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Business calendar for the week of May 2

Tuesday

Business Group

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

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

Professional Group

Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals May Meeting: 5 p.m. Tuesday. Keynote speaker Buffalo developer Mark Croce. Features cash bar, dinner, Q&A and presentation. Buffalo Chophouse, 282 Franklin St. 842-6900. $30-$40.

Seminars and Classes

UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Open House: 8 a.m. Tuesday. Learn more about the Core program and speak with program alumni. Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Free breakfast session for leaders of established businesses.

Wednesday

Business Group

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

Amherst Chamber “ProNet” Professional Networking Group Meeting: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Suite 150, Amherst. amherst.org.

Amherst Chamber of Commerce Ireland Trip Informational: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Informational meeting regarding the discounted trip to Ireland. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Amherst. amherst.org.

Professional Group

May Mixer: BNC Welcomes Spring: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Buffalo Niagara Chapter of WNY Women’s networking event. The Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. 632-9556. protocolrestaurant.com. $30 for BNC members and $35 for guests.

Seminars and Classes

WBC Presents WIN Niagara: 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Educational networking series for women in business and women business owners in Niagara County (5 sessions). Women’s Business Center at Canisius College, 2365 Main St. $150.

Thursday

Business Group

BNI Pinnacle networking meeting: 6:30 a.m. Thursday. Reservations: 677-9400. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst. 810-9489.

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

BNI Signature Networking Meeting: 7 a.m. Thursday. Grow your business today. BNI Signature Meeting, 950 Union Road, West Seneca.

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

ECIDA Policy Committee Meeting: 8:30 a.m. Thursday. ECIDA, 95 Perry St. ecidany.com.

Seminars and Classes

7-Eleven Franchise Seminar: 6 p.m. Thursday. Free seminar for entrepreneurs interested in opportunities with the convenience retailer. 7-Eleven Buffalo Market Office, 755 Dick Road, Cheektowaga. franchise.7-Eleven.com. Free and open to the public.

Friday

Business Group

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

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

Professional Group

BNI Meeting — Enterprise Chapter: 7 a.m. Friday. One person per specialty allowed in each chapter. Visit website for more information. Aloft Hotel, 4291 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. BNIenterprise.org.

May 11

Seminars and Classes

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

Financial Planning Association of Western New York: Noon next Wednesday. Educational Luncheon: Canadian Tax Concerns, presented by Richard Halinda Esq. The Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. 632-9556. $25. Free for first time potential members.