January 6 - Why Everything You’ve Learned About Eating Right May Be Wrong, Janet Rogers, Living Well Balanced.
January 13 - Holistic Natural Therapies: Treating and Preventing Disease, Christopher Trahan, Olympus Center.
January 20 - Things Every Business Should Do to Protect Their Intellectual Property, Marc Misthal, Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, PC.
January 27 - Walking in Manhattan: Proper Footwear, Proper Foot Care, Robert Schwartz, Eneslow Pedorthic Enterprises, Inc.
February 3 - Go Brand Yourself: Five Secrets to Making Your Business Attractive to New Customers, John Tantillo, Branding and Marketing Group, Inc.
February 10 - Why Business Continuity? Michael Chaly, Chaly Business Resiliency.
February 17 - Executive Stress Management, Karyn Gunnet-Shoval, Ph.D., The Gunnet-Shoval Group.
March 2 - Is Manhattan Growing? Statistics and Insights to Our Business Community, Ann Kayman, New York Grant Company.
March 9 - The Changing Landscape of Manhattan Housing, Maureen Schreyer, Oliver Kinross.
March 30 - Alternative Investing: Exploring Your Options as a Wise Investor, Brisciel Rey, Jakob Pek Fund.
March 31 - Lead Generation and Targeting Your Ideal Clients, Oguz Konar, Massive Action Consulting and Marketing.
April 6 - Living Young: Preserving Your Youth, Deborah Farkash, Living Well Inside and Outside.
April 13 - What Can IP Law Do for Your Small or Medium Sized Business? A Primer in IP Law, Thorsten Schmidt, Schmidt LLC Attorneys at Law.
April 20 - Get Connected: The Power of Referrals Part I, Ann Kayman, New York Grant Company.
May 11 - Credit Card Processing (Retail and E-commerce), Alexander Mirvis, Phoenix Merchant Services.
May 18 - Employees as Part of Your Brand: Brand Builders or Detractors? Claire Rosenzweig, Better Business Bureau.
May 25 - Diversity in Business and Economic Development, Ann Kayman, New York Grant Company.
June 1 - Social Media Marketing, Alan Winnikoff, Sayles & Winnikoff Communications.
June 8 - How Good Design Improves Marketing, Robbi Muir, Muir Design, Inc.
June 15 - Social Security Strategies, Noal Goldfarb, National Financial Network.
June 16 - Ransomware, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti Technologies.
June 29 - Surfing the Changing Tide of Commercial Real Estate, Ann Kayman, New York Grant Company.
July 13 - The Current State of Young Entrepreneurship in the United States, Alejandro Estrella, Wax Seal Marketing.
July 20 - Managing Your Social Media Presence, Brian Rauer, Better Business Bureau.
July 27 - Financing Your Business: What You Need to Know, Michael J. Crooke, Wells Fargo.
August 3 - River Cruising, Frank Bastone, Pinnacle Trips.
August 10 - Alternate Sources of Funding, Isaac Rodriguez, The Provident Loan Society of New York.
August 17 - A Marketing Strategy to Build an Iconic Brand, Nicholas Appice, Manhattan Mini Storage.
August 24 - Spanish Language and Immigration in the US, Asdrubal Hernandez, Sudaquia Group, LLC.
August 31 - How LinkedIn Can Help Small Businesses, Bruce Segall, Marketing Sense.
September 7 - Life Planning for a Loved One With a Disability, Zeke Zimmerman, Special Needs Family Planning.
September 14 - Get Connected: The Power of Referrals Part II, Ann Kayman, New York Grant Company.
September 21 - Timely Project Management in a Mobile World, Rachel Batish, ZUZNOW.
September 28 - Risk Management: Business Continuity, Cyber Security, Privacy and More, Brian Rauer, Better Business Bureau.
October 5 - Managing Stress Without Food, Barbara Schwartz, Accu Weight-Loss "The Bead Diet."
October 19 - Millennials, Ann Kayman, New York Grant Company.
October 26 - Creating a Personal Brand, Desiree' Kinney, MassMutual New Jersey-NYC.
November 2 - Cause Marketing: Bringing Businesses and Charities Together, Luana Lewis, Better Business Bureau.
