Speed dating for small business

The Albany Matchmaker event was so popular this year, the third time it has been held, that organizers, which also included the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, said they nearly doubled the size from previous years. Nancy Fisher, deputy director of the small business division of Empire State Development Corp., the state's economic development arm, is on the event's organizing committee.

And she, like others, believes the event's popularity is driven in part by the need for small-business owners to jump-start their sales during the recession. This is what it is about." The contractors benefit as well.

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If there's a fit, there's a fit, and if there's not, there's not." Larry Rulison can be reached at 454-5504 or by e-mail at [email protected]

You can probably already guess every key point on the arc of would be boring if not for the fact that the parameters of an open relationship aren’t the only thing threatening to blow this relationship up. Martin also had a brief, previous marriage that ended in the wake of a shared emotional trauma. This is part of what makes , about two people who love each other, and think their love is one-of-a-kind, and end up on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean, separated by a violated visa.

When he finds out on Facebook that his ex-wife is now the happy mother of a six-month-old baby boy, he fishtails into a night of guiltily watching old home videos and composing a verbose email to her about his lingering regrets. That, and the leads in both films are objectively beautiful, charming, perfectly lit, articulate, and poreless in a way that makes their love story seem more than a little detached from the broader human experience it’s meant to represent.

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The president of Clarity Management Consulting was one of more than 300 small-business owners who attended the 2010 Albany Matchmaker & Expo, an annual SBA event that gets entrepreneurs like Johns in front of the purchasing agents for dozens of government agencies, universities and large companies such as Xerox Corp. These are tough times for small businesses, and Johns is hopeful that her trip to the networking event will pay dividends. Contractors were assigned small tables lined up in seven rows in a large ballroom at the Marriott.

Whether they can get out of the movie without destroying each other and accepting that guilt becomes the primary source of tension.In the piece, titled “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse,’” Nancy Jo Sales quotes dozens of millennial daters and considers their testimonials, musing, “In a perfect world, we’d all have sex with whomever we want, and nobody would mind, or be judged, or get dumped; but what about jealousy, and sexism, not to mention the still-flickering chance that somebody might fall in love?” About 30 minutes into Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones, a minor character reads a liberally adapted quote from Sales, presenting a theory about the major inflection points of human history. SBA's Howard Garrity of Syracuse answers questions during a small business networking conference at Albany Marriott in Colonie Tuesday morning September 14, 2010. (John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union) COLONIE -- For Monica Johns, driving from Syracuse on Tuesday to attend a U. Small Business Administration event at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road was a no-brainer. I'm really excited about this." Participating in the Albany expo isn't easy and can be most easily compared to a speed-dating event. SBA's Howard Garrity of Syracuse answers questions during a small business networking conference at Albany Marriott in Colonie Tuesday morning September 14, 2010.

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