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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
November 3, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
November 3, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research

When: November 3, 2012
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 November 4.

 

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New Idea to New Venture
November 5, 2012

New Idea to New Venture

When: November 5, 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.

No events on November 6.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
November 10, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
November 10, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
November 10, 2012

No events on November 9.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
November 10, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies

When: November 10, 2012
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 and create a Marketing Plan. This session will go over the following topics:

- Defining the Purpose of Marketing
- Basic Marketing Tactics and Activities
- Creating a Marketing Budget
- Projecting Sales based on Marketing
- Addressing Critical Issues and Keys to Success

No events on November 11.

 

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Business Income and Expenses
November 14, 2012

No events on November 12.

 

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Business Income and Expenses
November 14, 2012

No events on November 13.

 

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Business Income and Expenses
November 14, 2012

Business Income and Expenses

When: November 14, 2012
Where: The Entrepreneur Space: 36-46 37th Street Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

 

QEDC Free Small Business Tax Workshops sponsored by the IRS

Business Income and Expenses

 This free seminar will benefit established small businesses, those getting started, and individuals anticipating going into business. Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), will be used as a reference tool during the workshop. The presenter will cover different kinds of business income, including gross receipts, bartering income, rents, and cancellation of debt, and explain how to account for them on the the tax return. The attendees will learn about various deductible business expenses, such as costs of goods sold, business start-up costs, depreciation, car and truck expenses, entertainment and gifts, and business use of your home. This workshop is a real opportunity to get answers to a variety of tax questions about small businesses.

QEDC Free Small Business Tax Workshops sponsored by the IRS.

 

Recordkeeping Requirements

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

This free seminar is designed to inform small business owners about their recordkeeping responsibilities and to answer the following questions.
   -  Why are good books and records necessary for the success of your business?
   -  How will well-organized records help you if your business is audited by the IRS?
   -  What types of records are generally accepted by the IRS?
   -  How long should you keep your business records?

No events on November 15.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
November 17, 2012

No events on November 16.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
November 17, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team

When: November 17, 2012
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 speak about how your business plans to operate as well as what you're long-term goals will include. Some of the topics will include:

- Creating an Operations Plan
- How to use technology to operate your business more efficiently
- Developing your Business System
- Sustainable Business Practices
- Growth and Exit Strategy

No events on November 18.

 

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Home Improvement Contractor Training Preview Class (Mandarin)
November 20, 2012

No events on November 19.

 

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Home Improvement Contractor Training Preview Class (Mandarin)
November 20, 2012

Home Improvement Contractor Training Preview Class (Mandarin)

When: November 20, 2012
Where: Compu21, 3907 Prince Street #2C Flushing, NY 11354
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cost: FREE

This session will provide a preview of our Home Improvement Contractor 3-Week Training Course. Come learn about how QEDC can help you attain your license with the Department of Consumer Affairs, and start a successful business.

No events on November 21.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development
November 24, 2012

No events on November 22.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development
November 24, 2012

No events on November 23.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development
November 24, 2012

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development

When: November 24, 2012
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: Free

 

This session will focus on reviewing Financial Statements necessary to be included in your business. Some of the topics that will be covered are:

- Income Statement
- Balance Sheet
- Cash Flow Projections
- Financial Assumptions

No events on November 25.

 

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Power Networking Breakfast
November 28, 2012

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Power Networking Breakfast
November 28, 2012

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Power Networking Breakfast
November 28, 2012

Power Networking Breakfast

When: November 28, 2012
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. Room G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Cost: Suggested Donation of $10.00 to cover breakfast


Topic: Develop Your Unique Selling Proposition 

Developing your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) by yourself is challenging! How do you gage interest, know if your pitch is sound, or stack up against your competition? In this interactive workshop, you will learn the three elements of developing your unique selling proposition. You will be able to test your USP immediately with the tools acquired in class to develop your perfect pitch. 

 In this session you will learn how to:

  • Attract clients by creating a positive and unique identity
  • Communicate the contribution your product/service provides
  • Clearly state what sets you apart from your competition

About the Speaker:

Malla is an inspirational communicator who builds people, programs, and possibilities. An expert in the field of entrepreneurship education, Malla empowers participants by developing an entrepreneurial mindset through her company, New Designs for Life, and her workshop series, Mom and Daughters Inc.

Her company was awarded the New York City Small Business Award of the Year and has been featured in publications like The New York Times, Inc.com, BlackEnterprise.com and Martha Stewart Radio.

For more information, please go to Malla's website at http://mallaharidat.com.

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

When: November 29, 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.

M/WBE is sponsored in part by Queens Chamber of Commerce, NYS Empire State Development and NYS Assembly

No events on November 30.

No events on November 31.