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Business calendar: Feb. 8-13

Monday

Business Group

• Cocktails and Connections Networking Party: 5:30 p.m. Hosted by BNSME. North American Breweries, 50 Fountain Plaza. $15 members, $20 nonmembers.

Tuesday

Business Group

• BNI Professionals networking meeting: 6:30 a.m. Call 523-6429 for information. Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 2402 North Forest Road, Amherst.

• BNI Executive Marketing Team breakfast meeting. 6:45 a.m. For information: bniemt.com or 818-2526. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

• Coffee Connections Event: Emerging Business Leaders - The Young Professional Division of the Amherst Chamber. 8 a.m. “The Power of No” presented by Rebecca Joy Lesniak of Buffalo Wellness Center. Squire on Main, 4548 Main St., Amherst. 839-3663. squireonmain.com. Free to members.

• BUDC Downtown Committee Meeting: Noon. Buffalo City Hall, 65 Niagara Square. 851-4200.

• BUDC Real Estate Committee Meeting and BBRC Board Meeting: Noon. Buffalo Urban Development Corp., 95 Perry St., Suite 404. buffalourbandevelopment.com.

• Buffalo Chapter of Project Management Institute: Annual meeting and networking event. 5:30 p.m. Buffalo Chapter of Project Management Institute. pmibuffalo.org. Buffalo RiverWorks, 333 Ganson St. 749-2267. $25-$30.

• Buffalo Investors and Exchangers Meeting: 6:45 p.m. “How Landlords Can Protect Themselves from Nightmare Tenants” presented by Attorney Robert Friedman. Millennium Airport Buffalo, 2040 Walden Ave. Free.

• Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors Meeting: 7 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 21 South Grove St., East Aurora.

Seminars and Classes

• ATD Buffalo Niagara: Positive Psychology and Tips for Training and Development by Nancy Lynch. 7:30 a.m. Canisius Center for Professional Development, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst. canisiuscpd.com. $25-$35.

Wednesday

Business Group

• Amherst Chamber of Commerce Professional Networking Group: 8:30 a.m. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Suite 150, Amherst. amherst.org. Free to chamber members.

• Financial Planning Association of Western New York Educational Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Topic: The Value of a College Degree with CFP CE. The Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. 632-9556. $25.

• NAWBO Dinner: “Mindset First” by Nancy Rizzo. 5:30 p.m. Rizotto Ristorante, 930 Maple Road, Amherst. 204-4455. $35-$40.

Seminars and Classes

• Financial Planning Association of Western New York: “Is It Time to Give Up on Active Management?” by Alex Gurevich from Manning and Napier Advisors. Noon. Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. $25 nonmembers.

Thursday

Business Group

• BNI Pinnacle networking meeting: 6:30 a.m. Reservations: 677-9400. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

• BNI Signature networking meeting: 6:45 a.m. Information: 886-1257, Ext. 201. Holiday Inn (Airport), 4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga.

• BNI Signature Networking meeting: 7 a.m. “Grow Your Business Today.” West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, Southgate Plaza, 950 Union Road, West Seneca.

• Business-to-Business Networking meeting: 7:30 a.m. Hosted by the Western New York Business Alliance. Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

• Orchard Park Chamber’s Business Connections: 8 a.m. Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce, 4295 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park. 662-3366. OrchardParkChamber.org.

• Amherst Chamber of Commerce Professional Networking Group: 8:30 a.m. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Suite 150, Amherst. amherst.org. Free to members

• Public Relations Society of America Buffalo Niagara Chapter. 8:30 a.m. Networking event. Spot Coffee, 5530 Main St., Amherst. Free.

• Niagara Frontier Subcontractors Association Membership Meeting: 7:30 a.m. Presentation by Sinatra & Company. Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, 2402 North Forest Road, Amherst.

Seminars and Classes

• Entrepreneurship in the Arts at Buffalo State: 5:45 p.m. Five workshops for creating and operating an arts enterprise. SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Rockwell Hall. sbdc.buffalostate.edu. $75-$150.

Friday

Business Group

• BNI Circle of Excellence networking meeting: 6:45 a.m. Information: 408-2525. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

• BNI Enterprise networking meeting: 6:45 a.m. Information: 465-7056. American Legion George F. Lamm Post, 962 Wehrle Drive, Amherst.

• Amherst Chamber of Commerce Toastmaster’s Club: 7:45 a.m. KeyBank, 3920 Main St. Free to Chamber members.

Saturday

Seminars and Classes

• Free Tax Preparation Services at UB: 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tax preparation by UB School of Management IRS-certified accounting students. UB South Campus, 110 Allen Hall, University at Buffalo South Campus. buffalo.edu. Free.

Feb. 17

Professional Groups

• ISM-Buffalo (Institute for Supply Management) and APICS-Buffalo Chapter Joint Professional Development: Dinner meeting. 5 p.m. Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. $15-$35.

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