Here are business events scheduled for the week beginning Oct. 3, 2011.
MARKETING SEMINAR | Patchogue
“Competing With the Big Boxes (And Little Boxes) Without Going Broke,” for retailers, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., PRMG Education and Training Center, 156 N. Ocean Ave., $25 in advance, $35 at door, theprmg.com, 631-207-1057.
DECISION WOMEN | Stony Brook
Women’s networking event featuring wine and cheese, 6-8:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 3131 Nesconset Hwy., reserve, free, 631-804-2256.
QUICKBOOKS | Dix Hills
For small business owners, 7 p.m., Half Hollow Hills Community Library Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., free, must register, hhhlibrary.org, 631-421-4530, ext. 321.
TRANSITION NETWORK | Plainview
“Connect Now” meeting for women 50 and older, meet new friends, seek new connections, resources and opportunities, 6-8 p.m., Somerset Gardens Assisted Living, 150 Sunnyside Blvd., free, reserve, 516-221-2287.
BUSINESS TALK | Westbury
Author Sandy Schussel discusses no-cost and low-cost ways to grow a business in the current economy and signs copies of his book, “Become a Client Magnet: 27 Strategies to Boost Your Client Attraction Factor,” 6-7:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 1575 Privado Rd., free admission, fee for book, 516-338-4888.
LECTURE | Bethpage
“Trends in Electronic Packaging,” 7-9 p.m., in the Great Room, Briarcliffe College-Bethpage, 1055 Stewart Ave., free, 516-378-0979.
RESUMES THAT WORK | Patchogue
Learn how to develop an accomplishment-based resume to help land a job, 7 p.m., Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., free, register, pmlib.org, 631-654-4700.
THE JOB SEARCH | Hempstead
“When to Follow Up With Employers,” learn the benefits or disadvantages of typed thank-you letters versus quick email notes, along with other topics, 3-4 p.m., Hempstead Library, 115 Nichols Ct., free, register, 516-481-6990.
SEMINAR | Patchogue
“Getting Started With Reputation Management,” lunch served, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., PRMG Education and Training Center, 156 N. Ocean Ave., $15 advance, $25 at door, theprmg.com. 631-207-1057.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR | Riverhead
Learn about financing for small businesses, 10 a.m.-noon, Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., free, 516-922-8100.
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