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Recipe for Success: Starting and Growing a Food Business.

When: May 1, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 11:00am 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.

No events on May 2.

 

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Queens Taste 2016
May 3, 2016

Queens Taste 2016

When: May 3, 2016
Where: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Cost: $125 for one ticket

The Queens Economic Development Corporation invites you to Queens Taste 2016, the borough's premiere networking and culinary event. At least 50 restaurants and other food/drink purveyors will provide samples to 700+ attendees, including some of the most powerful and best-connected Queens residents. The cuisine will feature everything from sweet to savory, Asian to Latin American, and crunchy to creamy.

Proceeds will support QEDC's ongoing efforts to attract, create, and maintain jobs in the borough through business services, neighborhood development, the Entrepreneur Space (our food-and-business incubator), and marketing attractions through the Queens Tourism Council and the It's in Queens brands. As QEDC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, proceeds are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law

No events on May 4.

 

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
May 9, 2016

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
May 9, 2016

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
May 9, 2016

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
May 9, 2016

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
May 9, 2016

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: May 9, 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 May 10.

 

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Entrenamiento Para Contratistas de Reparación y Mejoras del Hogar
May 14, 2016

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Entrenamiento Para Contratistas de Reparación y Mejoras del Hogar
May 14, 2016

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Entrenamiento Para Contratistas de Reparación y Mejoras del Hogar
May 14, 2016

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Entrenamiento Para Contratistas de Reparación y Mejoras del Hogar
May 14, 2016

Entrenamiento Para Contratistas de Reparación y Mejoras del Hogar

When: May 14, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: 375

¿Es usted un contratista de reparación y mejoras del hogar trabajando sin una licencia?

 Si es así, inscríbase en el curso de entrenamiento de tres sesiones (14, 15 y 21 de mayo desde 10:00 am hasta 4:00 pm) ofrecido por la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de Queens (QEDC) para ayudarle a obtener la licencia y comenzar su propio negocio de contratista.

Oferta de Curso 

  • Permisos necesarios y requerimientos de licenciatura
  • Los "hacer y no hacer" de la operación de su negocio
  • Operando su negocio profesionalmente
  • Haciendo negocio como un contratista
  • Publicidad y ventas
  • Seguro: protegiéndose a usted y a su negocio
  • Sus responsabilidades como contratista
  • Preparación para el día del examen
Para registrar, llame al 718-263-0546. Usted puede pagar con tarjeta de crédito, tarjeta de débito, cheque o efectivo.

(Note that this class will be in Spanish) Are you a home improvement and repair contractor working without a license?

If so, enroll en this three session training course (October 10 and 11 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and October 15 and 16 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) offered by the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) in order to help you obtain the license and begin your own contractor business.

Class Description

  • Necessary permits and licensing requirements
  • The "dos and don'ts" of operating a business
  • Operating your business professionally
  • Doing business as a contractor
  • Marketing and sales
  • Insurance: protecting yourself and your business
  • Your responsibilities as a contractor
  • Preparation for the day of the exam

In order to register, call 718-263-0546. You can pay with credit card, debit card, check, or cash.

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 May 15.

 

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Consolidated Funding Application Workshop
May 17, 2016

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Consolidated Funding Application Workshop
May 17, 2016

Consolidated Funding Application Workshop

When: May 17, 2016
Where: Long Island City Partnership
27-01 Queens Plaza North
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Cost: Free

The workshop includes an overview of the application and the CFA process followed by informational breakout sessions on specific funding available for the following project types:

  • Business & Local Government Assistance: Direct Assistance to Business and Other Organizations, Low-Cost Financing, Municipal/Public Infrastructure, Workforce Development, and Government Efficiency
  • Community Development: Affordable Housing, Community and Waterfront Revitalization, Arts, Parks, and Historic Preservation & Heritage Areas
  • Energy & Environment: Energy and Environmental Improvements, Low Cost Power, and Climate Smart Communities

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 May 18.

 

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)
May 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)
May 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)
May 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)
May 23, 2016

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Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)
May 23, 2016

Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)

When: May 23, 2016
Where: 3907 Prince St #2C
Flushing, NY 11354
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Cost: $375

Enroll for a 5-day course (5/23 through 5/11) 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.

为期五天的培训课程(5月23号到27号每晚6-9点),将会向您提供如下内容:

• 复习课程帮助您通过纽约城消费者事务部家庭装修执照考试。

• 如何成为一名成功的家庭装修企业老板,如何合法经营,如何规避风险。

• 如何在商务咨询的帮助下完成全部执照申请材料的填写和提交。

No events on May 24.

 

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Ready for Bu$ine$$: Free ESL Class for Business
June 1, 2016

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June 1, 2016

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Ready for Bu$ine$$: Free ESL Class for Business
June 1, 2016

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Ready for Bu$ine$$: Free ESL Class for Business
June 1, 2016

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June 1, 2016

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Ready for Bu$ine$$: Free ESL Class for Business
June 1, 2016

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Ready for Bu$ine$$: Free ESL Class for Business
June 1, 2016

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Ready for Bu$ine$$: Free ESL Class for Business
June 1, 2016

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