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Monday

Business groups

Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Policy Committee meeting, 8:30 a.m., ECIDA, 95 Perry St., Suite 403. Reservations 856-6525, Ext. 136.

Buffalo Executives Association, noon-1:15 p.m., Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. Guests welcome. Information Cheryl Samilio Meyer 852-6916.

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.

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

Professional groups

The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers, monthly meeting, 6-8 p.m., Terry Hills Golf Course, 5122 Clinton St., Batavia. Topic: The Business of Safety. Required reservations www.nfasse.org.

Business groups

• The West Seneca Rotary Club, 7:45 a.m., Columns Banquet Center, 2221 Transit Road, Elma. Information www.wsrotary.org.

•The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, morning business exchange networking group meeting, 8 a.m., Hampton Inn and Suites, Buell Road, Cheektowaga. Contact john@wnychamber.com.

• Pro-Net Professional Networking Group meeting, 8:30 a.m., 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 276-1117.

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women, monthly meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., The Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. Topic: Why Career Women Think Differently and Why You Should Too. Guests $35. Registration www.bncwomeninc.org.

The Binational Economic and Tourism Alliance, Global Gateway Export & Finance Series, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Jackson-Triggs Winery, 2145 Regional Road 55, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. No charge for Binational Alliance Members; $35 nonmembers, credit card pre-payment required. Reservations lucas.baldoni@btapartners.com or 261-2001, Ext. 3.

Clarence Chamber of Commerce, Health Insurance Meeting for Sole Proprietors, 6-7 p.m., Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Information 631-3888.

• Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, “Evening on the Greens” Premier Event, 6-9 p.m., Fox Valley Country Club, 6161 Genesee St., Lancaster. Cost: $40 members; $50 future members. Reservations john@wnychamber.com or 681-9755.

Thursday

Business groups

• 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.

Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Tools for Prosperity, 8:30 a.m., Roberts-Wesleyan Buffalo campus, 6500 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. Reservations, 632-6905.

Working For Downtown, Thursday in the City, 5-8 p.m., Papaya, 118 W. Chippewa, Buffalo. Information 854-2314.

World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, 2013 Annual Meeting & Reception, 25th Anniversary Celebration, 5-8 p.m., New Era Cap Company, 160 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. Reservations, 852-7160.

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce, Annual Trick or Treat Mini Golf Challenge, 6-9 p.m., Paddock Golf Dome, 175 Brompton Road., Tonawanda. Cost: $35 golfer; $125 foursome, includes BBQ buffet. Information and reservations, 874-1202 or www.ken-ton.org.

Seminars and classes

• The Leadership Management Council of Medaille College, free Leadership Development Lecture Series, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Medaille College School of Adult and Graduate Education, 30 Wilson Road, Amherst. Topic: Driving Organizational Leadership. Information www.medaille.edu/events or 880-2207.

Facilities Management Expo, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Vendors and seminars. Information and registration www.fmexpo.net or Nancy Boyd

Haley 648-0972.

Buffalo Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA U, Copyright, Patent & Trademark workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Central Meeting Room, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo. Presenter: Lisa Coppola, Partner, Rupp, Baase, Pfalzgraf, Cunningham & Coppola. Required registration events.sba.gov, 551-4301 Ext. 303 or Gregory.Lindberg@sba.gov.

Friday

Professional groups

• The Buffalo Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Topic: Utility Scale Energy Storage Systems, Cost $24. Reservations 689-6689 or jmmoskal@ieee.org

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.

Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, Lunch with Congressman Tom Reed, noon-1:30 p.m., Moon Brook Country Club, 2879 North Main St., Jamestown. Cost: $18, Chamber members; $21, nonmembers. Registration information: www.chautauquachamber.org, 366-6200 or 484-1101.

• Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, “Evening on the Greens” Premier Event, 6-9 p.m., Fox Valley Country Club, 6161 Genesee St., Lancaster. Cost: $40 members; $50 future members. Reservations john@wnychamber.com or 681-9755.

Seminars and classes

The Canisius College Master in Sport Administration Program, Sports Forum, a one-day conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center (Regis North and South), 2001 Main St., Buffalo. Free for Canisius alumni, students and faculty; guests $5. Information, email msa@canisius.edu.

Nov. 12

Professional groups

The Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals, monthly dinner and networking meeting, 5:15 p.m., Rizotto Ristorante, 930 Maple Road, Amherst. Speaker: Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Partnership. Cost: $30 member; $40 guest and late fee. Reservations www.bntp.wildapricot.org/events.

Business groups

The Niagara Falls, New York Chamber of Commerce, Public Forum on the Affordable Care Act, noon-1 p.m., The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, Governor’s Room, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. Reservations, 285-5345.

Seminars and classes

The Small Business Development Center at Niagara County Community College, Intro to QuickBooks workshops, 9 a.m.-noon, NCCC Sanborn campus, Room CA126, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. Registration 8:45. Cost $79. Register 210-2515 or email sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu; information www.niagarasbdc.org.

Nov. 13

Professional groups

• Western New York Venture Association, WNYVA, Buffalo Angels, company presentation forum, 7:30-9 a.m., Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Ave. Registration www.eventbrite.com; Information Jack McGowan or Andrea Mayer at Insyte Consulting 636-3626.

Nov. 14

Seminars and classes

The Small Business Development Center at Niagara County Community College, Mastering Quickbooks - Advanced Quickbooks Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, NCCC Sanborn campus, Room CA126, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. Registration 8:45. Cost $79. Register 210-2515 or email sbdc@niagaracc.suny.edu; information www.niagarasbdc.org.