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2nd ANNUAL BIGGEST BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT IN NY HISTORY: Featured In WSJ

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In conjunction with the New York XPO For Business (http://www.eventmanagement.org), The NYC Business Networking Group (NYCBNG) (http://www.thenycbusinessnetworkinggroup.com) and The LGBT Business Network (http://www.meetup.com/TheLGBTProfessionalGayborhood/) invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Biggest Business Networking Event.

This 3-hour event is part mini-expo and part networking to connect you with NYC industry professionals, executives, business owners & decision makers.

Last year we hosted the inaugural event, which quickly became the BIGGEST event in NYC History. That event is still being talked about. Nearly 900 people attended and it was such a success, we received a feature story in The Wall Street Journal.

This year we're hosting an even bigger and better event. Everyone will be there and you won't want to be left out!

The event is free w/RSVP for all members of our group. Not a member? Join for free. You can't get info this event unless you're on the list. NOTE: You're welcome to invite business associates but they MUST sign up themselves.

After a day of first-rate classes and presentations at the 6th Annual New York XPO for Business, NYCBNG will host the after-party networking event.

CASH BAR AVAILABLE FOR DRINKS.

*******VENDOR TABLES AVAILABLE*******

Why Exhibit At The 2nd Annual Biggest Business Networking Event?

Exhibiting is a great way to expand your business base, generate HUNDREDS of leads and increase your company's visibility amongst business owners.

Promotional Vendor Benefits:

Face-to-face contact with 1200+ business industry professionals A vendor table at the event for your marketing materials Establish new business relationships in your target market Introduce & demo your product or service to new prospects Distribute product samples & materials Exposure on NYCBNG website Company Promotional paragraph posted on NYCBNG Company participation promoted on Social Media Sites Direct access to the press and media
Vendor Table Fees:

Option 1: Four Foot Table (incl. 2 company reps) $300.00
Option 2: Six Foot Table (incl. 4 company reps) $500.00

NOTE: 2 Vendor Tables Left!

We accept vendors with business-related products and services. NOTE: To apply for a vendor table email [masked] with your full name, description of your business & website link. We'll provide more information.

Disclaimer: We have a no-refund policy on table sales.

Attendee Demographic

51.5% Presidents, Owners, CEOs
9% Directors
7.5% Vice Presidents
6% Sales Executives
5.5% Marketing Professionals
4.5% CFOs/COOs/CMOs
4% Business Development
4% Consultants
3% Management
3% Financial Services Representative
2% Miscellaneous

Industry Type Breakdown

11.5% Professional Services
11% Technology
10.5% Financial & Banking
10% Marketing & Advertising
10% Consulting
8% Hospitality & Entertainment
5% Real Estate
5% Manufacturing & Distribution
3.5% Telecommunications
3.5% Healthcare
3.5% Non-Profit
3% Energy
3% Retail
2.5% Transportation
2.5% Insurance
2% Construction & Contracting
1.5% Legal
1% Publishing & Printing
1% Education
1% Media
1% Miscellaneous

PARTICIPATING VENDOR COMPANIES:

Our Vendors Rock!

Thanks to all the companies below for supporting NYCBNG and for participating in the event. We're excited to work with you all.

Attendees, make sure to stop by and visit our vendors to learn about their businesses. Many vendors will be holding raffles at their tables and many will have show specials for the event. Don't Miss Out!

New York Life
Founded in 1845 and headquartered in NYC, New York Life Insurance Company is a Fortune 100 company and the oldest and one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in America. New York Life maintains operations in all 50 states and several markets in Asia and Latin America through a network of more than 17,000 employees and more than 60,000 licensed agents. The Company holds the highest possible ratingsfor financial strength currently awarded to any life insurer from the life insurance industry's four principal rating agencies. Visit: http://newyorklife.com/

1-800-GOT-JUNK?
1-800-GOT-JUNK? is the World’s largest Junk removal service. We remove almost anything- from old furniture and appliances, garden waste and renovation debris, electronics, and of course complete residential and office cleanouts! Our uniformed crews provide outstanding customer service and donate or recycle all possible items. Visit: http://www.1800gotjunk.com (http://1800gotjunk.com/)

Kingdom of Bahrain
The Kingdom of Bahrain is unique in the Middle East. It offers a stable economic climate & competitive costs, a highly business friendly culture that welcomes foreign investment, an educated, bilingual workforce, low operating costs & 100% foreign ownership. No corporate, income or withholding taxes & no restrictions on repatriation of capital or profits. Bahrain has a Free Trade Agreement with the USA where businesses enjoy protection of the Kingdom's legal & regulatory systems & strict intellectual property & copyright laws. Visit: http://www.bahrainedb.com

