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Suffolk Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club to Feature Stony Brook Incubators and Business Assistance Programs

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A number of special events will be held by the Suffolk Suffolk Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club.

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Tuesday, September 17th at 7 PM: County Executive Steve Bellone announced that the Suffolk County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club will feature Anil Dhundale, PhD, Executive Director of the Long Island High Technology Incubator (LIHTI) and Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP). Dr. Dhundale has responsibility for LIHTI, a Stony Brook University (SBU) business incubator, and works with Dave Hamilton in CEBIP. Anil will give an overview of the economic development programs at Stony Brook and a preview of the new START-UP NY program: http://www.governor.ny.gov/2013-startupny/startupny The meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 17th from 7-9 p.m.,Media Room of the H. Lee Dennison Building 100 Veterans Highway, Hauppauge 11788.

The Suffolk County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club continues to grow, with nearly 2,400 people coming through the doors since its inception. Each month there is a speaker and time for inventors to mix with business people, attorneys and those who would like to start their own business. The Club is a meeting place for inventors with patents pending, individuals who have sold inventions, and those who have great ideas but do not know where to start.

There is no charge and no registration is required to attend the meetings, though a valid ID is needed at the door. For more information, call (631) 853-4805 or e-mail: lisaann.broughton@suffolkcountyny.gov.

 

Other Events:

FREE Core Four® Business Planning Course

Courtesy of Business Services Unit and CDCLI

Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center
725 Veterans Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11787

September 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Core Four® Business Planning Course for new and small business owners sets entrepreneurs on the path to success. This course will provide fundamental planning concepts and tools to help ensure the success of business launches and expansions. Here are just a few of the helpful concepts you will learn by enrolling in this course: Success

Must pre-register and commit to ALL four classes

Call SC Business Services Unit 631-853-6549 or CDCLI at 631-471-1215 x111 and reserve your seat today!


Franchising: Making the Right Choice

Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 
9:30am

IS FRANCHISING FOR YOU?

Kensington Company representative Stuart Levenberg will present franchising opportunity and successful franchise career development information.

IF...

  • You are in a career transition or considering one
  • You want the freedom and control of owning your own business
  • You are looking for financial security and independence
  • You have always dreamed of owning your own business

You will...

  • Learn how to find a franchise that is right for YOU
  • Learn how to safely explore franchises and conduct your research
  • Learn how to finance your business
  • Have any questions you have about franchising addressed

See any of our counselors, or phone (631) 853-6600 today to reserve your spot! Plan to arrive early.

Space is Limited - Must be pre-registered


HIA-LI's 19th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala Luncheon

September 12, 2013 at 11 a.m.

Presenting the Best Long Island Companies; HIA-LI's 19th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala Luncheon being held on September 12, 2013.

Hear from Long Island's Most Successful Businesses while meeting over 400 Top Decision Makers

For more info contact HIA-LI at (631) 543-5355, or go to http://www.hia-li.org/


How to Obtain a Patent

Smithtown Library - Main Building
Meeting Room B 1 
North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11788

September 16th at 7 p.m.

The Smithtown Library Patent and Trademark Resource Center will present: How to Obtain a Patent.

Is your invention patentable? What is a patentability search? Join us as intellectual property attorneys from Sorell, Lenna and Schmidt, LLP discuss the basics of protecting your invention with a patent.

Call 265-2072 x 228 for information and registration.


Ideas to Innovation: Strategic Innovation & Technology in New York City Transit

Long Island Forum for Technology
510 Grumman Road West
Lecture Hall
Bethpage, NY 11714

September 18 at 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Long Island Forum for Technology - LIFT - presents: "Ideas to Innovation: Strategic Innovation & Technology in New York City Transit"

Thomas Lamb, Chief of Innovation & Technology at Office of the President, New York City Transit

RSVP Directly to: Long Island Forum for Technology (LIFT), 631-846-2731, or email: llawlor@lift.org


Starting Your Own Business

Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 
9:30am

Why not explore your dream of owning a small business?

A representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business and become a small business owner. See any of our counselors, or phone (631) 853-6600 today to reserve your spot! Plan to arrive early.

Space is Limited - Must be pre-registered