February 22, 2010 6:00 PM. 551 attended.

NYEBN Empire Hotel Rooftop Business Networking Reception 2010

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  • RSVPs WILL BE CLOSED AT 1:00 PM, TODAY! Announcing our 2nd networking reception at the Empire Hotel Rooftop. This time, our rooftop partner is very accommodating and allowing us to have the entire rooftop exclusively for this event taking place between 6:00 - 10:00 PM. Given the capacity of the rooftop, you will probably see some of the biggest networking crowds ever in NYC. Please carefully read the following before you RSVP for the event. 1. Theme Business oriented. Formal business attire required. RSVP is a must to make it a free event. For people not on the RSVP list, a charge of $10 will apply at the door. As an NYEBN member, you can bring up to 3 guests for free. If two of your guests sign up as NYEBN members at the event, your first drink is on me that night. We will have a laptop ready at the rooftop for sign-up purposes. Feel free to tweet this event or share it on Facebook. We do appreciate it. 2. Name Tags The old rule still holds. We will continue to mandate high quality name tags at our networking events. If you don't already have a plastic name tag holder, you will need to purchase one when you check in for $1 each. As you can see from the 230 Fifth pictures, the plastic name tags do look better on everybody. 3. Drink Specials Beer and wine will be in the $5-7 range. Well drinks between $7-8. 4. Others You must be 21 or older to attend this event. Make sure you bring your ID with you. If you do not want to wait in the line, print out the reminder email (with YES rsvp) or your own RSVP page (a sample) so you can get in immediately. We don't want to see long lines waiting as well. 5. Vendors No vendor spots are left. Please contact Sue Risdal at Susan at WebStudio13 dot com to request a table at future events. AXA Advisors Contact: Lucette Calas Financial Advisor P: [masked] M: [masked] [masked] Pure Romance by Amy Contact: Amy Rosenfeld Senior Director P: [masked] www.prbyamy.comwww.prbyamy.com [masked] lostfoundreturned, inc Contact: Jesse Sabo P: [masked] M: [masked] http://lostfoundretur... [masked] Ambit Energy Contact Leon George Energy Consultant [masked] http://ILOVEAMBIT.com... http://iloveambit.WHY... [masked] Wisdom House New York, Inc. Contact Jean Chuang Menges [masked] [masked] http://wisdomhouseny.... 6. Venue The rooftop is fully heated. The place is spacious and all brightened up, perfect for our event purpose. Here are a few pics. For more info, go to the Empire Hotel Rooftop website

    CEO @WebStudio13

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  • Marguerite

    Another terrific event and venue! Met and spoke with fascinating entrepreneurs about our businesses and how I may be able to help small business owners, sole proprietors and individuals with affordable health insurance. I'm available to met and consult with you so please send me an email. Thank you Andrew!

    February 26, 2010 at 8:05 AM

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was my first meetup and I had a great time! If I didn't get to meet you on Monday, I do professional voiceovers for commercials, presentations, animation, iPhone apps and more, so if you need to make anything your business has to say sound great, feel free to contact me!!

    February 25, 2010 at 2:21 PM

  • A former member
    A former member

    This event was amazing for me, I met valuable contacts and look forward to expanding my resources to create partnerships and raise capital for my company.

    *game creation is a science of creativity and vision*

    February 25, 2010 at 1:00 PM

  • A former member
    A former member

    Another great meeting. The roof top offers an excellent backdrop and the crowd was enthusiastic, cordial and mixed well. A large cross section of NYC businesses. Andrew does it again


    February 25, 2010 at 1:00 PM

  • Ramon Larry Francisco
    Ramon Larry Francisco

    The value of tagging your photo... " You can find thousands of strangers on NYC streets and find thousands of names in the phone directory. Tagging your photo links the two together thus creating name and photo recognition. If you are in business and want to be known, tagging is a powerful tool to get you from a stranger to becoming a household name." -Ramon Francisco

    February 25, 2010 at 12:50 PM

  • Patrick Questembert
    Patrick Questembert

    Looks like everyone is posting a message so I don't want to be left out :-) ... I am the guy taking photos of business cards then returning the card (instead of just keeping it like a normal person) & emailing you my own / connecting on LinkedIn while we are still chatting ... if you have an iPhone and want to also pull this party trick, check www.scanbizcards.com or just email me!

    February 25, 2010 at 10:40 AM

  • Ramon Larry Francisco
    Ramon Larry Francisco

    The photos I took start photo # 16 Empire Hotel to photo #266. At least 250 photos that made the final cut after the image enhancements. We must only upload clear photos as there is a very high standard of photo excellence. The other photos #1 to #15 were uploaded by Jose Hernandez.

