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Our monthly event offerings include a more formal luncheon at the top of the month and a mid-month casual breakfast meet up. Both events provide ample networking and educational opportunities, with top-level speakers brought in from major corporations, along with our very own BCPWN members serving as presenters. We're delighted to also offer complimentary private events to our membership along with special event sip and shops, happy hours and health and wellness outings at local establishments.

See what events are coming up soon - we're looking forward to seeing you.

    

 

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Upcoming events

    • 10/04/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Savini, 168 W Crescent Avenue, Allendale, NJ 07401
    Register

    Tech Talk:The Role of Digital Media Best Practices in Work and in Life with IT Expert & Local Historian, Fred Litt


    "I have 2 Iphones, 3 tablets, 4 external hard drives in my home office...and need them all backed up and speaking to one another." - Client A


    "How can I best use Dropbox to support my small business?" - Client B


    "I have my head in the clouds...about the Cloud -- can you explain it to me?" - Client C


    If your relationship with Information Technology in your career or personal life is reflected by one or all of these above real life client testimonials, the October First Friday Luncheon is the place for you!


    BCPWN is thrilled to welcome Fred Litt of Family Technology Associates, LLC.  In addition to providing technology support for local homes and offices, Fred has used digital technology to preserve and share historic treasures and heartwarming memories of Allendale, NJ through his project, Borough on the Record.


    At this interactive presentation, attendees will learn how to use their current technology to be more productive, to reduce IT frustrations, and to gain more of their most important asset - - time.


    Attendees will be able to ask questions regarding their personal, home, and business technology - and have them addressed by an experienced IT professional who, like them, lives in the area and runs a local business.


    About the Presenter:

    Fred Litt is a longtime Allendale resident, business owner, educator, community volunteer, and digital historian.  He grew up in NYC, graduated Stuyvesant HS and SUNY Albany with BS and MA in Mathematics/Statistics. In 1977, he began career in Investment Research Dept at Goldman, Sachs & Co providing information support to Portfolio Strategists. In 1982, promoted to VP, soon thereafter developed GS&Co's first worldwide research information system. In 1995, left GS&Co to provide IT consulting services to financial firms such as Fidelity Investments. 


    In 1998, Fred left the Wall Street arena to begin a local technology business, Family Technology Associates, to provide affordable IT support to families and local businesses.  He has served as Adjunct Professor at Ramapo College and Bergen Community College, teaching various IT courses.  Within Allendale, he has served as President of Chamber of Commerce (2000-2001), Borough Council (2003-2008), Planning Board (2007) and is currently developing a database to collect and share memories from Allendale's history called Borough On The Record, now available on Facebook @BoroughonTheRecord.


    1955 photo of Allendale Chamber of Commerce Dinner and Dance at Savini (formerly Pat Job's Crescent Terrace Inn), courtesy of Fred Litt, Borough On The Record, Allendale, NJ


    Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

    • 10/15/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
    • Tom Sawyer Diner, 98 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ
    Register
    Make Your Travel TRANSFORMATIONAL - Renew, Reenergize, Reset


    Did you know that the Fall is a great time to start planning your Spring/Summer getaway? Travel Expert, BCPWN Member, Theresa Jackson of Enlightened Journeys Travel will present ways to use travel to truly get away and reconnect with yourself and what is important to you.


    Theresa will speak about how to go beyond  run-of-the -mill travel destinations and how to use travel to disconnect to reconnect -- and how travel can truly be transformative and restorative.



    She'll provide 3 Takeaways that include:

    • How to think about travel "beyond the beach."
    • What you SHOULD be incorporating into your travels to make it work for you.
    • What does it mean to "travel to transform."

      Breakfast is included with your event registration. Your choice of:

      Fruit Cup
      1/2 Melon
      Pancakes
      French Toast
      Waffle
      Oatmeal
      Cereal with Bananas
      Toasted Bagel: With butter or cream cheese
      2 Eggs with Toast and a choice of Sausage, Bacon, or Taylor Ham
      All include coffee, tea and fruit juice

      Member Registration Fee:
      $20.00 to pre-register & onsite registration (Member Perk!)

      Non-Members Registration Fee:
      $30.00 Pre-Registration
      $35.00 Day of Registration

      BCPWN members interested in providing a brief informative talk about your business at the roundtable meetings should contact Mary Adams, mary@eventgrp.com. 


      Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

      • 10/24/2019
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern, 1 E. Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
      Register


      BCPWN Fall Event: After-Work Meet Up

      at Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern

      Due to the tremendous response to our after-work soiree held in Spring, we're thrilled to offer BCPWN members and friends another opportunity to join together for a Fall Happy Hour at Ho-Ho-Kus Inn.

      Join us for a relaxed after-work meet up and be sure to bring some business cards (and even a friend or colleague!) Admission is Complimentary. Drinks and food will be charged upon consumption --  as an added bonus, Thursday is Ladies' Night at Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, with drink specials available!

      Kindly RSVP to let us know how many attendees we'll have and can hold enough space at the bar.

      **We will be meeting in the Tavern area of the Inn**

      Learn more about the rich history of the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern here.








