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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 5, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 5, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 5, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 5, 2013

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

When: January 5, 2013
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:

- How To Start Your Business Plan
- Developing Your 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 January 6.

 

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
January 7, 2013

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: January 7, 2013
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 January 8.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
January 12, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
January 12, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
January 12, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales and Marketing Strategies
January 12, 2013

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

When: January 12, 2013
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 creating your Marketing Plan. 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
- Critical Issues to Address and Keys to Success

No events on January 13.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
January 19, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
January 19, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
January 19, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
January 19, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
January 19, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Program Competition - Operations and Management Team
January 19, 2013

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

When: January 19, 2013
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 January 20.

 

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Power Networking Breakfast: New Year, New Possibilities - Pitch Your Business
January 23, 2013

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Power Networking Breakfast: New Year, New Possibilities - Pitch Your Business
January 23, 2013

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Power Networking Breakfast: New Year, New Possibilities - Pitch Your Business
January 23, 2013

Power Networking Breakfast: New Year, New Possibilities - Pitch Your Business

When: January 23, 2013
Where: 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Cost: Free

Please note the above date has a typo; the class will take place on January 23, 2014.

Join us and other women entrepreneurs for a free breakfast, networking, and a presentation by small business advisor Malla Haridat called "New Year, New Possibilities - Pitch Your Business." 

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 visit her at http://mallaharidat.com.

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No events on January 24.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development
January 26, 2013

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development
January 26, 2013

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

When: January 26, 2013
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 January 27.

 

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Lessons for the Entrepreneur
January 30, 2013

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Lessons for the Entrepreneur
January 30, 2013

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Lessons for the Entrepreneur
January 30, 2013

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Lessons for the Entrepreneur

When: January 30, 2013
Where: Queens Borough Hall
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: $10 (Suggested Donations) Click below for more information

The Entrepreneur Support Team Panel
A Discussion with Professionals You Need to Know

Every entrepreneur will need a strong support team to be successful. Who you choose and the relationship you have with them is key to growing your business, minimizing your risk, avoiding pitfalls, and protecting your business.

These individuals may be a banker, lawyer, insurance agent, accountant and tax specialist.

Meet professional women with experience in supporting thriving entrepreneurs and the key roles they play in every stage of business.


The discussion will be moderated by Robin Wilson, the QWBC Director. She will ask the questions to get the answers that you need to know.

Esteemed Panelists:
Barbara Pryor, Esq., Barbara Pryor, P.C.
Mwisa Chisunka, Senior Tax Analyst, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
Sandra Alvarado, Senior Small Business Specialist, Sovereign Bank
Winnie Somuah, Insurance Provider, WinnSom Insurance
Nancy Hui, CPA, VJN & Associates

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

When: January 31, 2013
Where: Queens Chamber of Commerce, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: Free

A free orientation for minority- or women-owned businesses that are interested in selling their products or services to the government.  The 2-hour overview includes an introduction to the history and purpose of M/WBE Certification, as well as a close look at the application requirements and tips for those looking to become certified.

No events on January 32.

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