November 9 - Veterans' Day Special, Deborah Pawlowski, KEI Advisors LLC.
November 16 - Year End Tax Planning, Anil Melwani, 212 Tax & Accounting Services.
November 30 - Audience Development and Strategic Partnership Marketing, Monica Hammond, Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, Inc.
December 7 - The Misuse of the Notary Public Office and Fraudulent Documents, Dina Elardo, Notary Public Central, Inc.
December 14 - An Indian Immigrant's Success Story, Tirlok Malik, Apple Productions/NRI TV Film Club.
December 16 - The Hidden Side of Fashion, Isabel Varela, Izabel Varela, Inc.
December 9 - Polish - American Trade, Sabina Klimek, Consulate General of Poland in New York City.
December 2 - What it Takes to Make Your Millennial Employees Happy, Shoko Sekiguchi, Ampleen, LLC.
November 25 - Plan NYC: 80% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050, Jason Kliwinski, Green Building Center.
November 20 - Data Security, Brian Rauer, The Better Business Bureau.
November 11 - Veterans' Day Special: The Importance of Veterans Receiving a College Degree, Robert Allen.
November 4 - In-Home Care for an Aging Population, Amanda Regueiro, Comfort Keepers.
October 28 - Maximize Your Media Relations Success, Janet Falk, Falk Communications and Research.
October 21 - The Future of Work, Alex Abelin and Scott Annan, LiquidTalent.
October 14 - Preventive Health Care, Dr. Gabriel Nadel, Everest Chiropractic.
October 10 - Creative Disruption in the Meeting Place Industry, Ron Shah, Bizly.
September 30 - Turning Buyers into Lifelong Clients, Ben Macklowe, Macklowe Gallery.
September 9 - The Power of Practice: Building Systems for Success, Jen Slaw, JenSlawSpeaks.com.
September 2 - Health and Goal Setting, Alexander Mazza, Team Alex Massa Health Coaching.
August 25 - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Accounting and Taxes, Richard Levychin, KBL, LLC.
August 19 - The Impact on Business of Deregulation: The Case of Energy, Susan Mazonson, Viridian Energy.
August 12 - Customer Service, Claire Rosenzweig, The Better Business Bureau.
July 29 - Three Common Misconceptions Families Have About Eldercare Options, Joanna Leefer, ElderCareGiving.
July 22 - How to Use PR and Strategic Communications to Build Your Business, Lauren Banyar Reich, LBR PR.
July 15 - Hearing Loss and the Connection to Chronic Health Ailments, Dr. Craig Kasper, New York Hearing Doctors.
July 8 - Stress: It Can Kill You! Dr. Janet Rogers, Living Well Balanced.
July 1 - How to Use Solar Energy to Stay Mobile and Active, Nagwa Awad, Dawan Global.
June 24 - Grow Your Business by Marketing to New Neighbors, Elizabeth Kim, Welcomemat Services NYC.
June 17 - Resolving Municipal Violations, Martin B. Torre, RA AIA, Martin B. Torre Architecture and Planning, LLC.
June 10 - Dealing with Tax Audits and Other IRS Issues, Anil Melwani, 212 Tax and Accounting Services.
June 3 - Retail's Lost Future: Manhattan Taxes, Rents, Requirements and the Internet, Nancy Ploeger, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, and Robert Schwartz, Eneslow Pedorthic Enterprises, Inc.
May 27 - Storytelling for Leaders: The Science and Power of Business Stories, Christopher Kogler, NarrativeIQ.
May 20 - Cyber Security, Chris Moschovitis, TMG-eMedia.
May 13 - Advertising Pitfalls, Brian Rauer, The Better Business Bureau.
May 6 - The US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement, Rose Sager, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
April 29 - Women in Technology, Anna Murray, TMG-eMedia.
April 22 - Do Health and Wellness Practices Improve Your Bottom Line?, Henry Cross, Hosh Kids.
April 15 - How to Brand Your Business, Faith Kinslow, True Identity Branding.
April 8 - Running for Public Office, Ken Bibiraj, Chairman, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce/Associate Broker, Morgan Barrington
April 1- Bridging the Gap Between Strategy and Implementation, Bec Morse, Bec Morse Consulting.