      • 11/01/2019
      • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
      • Savini, 168 W Crescent Avenue, Allendale, NJ 07401
      Register

      The Power of Partnership:
      How Internal and External Synergies Can Bring Energy and Life to Your Company or Product


      Join Jennifer Madden Schuck, Corporate Communications Leader for NY Waterway -- the largest privately owned commuter ferry company in the country -- for a presentation on how to inspire staff through collaboration and raise awareness about your brand through community partnerships. 

      This presentation will touch on the power of social media, and effective strategies for impactful internal and external communications on the corporate level that can be adapted for businesses of all sizes.

      In her work with NY Waterway, Jennifer shapes the internal and external communication messaging, that expresses the company’s values, for the transportation service which carries over 32,000 passengers a day between New Jersey and New York City. As the company spokesperson, Jennifer represents the organization in television and radio interviews. She is also the writer, producer and appears in company commercials that air on broadcast television and internet marketing campaigns.

      The company employs close to 400 employees which Jennifer helps keep connected as the editor of the bi-monthly newsletter, Ferry People. She also produces and hosts a customer video newsletter, Ferry Minute. In addition, Jennifer, helps promote community partnerships with local businesses and events through Facebook Live posts.

      About the Presenter:
      Jennifer Madden Schuck joined NY Waterway following an 18-year career as a broadcast journalist. She started working professionally on-air while a junior in college for one of the first hyper-local news channels in the region owned at the time by Time Warner Cable. She then spent nearly a decade at NY 1 News located in Manhattan. Jennifer has covered everything from breaking news to live election night and special event coverage; as well as NFL and NHL Championship games to red carpet events and lifestyle reports. Jennifer also appeared on WNBC New York, as well as many local radio stations, as a traffic reporter.


      Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

      • 11/19/2019
      • 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
      • Tom Sawyer Diner, 98 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ
      Register
        Fall Networking Roundtable


      Due to the popularity of our Summer Networking Roundtable, coupled with the feedback we've received from our BCPWN Programs survey, we're delighted to be infusing more networking-focused events into our monthly programming. 

      Join us for our Fall Networking Roundtable Take 3 Business Breakfast, where attendees are encouraged to bring 3 of their best business tips with them to share with the group. The November breakfast will be a roundtable format, with emphasis on relaxed networking, dialogue and inspired conversation, as we share our tips with one another.  

      Bring your business cards and your 3 best business tips with you to this November Take 3 Business Breakfast!

      Some Suggested Business Tips Topics to Bring to the Breakfast:

      -Top 3 Productivity Tools

      -Top 3 Ways to Use Social Media to Promote Your Business

      -Best Career Advice You've Received from a Mentor, Colleague or Friend

      -Top 3 Ways for Effective Lead Generation



      Breakfast is included with your event registration. Your choice of:

      Fruit Cup
      1/2 Melon
      Pancakes
      French Toast
      Waffle
      Oatmeal
      Cereal with Bananas
      Toasted Bagel: With butter or cream cheese
      2 Eggs with Toast and a choice of Sausage, Bacon, or Taylor Ham
      All include coffee, tea and fruit juice

      Member Registration Fee:
      $20.00 to pre-register & onsite registration (Member Perk!)

      Non-Members Registration Fee:
      $30.00 Pre-Registration
      $35.00 Day of Registration

      BCPWN members interested in providing a brief informative talk about your business at the roundtable meetings should contact Mary Adams, mary@eventgrp.com. 


      Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

      • 12/12/2019
      • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
      • Latour Restaurant, 6 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
      • 43
      Register

      BCPWN Holiday Luncheon:

      December 12, 2019

      12n - 3pm


         
           

      This year, enjoy a three course meal at Latour, A French-American Grill* in Ridgewood, NJ -- just steps away from the train station. This event is BYOB, so please bring a bottle for sharing with your table.

      Registration is now Open

      We will again feature the annual "Giving Book" of member offers that will be presented during the luncheon and throughout the year.


      You must be a paid ticket holder, member in good standing and present at luncheon to be included in this book and to sponsor the luncheon.


      Don't wait to register; seating is limited!


      This is a fantastic opportunity to expand your inner circle while closing the year out with friends and colleagues.

        Member Price: $55.00

      Non-Member Price: $70.00

      Sponsor (Members Only): $175 - Only 8 Spots Available!

      Luncheon Sponsorship Details:

      Eight spots are available for BCPWN members to sponsor the luncheon itself.  As part of this sponsorship price, your event ticket is included and you will be highlighted in a dedicated email to the 1,000+ BCPWN community in December, complete with your photo and 100-150 word entry about your business - AND BONUS SOCIAL MEDIA PROMO!

      Your membership must be active.

      You must be present at luncheon on 12/12.

      Once paid and confirmed, please email your photo and content to Mary Adams, Mary@eventgrp.com no later than November 1st.


      Introducing the 2020 BCPWN Corporate Sponsorship:

      Show your year-round support of BCPWN through a Corporate Sponsorship at a very special member rate. Your membership must be active, and you do not need to be present at luncheon to activate. Click here to get full details and pricing.

      **METER PARKING AVAILABLE IN AND AROUND RIDGEWOOD TRAIN STATION PARKING LOT.  Event is BYOB -- please bring a bottle for sharing.**

      Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

                                                                                                                
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