Inkandescent Networking
Are You Ready to Start Networking in Seven East Coast Cities? At Inkandescent Networking, our goal is to help your business grow by connecting you to potential customers, strategic partners, and employees / employers through networking events and online introductions. Posting a short profile is free. Meet us in the social media sphere. Sign up today: http://www.inkandescentnetworking.com (http://www.inkandescentnetworking.com/)

Preyas LLC
Preyas Consulting is a custom software development firm in New York and we provide Web and Enterprise software development services to businesses in NY, NJ and CT. Our collaborative approach to software development ensure that our software solutions are not only tailored to your business needs, but allow you to leverage technology for your business. We specialize in PHP, Joomla, Drupal, Rails, Magento, Java.J2EE, Sharepoint, ASP.NET (http://asp.net/) and C#. Visit http://www.preyasconsulting.com

Bizodo
Bizodo is a cloud form builder that allows its users to create forms, surveys, event registrations and online order forms, then links them seamlessly with easy to use sales, marketing and management tools. The forms can be embed on your site or you can use a URL which they conveniently provide. Visit http://www.bizodo.com

Wyndham Garden Hotel
Whether you are traveling to Manhattan for business or pleasure, you can experience all that New York City has to offer at the Wyndham Garden Hotel - Times Square South centrally located in Midtown Manhattan. Visit: http://www.wyndhamnewyorkcity.com

GoSteals
A 100% FREE marketplace for every small business to list and acquire great discounts on products and services. Built over the most sophisticated self-service advertising technology available, it offers a fast, easy, cost-effective alternative to acquire new local customers while receiving discounts on necessary business services along the way. The one-stop online ad destination for small business owners worldwide. Visit http://www.Gosteals.com

Godettes Peru
An exclusive importer of men, women & children's apparel for high-end, American boutiques. Our company's merchandise includes baby alpaca including capes, sweaters, fur hats & many other accessories. Our main goal is to supply & fulfill the quality required for the best possible customer experience. Visit: http://www.godettesperu.com

Social Media School
Social Media School educates small business owners, career changers and marketing professionals in how to create and manage social media effectively, with solid results. Courses include Introduction to Social Media, Social Media for Executives, and beginner and advanced courses in Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, YouTube and LinkedIn for business. Visit: http://www.socialmediaschoolny.com

Chesspin Enterprise LLC
Chesspin Enterprises focuses on your business at the start-up phase to give you a properly-registered company. We help you with everything from incorporation to obtaining your business license and connect you with the resources you need to grow. Visit: http://www.chesspin.com/

in10sity
Since 1997, in10sity has specialized in creating website, software, and marketing solutions for major brands across the globe. Our strength lies in our experience creating award-winning designs, communications, and content management systems that brand your business. Our clients include Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, New York Blood Center, Queens College and Rack Room Shoes. Visit http://www.In10sity.net

Creative Group LLC
A graphic design company creating logo & packaging design, branding, exhibit booths for trade shows, video presentations to promote your business & printed marketing materials to help build your business to the next level. We provide printing services from small to large format at some of the most competitive prices. We pride ourselves on the quality of what we provide in a timely manner. Visit: http://www.creativegroupllc.com (http://www.creativegroupllc.com/)

Managed Business Services
Flexible, scalable business support, always onshore. MBS is a provider of onshore domestic and global outsourcing solutions. MBS offers a unique modular approach to onsite and virtual staffing, support and knowledge-management. MBS’ service modules include: Professional & Consulting Services, Creative & Media Services, Back & Middle Office Support. Visit: http://www.accessmbs.com

Quest Media
Quest Media Entertainment Inc. is a full-service Television Production Company. Services include: Television Program Development - (Our most popular program Profiles has been the recipient of four Telly Awards in the last three years), Television Commercial Production, On-Air Commercial Placement, Corporate Video Production, Celebrity Acquisition, Event Filming, and Website Design and Maintenance. Visit http://www.questmedia.net

Visalus Sciences
Visalus is the fastest growing health phenomenon in the country. With over 50 million shakes served, 89,000 people are joining the challenge each month. We challenge you to make health your priority the next 90 days. Join the millions who are shedding pounds and shaping up with the Visalus Challenge! Visit http://rubinon2.bodybyvi.com

