Events of interest to the Philadelphia-area business community.
To have your event included, e-mail Ron Vellozzi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Events should be open to the public. They should be free of charge unless sponsored by nonprofit organizations.
Nonprofits' events should have fees of less than $100. Please include all of the following information: event description, sponsoring organization, date, location, time, plus a phone number.
The BOSS Group
"Creative Connects" monthly networking event. Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant, 4120 Main St.; 610-668-3456 or
. 5:30-8 p.m.
*FREE* Center City Proprietors Association and Temple University School of Tourism & Hospitality Management "Setting New Trends in Philadelphia: Growth & Productivity," with Gary C. Kelly, chief executive officer and vice chairman, Southwest Airlines. The Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St., 51st fl.; 215-545-7766 or email@example.com. Reservations required. 5:30 p.m.
*FREE* Skills Assessment workshop. Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Skyline Rm., 4th fl. 215-686-5436. 6-8 p.m.
business networking meeting for all guests looking to grow their business. Brickside Grille, Eagleview Town Center, 540 Wellington Sq., Exton; 484-713-5350. 11:31 a.m.-1:01 p.m.
North Penn Young Professionals Networking hosted by Houlihan's, 750 Upper State Rd., North Wales; 215-362-9200 or www.northpenn.org. $10. 5-7 p.m.
National Association of Women Business Owners - South Jersey Chapter "Preparing for the Unexpected: Illness & Event Planning," panel discussion. Double Tree Hotel, 515 Fellowship Rd., Mt. Laurel; 609-923-5889 or www.nawbosouthjersey.org. Reserve by May 8. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 6-8 p.m.
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
"Emergency Preparedness for Your Business," with former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. Loews Philadelphia, 1200 Market St.; 215-790-3815 or greaterphilachamber.com. Tickets $65-$125. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Chester County Economic Development Council
international business seminar on UCP 600 rule changes. Economic Development Council, 737 constitution Dr., Exton; 610-458-5700. $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. 7:45 a.m. May 16.
Nonprofit Center at La Salle University panel on "Financing Options to Meet Your Nonprofit's Capital and Cash Flow Needs." La Salle Student Union, 1900 W. Olney Ave.; 215-951-1701 or www.lasallenonprofitcenter.org. $77 for members, $85 for nonmembers. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 16.
Association of Corporate Counsel Delaware Valley Chapter CLE meeting. Flaster Greenberg P.C., 1810 Chapel Ave. West, Cherry Hill; 215-295-0729. $25 for members and nonmember in-house counsel, $40 for other guests. 8:30-11 a.m. May 15.
*FREE* Monster Job Fair. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1450 Marlton Pike E., Cherry Hill; 856-428-2300 or monster.com. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 15.
*FREE* Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and EZ Storage business-card exchange. EZ Storage, 351 Red Lion Rd., Huntingdon Valley; 215-938-9343 or RedLion@EzMini.com. Reservations requested. 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 16.