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Kick Off Flushing’s World Fair on June 15

A three-day expo showcasing the food and culture of Flushing and the surrounding neighborhoods will be kicking off next month, evoking the spirit of the 1964 World’s Fair with a modern twist that reflects the worldliness of the borough today. Flushing’s World Fair — scheduled for June 15-17 — will feature workshops on how businesses can capitalize on the growing […]

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Sushma Thukral @New Asian Foods

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the second episode of “First Stop on the 7” by one of its members, Sixty First Productions, a NYC-based film & media production company. This amazing film series documents the stories behind the small business owners and entrepreneurs who make our community the most diverse and dynamic in the United States. This […]

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Free Film Screening of “Farmers for America” on March 18

Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2018 season of Flushing CSA at the 2018 Meet the Farmer community forum on Sunday, March 18, 2-6pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Limited parking available. This year’s Meet the Farmer will feature a free screening of “Farmers for […]

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Flushing Fantastic!

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort to revitalize and showcase the most dynamic and diverse business community in the United States through Flushing Fantastic, a three-year district marketing campaign. Working closely with the NYC Department of Small Business Services, Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), the Flushing BID, and community stakeholders, the Chamber aims to help promote […]

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Winter Storm Warning

Are You Prepared? Hazardous Travel Advisory and Winter Storm Warning for NYC The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday through 4 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018. According to the National Weather Service, a nor’easter is expected to bring a wintry mix of rain and snow late Tuesday, before […]

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Small Business Saturday 2017

Help rally small businesses and shoppers in our community during this year’s Small Business Saturday, November 25. Join the national campaign, generate customized promotional materials for your business, and encourage our community to support local mom-and-pop stores and small business owners! Small Business Saturday Friday, November 25 @ Greater Flushing The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Shop […]

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Networking: Queens Green Drinks

Connect with environmentally-minded entrepreneurs and activists. Explore Flushing’s downtown, filled with amazing food, cultural events, a world reknowned garden, and a bay and creek undergoing revitalization and restoration! Leaf Bar and Lounge looks out over all of this bustle and beauty, and the Manhattan skyline sunset to boot.  RSVP Today! Networking: Queens Green Drinks Thursday, November 16, 6-8pm @ Leaf […]

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Queens Business Resource Fair

Learn about FREE resources available to small business owners at a community fair co-sponsored by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, November 15, 10am @ Flushing Library. Representatives from City agencies will also be on hand to answer questions about the most commonly issued business violations and how to save your business time and money.  RSVP via Eventbrite. […]

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Free Marketing Workshop: Social Media

How can you use the latest technology to create a brand presence and promote  your business?  Learn about social media fundamentals and the latest interactive tools and resources to develop an effective social media strategy and digital engagement plan. This is a free workshop offered by the Flushing Chamber as part of our Flushing Fantastic district marketing campaign. Limited availability on a […]

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Business Forum: Recycling Rules

Learn about the new recycling rules that went into effect this year. As of August 1, 2017, the City began enforcing new recycling regulations requiring all businesses to recycle metal, glass, beverage cartons, paper, cardboard, and other items. Some must also recycle textiles and organic material. The sanitation forum will take place Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 4 to 6 […]