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No events on January 1.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 4, 2014

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 4, 2014

No events on January 3.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Planning and Research
January 4, 2014

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

When: January 4, 2014
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
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:

  • Developing a mission statement
  • Planning for your Business
  • Conducting research on market, industry, and 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.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

No events on January 5.

 

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Home Improvement Contractor Training
January 6, 2014

New Idea to New Venture Workshop
January 6, 2014

Home Improvement Contractor Training

When: January 6, 2014
Where: 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $200
Enroll for a special, 3-day course (1/6, 1/7, 1/8) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.


Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: January 6, 2014
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

This workshop helps participants develop their business idea, organize their start-up process and create a strategy to launch their business. It also covers key elements of how to start a business including: financing, business registration, permit & licenses, and tax related issues. Learn how to setup a company and avoid missteps that can cost you time and money.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Home Improvement Contractor Training

When: January 7, 2014
Where: 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $200
Enroll for a special, 3-day course (1/6, 1/7, 1/8) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.


Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

 

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

 

 

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard                                                                     Right on 37th Street

 

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

 

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

Home Improvement Contractor Training

When: January 8, 2014
Where: 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $200
Enroll for a special, 3-day course (1/6, 1/7, 1/8) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.


Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:

           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

 

By Car from Eastern Queens:

            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard                                                                     Right on 37th Street

 

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:

            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

No events on January 9.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales & Marketing Strategies
January 11, 2014

No events on January 10.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Sales & Marketing Strategies
January 11, 2014

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

When: January 11, 2014
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
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:

  • Developing sales and marketing strategies
  • Developing a marketing schedule
  • Gathering metrics

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

No events on January 12.

 

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Introduction to WordPress
January 15, 2014

No events on January 13.

 

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Introduction to WordPress
January 15, 2014

No events on January 14.

 

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Introduction to WordPress
January 15, 2014

Introduction to WordPress

When: January 15, 2014
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

This free, introductory class will cover the basics of website development including hosting, domains, working with developers, and the basics of the most popular website development program, WordPress. this class is perfect for aspiring bloggers, people interested in building resume skills, and entrepreneurs looking to develop a web presence or looking to sell their products online.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queen's Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

No events on January 16.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Operations and Management Team
January 18, 2014

Home Improvement Contractor Training
January 18, 2014

No events on January 17.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Operations and Management Team
January 18, 2014

Home Improvement Contractor Training
January 18, 2014

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

When: January 18, 2014
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
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:

  • Defining business systems
  • Appropriate management
  • Technology use for business efficiency

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

 

Home Improvement Contractor Training

When: January 18, 2014
Where: JFK Corporate Square Marketing Center, 93-43 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11435
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $200
Enroll for a 3-day course (1/18, 1/19, 1/25) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Home Improvement Contractor Training

When: January 19, 2014
Where: JFK Corporate Square Marketing Center, 93-43 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11435
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $200
Enroll for a 3-day course (1/18, 1/19, 1/25) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

No events on January 20.

 

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Mind Your Own Business
January 21, 2014

Mind Your Own Business

When: January 21, 2014
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cost: FREE

Due to weather, this event has been canceled. We will try to reschedule for a later date.

Together with expert Naoki Okai, this class will cover financial concepts to consider when running or starting your own business including: 

  • Wealth Formula
  • Is Money Working For or Against You?
  • Common Sense in Paying Down Your Debt
  • Know the Risks: Why the Market is Back But Your Portfolio Have Not Recovered
  • Where Do You Keep Your Money: Tax Now, Tax Later, or Tax Advantage Account?

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

The Queen's Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

No events on January 22.

 

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Power Networking Breakfast: New Year, New Possibilities - Pitch Your Business
January 23, 2014

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

When: January 23, 2014
Where: 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Cost: Free

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.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

The Queen's Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

No events on January 24.

