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January 2019

Dealing with Tariff Uncertainty: Strategic Options for U.S. Importers

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield,02917
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If your company is being adversely affected by tariffs and other trade policies, or if you are concerned about the potential impact of trade uncertainty, this seminar will present options for possibly reducing the impact and mitigating some of the risk. Options to be discussed include: - Tariff Engineering - Alternative Sourcing Options - Filing for Exclusion - Use of Foreign Trade Zones

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Women in Tech: Stories of Overcoming Bias

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tech Collective, Rising Sun Mills 188 Valley Street
Providence, RI,02909
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Join us for a panel and roundtable discussion to hear from 5 outstanding women in tech on how they’ve overcome bias and workplace obstacles. At our celebratory event in October, we acknowledged how far we’ve come and also identified that many of the challenges women in tech faced, still exist. This event will address the questions we heard from attendees on how to deal with specific challenges and situations. Panelists: Zalyndria Crosby; Software Developer at Marstone; Inc. and Instructor at…

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Cocktails and Conversations: Research on Working Women of Color

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tech Collective, Rising Sun Mills 188 Valley Street
Providence, RI,02909
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WFRI has partnered with the Economic Progress Institute to take a deeper dive into our Status of Working Women in Rhode Island report. The new infograph will focus women of color and their experience in the workplace and our economy. The data will be used to support policymaking that addresses inequities in communities of color. Our new research will be released in early 2019. On January 30, WFRI will host a Cocktails & Communications: Working Women of Color event at…

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Negotiating Win-Win Outcomes

January 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Polaris MEP, 315 Iron Horse Way
Providence,RI02908United States
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John Polumbo, President, of Winning Edge Selling, Inc. will be presenting his noted “Negotiating Win-Win Outcomes “ program. In this action packed, highly participative program, the attendees will learn both sides of the “Negotiations” narrative, role play common sticking point situations and experience the time tested and proven best practices of professional negotiations. Participants will: LEARN: The Mindset of Successful Negotiations. DEVELOP: A Perspective of Win-Win Outcomes. EXPERIENCE: The 6 Most Effective Negotiation Tactics. ACHIEVE: A higher comfort, skill and…

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February 2019

First Friday Coffee Hosted By Holiday Inn South Kingstown

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Holiday Inn- South Kingstown, 3009 Tower Hill Road
South Kingstown,RI02874United States
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Please join the SRI Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee hosted by Holiday Inn South Kingstown! Friday, February 1, 2019 | 8 am - 9 am Network with the best and brightest of Southern Rhode Island's local business community. $5 members / $10 non-members | Bring your business cards!

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Live2Lead Conference

February 7 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Kirkbrae Country Club, 197 Old River Rd
Lincoln,RIUnited States
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The Live2Lead Conference will be held at Kirkbrae Country Club, 194 Old River Road, Lincoln, on Thursday, February 7. 2019. The event starts at 8:30 AM with several well-known businesspeople discussing their lives and the collective impact of what they have learned through their respective experiences has done for each of them. Diane Caine of Caine Coaching and Consulting, who hosted last year’s event at the same venue, will once again host this program. Caine said she was inspired by…

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EASILY OVERCOME YOUR FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peter George Public Speaking Inc, 200 Midway Rd #165
Cranston,02920
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Whether you break into sweats at the mere thought of speaking in front of others, go blank in the middle of presentations, or miss out on promotions because you are petrified of presenting in business meetings, this program takes you to the point of actually looking forward to speaking and demonstrating your expertise. In this interactive, easy-going and fun workshop, we discuss why the fear of speaking is so pervasive and how to overcome it. Imagine what it will be…

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The Right Foot

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santander Bank, 1927 Post Road
Warwick,02886
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Test your dream in this intensive workshop designed to assess the feasibility of your business idea and provide you with the tools and tips needed to plan for entrepreneurship. Both traditional and progressive tools like the Business Model Canvas will be utilized to help you target your customers, define your value proposition and estimate the resources and cash needed to be successful. Our advisers are available to customize these lessons to your business at no cost. Speaker(s): Amit Basnet, RISBDC…

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The Wolf School Winter Open House

February 14 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
The Wolf School, 215 Ferris Ave
East Providence,02916
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The Wolf School will be having our Winter Open House on Thursday, February 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Come see the unique environment we create to help each student thrive. Meet Wolf’s Director of Enrollment and the Head of School, see our students experience a sense of community at All-School Assembly, and tour classrooms and the sensory arena to discover how our innovative Immersion Model© integrates therapeutic support throughout the curriculum. Please feel free to call 401-432-9940 for…

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2019 PBN Economic Trends Summit

February 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St.
Providence, RI,02904
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Don't miss PBN's newest summit for 2019!

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