Events of interest to the Philadelphia-area business community.

To have your event included, e-mail Ron Vellozzi at 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.


*FREE* Exton LeTip 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 $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 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 Tickets $65-$125. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Week of May 14

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 $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 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 Reservations requested. 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 16.

*FREE* Bucks County Women's Business Forum "How to Set Fees and Create Value in Creative Business." The James-Lorah House, 132 North Main St., Doylestown; 267-241-9267 or 7:30-9 p.m. May 16.