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    • 08/22/2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Joey B's at Brickstone

    Networking Event

    Please Join Us for A Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking  Event!

    When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017  - 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where:  Joey B's at Brickstone, 1325 Elmwood Ave.

    Who: Open to the public. Registration is required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!, Non-Member - $15 (Register for FREE as "Invited Guest"  - use code jb22).

    Deluxe Appetizers, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    Networking is one of the best ways to grow your business! Increase your prospects and referral opportunities. Come Mingle with your Fellow Chamber Members and Business Associates.
    • 09/07/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    Energy Supply Options - Presented by Daniel Lysiak, Energy Consultant with EnergyMark, LLC

    Below is a summary of the presentation:

    • Our educational seminar on energy supply outlines the savings/benefits from switching from utility default supply to an ESCO.
    • Explains the impact of the Marcellus/Devonian shale plays on the price of natural gas.
    • Outlines the individual cost components making up the “all-in” supply prices consumers see on their bill each month.
    • Provides insight into the electric and natural gas futures markets which show the cost of locking forward fixed pricing.
    • Data on historic variable electric and natural gas pricing.
    • These are NOT sales pitch prices but actual data, not an offer of sale
    • What to look out for and what to avoid in terms of predatory offers made by companies within our industry.
    • Budget control strategies utilized by mid-large sized users that help increase savings.
    Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 8 AM to 9 AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.
    • 09/09/2017
    • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Brighton Twelve Corners
    Business Promotion Opportunities at Brighton Homecoming Celebration!

    Promote your business at our most popular event of the year: The Brighton Community Homecoming Celebration and Parade! Click here to download the event flyer.

    The Brighton Chamber of Commerce has BIG plans for Homecoming this fall. Local businesses and Chamber members will be out in force supporting Brighton High School students, celebrating a tradition of excellent education, cheering the Barons at the football game and, of course, promoting our businesses. There are a number of opportunities for you to promote your business.

    Move your business front-and-center by promoting what you do or sell directly to members of the Brighton Community while you support our community and our students.

    SPACE IS LIMITED. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED! So, don't wait! Register now!

    On Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10:30am until approximately 1:30pm there will be a street party and parade. Elmwood Avenue at 12 Corners will be closed to accommodate the crowd that will gather to enjoy the music and watch the BHS Homecoming parade.

    Get involved with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce and promote your business!

    The Brighton Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a business promotion area and a music tent at the site. This will be the only promotional activities allowed near the parade route.

    Whether you offer a free product sample, donations to a charity, a prize drawing or something even more creative this is your opportunity to build a strong connection with Brightonians at a minimal expense. If you are a food vendor, you will be able to sell food & beverages directly to customers all during the party.

    SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVATIONS TAKEN ON A FIRST COME, FIRST RESERVED BASIS!

    There are many ways to participate!

    1. “Chamber Tent Village" At The Parade Site -  SOLD OUT!

    Promote your business by offering free product samples, promotional giveaways, donations to a charity, a fun drawing. Includes a 10' x 10' tent, 6’ wide table + two folding chairs. $175 per business.

    PLANS ARE FOR TEN TENTS. TENTS WILL SELL OUT FAST! FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

    2. Sponsor The Homecoming Music

    The event features a DJ station at 12 Corners. Recorded music is played from 10:30am until the parade begins at 12:45pm . Your business will be announced & thanked periodically throughout the event. $250 per business.

    3. March In The Homecoming Parade

    This is your chance to literally put your business out in front of the community by actually joining the parade. March in the parade or decorate one car/float to accent your message. Put your staff in the parade! Celebrate! $350 per float, vehicle or section.

    Food Truck Promotion

    Participating food vendors may sell food to customers during the Homecoming festivities. This is the perfect chance for you to promote your food truck! $175 per Food Vendor - SOLD OUT– Vendor must provide food permit

    Register today at https://www.brightonchamber.org/event-2536276.

    • 09/19/2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Record Archive - 33 1/3 Rockwood St.



    Please Join Us for A Special Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking Event!

    When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: Record Archive in The Backroom Lounge, 33 1/3 Rockwood St.


    Featuring music by Singer/songwriter, Teagan Ward.


    Who: Open to the public. Registration is required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!
    Non-Member - $15 (Online payment is required when you register)

    Networking is one of the best ways to grow your business! Increase your prospects and referral opportunities.

    Come Mingle with your Chamber Members and Business Associates for an Evening Of Delicious Hors d'Oeuvres, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    We'll definitely get some business done and we'll have fun doing it! 


    • 10/05/2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 1000 Pittsford-Victor Road | Second Floor | Pittsford, NY 14534


    Networking at HunterRoss

    When: Thursday, October 5 2017 - 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: 1000 Pittsford-Victor Road | Second Floor | Pittsford, NY 14534

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!

    Non-Member - $15 

    Free appetizers, wine, soda, coffee

    Free drawings for a few prizes from local businesses.

    Registrants will have the opportunity to see our workspace and learn about our assessments for selection process optimization, leadership development, sales team improvement, employee training, and employee engagement through The Predictive Index.

    • 10/06/2017
    • 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Joey B's at Brickstone - 1325 Elmwood Avenue


    Our Friday Networking Lunch is a great networking lunch held on the first Friday of every month. It is promoted to all Chamber members and business professionals as a way of networking with new contacts to make business connections.

    Seating is limited. Please register early.