    February 25, 2010 at 2:58 AM

  • Andrew Wong
    Andrew Wong

    Thank Ramon () for taking 289 pictures at the Empire Hotel Meetup event. I hope you have seen the hard work we put in to grow this community. But you guys gotta stop tagging people at 2 am in the morning LOL.. What a group!

    February 25, 2010 at 2:44 AM

  • Elizabeth Perea
    Elizabeth Perea

    This was my first NYEBN event and I thought it was excellent, wonderful venue, great mix of people, and high energy. I'm looking forward to meeting more of you at the next in March. To your continued success! Thanks Andrew, great job!

    February 24, 2010 at 4:29 AM

  • Norman Rosner
    Norman Rosner

    If you like Rutgers University visit my new web site

    February 23, 2010 at 11:49 PM

  • Jose Hernandez
    Jose Hernandez

    Wonderful event! Had a great time meeting some terrific people and making new contacts. I'm looking forward to the next event at Slate, so I'll have the opportunity to meet you if I missed you at our last event.

    February 23, 2010 at 9:55 PM

  • richard zayas
    richard zayas

    Sorry I missed this meeting. i was looking forward to meeting new folks, making new friends and helping facilitate our mutual business.
    I am a business lawyer and business development consultant and look forward to being of service. Please visit www.richardrzayas.info


    February 23, 2010 at 5:49 PM

  • Kai

    I look forward to interfacing with everyone in the future. I administer, Bandywagon, a bartering network for businesses, entrepreneurs, startups....If you have a product/service that you would like to list in our catalog or to acquire via bartering...email me at

    February 23, 2010 at 4:50 PM

  • Brian R. McLane
    Brian R. McLane

    Had a great time. Great venue. Want to meet more of you in the Media Business. I've got a great studio in Midtown so if you're with an Advertising Agency or Media Relations firm, please reach out to me.


    February 23, 2010 at 4:16 PM

  • Nicole Wallace
    Nicole Wallace

    Sorry i was unable to attend this event. I know that it was a success. I just thought i would send out my website to the group


    For those who missed last night but wanted to network to grow their business. Why not hire someone to Network for you? We can help. Contact us today.

    February 23, 2010 at 4:12 PM

  • Gabrielle Sarmiento
    Gabrielle Sarmiento

    Hello fellow entrepreneurs, so sorry I missed last night?s event. The flu bug got me! I?ll see you all in March.. ;o)

    February 23, 2010 at 3:02 PM

  • Snehal

    Hey Everyone - was unable to meet ul....but if any of you guys need any help with web designing, startup consulting or online marketing then would be glad to help. http://www.dspotinc.com..See ul @ Slate. Cheers

    February 23, 2010 at 2:51 PM

  • Michael Haltman
    Michael Haltman

    Sorry that we didn't get a chance to meet last night, but hopefully at the
    next event. I am the managing partner of Hallmark Abstract, and
    would love to talk to see if there are ways that we can help
    each others businesses.

    Michael Haltman, Partner
    Hallmark Abstract Service LLC
    131 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 205
    Jericho, New York 11753


    February 23, 2010 at 2:45 PM

  • Tala Dowlatshahi
    Tala Dowlatshahi

    Hi Everyone--sorry to have missed! Terrible flu! :(
    Please check us out at http://www.reportersuncensored.... and look forward to seeing you at the Slate reception in March!

    February 23, 2010 at 2:40 PM

  • Darren Hughes
    Darren Hughes

    Really great event. Met so many interesting people. Looking forward to the next one. I'm sorry If I did not get the chance to speak to everyone. If you need help with your Search Engine Marketing campaigns or strategy, please let me know. http://www.digital-clarity.com

    February 23, 2010 at 2:35 PM

  • Nimish

    It was a great experience for us. For first timer, it was really great to see friendly people and looking forward to meet new people in next event.

    February 23, 2010 at 1:45 PM

  • James Foytlin
    James Foytlin

    it amazing I go to a lot of these things and I continue to meet new people all the time

    February 23, 2010 at 1:36 PM


    This meet up was very nice, I liked the location and great people. If I didn't get a chance to meet anyone that would like to discuss finance, Please email me @ - Besides home loans, I work closely with many large commercial lending organizations including BOA.

    February 23, 2010 at 1:28 PM

  • Franklin Ozekhome
    Franklin Ozekhome

    Hi, Looking forward to tonight's meet-up section. Can't wait to interact with fellow business entrepreneurs and exchange ideas. Franklin.

    February 22, 2010 at 2:55 PM

  • Patricia Sachs
    Patricia Sachs

    Hi, I signed up for the event for myself and to ring a guest - but I don't see the (+1) by my name. SOMEBODY, please fix or let me know how to correct. Thanks, and I'm looking forward to seeing every on 2/22. Pat S.

