The Best NYC Startup & Corporate Events for April

Spring is here and it's the best time of year in New York. Now is the time to get out and enjoy as many events as possible. Learn as much as you can while networking and meeting new friends. It might be easy to pass on an event during winter because you want to stay inside and work hard while avoiding the bitterly cold weather but those excuses are no longer valid. Get out and enjoy the best corporate events New York has to offer this April. 

 

APRIL 4TH

NY'S BIGGEST TECH STARTUP, BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING MIXER

Whether you are just starting out in the world of business or are working on business number one-hundred, the New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Network's goal is to help you get potential partners, investors, funding and most importantly more clients.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/nys-biggest-tech-startup-business-entrepreneur-professional-networking-mixer-tickets-22512537606?aff=ebrowse

APRIL 5TH

WOMEN TECHMAKERS 2016

In honor of International Women's Day, Google Developer Group is hosting a Women Techmakers event in the Bronx Innovation Lab. This is a joint event with Bronx Tech Meetup. 

Talks and Q&A panels with Google Experts, IBM Professionals, Entrepreneurs, and College Students who started their careers in the Bronx. 

More importantly, it is a great way to make connections that will serve to drive new collaborations and conversations. They are collaborating on this event with BronxTech to bring the Bronx together.

The theme of the event is "The Path to Success"

http://www.meetup.com/GDG-Bronx/events/229444082/

APRIL 7TH

PEOPLEFRONT

PeopleFront is an engaging forum that brings together experts from advertising, media, technology, and analytics to discuss the future of the marketing ecosystem. Specifically focused on the evolution of TV advertising, and how the path forward will be driven by people, outcomes, and ROI.

http://www.peoplefront.tv/

APRIL 7TH-10TH

BE.INNOVATIVE SYMPOSIUM

This annual event connects the tech, creative, and academic communities in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle. Highlights of the 2016 symposium include panels on the theme of “Innovation for All,” practical discussions geared toward job searchers, and a hackathon focused on local sustainability challenges. 

http://beinbrooklyn.org/symposium/

APRIL 8TH 

NYC STARTUP JOB FAIR

The NYC Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best New York-based startups. The event is largely run by volunteers looking to foster a thriving startup community and to raise awareness about startup jobs in NYC. The Startup Job Fair connects top talent, qualified students and recent graduates with exciting and innovative startups. The Startup Job Fair has been running successfully for years providing NYC startups and job seekers a way to connect physically and solidify strong hires quickly. 

http://nyc.startupjobfair.org/

APRIL 11TH

IF CONFERENCE

Come together with successful founders and gifted technologists for a full day of incredible talks and info-sharing sessions. Learn from insiders about the expanding Japanese startup ecosystem, and listen to Japanese entrepreneurs share insights and learnings from bringing their businesses to the US. Brought to you by Japan NYC Startups, New York City’s community of entrepreneurs and technologists in the Japanese startup scene.

http://ifconference.com/

APRIL 12TH-13TH 

THE 2ND ANNUAL STRATEGIC HR CONFERENCE 

In a global marketplace in which key talent is scarce and an essential asset for success, HR leaders play a pivotal role to ensure that organizations attract,keep and develop human capital. The second annual Strategic HR Conference, shaped by the Conference Board’s independent, objective and world-renowned research in both economic and human capital trends. Interact with senior-level HR peers representing leading organizations to network, discuss key HR issues and get new insights and action plans to promote positive change.

https://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2755

APRIL 12TH-13TH

REALSHARE NET LEASE

The 14th RealShare Net Lease conference will bring together the industry's most influential and knowledgeable real estate executives from across the net lease sector. As evidenced by the yearly increase in attendance, RealShare's highly productive conferences remain unrivaled in the industry by combining an unequaled information platform with an unparalleled networking opportunity.

https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/154349

APRIL 13TH

FAIRY TALE FASHION

Fairy Tale Fashion is a unique and imaginative exhibition that examines fairy tales through the lens of high fashion. Organized by MFIT associate curator Colleen Hill, it features more than 80 objects in dramatic, fantasy-like settings, including extraordinary 21st-century fashions by designers such as Alexander McQueen and Rodarte.

http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/events/

APRIL 14TH 

THE MARKETING PLAN - AT THE INTERSECTION OF VISION & STRATEGY

In the fast-paced world of pursuits and promotion, it is hard to slow down and focus on implementing, let alone develop your firm’s marketing plan. Hear their panelists discuss their firms’ philosophy of marketing planning. What are the essential elements of their plans? How have their plans changed since the recession? What role does market research play when updating a plan? How do they track success and what happens when a strategy fails? Learn the strategies they use to get buy-in and results. 

http://smpsny.org/events/

APRIL 14-17TH

NEW YORK TRAVEL FESTIVAL

The New York Travel Festival brings together tech-savvy, immersive travelers of all stripes: industry, consumers, and media. 
A series of events for those whose lives are touched by travel: members of the travel industry, travel media, lifelong travelers, long-term travelers, college students, and people in career transition.

