Long Island business events for the week beginning Oct. 18, 2010.
MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS | Shirley
Learn the elements to marketing a business, including developing a marketing plan, performing market research and pricing, 6:45 p.m., Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library, 407 William Floyd Pkwy., free, 631-399-1511.
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION | Melville BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP
AFPLI Professional Development discusses professional fundraising, buffet breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., $50, advance registration required, afpli.org, 631-595-7150.
DIGITAL MEDIA | Melville
Meeting of the Long Island Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, discussion covers trends and opportunities in digital media, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Huntington Hilton Hotel, 598 Broad Hollow Rd., $45 in advance, $55 at the door, aitp-li.org. 631-864-0271.
BUSINESS EXPO | Melville
Melville Chamber of Commerce presents exhibitors, see new products and services, networking, 1-6 p.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., free, melvillechamber.org/Expo10-2010.html, 631-777-6260.
NETWORKING EVENT | Plainview
Discussion and dinner hosted by the Professional Speaker’s Bureau, 6-8 p.m., American Heart Association, 125 E. Bethpage Rd., register, $30 in advance, $35 at the door, 516-817-0222.
“How to Write a Winning Business Plan with Cash-Flow Projection,” 6-8 p.m., Mattituck-Laurel Library, 13900 Main Rd., free, register, 631-632-9042.
BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP| Mattituck
BREAKFAST PRESENTATION | Hempstead
Society of Financial Service Professionals meeting on health care reform, for those in the financial services business, 8:30-10 a.m., held at the David S. Mack University Club, Hofstra University, Hempstead Turnpike, $30 in advance, $35 at door, reservations suggested, 516-804-0104.
DEVELOPING YOUR NETWORK | Elmont
Tips and tricks, part of Business Today seminar series, 7-9 p.m., Elmont Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., free, register, 516-354-5280.
FISCAL CONFERENCE | Old Westbury
“Best practices” update, training and immersion experience for executive directors and board members of small to midsized not-for-profit organizations, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., SUNY Old Westbury, Route 107, $25, register, lifms.com, 516-557-2325, ext. 2.
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