industry’s monthly classic. Usually fills up but sometimes additional spots become available last minute. $10.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15
EVENING 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM Asian Women in Business: “AWIB Annual Holiday Party 2010” 12 West 18th Street, New York, NY Apt. # 3E (Between 5th & 6th Avenues), 10011. AWIB’s Annual Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. Good food, great company, and a festive environment – isn’t that what we all want?. $45. Beverages, Hot Buffet. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org 2128681368
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
EVENING 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM New York Public Library: “Your Pitch: Branding Yourself Effectively” 188 Madison Avenue at 34th Street. Directions: N, R, W, B, D, 1,2,3 to 34th St, 6 to 33rd St. Learn simple rules for how to answer the question: ‘Tell me about yourself.’ for any audience. Be confident in your presentation. Event is Free.
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM New York Technology Council: “Holiday Networking Party” Houndstooth, 520 8th Ave., New York, NY 10018. Join New York Technology Council members and sponsors for an open bar holiday celebration. $65. $40 for NYTECH members and sponsors, $65 otherwise. Open Bar, Hors d’oeuvres.
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM Joe Nunziata: “IMPACT Monthly: How to Create Breakthroughs in Your Life Now -Presented by Joe Nunziata ” Meta Center, 214 W 29th Street, New York City. Breaking through your barriers is not a mental game. You must uncover the deep emotions, feelings and beliefs that are holding you back. $10. Only $10 by Dec 13th, $20 at the door. RSVP: 516-616-3914
Hopefully this calendar will keep you all busy up to mid-December. I will post more events dating from mid to late december by next week. Have fun!