Women's Business Center

The Queens Women's Business Center (QWBC) empowers women to fully participate in the economy by further developing their capacity to start and grow successful businesses, and by connecting them to other women business owners and business development resources in our community.

Established in 2001, the QWBC supports women business owners and entrepreneurs to start, build, and grow businesses through one-on-one counseling, training courses, workshops, mentoring and business networking.

Services Include...

  • New Venture Assistance
  • Existing Business Owner Assistance
  • Government Procurement
  • Power Networking Series
  • Microlending Assistance
  • and more...

Additional resources for Small Business online tools and resources can be found via the Small Business Training Network.

For more information about the Queens Women's Business Center (QWBC), please feel free to contact Andrea Ormeno at: 718-263-0546 or by via e-mail at: aormeno@queensny.org.

Services Coming Up

The Bureau of Industry (BIS) under the U.S. Department of Commerce has scheduled monthly call-in programs to field questions from the exporting community concerning the Cuba rule published on January 16, 2015. Read more HERE.  The calls are scheduled at 2:00 pm ET on the following days: October 13, November 10, December 8. Toll Free Number: 1-888-889-0538. Participant passcode: CUBA

Thinking About Exporting?

SBA offers resources to help you assess your business readiness and plan for expansion through exporting. Follow these 6 steps to assess your small business' readiness to export. Read more HERE

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