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Business calendar for week of April 18

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.

BUDC Real Estate Committee Meeting and BBRC Board Meeting: Noon. BUDC Offices, 95 Perry St., fifth floor Conference Room. buffalourbandevelopment.com.

Amherst Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours: 5 p.m. Night of informal, open networking. Free to members and potential members. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Amherst. amherst.org. Free.

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

Seminars and Classes

What’s New with Office 2016: Business Edition Workshop. 8:30 a.m. Free Workshop geared for small business owners. Walden Galleria, 1 Walden Galleria, Cheektowaga. 681-7600. waldengalleria.com. Free.

Survive and Thrive Workshop: Essential for Starting Your Own Business. 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by SUNY Buffalo State’s Small Business Development Center. To register, call 878-4030 or email jonesdd@buffalostate. Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave. $20.

Wednesday

Business Group

AM Business Exchange: 8 a.m. Wednesdays. Informal networking with guest speaker. Forestview Restaurant, 4781 Transit Road, Depew. Free.

Amherst Chamber Professional Networking Group Meeting: 8:30 a.m. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Amherst. amherst.org. Free for members.

Seminars and Classes

WBC Presents WIN Niagara: 11:45 a.m. Educational networking series for women in business and women business owners in Niagara County (five sessions). Women’s Business Center at Canisius College, 2365 Main St. $150.

APICS-Buffalo Chapter Top Management Night Dinner Meeting: 5 p.m. “Critical Issues and Risks Impacting Supply Chains” by John Manzella, President and CEO of World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara. Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. $25-$30.

Thursday

Business Group

BNI Pinnacle Networking Meeting: 6:30 a.m. For reservations, call 677-9400. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

BNI Signature Networking Meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information, call 886-1257, Ext. 201. Holiday Inn (Airport), 4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga.

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

Project Management Institute – Buffalo Chapter: April Breakfast Roundtable – Southtowns. 7:15 a.m. “Nonprofit Project Management and Volunteering – When Demonstrating Value Is Even More Challenging Than Usual.” Christe’s Restaurant, 1056 Union Road, West Seneca. 712-0808.

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

Seminars and Classes

Orchard Park Chamber Lunch and Learn Seminar: Noon. “ABC’s of Interviewing” by Karen Eichner, HR Consultant with Benefit Brokers of Western New York. Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce, 4211 N. Buffalo St., Suite 14, Orchard Park. OrchardParkChamber.org. $10.

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

Friday

Business Group

BNI Circle of Excellence Networking Meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information, call 408-2525. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

BNI Enterprise Networking Meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information, call 465-7056. American Legion George F. Lamm Post, 962 Wehrle Drive, Amherst.

Seminars and Classes

Ken-Ton Chamber Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. Speaker is Michael Caputo, political consultant and radio host. Classic V Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. classicfive.com. $20-$25.

April 25

Seminars and Classes

BNSME April Dinner: 5:15 p.m. Speaker is CEO Douglas Love of Explore and More Children’s Museum. Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Ave.

April 26

Business Group

BUDC Board of Directors Meeting: Noon. BUDC Offices, 95 Perry St., fifth floor conference room. buffalourbandevelopment.com.

Seminars and Classes

Buffalo Chapter of Project Management Institute Monthly Dinner Meeting: 5:30 p.m. Program: Project Leadership by Susanne Madsen. Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst. buffalocomicon.com. pmibuffalo.org. $25-$35.

April 27

Business Group

ECIDA, RDC, ILDC Annual Board of Directors Meeting: 10:45 a.m. ECIDA, 95 Perry St. ecidany.com.

West Seneca Women In Business Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Christe’s Restaurant, 1056 Union Road, West Seneca. 712-0808. $20.

Seminars and Classes

Buffalo Chapter of Project Management Institute Spring Professional Development Day: 7:30 a.m. Program: The Power of Project Leadership. Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst. buffalocomicon.com. pmibuffalo.org. $225-$295.