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New Idea to New Venture
April 2, 2012

New Idea to New Venture

When: April 2, 2012
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

 

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.

 New Idea to New Venture is sponsored in part by Flushing Bank

New Idea to New Venture

When: April 3, 2012
Where: Queens Community House: 74-09 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

 

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.

New Idea to New Venture is sponsored in part by:




NYC Councilmember, Julissa Ferreras NYC Council
U. S. Small Business Admisnistration
Women's Business Center

Business Blueprint Series: Pitching and Presenting Your Business

When: April 4, 2012
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

  

PITCHING AND PRESENTING YOUR BUSINESS

Learn the importance of your elevator pitch and how to create it, in order to sell yourself to prospective investors. Key information will be touched upon to include in your presentation and create the image and perception necessary to succeed!

 

In this workshop you will learn:

 

  • Overview of the Purpose of Pitching Your Business - Attracting interest from the targeted audience.
  • Knowing Your Audience - How to identify what the targeted audience wants and is looking for.
  • Elevator Pitch - How to construct it; spend time developing  your Pitch and getting feedback.
  • Your Presentation - How to construct it; Do's and Don'ts during your presentation.
  • Answers to your questions from a qualified instructor

About the Speaker:

Justin Morris has 14 years of experience in finance and technology. He previously lead deals at FTI Consulting on behalf of clients including GM, Lehman Brothers , the Government of Ireland, and Vornado Realty Trust. Additionally, he is in the process of finalizing an investment round with investors and can provide a "boots on the ground" perspective on getting in front of your targeted audience.

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

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Business Blueprint Series: Sales
April 18, 2012

Business Blueprint Series: Sales

When: April 18, 2012
Where: The Entrepreneur’s Space, 36-46 37 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $25

 

Business Blueprint Series

Sales

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:

Bianca 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. 

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) Orientation
April 26, 2012

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

When: April 26, 2012
Where: Queens Chamber of Commerce: 75-20 Astoria Blvd Suit 140, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: Free

 

 Minority/Women Business Owned Enterprise Program (M/WBE) 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.

This workshop is done in partnership with the Queens Chamber of Commerce

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Home Improvement Contractor Training Course - Group 1
April 28, 2012

Home Improvement Contractor Training Course - Group 1

When: April 28, 2012
Where: Compu21: 39-07 Prince Street, Unit 2C, Flushing, NY 11354
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: 200

 

Home Improvement Contractor Training Course - Group 1 Saturday, April 28, May 5, and 12

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 training course, participants will be getting the necessary preparation to become a Home Improvement Contractor Licensed.

The first group for this training course will be meeting for three consecutive Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Compu21: 39-07 Prince Street, Unit 2C, Flushing, NY 11354.

This course has already reached capacity. Please contact Nick Hardie at eugene.hardie@gmail.com, to find out more information on our next HICT course or click here.

Home Improvement Contractor Training Course - Group 2

When: April 29, 2012
Where: Compu21: 39-07 Prince Street, Unit 2C, Flushing, NY 11354
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: 200

 

Home Improvement Contractor Training Course - Group 1 Saturday, April 29, May 6, and 13

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 training course, participants will be getting the necessary preparation to become a Home Improvement Contractor Licensed.

The first group for this training course will be meeting for three consecutive Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Compu21: 39-07 Prince Street, Unit 2C, Flushing, NY 11354.

This course has already reached capacity. Please contact Nick Hardie at eugene.hardie@gmail.com, to find out more information on our next HICT course or click here.

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