2016


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 24 - Starting a New Website, Beth Bronfman and Kevin Downey, View.


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.


April 27 - 200th Show Special with MCC President Jessica Walker.

May 4 - Myths About Tax Deductions: What You Can Legally Write-Off, Anil Melwani, 212 Tax & Accounting Services.

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.


2015


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.



2014


December 17 - Creating Healthier Indoor Environments, Terrence Harding and Kelley Vick, Allergy & Asthma Friendly Real Estate.


December 10 - Print is Not Dead, It's Just More Colorful, Lani Doktori and Nancy Shenker, Colorfast.


December 3 - Gaining Power in Negotiations, Martin Finkle, Scotwork.


November 26 - Executive Coaching for Business Owners,  Dr. Chole Carmichael, Carmichael Psychology.  (11:00 AM Broadcast)


November 19 - The Evolving Face of PR, Alan Winnikoff, Sayles & Winnikoff Communications.


November 12 - Breaking Through the Clutter of Mass Advertising, Don Winter, EMG Media Group.


November 5 - "Mission Continues," in Honor of Veterans' Day, Yasin Jackson, Mission Continues Squad Leader and Fellow, MCC


October 29 - Accounting and Tax Issues for NYC Startups, Anil Melwani, 212 Tax and Accounting Services.


October 22 - What is Primary Medical Care for the Homebound Elderly?, Jomarie Zeleznik, MD.


October 15 - Creating a TV Show to Promote a New Business, Ken Conn, Pentloft Studios, LLC.


October 13 - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Stephany Bonney, American Cancer Society, Eastern Division.


October 1 - Is Your POS System Helping You Increase Sales?, Hiawatha Colbert, Capital Bankcard of New York.


September 24 - Financial Steps to Improve Your Life, Russell Rivera, Voice Wealth Management.

September 10 - The Difference Between Traditional and Holistic/Spiritual Marketing, Andrea Adler, Holistic PR.


September 3 -An Entrepreneur in Every Home, Jimmy Newson, A Billion Entrepreneurs Foundation. (1:00 PM)


August 27 - An Interview with the Author of How to Close More Business in Less Time, Gil Effron, The Growth Team.


August 20 - Accent Reduction/Neutralization: Achieving Clear, Confident Speech, Caroline Latterman, Linguistic Consulting.


August 13 -  LinkedIn for Sales and Marketing, Sandra Clayton, Yellowdot.


August 6 - An Interview with the Author of Success! As Employee or Entrepreneur, Bruce Hurwitz, Hurwitz Strategic Staffing.


July 30 - Cord Blood Banking, Melissa DeLise, StemCyte.


July 23 - Passion, Personality and Marketing, Heather Markel, Bullbuster Cafe.


July 16 - A Saleswoman's Odyssey:  From the Late 60s to Today, Arlene Ciccone, Pinnacle Promotions.


July 9 -  Best Practices for Boosting Audience Engagement on Social Media, Liza Horan, Media Moxie.


July 2 - Finding a Client with Your Phone: Trends in the Freelance Economy, Alex Albin and Scott Annan, Liquid Talent.


June 25 - Using Recycling as a Sustainability Model, Jacob Smith, Sac Holdings, Inc.


June 18 - The Wellness Lifestyle, Mindy Solkin, The Running Center.


June 11 - MARKETING WEEK NYC


June 4 - Foreign Bank Accounts, Income and Taxes, Anil Melwani, 212 Tax and Accounting Services.


May 28 - MCC Member Cooperation:  New Jersey Bikeshare, Laura Bucko, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, and Tom Glendening, E3Think.


May 21 - The Art of Customer Engagement, Renee Azoulay, Ventura Associates International, LLC.



May 7 - From Windows XP to Windows 8.1: Changes, Differences, Trends, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti Technologies.


April 30 - Time Management, Adriana Cara, Life Coach.


April 23 - Water Week, Tom Glendening, E3Think.


April 9 -  How to Tell Your Story Like a Journalist, Steve and Margie Holt, re:Write.


April 2 - A Unique Franchising Business Model, Adie Horowitz, Licenders.


March 26 - How to Make Your Business Accessible for People with Disabilities, Nancy Miller and Michael Cush, VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired.


March 19 - Payment Card Industries and the Target Breach, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti Technologies.


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.


February 12 - The Importance of Using Design to Make a Great First Impression, Elizabeth Kiehner, Thornberg & Forester.

February 5 - Cloud-Based Phone Services, Scott Seltzer, ConnectMe.


January 30 - Nancy Ploeger: A Celebration of 20 Years of Service to the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.


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.


2013


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.


2012


December 19 - The EB-5 Green Card Exchange, Ann Kayman, CEO, The New York Grant Company.

December 12 - 2012 Tax Preparation and Planning, Anil Melwani, CPA, President, Armel Tax & Accounting Services.

December 5 - EVs: Where Are You Joe Schumpeter? Tom Glendening, E3Think; Willem Houck, ParkPod.

November 28 - Table Manners, Angela Marie Franco, The Table Manners Coach.

November 21 - The City and Invention: Past, Present and Future, Tom Glendening, E3Think; and Maria Aiolova, Terreform ONE.

November 14 - Post-Sandy Restoration: What Businesses Need to Know, Panel of Experts.

November 7 - Veterans' Day - Creating International Business Opportunities, Dr. Gregory Cotton, Cotton7Global Enterprises, 23-Year Veteran, United States Army.

October 24 - Getting Noticed by the Media, Mark Macias, MaciasPR.

October 17 - Intellectual Property Rights, Ronald I. Paltrowitz, Interim Chair and General Counsel, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; Principal, Law Offices of Ronald I. Paltrowitz.

October 10 - Introduction to Franchising, Michael Einbinder, Partner, Einbinder & Dunn, LLP.

October 3 - Employment and Recidivism, Mindy Tarlow, CEO, Center for Employment Opportunities.

September 26 - Creating a Mobile Strategy with Apps, Jimmy Newson, CEO, MobileMarket Apps.com.

September 19 - Bikeshare in New York City, Tom Glendening, E3Think.

September 12 - Print vs. Electronic Media, Maralyn Dolan, President, Integrated Printing & Graphics, Inc.

September 5 - New York City's Hospitality Industry, Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, New York City Hospitality Alliance.

August 29 - Women and Entrepreneurship, Ann Kayman, CEO, The New York Grant Company.

August 22 - Paid Sick Days, Collen Molter, President, QED National, and Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, New York City Hospitality Alliance.

August 15 - Customer Acquisition, Rohit Sood, Founder and Co-President, InAJiffy.com.

August 8 - Small Business and "Clean Tech," Ann Kayman, CEO, The New York Grant Company.

August 1 - 21st Century Advertising, Beth Bronfman, Managing Partner and Kevin Downey, Creative Partner, View.

July 25 - Clean Energy and Transportation, Tom Glendening, Founder, Inventropolis.

July 18 - New York City's Tourism Industry, Claudia Toback, Cititrek Tour & Guide Services.

July 11 - Trends in IT Staffing, Colleen Molter, President, QED National.



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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