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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
April 3, 2017

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
April 3, 2017

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: April 3, 2017
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Cost: Free

This workshop helps participants develop their business idea, organize their start-up process and create a strategy to launch their business. It also covers key elements of how to start a business including: financing, business registration, permit & licenses, and tax related issues. Learn how to setup a company and avoid missteps that can cost you time and money.

This event welcomes all veterans who are interested in starting their own businesses.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

No events on April 4.

 

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Pitching and Presenting Your Business
April 5, 2017

Money For Your Business - Come Meet the Lenders
April 5, 2017

Pitching and Presenting Your Business

When: April 5, 2017
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25, Free to EAP and StartUP Participants

Please join us for a special presentation by Kathy Kelly, a communications expert, on the best way you can pitch and present your business.

The presentation will include:

  • How to get your information across to your target audience
  • Real-world presentation tips
  • The opportunity to ask questions about your own presentation needs
  • What the pitch deck should contain

About the Speaker

Kathy Kelly is the founder of Make Your Own Heat Media Coaching where she helps businesses craft their messages and quickly understand how they can connect with their audiences to get the results they want. She is a specialist in coaching clients in live presentations, pitches and interview techniques with a solid focus on branding. Previously, Kathy has experience in acting, directing, teaching, and managing corporate communications for a Fortune 500 company.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens' Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

Money For Your Business - Come Meet the Lenders

When: April 5, 2017
Where: Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Blvd
Room 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

This event is comprised of a panel of lending specialists from organizations able to lend money for entrepreneurs that are at the starting stage, growth stage or maturity stage of their business life cycle.

The event will begin with an introduction of the lending organizations and a description of the different amounts of money and terms that each organization can offer business owners.

You should attend if you're looking for money to grow your business either now or in the coming year. 

The introduction will be followed by Q&A and networking if time permits.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

No events on April 6.

 

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

No events on April 17.

 

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

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Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS
April 19, 2017

Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS

When: April 19, 2017
Where: JCAL
161-04 Jamaica Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cost: FREE

At this free workshop you will learn the steps and requirements for becoming certified as an M/WBE (minority or woman owned business enterprise) which helps you do business with the government. This is a great way to grow your company, so check it out!

Email rc@queensny.org to RSVP.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

How to Build a Website

When: April 20, 2017
Where: 290 Broadway
30th Floor
Room 2
New York, NY 10278
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: FREE

NOTE:   Picture ID required for entry.  (Allow 15 minutes for entry). Preregistration is required as seating is limited.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Choosing the perfect mobile responsive theme (importance of cultivating a strong visual identity)
  • Email Integration (Importance of capturing visitors' contact information)
  • Site Security
  • SEO / Optimizing Your Site for Search Engines
  • Analytics (Knowing What Visitors are Doing on Your Site)

You will be given time to ask questions.  Come and learn about websites and how they can help your business be successful!

About the Speaker

Join us and meet Kimberly Coleman Founder, RK Responsive Design for our exciting workshop on building a website that work for your business.  This is the first of many workshops to come where you get a chance to learn firsthand information that you will need to be competitive in the social media ram.  You will learn to identify the basic business website concepts to maximize your business site's visibility in order to get your message to the widest audience possible. Specific considerations and recommendations will be provided based on the type of business (service-based or product-based).    

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance..

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

No events on April 21.

 

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The 3 Cs (Counseling, Capital & Contracting)
April 26, 2017

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The 3 Cs (Counseling, Capital & Contracting)
April 26, 2017

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The 3 Cs (Counseling, Capital & Contracting)
April 26, 2017

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The 3 Cs (Counseling, Capital & Contracting)
April 26, 2017

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The 3 Cs (Counseling, Capital & Contracting)
April 26, 2017

The 3 Cs (Counseling, Capital & Contracting)

When: April 26, 2017
Where: 290 Broadway
30th Floor
Room 3
New York, NY 10278
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: FREE

NOTE:   Picture ID required for entry.  (Allow 15 minutes for entry). Preregistration is required as seating is limited.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Counseling programs of the Small Business Administration. Discussion on SCORE, Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) & Women Business Centers (WBCs).
  • Access to Capital - there will be an in-depth discussion on the SBA guaranteed program.  The process of how to utilize the SBA to get an SBA guaranteed Loan.
  • Government Contracting certification programs.  – There will be a discussion regarding the requirements you must meet in order to participate in the 8(a) and HubZone Programs.

Join us for this powerful workshop:

Elizabeth Abreu, Robin Daniels and Elaine Powell-Belnavis will discuss in detail the programs and services of the Small Business Administration.  You will be told about the programs of SBA and how they can help you start, grow and succeed in business.  This is a workshop that you don't want to miss.  

For further information please RSVP: elaine.powell.belnavis@sba.gov or call (212) 264-4330 or ana.hernandez@sba.gov or call (212) 264-5664).


Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance..

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

Women's Power Networking Breakfast: Growing Your Home-Based Business

When: April 27, 2017
Where: Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Blvd.
Room 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Cost: FREE

This FREE workshop will benefit existing and start-up home-based businesses. It focuses on the fundamentals of federal taxes for home based businesses, including entity choice, recordkeeping, business income and expenses and estimated tax. The seminar also references the basics of tax forms that small businesses use. Attendees will learn how money spent on growing home-based businesses can be deducted from business income to reduce both taxable income and taxes. This Small Business Tax Workshop provides an opportunity to get answers to a wide range of tax questions on launching and growing a home-based business.

IRS small business products will be distributed to attendees at the Small Business Tax Workshop.

This event will also feature the opportunity to network and free food!

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance..

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS

When: April 27, 2017
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: FREE

Learn about getting certified as a Minority/Woman Business Enterprise with NYC & NYS, what you will need to do to obtain government contracts, and how you can leverage your certification to get more business. 

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

Rescheduled: How to Build a Website

When: April 27, 2017
Where: Rescheduled
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: Rescheduled

This event has been rescheduled to April 20. Please click here to find more details.

No events on April 28.

 

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OSHA 30 Hour Training
April 29, 2017

OSHA 30 Hour Training

When: April 29, 2017
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: $450

This class will be rescheduled until June. Please check back soon for the new date.

Learn common job-related safety and health hazards with this thirty-hour OSHA training class. Classes will meet April 29, April 30, May 6 and May 7 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The class will teach topics related to the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces, including an introduction to OSHA and the OSH Act, health hazards, personal protective equipment, and fire protection. Seats are limited, so sign up quickly!

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

OSHA 30 Hour Training

When: April 30, 2017
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: $450

This class will be rescheduled until June. Please check back soon for the new date.

Learn common job-related safety and health hazards with this thirty-hour OSHA training class. Classes will meet April 29, April 30, May 6 and May 7 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The class will teach topics related to the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces, including an introduction to OSHA and the OSH Act, health hazards, personal protective equipment, and fire protection. Seats are limited, so sign up quickly!

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

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