Here are business events scheduled on Long Island for the week beginning Aug. 29, 2011.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | Hempstead
Business workshop “The Business Plan,” presented by Lights Links to Business Solutions Llc, beginning of a two-month series, light brunch served, 10-noon, Antioch Citadel of Hope, 107 James LL Burrell Ave., free, llbusinesssolutions.com, 347-869-0735.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS | Hauppauge
Institute for Financial Education hosts “The Changing World of Employee Benefits: Cost Shifting from Employer to Employee,” 8-9:30 a.m., Hauppauge Palace Diner, 525 Smithtown Bypass, reservations required, free breakfast included, theife.org, 631-979-6169.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST | Great Neck
Breakfast meeting of Great Nexpectations BNI, 7-8:30 a.m., Seven Seas Diner, 607 Northern Blvd., 516-986-1884.
NETWORKING GROUP | Patchogue
LeTip Moriches Chapter, breakfast networking, 7-8:30 a.m., Island Grill Diner, 140 Hospital Rd., first two breakfasts free, 631-261-4200.
PROFESSIONAL NETWORK | Smithtown
The BNI chapter meets 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Millennium Diner, 156 E. Main St., breakfast fee, confirmed guests free, 516-658-9425.
HOW TO CLOSE THE DEAL | Woodbury
National Conference of CPA Practitioners Nassau / Suffolk Chapter, hosts “You Wanted to Become an Accountant, Not a Salesman!” 8-10 a.m. (registration begins at 7:45), On Parade Diner, 7980 Jericho Tpke., $35, two CPE credits, nccpap.org/local-events, 516-997-9500.
BUSINESS LUNCH ALLIANCE | Lake Grove
Weekly business meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lake Grove Diner, 2211 Nesconset Hwy., guests are free, bni-li.com, 516-584-1595.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST | Freeport
South Shore Networking Group meets, 8-9:30 a.m., Imperial Diner, 63 W. Merrick Rd., 516-867-5851.
BNI MEETS | Woodbury
Long Island business professionals welcome, 7-8:30 a.m., On Parade Diner, 7980 Jericho Tpke., (3 / 4 mile east of Route 135), meeting is free, free breakfast for first-time guests, bring business cards, 516-921-5041.
WOMEN ON THE MOVE | Lake Grove
“How to Charge What You’re Worth and Get It,” learn how to set your fees and price your programs so you can make more money, worry less and do what you do best, which is serve your clients, 6:30-9:30 p.m., John Harvard’s Brew House, 2093 Smith Haven Plaza, $40, womenonthemovieli.com.
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