Welcome to SCWBEC, a resource for women owned businesses and professionals. SCWBEC is a not-for-profit 501 (C) 3 with more than 1,000 members. SCWBEC is supported through fundraising events and sponsorships. Members receive a monthly newsletter and have many opportunities to promote their business through sponsorships, networking and membership meetings. Our Mission is to provide women with tools to compete effectively for contracts with government and local municipalities (towns, villages, hospitals and educational institutions) and other corporations and to engage in other profitable business activities. Read more.
Meeting Location: H. Lee Dennison Bldg. Address: 100 Veterans' Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY
PROGRAM & WORKSHOP: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
8:00 am - 9:15 am Networking & SCWBEC Business
9:15 am - 10:00 amHow to Make the Most of Your Trade Show
Presented by: John Hill, CEO/Founder, JAH & Associates
Learn how to optimize your opportunity to get clients at your trade show. The focus is on the areas where more companies fail, the Pre-Show, Show and Post Show follow up. Since only one out of every seven companies that do trade shows are successful, we will show you what is necessary for you to be that one successful company.
10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. FREE WORKSHOP
Securing Your Small Business From Identity Theft Presented by: Tobi Innerfield of Quality Shredding
Target & Home Depot may hog the headlines but information theft is a real problem for small businesses too. Join Tobi Innerfield as she goes step by step through the risks to your business and what you can do about it, Tobi will cover:
The 5 Step process the FTC recommends for every small business
What HIPAA, HiTech & FACTA say about shredding & who is enforcing these laws
How to safely dispose of old computer equipment
Educating your staff & customers
How to turn these steps into a marketing advantage
About Tobi: Tobi is a member of the NAID (National Assoc. for Information Destruction) and the Long Island chapter of IFMA, the International Facility Management Association. Quality Shredding is WBENC certified as a WBE/WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business).
Attendance for this workshop is Free, but you must RSVP your attendance firstname.lastname@example.org
The Suffolk County Women's Business Enterprise Coalition offers Linda Jasper/Sally Ann Slacke Memorial Awards to an eligible woman business owner whose business qualifies. This award is made possible from a portion of the monies raised through SCWBEC events such as the Annual Business Expo and its sponsors. Awards are made twice a year. To apply, please read the following instructions carefully. The application must be completed in full and sent with all the requested supporting documentation.