    When: Friday, October 6, 2017  -  11:45AM - 1:15PM

    Where: Joey B's at Brickstone, 1325 Elmwood Avenue

    Who: Open to the public. Registration is required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber member - $15, Non-Member - $18 (Online payment is required when you register)

    Fee includes buffet lunch.
    • 10/10/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    "Decoding Human Behavior: Avoid the Same Hiring Mistakes" - Presented by Nick Ryberg, president at Hunter-Ross

    This presentation will discuss why assessment tools are important for one's selection process, onboarding, and employee development. The current assessment market, how assessments are applied practically, and what to look for when considering using assessment tools and workforce analytics would be examined. Additionally, insight about the most popular four factor assessments on the market would be provided.

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8 AM to 9 AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.
    • 10/17/2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Midtown Athletic Club - 200 E Highland Dr

    Please Join Us for a Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking Event!!


    When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: Midtown Athletic Club, 200 E Highland Dr

    Who: Open to the public. Registration required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber members are FREE!

    Non-Member - $15 (Online payment is required when you register)

    Come Mingle with your Fellow Chamber Members and Business Associates for an Evening of Delicious Hors d'oeuvres, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    We'll definitely get some business done and we'll have fun doing it!

    • 11/08/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    "Growing Your Business" - Presented by William J. Head, CPA and Sean O'Brien, CPA, MBA.

    This seminar is geared towards small businesses that have had success with their product but are looking for ways to improve/grow.

    Topics to be discussed:

    1)     Knowing your opportunity Costs – Ways to determine the value of your time and applying that to the stages or processes of your operation

    2)     Knowing your value Adds

    • Identify what areas in your business you enjoy doing the most (Development, marketing, sales etc.)

    3)      Working off the principles of 1 & 2

    • Identify areas in your business that slow down your ability to do step 2 and estimated the cost (figure determined in step 1 multiplied by the hours it takes to perform that task)
    • What areas in your business might you want to outsource
      • Accounting/Finance, IT Security, Marketing, Invoicing, Payroll etc
      • 1099 vs. W2 employees

    4)     Growth Risks

    • Overextending
      • EG new locations, staffing, overhead
    • Knowing when to grow – For Financial Reasons or Work life balance reasons
    • Mitigating overextending risk
      • Cash Flow Analysis – How healthy are my inflows, outflows and reserves
      • Breakeven analysis – What do I need to do to have this investment payoff (monetarily or work life)
      • Type of employee or independent contract agreements
      • Finding the right employees – Starts Now with networking and looking for individuals with the right fit. 
      • Finding the right Compensation to reward staff/contractors without risking Cash Flow - Setting up a compensation agreement that works within the Cash Flow Model (IE.  Do I pay low salary/high commission) 
    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 8 AM to 9 AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.
    • 11/15/2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Grinnell's Restaurant | 1696 Monroe Avenue


    Please Join Us for A Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking Event!

    When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: Grinnell's Restaurant
    1696 Monroe Avenue
    Rochester, New York  14618

    Open to the public. Registration is required.

    Cost: Brighton Chamber Members - FREE, Non-Members - $15

    Trilogy Fashion Foundry will have a few strolling models and an irresistible raffle item where all $ goes to The Brighton Food Cupboard.

    Networking is one of the best ways to grow your business! Increase your prospects and referral opportunities.

    Come Mingle with your Fellow Chamber Members for an Evening Of Delicious Hors D’Oeuvres, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    We'll definitely get some business done and we'll have fun doing it!

    Sponsor: Spinelli Dental D.D.S, LLP


    Imagine a dental practice that is always on time for your appointment. The atmosphere is relaxed, calming, beautiful and clean. You’re greeted by name with a smile. A practice where the team and doctor put your best interests first, and are not dictated by insurance companies.

    Envision an office where you are treated as a family member, with your comfort our top priority during procedures and all of your questions answered and all fees communicated to you before we start. A place where you don't feel rushed and are given the option of completing all your treatment in one visit to save you time. This is the experience that we strive to create for our patients at Spinelli Dental.

    • 12/06/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    "Practical Cyber Security Tips" - Presented by Michael Clinton, Entre Computer Services.

    • Find out how to keep your organization more secure from Cyber threats.
    • Do the recent Ransonware attacks have you worried?
    • Most malware events are triggered by a user’s actions or their inactions. Learn how to keep your business protected?
    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 8 AM to 9 AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.
    • 01/10/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Legacy at Clover Blossom - 100 McAuley Drive

    "Alternative Financing Options" - Presented by Carlo P. DiPisa, MBA, Sr. Director, iCOMMERCIAL LENDING GROUP, LLC

    As a business owner, What Would you do if your bank said no to your loan request? CPA’s, Attorney’s, Business Consultants/ Owners, Bank Loan Officers, Real Estate Agents, etc., How would you advise your clients? It all begins with understanding your options, saving you Time, Money, & Frustration!

    Would you like to learn how to navigate the complex world of Alternative Financing?
    Come join us and find out more about the following financing options for your business and your clients.
    • - Alternative SBA Lending
    • - Business Term Loans
    • - Commercial Real Estate Financing
    • - Consumer Financing
    • - Secured Business Lines of Credit
    • - Unsecured Business Lines of Credit
    • - Equipment Leasing
    • - Sale Leasebacks
    • - Purchase Order Financing
    • - Accounts Receivable Financing (Factoring)
    • - Hard Money / Bridge Loans
    • - Merchant Cash Advances
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 8am to 9am

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Media Room
    100 McAuley Drive
    Rochester, NY 14610

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members and $15 for non-members.

    Event Underwriter: The Legacy at Clover Blossom.

    The Legacy at Clover Blossom - Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood in the Town of Brighton and moments away from world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier residence for discerning older adults.