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Signature Events & Programs

Hall of Fame Awards

Nominate clients, prospects, vendors, or your own business for this lifetime achievement award in the category of Corporate Citizenship, Entrepreneurial Success, Family Business Success, Minority Business Success, Small Business Success or Women in Business Success. Commemorate Westchester’s most successful organizations and business professionals at this awards dinner each spring.

Day of Wellness

Our newest signature event, Day of Wellness, offers attendees the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities including Golf, Tennis, Yoga, Guided Relaxation and Spa Services. Included in the day is Brunch, a BBQ Lunch and an Evening Cocktail Reception featuring live entertainment and raffle prizes.


Rising Stars: 40 Under 40 Awards

This annual awards program recognizes 40 young professionals who exceed expectations and set new standards for success. Celebrate Westchester’s Rising Stars at an annual award ceremony and reception.

Annual Dinner

Mingle with the “who’s who” of the Westchester business community each Fall, and hear about the Business Council’s plans to help your business grow and absorb the insights of keynote speakers.

Circles of Influence

Semi-annual membership acquisition event. Build, Connect and Win with Westchester’s most influential and well-known business professionals.

New Year Blast, Swing Into Spring & Summer Soiree

Celebrate with fellow members, make new business connections and enrich existing relationships at these signature seasonal networking events.

VIP Member Receptions

This special event is held for members that have joined the BCW at the Breakthrough level and above or have sponsored an event or program in the past year.

Evening Networking Receptions

Make new contacts and solidify existing relationships during these informal networking events.

Leadership Development Programs 

StarPower 1: Leadership Development Program

StarPower 1 provides an ‘instant network’ and support system amongst fellow Rising Stars and leaders in the Westchester business community—an invaluable resource. REGISTER HERE!

Program Benefits:

  • Build self-awareness and improve emotional intelligence
  • Develop more productive personal and professional relationships
  • Improve communication skills needed to build a successful career
  • Identify opportunities to grow as a leader and community member

StarPower 2: High-Performance Leadership Development Program

StarPower 2 focuses on you, your leadership style, your ability to communicate more powerfully, to think comprehensively, and to build strong professional relationships. You will realize the benefits of implementing new behaviors, being more disciplined, and develop better habits more consistently and with accountability to achieve professional growth. Your ability to recognize the impact on your organization, team and clients will open new opportunities for success. Explore your personal leadership patterns, learn how to leverage your strengths and be laser focused on success. You will learn how to engage, motivate and lead highly effective teams. This program will help you understand the core strategies that successful business leaders rely upon to achieve great results. Yet, you will find your own unique style that will catalyze your development of the core skills needed to deliver outstanding performance.

Program Benefits:

  • Advance your leadership skills, and develop a personal and professional leadership journey that will guide you to achieve greater success in your life and for your organization.
  • Define your own leadership style, identify specific goals and track progress through measurable results.
  • Gain from using a powerful approach combining best practices including coaching, peer support, accountability, and setting specific, results-oriented achievable goals.
  • Share real-time work challenges. Using a flexible format, participants will have an opportunity to get peer feedback and learn how to think comprehensively to solve problems.

Become A Member

Join the county’s largest and most influential business organization today.

The Business Council of Westchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate, and grow. Over 80 events and programs are offered every year, giving our members ample opportunity to connect and meet with businesses representatives in the Westchester community and beyond.
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