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Scaling Up Small Businesses in Queens

March 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am



March 20, 2018
8:00 am - 10:30 am
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LaGuardia Community College, The Little Theater
31-10 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101 United States
The Center for an Urban Future in partnership with the QEDC will host Scaling Up Small Businesses in Queens on Tuesday, March 20th. The forum, sponsored by Santander Bank, will be held at LaGuardia Community College from 8am to 10:30am.
Featuring a panel of Queens-based entrepreneurs and small business experts, this forum will explore the opportunity to turn more of Queen’s great small businesses into medium-sized and large enterprises.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Gregg Bishop, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
  • Seth Bornstein, Executive Director, QEDC
  • Yanki Tshering, Executive Director, Business Center for New Americans
  • Gloria Abreu, Founder, Family United Home Care

Attendance is free, but space is limited. RSVP is required by rsvp@nycfuture.org. Coffee and a light breakfast will be served.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women’s Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

The Queens 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.

This program is supported in part through funding from the office of the Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz.


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