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Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)
November 2, 2015

New Idea to New Venture Workshop
November 2, 2015

Home Improvement Contractor Training (Mandarin)

When: November 2, 2015
Where: 3907 Prince St #2C
Flushing, NY 11354
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Cost: $300

Enroll for a 5-day course (7/13 through 7/17) 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.

为期五天的培训课程(11月2号到6号每晚6-9点),将会向您提供如下内容:

• 复习课程帮助您通过纽约城消费者事务部家庭装修执照考试。

• 如何成为一名成功的家庭装修企业老板,如何合法经营,如何规避风险。

• 如何在商务咨询的帮助下完成全部执照申请材料的填写和提交。

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: November 2, 2015
Where: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room G110, Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

This event welcomes all veterans who are interested in starting their own businesses.

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.

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

When: November 4, 2015
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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.

 

One Night Stands – Getting IT Done: Export IT!

When: November 4, 2015
Where: Queens Collective
36-27 36 Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: $20

Sell your product around the globe. It is indeed a small world and you can profit by sending your goods abroad. Brian Shube is a consultant with expertise in helping small business understand  the ins and outs of exporting.

Women's Power Networking Breakfast: Queens Small Business Tech Exchange

When: November 5, 2015
Where: 120-55 Queens Blvd.
Room 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: Free
Learn how to use technology for your business by meeting with representatives from some of the country's best tech companies. You will also have the chance to attend break-out sessions where companies will be able to go over their offerings for small businesses in more detail. 
By attending this workshop, you will be able learn about:
  • Crowdfunding
  • Email and Social Media Marketing
  • Mobile Payments
  • Ecommerce
This event is part of the NYC Small Business Tech Coalition, funded by the NYCSBS and Citi Community Development.


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.

Business Resiliency Workshop Rockaways

When: November 5, 2015
Where: Queens Library at Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd
New York, NY 11693
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: Free

Prepare yourself and your business for emergencies!

As a business owner in New York City, you face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, you are constantly navigating risks. The Business PREP Resiliency workshop can teach you how to best prepare yourself and your business.

What you will learn:

  • How to stay in business:  Identify your key business functions, employees, and documents.
  • How to protect your investments Understand how to protect your assets and navigate insurance processes.     
  • How to be ready for actionCreate an emergency plan for your business and your employees.

Eventbrite - Business Resiliency Workshop Rockaways

No events on November 6.

 

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Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements
November 9, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements
November 9, 2015

No events on November 8.

 

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Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements
November 9, 2015

Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements

When: November 9, 2015
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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.

No events on November 10.

 

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Learn QuickBooks Online: Navigation and Accounts Receivable
November 11, 2015

Learn QuickBooks Online: Navigation and Accounts Receivable

When: November 11, 2015
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Cost: Free

This QuickBooks course aims to provide the technical know-how for people looking to learn how to use this program effectively. 

Please note this class is for QuickBooks Online. While it has the same functions as the desktop version, the interface is very different. This class will not teach you how to use the desktop version of QuickBooks.

In this class you will:

Work hands-on with QuickBooks Online Plus. In order to take this class, please bring a laptop after registering for QuickBooks Online Plus, which can be found here. The subscription is free for the first 30 days. If you do not bring a laptop with your QuickBooks Online account login information, you will be unable to take the class.

Please note that this class fills up extremely quickly. If it is full, please add your name to the waiting list.

Why take a class on Quickbooks?

- Because your receipts fade and storage of your data is difficult without it. (You can link transactions and make things much easier if you are ever audited). 
- Quickbooks helps you create analytic reports you can use to make better business decisions and keep your bookkeeping tight.
- Because MS Excel is not made for bookkeeping! You lose out on power information created by QB reports.
- Save money come tax time. Save between 5 hours/month of manual entry and over $4,200 a year come tax time by using QuickBooks.*
- Manual entries and bank statement importation can create lost transactions and no reconciliation. 

*Based on normal retainer fee paid for bookkeeping.

This class is part of the NYC Small Business Tech Coalition, funded by the NYCSBS and Citi Community Development.

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.

Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies

When: November 18, 2015
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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.

Learn QuickBooks Online: Accounts Payable, Journal Entries, Reconciliations and Reporting

When: November 18, 2015
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 5:45pm to 8:45pm
Cost: Free

This QuickBooks course aims to provide the technical know-how for people looking to learn how to use this program effectively. 

This class is intended for people who already know how to navigate through QuickBooks.

Please note this class is for QuickBooks Online. While it has the same functions as the desktop version, the interface is very different. This class will not teach you how to use the desktop version of QuickBooks.

In this class you will:

Work hands-on with QuickBooks Online Plus. In order to take this class, please bring a laptop after registering for QuickBooks Online Plus, which can be found here. The subscription is free for the first 30 days. If you do not bring a laptop with your QuickBooks Online account login information, you will be unable to take the class.

Please note that this class fills up extremely quickly. If it is full, please add your name to the waiting list.

Why take a class on Quickbooks?

- Because your receipts fade and storage of your data is difficult without it. (You can link transactions and make things much easier if you are ever audited). 
- Quickbooks helps you create analytic reports you can use to make better business decisions and keep your bookkeeping tight.
- Because MS Excel is not made for bookkeeping! You lose out on power information created by QB reports.
- Save money come tax time. Save between 5 hours/month of manual entry and over $4,200 a year come tax time by using QuickBooks.*
- Manual entries and bank statement importation can create lost transactions and no reconciliation. 

*Based on normal retainer fee paid for bookkeeping.

This class is part of the NYC Small Business Tech Coalition, funded by the NYCSBS and Citi Community Development.

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..

One Night Stands – Getting IT Done: Negotiate IT!

When: November 18, 2015
Where: Queens Collective
36-27 36 Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: $20

Good negotiating skills are crucial to a successful business.  Learn how to work with clients, suppliers, buyers and sellers so everyone walks away from the negotiation table with a smile.  Gail Roseman is an Executive Vice President at Sholom Zuckerbrot Real Estate with over 30 years of experience.

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

When: November 19, 2015
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.

No events on November 20.

 

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
November 23, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
November 23, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
November 23, 2015

Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research

When: November 23, 2015
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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 November 24.

 

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
December 2, 2015

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