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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
April 4, 2016

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
April 4, 2016

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
April 4, 2016

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: April 4, 2016
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 Queen's 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.

No events on April 5.

 

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Pitching and Presenting Your Business
April 6, 2016

Pitching and Presenting Your Business

When: April 6, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: FREE

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

This event is open to everyone, but it is highly recommended that finalists for the StartUP Business Plan competition attend.

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.

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 Queen's 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.

No events on April 7.

 

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Accounting for Small Business Owners
April 13, 2016

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Accounting for Small Business Owners
April 13, 2016

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Accounting for Small Business Owners
April 13, 2016

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Accounting for Small Business Owners
April 13, 2016

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Accounting for Small Business Owners
April 13, 2016

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Accounting for Small Business Owners
April 13, 2016

Accounting for Small Business Owners

When: April 13, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Cost: $79
Please note that this event has been canceled.
Learn the basics of accounting! In this class, we will go through the key accounting terms and concepts you will need to know to set up your accounting system. Topics covered include:
  • account types
  • cash vs accrual
  • normal balances
  • profit & loss vs balance sheet vs cash flow

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 Queen's 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.

Intellectual Property Workshop

When: April 14, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Cost: Free

Are you interested learning about intellectual property? Then this presentation,covering copyright, trademark and, to a lesser extent, patent protections is for you! Learn how to protect your ideas and the steps you would need to take.

This event is offered in partnership with NELP (Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project), part of the City Bar Justice Center.

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 Queen's 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.

No events on April 15.

 

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)
April 23, 2016

Home Improvement Contractor Training (English)

When: April 23, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $375 for preregistered, $425 at the door
Enroll for a 3-day course (4/23, 4/24, and 4/30) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

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.

 

Estrategias de venta sin presupuesto (Spanish)

When: April 28, 2016
Where: 120-55 Queens Blvd.
Room 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Cost: Gratis

En este taller interactivo, aprenderás estrategias para hacer más ventas en tu negocio. Además, tendras la oportunidad de fomentar conexiones y se servirá desayuno a los asistentes.

Please note this event is in Spanish.

Estrategias de venta sin presupuesto

El concepto de marca personal utiliza estrategias del mercadeo utilizado por las grandes marcas empaquetarte como un producto y así venderte mejor. En este taller interactivo, conocerás el poder de tu marca personal y como utilizarla para comunicar con claridad e impacto TÚ valor empresarial y el de tu negocio. Aprenderás como valorar tus habilidades, fortalezas y personalidad para que TÚ mismo seas una extensión del mercadeo de tu negocio y ser memorable en toda interacción: con colegas, empleados, clientes y en primeras interacciones.

Usted aprenderá a:

  • Diferenciar entre el marketing, el branding, las relaciones públicas, la marca personal y la publicidad.
  • Cómo identificar, comunicar y reforzar tu marca personal para así transmitir tu valor empresarial con cada contacto, lo que te ayudará a impulsar su negocio y tu éxito profesional
  • Cómo crear tu propio "Anuncio de Elevador," que podrás utilizar cuando alguien te pregunte "¿A qué te dedicas?," además de incluirlo como descripción en las redes sociales.
  • Cómo maximizar tus talentos innatos como método de mercadeo para posicionarse como experto en tu industria
  • Adonde y cómo formar relaciones profesionales por medio del networking, para crear alianzas y contactos que te ayudarán a crecer tu negocio

 

Biografía

Anllelic (an-ye-lik) Lozada, M.S. es una Coach de Carrera, Instructora de Marketing y Mentora de Emprendedores en Nueva York, Miami y Puerto Rico.

Por medio de su mentoría individualizada, el newsletter semanal "Véndete"  y columnas en varias publicaciones como El VoceroAlma EmprendedoraThe Huffington Post LatinTrends Magazine, Anllelic ayuda a hispanos a amar lo que hacen y la forma única que lo hacen.

Como Instructora Certificada para NYC Business Solutions, un programa del Small Business Administration Services, Anllelic crea talleres bilingües de Marketing y Marca Personal para empresarios en Nueva York. Como instructora para el Centro de Puerto Rico, el programa empresarial de la Fundación Sila Maria Calderón, Anllelic conduce talleres de mercadeo y marca personal para mujeres empresarias en diferentes pueblos de la isla.

Anllelic obtuvo una Maestría de Liderazgo Empresarial con concentración en Marketing de Nova Southeastern University, un bachillerato en Publicidad y asociados en Psicología y Marketing de Florida International University. Además, es candidata a ser certificada como Coach Integral de la Asociación Internacional de Coaches Profesionales. 


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 Queen's 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.

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

When: April 28, 2016
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 Queen's 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.
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Social Branding for Entrepreneurs

When: April 28, 2016
Where: QNS Collective - 36-27 36th Street New York, NY 11106
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

Learn how to Build, Grow , Nurture and Protect Your Social Brand. Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners can truly leverage the power of Online Marketing by creating a compelling and engaging personal brand online that will develop their value as influencers and thought-leaders in their respective industries. This kind of social positioning has proven time and again to increase the value of the entreprenuer and his or her business, resulting in short and long-term business growth through targeted visibility.

Jasmine Sandler, an expert in Social Branding for Executives, Global Keynote Speaker and Trainer on Social Media Strategies, Author of multiple books on Social Selling and Social Branding and long-time CEO of her own Social Agency will lead this informative and interactive workshop.

For attending this workshop, all attendees will receive discounts from Jasmine on her Social Branding books , videos and online courses.

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.

No events on April 29.

 

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Recipe for Success: Starting and Growing a Food Business.
April 30, 2016

Recipe for Success: Starting and Growing a Food Business.

When: April 30, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $300

Please note that this class has been canceled and will be rescheduled.

This 2-day session workshop (Sat. April 30th from 10 to 4 and Sun. May 1st from 11 to 4) course is designed to help starting food-preneurs launch and grow a successful food-based business. During these sessions there will be hands-on exercises and contacts so that you can easily walk the path to successful entrepreneurship. The course includes:

  • Setting up the Business 
  • The 4P's - Pricing, Producing, Packaging, & Product 
  • Pitching your Product to the right Customer
  • Targeted Marketing
  • Showcase your Products opportunity at Queens Taste
Strictly limited to 15 participants.

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 Queen's 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.