DINNER AND NETWORKING | Woodbury
Monthly meeting of the Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women, 6-9 p.m., Fox Hollow, 7755 Jericho Tpke., must register, $65, licenter.org, 631-673-0209.
PUBLIC SPEAKING SEMINAR | Plainview
“How to Market Yourself for Explosive Business Growth,” presented by Erica Prince, 6-8:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton, 333 South Service Rd., $49, theprofessionalspeakersbureau.com, 516-484-2844.
BNI POWER LUNCH | East Meadow
Business networking lunch, noon, Empress Diner, 2490 Hempstead Tpke., register, free, 516-997-9800.
HOLIDAY PARTY | Woodbury
Networking event with hors d’oeuvres, cheeses, fruit and open bar, 6-9 p.m., The Woodlands, 1 Southwoods Rd., $50, must reserve, nawboli.com, 516-240-8058.
BUSINESS FINANCES | Hauppauge
“How to Finance Your Business for Success,” learn about financing unique opportunities to propel growth, financing when rejected by a bank and supplements to existing financial bank financing among other finance based concerns for business, 8-10 a.m., Sandler Sales Training Center Hauppauge, 225 Wireless Blvd., suite 104, must register, $45 includes breakfast, 631-543-5355.
BUSINESS LECTURE | Stony Brook
Guest Speaker Gerry Bodner presents “Understanding Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights,” 8:30-11 a.m., Stony Brook Small Business Development Center, Research and Development Park Building 17, free, must register,
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | Freeport
Forum to assist small businesses, assistance and information provided, hosted by the Freeport-Merrick Rotary, 7-9 p.m., Freeport Library, 144 W. Merrick Rd., free, 516-379-3274.
HOLIDAY PARTY | West Hempstead
Features the Lisa Aberle holiday toy drive, sponsored by The Long Island Breakfast Club, 6 p.m., Pompei Restaurant, 401 Hempstead Ave., $40, pompeiristorante.com, 516-314-8989.
HOLIDAY BREAKFAST | Holbrook
Suffolk County Women Business Enterprise Coalition, bring an unwrapped new toy for a child, and a recycled, wrapped gift to pass on for re-gifting, 8-10 a.m., Holbrook Country Club, Patchogue-Holbrook Road, must register, $29 in advance, $35 at door, scwbec.org. 631-724-6794.
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