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No events on November 1.

 

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

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing

When: November 2, 2011
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: Free

 

This training session will go over what you will need to grow sales. This session will go over the following topics:

- Defining the Purpose of Marketing
- Basic Marketing Tactics and Activities
- Marketing Budget
- Projecting Sales based on Marketing

No events on November 3.

 

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New Idea to New Venture
November 7, 2011

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New Idea to New Venture
November 7, 2011

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New Idea to New Venture
November 7, 2011

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New Idea to New Venture
November 7, 2011

New Idea to New Venture

When: November 7, 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.

No events on November 8.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Marketing
November 9, 2011

Business Blueprint Series: Marketing

When: November 9, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

 

Marketing: Publicity Basic For Small Business Start-Ups

Generate publicity for yourself and your business. Learn the ABCs: what makes a story, what to say in your pitch, and to whom, what journalists expect from you, the contents of a great press kit, and how to create a media-worthy event. Learn how to express what sets you apart form your competition, and why the press should pat attention. Intended for product or service businesses in the lifestyle category.

Speaker:

Susan Harkavy is seasoned public relations consultant specializing in home design and lifestyle, with 28 years' experience int he industry. She is an adjunct instructor on guerrilla marketing at New York Designs, and former head of PR for the Museum of Arts & Design.

No events on November 10.

 

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Free Community Clinic: NY Labor Law/Department of Labor
November 14, 2011

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Free Community Clinic: NY Labor Law/Department of Labor
November 14, 2011

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Free Community Clinic: NY Labor Law/Department of Labor
November 14, 2011

No events on November 13.

 

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Free Community Clinic: NY Labor Law/Department of Labor
November 14, 2011

Free Community Clinic: NY Labor Law/Department of Labor

When: November 14, 2011
Where: Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37th Street Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free


NY Labor Law/Department of Labor

 An introduction to state employment laws for small business owners who need information about wages and hours, overtime, recordkeeping, tips, child labor, and unemployment insurance  and other topics. Even if you use a payroll company or an accountant, it is best to aware of your obligations under New York state law. The class is for both established businesses and  people who are thinking of starting new businesses and need a primer on what to keep in mind when hiring and staffing.

No events on November 15.

 

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Business Blueprint Series: Advanced Social Network
November 16, 2011

Business Blueprint Series: Advanced Social Network

When: November 16, 2011
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

 

Advanced Social Network

Knowing about Social Networking and Social Media are not enough in today's worldwide web. In this class learn about the vast amount of cloud computing software available on the internet and what some of the uses are. In this class you will learn:

1. What software is available on the internet (for free or low cost) that can assist your business to operate more efficiently.

2. How to use the GROVO Online Tutorial Platform to learn the "how-to's" of the different software available.

No events on November 17.

 

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6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 19, 2011

No events on November 18.

 

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6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing
November 19, 2011

6th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Training / Sales and Marketing

When: November 19, 2011
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: Free

 

This training session will go over what you will need to grow sales. This session will go over the following topics:

- Defining the Purpose of Marketing
- Basic Marketing Tactics and Activities
- Marketing Budget
- Projecting Sales based on Marketing

No events on November 20.

 

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22nd Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
November 22, 2011

No events on November 21.

 

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22nd Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
November 22, 2011

22nd Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation

When: November 22, 2011
Where: Queens Chamber of Commerce: 75-20 Astoria Blvd Suit 140, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Cost: Free

 

M/WBE Owned Enterprise Program Orientation

The workshop will cover Government Procurement opportunities for M/WBE's, qualifications for M/WBE certification and how to apply for M/WBE certification.

No events on November 23.

 

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Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session
November 29, 2011

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Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session
November 29, 2011

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Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session
November 29, 2011

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Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session
November 29, 2011

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Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session
November 29, 2011

No events on November 28.

 

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Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session
November 29, 2011

Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session

When: November 29, 2011
Where: 39-01 Main St., Ste. 509, Flushing, NY 11354
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cost: Free

 

Home Improvement Contracting License Course Orientation Session

QEDC will offer Mandarin-language workshops to immigrant home improvement contractors who want to take the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs licensing exam. The lessons will be accompanied by one-on-one business advisory services, such as consultations on permits and licensing, business development, procurement and access to capital.

During this orientation session, participants will be getting more information on the QEDC's Home Improvement Contracting License Course.

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