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Tuesday

Business groups

• BNI Executive Marketing Team, breakfast meeting, 6:45-8:30 a.m., Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St.,Williamsville. Information, 818-2526 or www.bniemt.com.

• Pro-Net Professional Networking Group meeting, 8 a.m.; 8:30, Wednesday and Thursday, Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 350 Essjay Road, Suite 200, Williamsville. Reservations, 632-6905.

Executive Taking Action Forum, Life Coach Roundtable, a leadership and personal development networking group, 7 p.m., Holiday Inn Buffalo Airport, 4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Reservations, 202-8423.

Wednesday

Business groups

• The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, morning business exchange networking group meeting, 8 a.m., Olive Tree Restaurant, 5240 Broadway, Lancaster. Call 681-9755.

• The Parachute Group, a networking group for individuals in career/job transition, 10 a.m., Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst. Call 276-1777.

• Kiwanis Club of Buffalo, 12:10 PM, Holiday Inn Downtown, 620 Delaware Ave. Program: Compeer’s VET2VET. To make reservations, call 854-4034 or visit www.buffalokiwanisclub.com.

• Working for Downtown, Buffalo Walks Tour, 5:30 p.m., Central Terminal, 495 Paderewski Drive. Registration, 5 p.m. Cost: Free members; $10 nonmembers. Please wear comfortable shoes. Required reservations, ddimatteo@mtb.com or workingfordowntown.org. Information, 854-2314.

Seminars and classes

• The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center workshops for local business owners, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, Room, 234, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. Free. Topic: Business Organizational Forms: Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, LLC’s, Corporations. Registration, 210-2515 or email sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu; information www.niagarasbdc.org.

Thursday

Business groups

• BNI Platinum, networking meeting, 6:45 a.m., Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. Information, 864-0478.

• BNI Pinnacle, networking meeting, 6:45-8:30 a.m., Transit Valley Country Club, 8920 Transit Road, East Amherst. Reservations, (585) 704-4383.

• BNI Signature, networking meeting, 6:45-8:30 a.m., K of C Banquet Facility, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Information 886-1257, Ext. 201.

• The WNY Business Alliance, business-to-business networking meeting, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Millennium Hotel and Resort, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Call 310-3235.

• The Western New York Business Network Group for professionals, 7:45 a.m., Comfort Inn, 1 Flint Road, Amherst. Information, 553-8883.

• Rotary Club of Buffalo, 1 p.m., Cradle Beach, 8038 Old Lakeshore Road, Angola. Program: Sunshine Day. 854-3397.

Seminars and classes

• The Buffalo District Office of the Small Business Administration and its partners, “Leading vs. Managing Your Small Business,” 6-7:30 p.m., Buffalo Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo. Registration: http://events.sba.gov or Greg Lindberg, 551-4301 Ext. 303 or gregory.lindberg@sba.gov.

Friday

Business groups

• BNI Enterprise, networking meeting, 6:45-8:30 a.m., Fairdale Banquet Center, 672 Wehrle Drive, Amherst. Information, 316-2302.

• BNI Circle of Excellence, networking meeting, 6:45-9 a.m., Milo’s Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. Call 408-2525.

July 16

Business groups

• The Buffalo District Office of the Small Business Administration and its partners, Women’s Business Center Festival, Juggling Success: Get Connected, Start Collaborating, Feel Supported 4-7 p.m., Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., Buffalo. No charge to attend. Registration information, 888-8280, or www.canisius.edu/wbc, wbcinfo@canisius.edu

• The Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours, a monthly networking event, 5-7 p.m., MassMutual, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst. Free to Amherst Chamber members. Information or reservations www.amherst.org/event/100502 or 632-6905.

Seminars and classes

• The Buffalo District Office of the Small Business Administration and its partners, HUBZone Program: Eligibility and Application, 10 a.m.-noon, Niagara Center, Room 423, 4th floor, 130 South Elmwood Ave. Registration information: 551-4301 or gregory.lindberg@sba.gov.

July 17

Seminars and classes

• SCORE, the SBA and the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, “Starting and Managing Your Business,” a prebusiness and startup planning workshop, designed for those in business or interested in learning how to start a business, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Buffalo Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Cost, $30; veterans, free with proper ID. Workbook, $15. To make required reservations, visit www.BuffaloNiagara.Score.Org.

• The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center workshops for local business owners, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, Room, 234, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. Free. Topic: Financing Sources and Business Plan Development. Registration 210-2515 or email sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu; information www.niagarasbdc.org.