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Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research
November 2, 2016

Queens StartUP! - All About Business Planning and Research

When: November 2, 2016
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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.

Women's Power Networking Breakfast: Terry's Tips to Successfully Selling Your Food Products

When: November 3, 2016
Where: MiQ Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South
Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Cost: Free

Please note this class is at a different location than usual. See the address above.

Join us for a Power Networking Breakfast with speaker Terry Frishman on how you can successfully sell your food products.

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding what drives your business - why should a store carry your brand?

  • Pricing strategy - Suggested retail, wholesale and distributor prices

  • Sales strategy - including how to target initial accounts; direct sales vs. working with distributors and brokers

  • Initial marketing support


This workshop will feature customized content based upon your input and questions.


When you register, you'll be asked questions about your business and challenges you are facing so that the workshop can be better tailored to meet your needs.

 

Speaker's Bio

Multiple award-winning Terry Frishman (MBA, Columbia Business School), Founder, Culinest, has over 20 years of experience helping entrepreneurs strengthen their concepts and move their businesses forward with strategic and tactical assistance. She began her food career managing a $120 million brand and launching a profitable-within-1-year $20 million product line for Kraft General Foods (now Kraft Heinz), where she won six team awards and ran brainstorming sessions.

Through Culinest, a New York-based boutique consultancy, Terry takes food businesses to the next level with consulting and education. Aspiring entrepreneurs and established companies successfully launch and grow their food businesses with Culinest's help -- from brainstorming, strategy, branding and marketing to research, PR and sales. Clients have gone on to win Vendy and sofi awards, increase sales and profitably expand, and have included Sarabeth's, Sylvia's, Crepini, Chocolat Moderne, Nuchas Empanadas and The Lobster Place.

Terry has been a repeat guest speaker on Food Network, for the Specialty Food Association and the International Restaurant Show, and regularly teaches business classes, seminars and workshops. She is in the Society of Fellows for the Culinary Institute of America, a KIVA Trustee, and has served as President of the Roundtable for Women in Foodservice (NY) and VP for both the New York Women's Culinary Alliance and the International Wine & Food Society (NY).

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.

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Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements
November 5, 2016

Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements

When: November 5, 2016
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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 6.

 

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New Idea to New Venture Workshop
November 7, 2016

New Idea to New Venture Workshop

When: November 7, 2016
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.

No events on November 8.

 

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Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition Program - Business Operations and Management
November 9, 2016

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

When: November 9, 2016
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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.

 

Pricing for Profit and Success

When: November 10, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cost: $20

This interactive workshop is mandatory in order to become a client of The Entrepreneur Space Kitchen Incubator. Offered once a month, it can be taken only after you toured the incubator; you have the option to take the class before or after you submit your written application

After registering you will receive an assignment to complete before the session, which will allow you to walk out with the tools needed to succeed.

Together, we will evaluate your pricing structure to ensure that you make a profit every time you sell on the unit level. The Entrepreneur Space is devoted to help you create a business that will reflect your passion and at the same time make you money. We are not just a kitchen you rent to manufacture, but with our counselors and consultants, our mission is to support your growth to great success.

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

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Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies
November 16, 2016

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Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies
November 16, 2016

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Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies
November 16, 2016

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Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies
November 16, 2016

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Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies
November 16, 2016

Queens StartUP! - Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies

When: November 16, 2016
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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.

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

When: November 17, 2016
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 18.

 

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

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Legal Clinic
November 29, 2016

Legal Clinic

When: November 29, 2016
Where: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: Free

Do you need free legal help for your business? Sign up here and we'll see how we can help! 

To sign up, please contact us at 718-263-0546.

This event is offered in partnership with NELP (Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project), part of the City Bar Justice Center.

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.

Queens StartUP! - Developing Financial Statements

When: November 30, 2016
Where: Flushing Library
International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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.

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