    February 18, 2010 at 8:06 PM

  • Art Jones
    Art Jones

    I hope the weather warms up, I love the Empire Hotel rooftop bar.

    February 8, 2010 at 3:27 PM

551 attended

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  • Andrew Wong
    Founder - , Organizer

    Event Host

  • Ramon Larry Francisco

    Event Host

    I took over 250 photo shots last night and need to go through each photo to do some image enhancements. Hopefully in the next day or two, the photos will be up. Please tag your photos so people can put a name by a face and you will become familiar to the 3,750 plus members. Notice we are growing 300-500 members per month? The benefit of tagging is that you will become well known at NYEBN business functions. Let's connect on LinkedIn

  • Susan Risdal

    Event Host

    I love the Empire Hotel! The venue is extremely aesthetic, the staff gracious and accommodating. The only problem we had was that there was only one bar, but lots of thirsty people. They did provide waitresses though.

  • Gabrielle Sarmiento
    Director of Community Affairs - , Assistant Organizer

    Event Host

  • Marc Lewis +1

    Had a great time, and met some good contacts.

  • Miriam Kapla
    Managing Director of Events - , Assistant Organizer

    Great energy and great people which I did not get the chance to meet you all. If I didn’t get the chance to speak with you about Merchant services and/or Title Insurance, please don’t hesitate to contact me for information.

  • Loriann +1

    Last night, I had an awesome time! The crowd was filled with business professionals from various fields and locations.

  • Jose Hernandez +2
    Director of Corporate Operations - , Assistant Organizer

    I had a great time meeting new contacts.

  • Lynne Tracey

    A beautiful venue, enough room to move around, good mix and mingle opp

  • Lisa V +2

    Great atmosphere and great variety of business professionals.

  • Maurice Ross +1

    This was one of the best networking event meetings in a very long time. I met a fascinating mix of intelligent, creative, well-meaning people covering a broad range of industries.

  • Khursh Birdie

    Interesting attendees, great venue.

  • tim leary

    Excellent venue, good group. I am happy to see several repeat attendees. Trust takes time to earn.

  • Raj Kashyap +1

    Too bad I had to leave early but looked like a great event. I always meet interesting and great ideas.

  • Ryan Pogy +1

    Very good mix of a variety of experienced entrepreneurs.

  • Joe Adams

    Great networking, great venue

  • jennifer e. frank

    It was my first one and it was great. It was so loud though, hard to talk and hear with all that noise. Met great people!

  • Cary Z.

    As usual Andrew had another good event.

  • Constance Drew +2

    Good venue with a variety of business professionals.

  • Randolph Hill

    Another great time. The venue was great. Spacious, though the water was overpriced....$6 for a bottle. Anyway, it was worth it to meet so many cool people and hear what they did and exchange ideas. I came away with some good information that might help others out and I hope I gave out good information that could save some of my fellow networkers and their friends some money.

  • Norman Rosner

    less noisy than usual but still too hard to hear properly

  • Steven E. Greene

    An amiable, smart, business like group at a beautiful and dramatic location. Thanks!

  • Fabio

    Hi Guys . Here is My toughts about this network. The network was very good a lot of people and everybody was very helpfull . I will come back again many times more . Thank you

  • Deborah Widger

    love the venue!

  • Franklin Ozekhome

    Tonight was magnificent. It was a gathering of great minds - business owners, working professionals and young talent looking to become future entrepreneurs - all networking and sharing ideas in a beautiful environment. Solid contacts were made during the event, and numerous business ideas shared for follow-up. Bravo NYEBN!

  • Michael Aglialoro
    FVP & Area Manager, Amalgamated Bank

    fabulous environment conducive to a relaxed, comfortable and inviting networking venue. Varied and diverse group of individuals that was simply a fabulous experience to meet and support potential new business opportunities and present your own expertise.

  • tracey +1

    The room was filled with friendly people and I am so happy that I went. Thanks for organizing this Andrew!

  • Eldonie Mason, Esq.

    Events are getting better & better! Keep up the great work Andrew!

  • Dvorah Stoll

    Great space!! Too many announcements..too loud. Not even a pretzel! Would rather pay then to have nothing to munch on

  • Mike Podhorzer
  • Zach Rose
  • Brian R. McLane +1
  • Laurie Jakobsen
  • alex kombos +1
  • Ava McNamee
  • SRI
  • Sanket +1
  • Lewis D
  • Joseph Chui +1

Your organizer's refund policy for NYEBN Empire Hotel Rooftop Business Networking Reception 2010

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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