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Tuesday

Professional groups

• The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Sunrise Seminar series 8-9 a.m., Hospice Buffalo Education Center, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. Topic: Ongoing Crisis Communication–Planning, Managing, and Responding. Registration, 7:45 a.m. or www.prsabuffaloniagara.org or 879-0942.

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.

Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Branding and Marketing Committee meeting, 1 p.m., ECIDA, 143 Genesee. Confirmations 856-6525, Ext. 136.

Clarence Chamber of Commerce, After Hours Business Blender, 5:30-7 p.m., Clarence Center Coffee Co. & Cafe, 9475 Clarence Center at Goodrich Roads, Clarence Center. Speaker: NYS Senator Michael Ranzenhofer. Reservations 631-3888.

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

Buffalo Business Networking Event, 7:30-9 a.m., US Itek, 1016 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. Registration eventbrite.com.

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

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

• 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.

• WNY Science Congress, business meeting, 6-8 p.m., Wagon Wheel Dr, East Amherst. Topic: Mission and By-laws. Information and confirmations jpmartin@wnysc.org.

Seminars and classes

•The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency (NCIDA), in conjunction with The Niagara County Center for Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Niagara USA Chamber, Town of Niagara IDA and Town of Lockport IDA, free business workshop to assist all current and prospective businesses in Niagara County, 9:30-11 a.m., Somerset Town Hall, 8700 Haight Road, Barker.

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.

• Rotary Club of Buffalo, noon, Buffalo River Mutual Park, 41 Hamburg St. Program: Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, Jill Jedlicka, executive director. 854-3397 or jmcclive@buffalorotary.org.

Canisius College Center for Development, Summer Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m., 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst. Experience one of four free 30-minute classes including the Mini MBA, Quatra Sales Force Training, Project Management and the Professional Leadership Series. Information 888-8490 or cpdinfo@canisius.edu.

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.

Saturday

Business groups

Communify: Buffalo, Show How event, 6-9 p.m., 64 Gallery, Amherst St. Cost $10; $8 with canned good. The event features small business owners, skilled tradesmen/women and community organizations who will demonstrate basic repairs, skills or activities in their field. Information www.facebook.com/groups/communify.

Aug. 27

Professional groups

• The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Sunrise Seminar series 8-9 a.m., Hospice Buffalo Education Center, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. AP Style Refresher Course. Registration, 7:45 a.m. or www.prsabuffaloniagara.org or 879-0942.

Business groups

Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Branding and Marketing Committee meeting, 1 p.m., ECIDA, 143 Genesee. Confirmations 856-6525, Ext. 136.

• Buffalo Urban Development Corp. board of directors meeting, noon, ECIDA/BUDC Offices, 143 Genesee St. Reservations 856-6525, Ext. 136.