Their panels, speakers, and workshops provide professional development opportunities for those in the travel industry or wanting to join, as well as inspirational talks to offer ideas to an array of destinations and types of travel.

http://nytravfest.com/

APRIL 14-17TH 

ARTEXPO NEW YORK

International Artexpo is the world’s largest fine art trade show, providing dealers with access to thousands of wholesale works from artists and publishers in one single venue. 

Over its 30-year history, Artexpo New York has hosted both emerging artists and many of the world’s most renowned artists, including Andy Warhol, Peter Max, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Indiana and Leroy Neiman. 

In addition to unmatched fine art offerings, Artexpo hosts Art Industry Education Seminars, exciting arts-related events (like live Art Battles, Free Arts Days to benefit NYC youth), and much more.

http://nytravfest.com/

APRIL 14-17TH

THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW

Celebrating its 36th year, The Photography Show will be held in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at the Park Avenue Armory. With more than 80 of the world’s leading photography art galleries exhibiting, the Show commences with an exclusive preview of the Show floor during the Opening Night Preview on Wednesday, April 13.

http://www.aipad.com/?page=PhotographyShow

APRIL 15-30TH

NHL PLAYOFFS BEGIN

Support the New York Rangers in their quest to win the Stanley Cup. Treat your favorite client out for a night of fun at a hockey game. New York is currently in second place in the Eastern Conference and they are in a great position to bring the Stanley Cup Trophy back to New York. 

http://rangers.nhl.com/

APRIL 20TH 

DESIGNING FOR MANUFACTURING: UNDERSTANDING THE RIGHT PRODUCTION PROCESS

Are you determining your Bill of Materials? Are you finalizing your prototype so you are ready to talk to different manufacturers? Are you looking for guidance on how to choose manufacturing partners? If so, attend the Next Top Makers Designing for Manufacturing workshop. They have assembled a team of knowledgeable experts who will provide valuable insight to help you get answers to these questions and learn more about other important manufacturing decisions that affect your product.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-for-manufacturing-understanding-the-right-production-process-tickets-20040572893?aff=ebapi

APRIL 20TH-23RD

DESIGN ON A DIME BENEFIT

The VIP Opening Night Reception brings together hundreds of VIPs, designers, and friends of Housing Works. A-list design enthusiasts mingle with top designers, including event chairs. Guests get a special preview of room vignettes and enjoy exclusive shopping, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment.

http://www.housingworks.org/events/design-on-a-dime/

APRIL 21ST 

ISRAELI STARTUPS NYC

Spring is here and it's time for another Israeli Startups NYC Mixer Event. 1000 attendees showed up at the Summer Mixer. Unlike regular events, their mixers are focused on networking and mingling with like-minded entrepreneurs and Israeli startups in a more relaxed way. Nothing but good drinks, great music and amazing startups all around.

http://israelistartupsnyc.com/

APRIL 21ST

TECHDAY NEW YORK

TechDay provides the opportunity for tech startups all over the world to showcase their exciting new products to key industry leaders, investors, new hires, and press. TechDay is a startup's dream come true and admission is free for the general public. This year at TechDay you'll have the chance to see live demos from exhibitors - this is your chance to see amazing new tech in action.

https://techdayhq.com/new-york

APRIL 29TH 

#STARTUPCOLUMBIA FESTIVAL

#StartupColumbia is an annual entrepreneurship festival held in the spring, coordinated by Columbia Entrepreneurship, CEO from the Columbia Business School, and CORE. The day-long event brings in speakers, alumni, and current students in a celebration of entrepreneurship. The festival also marks the conclusion of the Columbia Venture Competition, an annual $250,000 competition for Columbia students and young alums.

http://coreatcu.com/index

APRIL 30TH 

PROTOHACK, THE CODE FREE HACKATHON 

A jam - packed 12-hour hackathon with education, inspiration, networking, and prototyping. Start the day with an idea and at the end of the day you'll have 90 seconds to pitch your idea in front of investors, developers, product people, and more. Walk away with a prototype, pitch, and awesome prizes to take your product to the next level all without writing a single line of code.

http://protohack.org/

APRIL 30TH

DREAM IT. CODE IT. WIN IT. UNLEASHING OPPORTUNITIES WITH TECHNOLOGY

Unleashing Opportunities with Technology Computer Science has never been more exciting! Come to hear a panel of visionaries discuss how computer science education can be used as tool to create many opportunities by solving problems or creating efficiencies across many industries.

https://dreamitcodeitwinit.wordpress.com/

 

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