 

Next Upcoming Events

Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Financial Statements and Development
January 25, 2014

Home Improvement Contractor Training
January 25, 2014

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

When: January 25, 2014
Where: Queens Public Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd Jamaica, NY 11432
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
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 Statements
  • Balance Sheets
  • Cash Flow

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Home Improvement Contractor Training

When: January 25, 2014
Where: JFK Corporate Square Marketing Center, 93-43 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11435
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $200
Enroll for a 3-day course (1/18, 1/19, 1/25) to become a licensed Home Improvement Contractor Business. In this class you will:
  • Get training to become a licensed home improvement contractor with the NYC's Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Learn from a qualified instructor on running a professional business, avoid liability, and become a successful entrepreneur.
  • Work with a business advisor in filing ALL necessary appropriate paperwork.

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

No events on January 26.

 

Next Upcoming Events

Talk Tech: What You Need To Know Before Creating An Online Presence
January 29, 2014

No events on January 27.

 

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Talk Tech: What You Need To Know Before Creating An Online Presence
January 29, 2014

No events on January 28.

 

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Talk Tech: What You Need To Know Before Creating An Online Presence
January 29, 2014

Talk Tech: What You Need To Know Before Creating An Online Presence

When: January 29, 2014
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: FREE

Are you looking to build a web presence, but not sure where to begin. Together with web expert Scott Wolpow, this class will cover what you need to know before you start the process. You'll learn terminology, how to hire a web developer, and how to save money if you decide to do it alone.

About the Speaker

Scott Wolpow started in business at the tender age of 7, wholesaling craft items to a kiosk in a major local retail gift store. His interest in computers started in junior high school.

Scott started working on websites in 1995 and soon made a profession building sites. His company Netalytical Inc., specializes in managing the Internet assets of companies. The company mantra is problem solving. In 18 + years' experience, Scott has built thousands of sites. More importantly Scott has developed a system to get the site his customer's needs.

Scott is a lifelong resident of Queens and currently lives in Astoria.

Website: Netalytical

About the Speaker

 

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

The Queen's Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Doing Business With The Government: Getting M/WBE Certified with NYC & NYS

When: January 30, 2014
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: FREE

Learn about getting certified as a Minority/Woman Business Enterprise with NYC & NYS, what you will need to do to obtain government contracts, and how you can leverage your certification to get more business. 

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

The Queen's Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Rescheduled: Mind Your Own Business

When: January 30, 2014
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cost: FREE

Together with expert Naoki Okai, this class will cover financial concepts to consider when running or starting your own business including: 

  • Wealth Formula
  • Is Money Working For or Against You?
  • Common Sense in Paying Down Your Debt
  • Know the Risks: Why the Market is Back But Your Portfolio Have Not Recovered
  • Where Do You Keep Your Money: Tax Now, Tax Later, or Tax Advantage Account?

Donations

As a non-profit, QEDC needs donations in order to keep serving our community. If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click the button below.

Directions
The Entrepreneur Space is at:
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101 

Conveniently located 10 minutes from midtown Manhattan, it is within walking distance to public transportation and near major highways connecting it to the entire metropolitan area.

By Car from Manhattan:
           Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge lower level to Queens Plaza
            Turn left to NY 25A Northern Blvd.
            Turn left on 37th Street

By Car from Eastern Queens:
            Long Island Expressway to Greenpoint Avenue exit
            Right onto Greenpoint Avenue
            Left on 39th Avenue, across Queens Boulevard, continue over                 the Sunnyside Yard Bridge
            Left on Northern Boulevard
                                                                     Right on 37th Street

Please note that metered street parking is available in the immediate vicinity  Street parking is more readily available after 6 p.m., though be aware that the meters function until 7 p.m.. Please be aware of all street cleaning regulations

By Subway:
            R or M train to 36th Street Station
            Walk to 37th Street
            Left on 37th Street

For a map on walking from the subway, click here.

No events on January 31.

No events on January 32.