To help you plan ahead, here are business events schedule on Long Island for the week beginning May 16, 2011.
LONG ISLAND JOB FAIR | Melville
Job seekers have an opportunity meet with employers, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., free, coasttocoastcareerfairs.com, 866-838-5111, ext. 1.
CIO CONFERENCE | Melville
“Prioritizing with the CIO Stars, Key IT Initiatives of Long Island’s Top CIOs,” presented by the Association of Information Technology Professionals, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Huntington Hilton Hotel, 598 Broadhollow Rd., $45 in advance, $55 at the door, $25 full time students, register, aitp-li.org, 631-864-0271.
NAWBO MEETING | Huntington
The National Association of Women Business Owners Long Island Chapter meets, “How to Take Your Business to the Next Level,” registration begins at 7:30 a.m., 8-9:30 a.m., Golden Coach Diner, 350 W. Jericho Tpke., $15 includes breakfast, reserve, 516-240-8058.
CHAPTER MEETING | Hempstead
Society of Financial Service Professionals Nassau County meet with guest speakers discuss the particulars to a buy / sell agreement, featuring guest speakers Walter J. Gumersell and Steven Patrizio, 8:30 a.m., in the David S. Mack University Club, Hofstra University, Hempstead Turnpike, $30, $35 at the door without reservations, register, 516-804-0104.
IABC MAY LUNCHEON | Westbury
Monthly luncheon hosted by the Long Island chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Viana Hotel & Spa, 3998 Brush Hollow Rd., $50, $25 students, iabc-li.com, 516-334-3434.
SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP | Stony Brook
“Avoiding and Resolving Business Disputes,” 8:30-11 a.m., Stony Brook Small Business Development Center, Research and Development Park Building 17, register, free, 631-632-9837.
BUSINESS WORKSHOP | Wyandanch
Core Four Business Planning Course for new and small business owners, 6-9 p.m., First Church of Wyandanch Ministries, 85 Parkway Blvd., free, register, 631-471-1215, ext. 111.
GROWING YOUR BUSINESS | Shoreham
Business workshop to assist anyone who runs or desires to run a small business, presented by SCORE, 6:30 p.m., North Shore Library, 250 Rte. 25A, free, register, 631-828-1452.
MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS | Dix Hills
Do market research and track your results, 7 p.m., Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., free, register, 631-421-4530.
AMITYVILLE SCHOOL-BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP MEETING | Amityville
Meeting will focus on job search skills, breakfast and networking followed by discussion groups, held in the library, register, 7:45 a.m.,Amityville Memorial High School, 250 Merrick Rd., www.amityvilleschools.org/schools/highschool.asp. 631-598-6555.
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