Nuskin/Pharmanex
Nuskin/Pharmanex is a leader in anti-aging industry that takes the science of anti-aging to a completely new level by studying the genetic origins of how and why we age. With range of products from nutrient rich supplements to skin-care that targets the ultimate sources of aging we have something to offer to anyone who want to stay healthy and youthful. Visit: http://www.vivacity.nsedreams.com (http://www.vivacity.nsedreams.com/)

Osteopathy New York, P.C
A medical practice dedicated to improving health naturally by relieving tension and pain at its cause using a gentle hands-on therapy that yields powerful long-lasting results. Visit http://www.osteopathyny.com (http://www.osteopathyny.com/)

Ardyss
Reshape ◊ Revive ◊ Rediscover the Real You – is a Health and Wellness company with 5 different lines of products, Nutrition, Reshaping, Skin Care, Home Care and Coffee. The Ardyss family is committed to quality products that reshape and revive the body both inside and out while empowering individuals worldwide with the opportunity to rediscover financial freedom. An Appointment With Ardyss Will Change Your Life! Visit: http:// (http://www.ardysslife.com/denisejwhitehead) http://www.ardysslife.com/denisejwhitehead

Computer Warriors, Inc.
Is a New York City based Information Services Consulting firm with over fifteen years of experience addressing both Corporate and Residential computer needs in the Tri-State area of New York. Including the Five Boroughs, Northern New Jersey, lower Westchester, Southern Rockland, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. Visit http://www.computerwarriorsinc.com

Engage Connective Technologies
Teamwise is focused on improving business process, performance and efficiency with an emphasis on helping organizations focus on key business drivers that improve teamwork and collaboration. Our first release is targeted to the financial services industry; however, Teamwise can be implemented to support any business vertical. Visit: http://www.myteamwise.com (http://www.myteamwise.com/)

Sandler Training
Sandler Training is a world leader in innovative sales and sales management training. For more than 40 years, Sandler has taught its distinctive, non-traditional selling system and highly effective sales training methodology, which has helped salespeople and sales managers take charge of the process and grow their business. Sandler has been awarded the #1 ranking for training programs in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” nine times most recently in 2010. Visit: http://www.robertheiss.sandler.com/

NY Total Health Centers
NY Total Health Centers helps company's lower their health insurance costs. We offer workshops on stress reduction, weight loss, nutrition and exercise. We also provide bone density and blood pressure screenings, medical massages, and bio-impedance testing. There is no charge for any of these services. Visit: http://www.nythe.com (http://www.nythe.com/).

Business Networking International: Chapter 48
Welcome to our dynamic business referral group - in 2010 we referred $435,024 of new closed business!! If you are ... an entrepreneur or an attorney (Title, Family, T&E, General) Bookkeeper, Psychologist, Staffing, Event Planner, Interior/Web Designer, Photo/Video, Organizer, Chiropractor, Trainer/Massage, Nutritionist, architect, among others. We may have clients for yu! Please stop by our table. Visit: http://www.bni.com.

Green Mountain Energy
Green Mountain Energy Company is the nation’s leading competitive retail provider of cleaner energy and carbon offset solutions. Green Mountain offers New York City residents the opportunity to choose Pollution Freesm electricity, made from 100% renewable New York wind and water sources. Visit: http://www.greenmountain.com (http://www.greenmountain.com/)

VENDORS POSTED ON NYXPO WEBSITE AT:
http://www.eventmanagement.org/newyork/networking_night.php

MEDIA PARTNERS:
Pace University: My name is Barry Miller, Manager Alumni Career Programs and Services at Pace University, If you are looking for interns with book smarts and real world experience through seasoned professionals, we have them. Contact me at [masked] for the exciting details.

NYCLGBTCC: The NYC LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a not-for profit 501 (c) (6) whose purpose is to assist in and facilitate economic development opportunities for LGBT in business and minority businesses in the borough of the Bronx & in NYC & out of NYC. LGBT attendees who sign up at the event will get 50% off their membership fee. Visit http://www.nyclgbtcc.com
New York Enterprise Report: Featuring expert articles and tools to help small businesses grow. Visit http://www.nyreport.com
SmallBiz Technology: Tech Insight and News for Small Businesses. Visit http://www.smallbiztechnology.com
INTERESTED IN EXHIBITING AT THE ALL DAY EXP?
Exclusive NYCBNG Discounts off Regular Exhibitor Prices.
Expected Attendance at the 6th Annual NY XPO for Business = 15,000.