NCCC Businessperson of Year Breakfast @ Crest Hollow Country Club
    Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am


    The Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce 37th Annual

    Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast

    Friday, October 28th from 8:00am to 11:00am

    Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury

     The Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce 2022 Businessperson of the Year honoree is 

    Executive Vice President Alan Goldberg

    Evening Networking @ Ambassador Home Improvement
    Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

    Join us on Wednesday, November 9th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm 

    at Ambassador Home Improvement (1120 Old Country Road, Plainview)

    to engage with members and guests

    Wine and cheese will be served along with valuable networking!

    You may park in the lot behind Ambassador or in member TD Bank’s parking lot.

    No RSVP is necessary – we hope to see you there! 

    Membership Meeting @ Mid-Island Y JCC
    Nov 16 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

    Membership Meeting

    Wednesday, November 16th from 7:30am to 9:00am

    Mid-Island Y JCC

    Featured Speaker

    Erica Chase-Gregory, Director of the Small Business Development Center

    (read her bio below)

    Spotlight Speakers for this meeting:

    Hudson Hess, C2 Education and Gabe Ramos, GYMGUYZ

    $10 for members; $20 for non-members

    Pre-Pay Here! 

    Bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry item to the meeting for donation to the Rudman Family Food Pantry

    (Our former charity partner located at the JCC)

    Suggested donations: Laundry detergent, napkins, shelf stable milk, instant coffee and cooking oil


    Bio: Erica Chase-Gregory, Director

    Erica Chase-Gregory joined the Farmingdale SBDC in 2011. Erica owned and operated her own consulting business prior to joining the Small Business Development Center. Her previous experience working with Federal, State and Local government agencies has become a valuable asset to her clients who wish to pursue government contracts. She specializes in assisting clients with the federal, state and/or local certification processes. Mrs. Chase-Gregory was appointed the Regional Director of Farmingdale SBDC in 2015. During her time with the SBDC the center has assisted over 11,300 small businesses, helping them access $267.5 million dollars to start or to expand their businesses.

    Erica conducts business workshops for various community organizations as well as being involved with many long island business networking groups. Under her leadership the Farmingdale Center has won numerous awards for excellence and the center is a top performing center in NY State.

     Information about SBDC:

    The Farmingdale Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is located on the campus of Farmingdale State College and provides free, one-on-one business advising. This free technical assistance is available to anyone who wants to start a business or who already owns a business.

    Our Mission

    The mission of the SBDC is to provide professional business advisement, education, network resources and to advocate for small business and entrepreneurs.

    SBDC Overview

    The SBDC at Farmingdale State College plays a key role in economic development by providing free, high-quality, technical and management assistance to start-up and existing small businesses. Talented, certified SBDC business advisors are ready to counsel and train you to make your business succeed.

    Through direct, one-on-one counseling, the SBDC provides a range of management and technical assistance services and information.  Services range from answering startup and business structure questions to assisting with business plans, cash flow projections, marketing plans, loan information and much more.




    Member Event – Annual Tree Lighting at Good Shepherd Church @ Good Shepherd Church & School
    Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    POB Chamber member Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School’s Annual Holiday Event!

    99 Central Park Road in Plainview

    Women’s Group Meeting @ Chocolate Works Plainview
    Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Women’s Group Meeting 

    Tuesday, November 29th – 6:00pm to 8:30pm

    Holiday Candy Making Event at Chocolate Works Plainview

    Registration will close on Friday, Nov 25th! 

    Registration is required

    The Plainview-Old Bethpage and Syosset Woodbury Chambers of Commerce Women’s Groups

    have been invited by member JoAnn Cave to enjoy a fun evening of networking and candy making

    at Chocolate Works in Plainview Centre (371 South Oyster Bay Road)

    $33.00 per person includes a dozen premium chocolate dipped pretzels that you will personally create!

    Milk, dark & white chocolate flavors with a multitude of toppings to choose from. Plus a light dinner and drinks (including wine).

    Please bring an apron if you want to protect your clothing. 

    Registration is required

    (Planning ahead for supplies and store assistants is necessary.)

    Space is limited to 40 guests so be sure to sign up early and guarantee your spot!

    Holiday Party! @ Prime Burger Bar
    Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    It’s Back! The POB Chamber Holiday Party will be hosted by Prime Burger Bar on Monday evening, December 5th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Join fellow members, co-workers and guests to network and celebrate the holiday season at this delicious new Plainview destination.

    Exciting raffle prizes (tickets!) will benefit the chamber’s current charity partner, The Sophia Valsamos Foundation.

    As a chamber member, your $50 admission includes one glass of wine or beer, table appetizers, a burger of your choice with two toppings (with fries of course!) and two scoops of ice cream for dessert. Soft drinks and coffee are also included in this value price. Non-chamber member admission is $60 per person.

    Preregistration is required as space is limited.

    Register Today!

    Membership Meeting @ Mid-Island Y JCC
    Dec 21 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

    Membership Meeting

    Wednesday, December 21st from 7:30am to 9:00am

    Mid-Island Y JCC

    Join us for networking, speakers and more! 

    Women’s Group Meeting @ To Be Determined
    Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    January Is Our Anniversary!

    Be sure to join us to celebrate 5 Years of the POB Chamber Women’s Group

    Thursday, January 12th at 6:00pm

    Details to follow!