Long Island business events for the week beginning Nov. 29, 2010.
BNI POWER LUNCH | East Meadow
Business networking lunch, register, noon, Empress Diner, 2490 Hempstead Tpke. free, 516-997-9800.
HOW TO NETWORK A ROOM | Plainview
Workshop provides tips to make full use of a networking event and learn the art of “working the room,” 10-noon, Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., free, 516-822-3535, ext. 383.
THE ART OF NETWORKING | Huntington
Seminar, speaker, dinner, networking; for business professionals, 6-8 p.m., Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center, 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., $30 advance, $35 day of, speakersnetworking.com, 516-484-2844.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY | Hempstead
Renowned speakers discuss social responsibility in business in the 21st century; CEOs and executives discuss how companies can become more socially responsible, noon-6 p.m., Hofstra University Student Center, Hempstead Turnpike, free, hofstra.edu, 516-463-5676.
GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS | Brentwood
Two presentations on growth strategies for small businesses: “Tap the Power of the Internet” and “5-Steps to the Rapid Growth of Your Business,” 6:30-9 p.m., located in room 13, from the Crooked Hill Road entrance, Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood Campus, 1001 Crooked Hill Rd., free, registration required, sunysuffolk.edu, 631-319-6492.
“MARKETING YOUR MESSAGE” | Plainview
Long Island-based businesses and nonprofits network and exchange ideas, hosted by The Long Island Way, focus on the newest innovations in marketing, 8-10 a.m., Holiday Inn Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Blvd., all are welcome, $50 includes breakfast, register, 631-386-6902.
HOLIDAY BUSINESS MIXER | Wainscott
Networking opportunity to meet and mingle, all are welcome, bring business cards, 5-8 p.m., East Hampton Studios, 77 Industrial Rd., reservation required, $10 benefits the Southampton Chamber of Commerce, 631-537-2900.
HOLIDAY NETWORKING EVENT | Plainview
For anyone interested in getting into the pet industry, hosted by the Long Island Pet Professionals, bring pet food items for donation, 7:30 p.m., Marriott Residence Inn, 9 Gerhard Rd., $25, tickets required, longislandpetprofessionals.com, 631-283-1610.
TEAMmates | Mineola
Brainstorm and network with other professionals and business owners, 10-noon Thursdays, American Red Cross in Nassau County, 195 Willis Ave., $5, meetup.com/teammates, 516-924-7999.
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