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LI business events Feb. 4 to 6
TUESDAY, Feb. 4
SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING | Dix Hills
Topics include the basics of setting up a business, writing a business plan, selling and marketing in today's environment and writing a marketing plan; one-hour sessions available by appointment, 4, 5 and 6 p.m.; register, Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., free, hhhlibrary.org, 631-421-4530.
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW | Melville
Module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries; 30-hour course held over 10 weeks, register, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Hain Celestial Food Group, 58 S. Service Rd., Ste. 250, apicsnyc-li.org, $900, 631-291-5250.
MEETING AND LECTURE | Bethpage
Contemporary Global Supply Chain Management by Roshan A. Shaikh; hosted by the IEEE Consultants Network of Long Island, 7-9:30 p.m., Briarcliffe College-Bethpage, 1055 Stewart Ave., free, licn.org, 516-378-0979.
TOOLS FOR EMPLOYMENT | Brentwood
Using Your Smartphone to Find Jobs. Learn how to find jobs with smartphone apps, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Brentwood Library, 34 Second Ave., register, free, brentwoodnylibrary.org, 631-273-7883.
THURSDAY, Feb. 6
BUSINESS NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL MEETS | Woodbury
Long Island business professionals welcome, bring plenty of business cards, 7-8:30 a.m. On Parade Diner, 7980 Jericho Tpke. (3/4 mile east of Route 135), guests are free, 516-921-5041.
COMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR | Mineola
"How PR and Social Media Can Work for You," program designed to educate small-business owners and marketers on tactics to stand out from the competition; includes a half-hour networking breakfast followed by presentation, 8-10 a.m., HLD Communications, 330 Old Country Rd., register, free, 516-536-2020.
COUNCIL MEETING | East Farmingdale
The Long Island Business Council hosts a work session with guest speaker New York State Senate temporary president and co-leader of the majority governing coalition, Sen. Dean Skelos, 8-10 a.m., Molloy College Suffolk Center, 7180 Republic Airport, must reserve, $45 includes breakfast, visionlongisland.org, 877-811-7471.
DINNER PRESENTATION | Ronkonkoma
Greg Valdman, vice president for environmental compliance at Zolgen Inc., presents an overview on current and future direction of registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemical substances and U.S. conflict mineral legislation and how they impact the electronic industry, 5 p.m., Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 3845 Veterans Memorial Hwy., register, $50 reserve by Feb. 3, $75 after, free for students by Feb. 3, $25 after, imaps.org, 516-752-2367.
SPAGHETTI DINNER | Southampton
Presented by the Southampton Rotary Club, includes spaghetti with meatballs, salad and dessert, benefits the Southampton High School Scholarship Fund, noon-9 p.m., Southampton Publick House, 40 Bowden Square, $18, $12 ages 12 and younger, southamptonrotary.org, 631-287-1100.
Submit LI Business events at least three weeks ahead; online at exploreLI.com/submitevent; fax to 631-843-2688 or mail to Business Calendars, Newsday Events, 235 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, NY 11747-4250.