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Guilderland Chamber Calendar

2014 Events

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1 - The Small Business Albany Showcase - Presented by Darcy Knapp, Chairman. 7:00am-5:00pm. The Holiday Inn Express & Conference Center 400 Old Loudon Road (Rt 9 & Rt 9R), Latham, NY 12110. Business Expo, Social Media Conference & Job Fair. Networking Breakfast 7am-9am
Marketing, Business & Social Media Seminars starting at 8am. Door Prizes all day. Free Admission. Exhibitor & Seminar Space Available, Register at Download the Exhibiter Form (PDF) here.

1 - The 8th Annual Ladies Night Out! Sponsored By CDPHP, Crossgates Mall, Bouchey and Clarke, Tabak and Kiosse Law, Edward Jones-Lisa Pett and Pictures with Personality Joan Heffler! 5:30pm to 8pm. Treviso-Italian American Club 257 Washington Ave. Ext.  Come enjoy a relaxing night out with vendors ranging from Hair salons, to chiropractors, dentists, make up, massage therapists and more! Enjoy refreshments, raffles and giveaways. Great for a girls night out! Cost is free to attend and everyone is invited. ! RSVP so we can get a count for the food. 456-6611 or Spononsered by Guilderland Medical Imaging.

3 - First Friday Business Breakfast-Apple for Business!  7:30 am registration, 8:00 am presentation. Holiday Inn Express, 1442 Western Ave. Michael Seinberg of Seinberg & Son Macintosh Consultants will talk about how to use Apple for business and if it's the right choice for your needs. $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Register online here - $5 for members; $10 non-members.

4 - The 8th Annual Souped Up on Guilderland! At the YMCA Adventure Camp off of Route 155. Sponsored By NBT Bank, Price Chopper, Heritage Village, Stewarts Shops, Tri-City Rentals, T.M. Byxbee Co. CPAs, NY, P.C., The Times Union. This community wide event features a Soup Contest featuring the area’s finest restaurants! Categories that the public will vote on include Best Soup, Best Chilli, Best Stew, Best Vegetarian, and Most Unique. In addition to the soup contest, the event also features an antique car show. The region’s most fantastic cars, trucks, hot rods, customs, motorcycles, and classics will be on display and visitors will vote for the best set of wheels. Vendors from local businesses will also be on hand showcasing their items and services! This event runs from 10am to 2pm with the Soup portion opening at 11am. $5 for admission to the soup and vendors and car show attendance is free! For more information take a look at Sponsored by Pioneer Bank &

14 - Sole Proprietor/Small Business Group meeting! 830am. Chamber offices 2050 Western Ave., Suite 201. Do you work all by yourself? Or with just one other person? Need someone to bounce ideas off of, or get suggestions from? Or just vent about how something is working or not working for you? We have the support you need right here! Stop by our small business group meeting and you can meet some new people and also enjoy a relaxing, accepting atmosphere while gaining valuable insights in this mastermind group. Free! Not a member of the chamber? Not a problem. Feel free to try out one meeting before you join. Please RSVP (for space reasons) to Erika at or call 456-6611.

15 - 6:30 pm reception, 7 - 8 program. Mark Grimm will give a FREE presentation on his public speaking book at the Guilderland Library. He will use video, be interactive and discuss the latest in dynamic speaking. You're invited. Feel free to bring friends! The library is located at 2228 Western Ave. , Guilderland.

22 - 6-8 pm, Notre Dame Bishop Gibbons School, 2600 Albany St., Schenectady. We urge you to come and see all the opportunity Notre Dame - Bishop Gibbons School has to offer. Meet with administration and teachers, tour our facility and review our curriculum. For more information about ND-BG visit our web site at Also, attendThe Golden Gallop walk for Catholic School Education. Students from Notre Dame - Bishop Gibbons School will be raising money for Catholic School Education. The Gallop will take place October 10, 9 am- noon.

23 - Business After hours at NBT Bank. 5:30-7:00 pm. 5 New Karner Rd. Come by and mix with us as we also celebrate NBT Bank's 10-year anniversary in Guilderland. $10 for members, $20 not yet members.  Register online here - $10 for members. $20 for not yet members.

23 - Turn Stumbling Blocks into Building Blocks 8am-10am. Best Western Sovereign. 1228 Western Ave., Albany. As a business owner do you struggle with the balance of working at what you love to do versus the continuous needs of running and growing your business? You're not alone. This program will introduce you to solutions to this dilemma through the Nine Domains Approach. $50 per person when you register by October 17th or $55 at the door. Space is limited. To register please click here.

23 - Deeper Understanding of Ourselves and Others- 6:30pm-8:30pm, 6:15pm Check in. Best Western Sovereign. 1228 Western Ave., Albany.Participants will learn the basic theory of the Enneagram and practical applications for both personal growth and interpersonal relationships.$45 per person or $30 when registering for 2 or more together. ($50/$35 after October 17th). Seating is limited. Register here.


7 - Get Linkedin or Left behind with Dr. Tom Denham of Careers in Transition. 730am registration. 8am presentation. Holiday Inn express at 1442 Western Avenue. Every 12 days, 1 million people join LinkedIn.  It is your electronic resume, rolodex and your Club of Professionals.  LinkedIn can help you learn about and reach out to clients, partners and employers.  You may be saying to yourself, “I have LinkedIn, but I don’t really do much with it.”  LI is an enormously powerful tool for establishing your brand, enhancing your visibility, building credibility and managing your career.  Having a static and dull profile is not the online reputation you want to project.  If you are not levering LI, it's guaranteed your competition is.  This seminar will demonstrate the features of LI and how to use it as your professional Internet image.  If you are serious about building your business, you must be serious about LinkedIn.  Register online here: $5 members, $10 non members.

21 - Speednetworking With The Capital District & Upstate NY professionals group! 7:30am check-in and networking and 8am we start! Crossgates Mall food court (Upper Level by the Standard).  Come meet at least 15 people all before a days worth of work without an awkward setting. This fast paced structured networking event is great for the person on the shyer side or for someone who doe not have time to attend regular networking events! Register online here: $5 per person.


4 - Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Holiday Celebration With the Capital District & Upstate NY Professionals group!  530pm to 7pm At the Albany Country Club, 300 Wormer Rd. Join us as we celebrate the season with these two dynamic organizations and relax in a festive atmosphere in one of the premier country clubs in our area. We hope you can join us! Both members and non members welcome! Register online here - $10 for members of both organizations$20 for non-members.

5 - First Friday Business Breakfast-Build Your Marketing Toolkit: A framework for small businesses and organizations. Presented by Eric Bunaes of Constant Contact. 730am Registration, 8am presentation. The Holiday Inn Express 1442 Western Ave. Register online here $5.


6 - Bus Trip to New York City! Cosponsored with the Gulderland Public Library. The buss leaves the Library parking lot at 8:00 am for Midtown. The return trip departs New York City at 7:00 pm sharp. $45 per person. More details here. Proceeds go to helping underwrite Library programs. Register online here for this date. $45 per person.

Registration deadline is October 24!

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*Please note that reservations are mandatory at all Guilderland Chamber events. If we know will be attending, we will be better able to serve YOU!

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