March 25 - What's New in Technology and How to Simplify Staying Current, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti Technologies.
March 18 - Helping the Underserved Become Contributing Members of Society, Anne Bonfiglio, Partnership for Student Advancement.
March 11 - Getting Your Message Across to Clients and Coworkers,Ted Rabinowitz, WorldPoint Communications.
March 4 - Financial Balance, Noal Goldfarb, National Financial Network, LLC.
February 25 - Online Marketing for Small Businesses, Oguz Konar, Massive Action Consulting and Marketing.
February 18 - Television: Business's Newly Accessible Direct Marketing Channel, Angela Marie Franco, AMF Direct.
February 11 - Reputation Management, Claire Rosenzweig, The Better Business Bureau.
February 4 - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti Technologies.
January 28 - Navigating the Manhattan Real Estate Market, Shelley Lindauer, Keller Williams NYC Realty.
January 21 - 3 Ways To Invest For Your Future Today, Brisciel Rey, Jakob Pek Fund.
January 14 - Steps to Improve the Value of Your Home, Florence Sommer, Real Estate Agent.
January 7 - Want a Strong Brand? You Have to Have a Powerful Story, Alan Siege, Small Business Management Consulting.
March 12 - Local Businesses and Online Marketing, Michele Waldman, Max Your Media.
March 5 - The State of Customer Service, Christopher Duffy, The CDH Group, Inc.
February 26 - Internet Protocol Television, Jon Gilbert, EnovativeTV, Inc.
February 19 - Productivity, Jeanne Omlor, Business Coach.
January 29 - The Advantage of Paying a Professional Service to Care for Your Pet, Susan Farina, Luxury Leash.
January 22 - Why Diets Don't Work, Ruth Gantman, Nurtured by Nature.
January 15 - Preparing to File 2013 Taxes, Anil Melwani, 212 Tax and Accounting Services.
January 8 - It's All About the Content, Stacey Cohen, Co-Communications, Inc.
December 18 - Protecting Your On-Line Reputation, Ruggy Joesten, Yelp.
December 11 - Urban Innovation Revisited, Tom Glendening, E3Think.
December 4 - Cause Marketing, Sarah Harris, Impact.
November 20 - Developing Excellence in Customer Service, Michael Wolff, EisnerAmper.
November 13 - Lowering Energy Usage, Phil Fram, Quadlogic.
November 6 - Effective Business Development, Michael Wolff, EisnerAmper.
October 30 - Affordable and Sustainable Home Ownership, Nora Maria Diaz-BretherTon and Marlene Pratt, Casa Latina.
October 23 - Search Engine Marketing and Optimization for Small Business, Justin Croxton, Que Commerce.
October 21 (9:00 AM) - Learn About Franchises, Alan Goldberg, Fran-Link Franchise Advisory Group.
October 16 - Savings from Energy Efficiency with No Up-Front Costs, Barry Korn, Barrett Capital Corporation.
October 9 - The Impact of Wellness Programs on a Company's Bottom Line, Gary Klencheski, Fitcorp Private Fitness Centers.
October 4 (9:00 AM) - Young Professionals and Networking, Anthony Carro and Dan Griesmeyer, MCC Young Professionals Committee Co-Chairs.
October 2 - Building a Brand Called You, Michael Wolff, EisnerAmper.
September 25 - Breaking the Cookie-Cutter Marketing Concept, Heather Markel, BullBuster Cafe®
September 18 - Sustainable Construction Revisited, Robert Politzer, Greenstreet Construction and Consulting.
September 11 - In Commemoration of 9/11, Eddie Gindi, Century 21, and Nancy Ploeger, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
September 4 - Work for Success, Alphonso David, New York State Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights.
August 27 - Accounting and Tax Issues for the Hospitality Industry, Anil Melwani, Armel Tax and Accounting Services.
August 21 - Successful Billion Dollar High-Risk International Projects, Gregory Cotton, Cotton7 Global Enterprises.
August 14 - Using Internet Radio to Grow Your Business, Melanie Gass, CenterPoint Solution.
August 7 - Golf: A Forum for Building Business Relationships, Joan Cavanaugh, Boardroom Golf.
