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International B2B Forum

International B2B & Small Business Resource Forum

A Platform for BuyersSuppliersInvestors, and Exporters to Network and Get Resources/Assistance 

Wed. May 2nd, 9am to 2pm

Ted Weiss Federal Building, 290 Broadway, 30th Floor, NY 10017

Meeting 30+ government agencies and organizations, Learning from 30+ speakers, and networking

Must register to man-li.lin@sba.gov providing your formal name and e-mail address

We will have to close the registration when it reaches 800 maximum

 

Thanks to the following exhibitors for providing one-on-one information counseling.

Federal Government

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

National Labor Relations Board

Social Security Administration

United States Postal Service

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

U.S. Department of Labor-EBSA

U.S. Department of Labor-OSHA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. General Services Administration

New York State Government

Empire State Development Global NY

Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance

NY State of Health

NYS Workers’ Compensation Board

 

New York City Government

NYC Commission on Human Rights

NYC Department of Education

NYC Department of Finance Taxpayer Advocate’s Office

NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

NYC Department of Sanitation

NYC Department of Small Business Services

NYC Housing Authority

 

Foreign Government Agencies

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Taiwan Trade Center, New York

 

NY Organizations Serving Business Community

BOC Women’s Business Center

Business Center for New Americans

Court Square Law Project

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce

Haitian American International Business and Multicultural Art Promotion

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Queens

Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

New American Chamber of Commerce

New York City Bar Legal Referral Service (LRS)

Queens Chamber of Commerce

Science, Industry and Business Library

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corp (DBA Bronx CookSpace)

US-China Advanced Institute for International Business

US-China Guangdong Chamber of Commerce

 

10:00am-10:25am Opening

  • John Mallano

Deputy Director, SBA New York District Office

  • Beth Goldberg

District Director, SBA New York District Office

  • Eduard Ekel

Regional Export Finance Manager, SBA Export Assistance Center

 

10:30am-2:00pm Starting Your Business (Room ½)

  • SBA Programs and Services for Your Business

Man-Li Lin, SBA New York District Office

  • Tax Issues  for Small Business

Brenda Stuart-Luke, IRS

  • Taxpayer Advocate Services to Resolve Your Tax Issues 

George Adjetey, Taxpayer Advocate Service

  • FDA Regulations

Dilcia Granville, Ph.D., Public Affairs Specialist, FDA

  • Sales Tax for New Vendors

Robert Smith, NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance

  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Neil M. Gilberg, New York State Workers’ Compensation Board

  • Business planning/How to Qualify for Small Business Financing

Isaac Roldan, Director of Small Business Service, CAMBA

  • Business Structures

Chunyee Miot, IRS Volunteer CPA

  • Retirement Plan Options for Small Business

Ana Lembert, U.S. Department of Labor EBSA

  • Compliance with Health Benefit Regulations

G’Nece Jones, U.S. Department of Labor EBSA

  • NYC Commercial Recycling and Organics Rules

Pedro Suarez, NYC Department of Sanitation

  • Tax Resource & Assistance

Eunkyong Choi, NYC Dept. of Finance

  • Business Plan Writing in Eight Steps

Man-Li Lin, SBA New York District Office

10:30am-2:00pm Growing Your Business (Room 3)

  • Doing Business in Hungary

Ms. Judit Czako, Economic Attache of Hungry

  • Doing Business in Haiti

Smith Georges, Haitian American International Business and Multicultural Art Promotion

  • Doing Business in Taiwan

Jessie Chao, Taiwan Investment and Trade Office

  • Doing Business in European Union

Anastasia Xenias, PhD, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

  • Federal Government Contracting

Jennifer Jackson, SBA New York District Office

Jennifer Krottinger, SBA New York District Office

  • Doing Business with GSA

Peter D. Davis, US General Services Administration

  • Doing Business with NYC Department of Education

Adam Wexelbaum, Supplier Diversity SpecialistNYC Department of Education

  • Procurement Assistance at SoBro

Andrew M. Hyman, South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation

  • Digital Marketing Strategy

Isaac Roldan, Director of Small Business Service, CAMBA

  • Research Valuable Information to Start/Grow Your Business

Helena Escalante, Science, Industry & Business Library

10:30am-2:00pm Selling to the Global Market

  • Global NY

Lennox Ruiz, Empire State Development, Global NY

  • Export Financing

Eduard Ekel, SBA Office of International Trade NY/NJ

  • International Trade A-Z

Peter Fehnel, SBA NY District Long Island Office

  • Export Operation

Mark Jaffe, Greater New York Chamber of Commerce

  • Exporting Services and Assistance

Man-Li Lin, SBA New York District Office

  • The Basics of Exporting

Anastasia Xenias, PhD, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

  • Legal Resources for Your Business

Damaris Solis Padilla, Esq., NYC Bar Legal Referral Services (LRS)

  • Exploring Foreign Markets and Industries

Peter Bengston, Science, Industry and Business Library

  • Grants for R&D: SBIR and STTR

Bailey Wolff, SBA New York District Office

  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify Consumer and Products for Cross Border Marketing

Hanah Tran, FHH Group (Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan)

 

 The following are the seminars in April. You don’t have to register.

  • Wed. 4/11/18, 2pm-4pm Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY 11354)

(Chinese Mandarin) Business Plan Writing

  • Thurs. 4/12/18, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Finkelstein Library (24 Chestnut St, Spring Valley, NY 10977)

State and Federal Government Contracting

  • Wed. 4/18/18, 2pm-4pm Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY 11354)

(Chinese Mandarin) Marketing Strategies and Building a Blog for your Business

  • Thurs. 4/19/18, 9:30am-11:30am, LaGuardia Community College (30-20 Thomson Ave, Room B-201, Long Island City, NY 11101)

Marketing Strategies for Your Business

  • Thurs. 4/19/18, 2pm-4pm, Kent Circle (36-57 Main St, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11354)

(Chinese Mandarin) Marketing Strategies for Your Business

  • Mon. 4/23/18, 6:30pm-8pm, Butterfield Library (10 Morris Ave, Cold Spring, NY 10516)

Marketing Strategies and Building a Blog for Your Business

  • Wed. 4/25/18, 2pm-4pm Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY 11354)

(Chinese Mandarin) Selling to the Government and Global Market

  • Thurs. 4/26/18, 6:30pm-8pmButterfield Library (10 Morris Ave, Route 9D, Cold Spring, NY 10516)

Selling to the Government and Global Market

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