To help you plan ahead, here is a list of business events schedule on Long Island for the week beginning May 23, 2011.
COCKTAIL RECEPTION | Woodbury
Professionals network with accountants and attorneys poolside, 6-9 p.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Tpke., $75, preregistration required, aangny.org, 516-692-8000.
SPRING NETWORKING NIGHT | Speonk
Mix and mingle with East End professionals, benefits the Wounded Warrior Project, presented by Manorville Chamber of Commerce, 5:30-8 p.m., Jack and Diane’s Restaurant, 295 Montauk Hwy., $20, 631-909-1569.
CLUB MEETING | Hauppauge
Suffolk County Inventors and Entrepreneurs monthly meeting, guest Speaker Joseph Perri discusses how to make an effective presentation to a bank or other financing source, 7-9 p.m., H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., free, 631-853-6993.
TOASTMASTER MEETINGS | Hauppauge
Practice and learn speaking skills by filling a meeting role, ranging from giving a prepared speech or an impromptu one, to serving as time, evaluator or grammarian, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on alternating Tuesdays, H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., free, ezspeakers.freetoasthost.org, 631-375-7407.
HEALTH CARE IT MEETING | Hauppauge
Healthcare IT Special Interest Group meeting, “What are Regional Extension Centers?” hear from representatives from our state and area Regional Extension Centers about their activities, 8-10 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Center, 55 Kennedy Blvd., $10, register online, aitp-li.org, 631-864-0271.
INVENTORS MEETING | Farmingdale
New York Society of Professional Inventors meet, discussion topic is “How Proposed Patent Law Changes Will Affect Independent Inventors,” 8-10 p.m., Farmingdale State College, Route 110, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., $10, nyspi.50webs.com, 516-798-1490.
BUSINESS WORKSHOP | Wyandanch
“Grow and Start Your Business,” 6-9 p.m., First Church of Wyandanch Ministries, 85 Parkway Blvd., free, registration required, cdcli.org, 631-471-1215, ext. 111.
WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN | Shoreham
Workshop on writing a business plan, 6:30 p.m., North Shore Library, 250 Rte. 25A, free, register, free, scorelongisland.org, 631-929-4488.
THURSDAY HIA-LI TRADE SHOW
Vendors, presentations, guest speakers and luncheon, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood Campus, 1001 Crooked Hill Rd., trade show is free, conference costs $40-$75, registration required, hia-li.org, 631-543-5355.
HIA-LI TRADE SHOW| Brentwood
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