July 31 - The Integrated Design Build Process, Jason Kliwinski, Designs for Life; and Robert Politzer, GreenStreet Construction and Consulting.
July 24 - The New York Healthcare Exchange, Maria Okon, The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
July 17 - Innovation in Marketing, Advertising and the Digital World, Joseph Perello, Catch New York.
July 10 -Building a Culture of Exceptional Service, Gil Effron and Rick Raymond, The Growth Team.
July 3 - Customer Retention, Robert Schwartz, Eneslow Pedorthic Enterprises, Inc.
June 26 - Growing Your Business with E-mail and Social Media, Wendi Caplan-Carroll, Constant Contact.
June 19 - Legal and Tax Issues Facing Small Businesses, Sebastian Weiss, Attorney-at-Law.
June 12 - Business Development and Matching, Yasushi Sasaki, Two Rivers Associates.
June 5 - Unlicensed New York City Tour Guides, Claudia Tobak, Cititrek.
May 29 - The Benefits of Hiring Differently-Abled Employees,Nancy Miller, VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Janice Rimler, All Hands in Motion Professional Sign Language Interpreters, LLC.
May 22 - Volunteerism,Gil Effron, Strategies for Growth, and Bill Bergman, Office Depot.
May 15 - Second Avenue Subway Construction and Small Businesses, Kathryn Campbell, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; Robert Schwartz, Eneslow Pedorthic Enterprises, Inc.; and Nancy Ploeger, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
May 8 - Marketing a Legendary International Brand,Mark Neiman, The Copacabana.
May 1 - Green Finance Revisited, Ann Kayman, NYG Green Partners, LLC.
April 24 - Growing a Business Faster and Smarter, Evan Horowitz, Evan Horowitz Advising.
April 17 - Building a Culture of Dynamic Communication, Gil Effron, Strategies for Growth, and Rick Raymond, The Family Business Leader™.
April 10 - The Business of Climate Change, Ann Kayman, NYG Green Partners, LLC and Tom Glendening, E3Think.
April 3 - Family Businesses, Rick Raymond, The Family Business Leader™.
March 27 - The Unique Technology Requirements for Retail Businesses, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti Technologies.
March 20 - On-Line Advertisng, Andre Archimbaud, ReachLocal.
January 23 - Health Insurance Considerations for Small Businesses, Mark Kessler, HealthPass New York.
January 16 - Integrity within the Coaching Profession, Mark Hofmaier, Certified Professional Coach.
January 9 - Bikeshare Disrupted? Tom Glendening, E3Think and Ryan Rzepecki, Social Bicycles.
June 6 - The 4th Annual Asian American Empowerment Conference, Ramon Gil, Founder and President, Asian-American Entrepreneurs Network.
May 30 - Communication and Connection Among Teams and the Dynamic of Turning Work Into Play, Tommy Galan, The Peoples Improv Theater.
May 23 - The Benefits of An Advisory Board - Peggy McHale and Sandi Webster, Consultant 2 Go®.
May 16 - Insights into Technology - Robert Patterson, Business Development Manager, Progressive Computing.
May 9 - Organizing for Productivity - Stephanie Shalofsky, Organizing Consultant and Founder of The Organizing Zone.
May 2 - Veterans Starting Businesses - Jon Quinn, Founder, Quinn Essential Fitness and keynote speaker at the Chamber's May 22 Symposium, Veterans: Do You Want to Start Your Own Business?
April 25 – Reducing Energy Consumption and Costs – David F. Bomke, Board Member and Vice President of Diversity, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; Executive Director, New York Energy Consumers Council. (www.nyecc.com)
April 18 – Small Business Technologies – Melanie Gass, Chair, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee and Business Referral Group One; President, CenterPoint Solution.
April 11 – Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses - Gil Effron, Board Member and Chair, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Program; President and CEO of Strategies for Growth and author of, How to Give Your Business an Extreme Marketing Makeover.
April 4 – The Work of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce & Legal Considerations When Starting a Business - Ronald I. Paltrowitz, Interim Chair and General Counsel, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; Principal, Law Offices of Ronald I. Paltrowitz.
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