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Business Blueprint Series: Learn the Fundamentals of and strategies for entering the Korean Market

When: October 3, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 8:30am to 12:00pm
Cost: $50

 

Learn the fundamentals of and strategies for entering the Korean market

Join Food Export-Northeast and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to discuss exciting opportunities in the Korean export market and federal assistance programs available to help U.S. food exporters break into new markets.

Seminar Discussion:

  • Korean market overview.
  • Market entry strategies for U.S. food companies.
  • Consumer trends in Korea.
  • Potential market opportunities for your company.
  • Programs & activities in the Korean market to help you meet targeted buyers.
  • Building public & private networks export assistance.

Speakers:

Ken Yang has over 20 years of experience in international trade, economic and business development, market research, and financial and investment advisory services for both private and public businesses.

Pamela Wells-Russell has over 21 years of business development and management experience in the Caribbean region, providing technical services to industry and trade associations via government and special project sources.

New Idea to New Venture

When: October 3, 2011
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Rom G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: No Fee

 

Take Your Idea for a Business and Transform it into or a Profitable Venture.

The workshop focuses on helping participants to develop their business idea, organize their start-up processes and create a strategy to launch their business. It also covers key elements of business start-up process including financing, registering the business, licenses and permits and tax related issues to help entrepreneurs properly set up their company and avoid missteps that can cost them time and money.

Free Community Clinic: Queens Small Business Legal Clinic Consultations

When: October 4, 2011
Where: Queens Borough Hall: 120-55 Queens Blvd Room G110 Kew Gardens NY 11424
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: Free

The Queens Economic Development Corporation and Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project are offering a free legal clinic to start-up and small business entrepreneurs. Attorneys can discuss: legal structures and registration, contract development, intellectual property rights, and  lease agreements. Please sign-up so we may consider you for an appointment. 

Note:
Registering for this event does not guarantee you a meeting with a lawyer. We will contact you directly in order to schedule an appropriate time slot.

Each session is 30 minutes. You must pre-register to attend.

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training and Overview of the Business

When: October 5, 2011
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: Free

 

The purpose of this training course is to provide the initial steps and foundation to starting your business plan. The following topics will be covered:

- Company Description
- Conducting Important Research
- Analyzing Your Competition

Please bring a pen and pad in order to take notes, and be ready to ask questions only pertaining to the content presented. For more in-depth and specific information, please consider scheduling a one-on-one counseling appointment.

No events on October 6.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
October 12, 2011

No events on October 7.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
October 12, 2011

No events on October 8.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
October 12, 2011

No events on October 9.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
October 12, 2011

No events on October 10.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
October 12, 2011

No events on October 11.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
October 12, 2011

Business Blueprint Series: Sales

When: October 12, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

 

Sell More by Knowing Your Customers

7 Secrets to More Sales: No matter what business you're in, if you are an entrepreneur or have a small business, you are in the business of selling. Getting really good at sales can help you be more successful in your business and help you get more of what you want in life. In this course you'll learn 7 secrets to more sales and how to apply them to your business. Plus we'll give you an opportunity to practice your "salesability" in a safe environment.

Speaker:

Bianco Di Salvo is the founder of Working Sage. Working Sage is a company that provides products and coaching to help entrepreneurs and small business people know their market and use that information to make more sales. She has a background in business, is a certified facilitator, trainer and an adjunct professor in the marketing department at Fordham University. 

Power Networking Breakfast

When: October 13, 2011
Where: Queens Borough Hall 120-55 Queens Blvd., Rm. G110 Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Cost: $15 for one, $20 for two

 

Do you have incomplete tasks nagging at you? Can't seem to start or complete a project or simply tackle filling? Good news! In the first workshop, Sonia J.T. Saleh, Director of Uplifting Nonprofits, will share:

  • How to overcome nagging barriers that may be preventing you from completing organizational/business goals;
  • Simple steps that will refocus and re-energize your confidence in yourself and your organization; and 
  • Steps to accomplish your goals before year's end.


No events on October 14.

 

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6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training and Overview of the Business
October 15, 2011

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training and Overview of the Business

When: October 15, 2011
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: Free

 

The purpose of this training course is to provide the initial steps and foundation to starting your business plan. The following topics will be covered:

- Company Description
- Conducting Important Research
- Analyzing Your Competition

Please bring a pen and pad in order to take notes, and be ready to ask questions only pertaining to the content presented. For more in-depth and specific information, please consider scheduling a one-on-one counseling appointment.

Free Community Clinics: Restaurant Boot Camp

When: October 24, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free
Learn the laws and regulations of running a restaurant in NYC!
 

To run a successful restaurant you must know how to manage your employees and expenses, as well as which licenses you may need. This course will help you understand all of the basic requirements to get your business up and running.

You will learn about:

  • How to avoid large fines by knowing the laws regarding minimum wage, overtime vs. shift pay, uniforms, worker's compensation, discrimination, health and sanitation, and other common issues
  • How to manage your employees more efficiently and effectively
  • What to know to apply for right licenses and permits correctly
  • How to use a new online license information system, Business Express

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training and Overview of the Business

When: October 24, 2011
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

 

The purpose of this training course is to provide the initial steps and foundation to starting your business plan. The following topics will be covered:

- Company Description
- Conducting Important Research
- Analyzing Your Competition

Please bring a pen and pad in order to take notes, and be ready to ask questions only pertaining to the content presented. For more in-depth and specific information, please consider scheduling a one-on-one counseling appointment.

Free Community Clinic: Social Enterprise

When: October 25, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

 

Social Enterprise

Social Enterprises are said to be the business models of the future. In this lesson you will learn:

1. Examples about how to generate or measure social and/or environmental impact through the business model of your product and service.
2. Ways how-to measure a Social or Environmental Need and Solution within your business
3. Common Challenges for Social Enterprises and how-to leverage all of the company values

Business Blueprint Series: Negotiation

When: October 26, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

 

Negotiation

Knowing how to negotiate is crucial in order to succeed in business. The best negotiators do their homework prior to any discussions. Whether it is developing a new lease, purchasing goods or services or determining compensation there are important skills one needs to know so that at the end of the day both parties feel they have come to a fair and amicable agreement.
 

Speaker:

Gail Roseman has over 25 years experience as a commercial real estate broker and has handled hundreds of  negotiations. 

No events on October 27.

 

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6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 2, 2011

No events on October 28.

 

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6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 2, 2011

No events on October 29.

 

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6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 2, 2011

No events on October 30.

 

Next Upcoming Events

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 2, 2011

No events on October 31.

 

Next Upcoming Events

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 2, 2011

No events on October 32.

No events on October 33.

No events on October 34.

No events on October 35.

No events on October 36.