Opportunities for Minority & Women Owned Businesses

Take a look at these three cohort mentorship programs for minority and/or women-owned businesses:  Bond Readiness Program, NYC Construction Mentorship, and NYC Goods and Services Mentorship! If you have not yet received your M/WBE certification, get certified online or attend an upcoming workshop to learn more. Thursday, February 28th (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.) RSVP here. Tuesday, March 5th (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.) RSVP […]

Free October Business Seminars

The U.S. Small Business Administration invites local entrepreneurs to particiate in the following free business seminars in October. No registration required. Please just show up. (In Chinese) Wed. 10/3, 2pm-4pm, Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355) Business Series I: How to Start a Business (In Chinese) Wed. 10/10, 2pm-4pm, Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY […]

The Tech Incubator at Queens College is offering non-credit classes, talks and workshops

The Tech Incubator at Queens College will be offering the following non-credit classes, talks and workshops in August and September. Please register if you are interested in attending and share with those you think will benefit. Learning Game Design Using Unity 3D, Aug. 24 – Oct. 12 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-game-design-with-unity-3d-tickets-48522993580 Introduction to Information Security, Aug. 29 – Nov. 14 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-information-security-tickets-47650584180 Design Your […]

Garden Creativi-Tea: Art Workshops

All ages welcome! Our family-friendly summer art workshops are back. Make and take home your own creations.  Each week we combine art with some nature in the  garden, and a refreshing glass of iced tea on the side. Victorian garden-inspired collage, giant colorful “spider webs” and with your own fuzzy crawlers, painted planters, something to grow on your window-sill. Each week we’ll feature a […]

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 […]

Flushing Welcomes World with Expo, Food Crawl & Walking Tours

NYC & Co.’s Marty Markowitz to Kick off “Flushing’s World Fair” as Special Keynote Speaker Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, and the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today invited visitors and businesses to “Flushing’s World Fair,” a three-day expo on June 15-17, 2018. The Expo references the iconic 1964 World’s Fair through the […]

Flushing Launches District Marketing Campaign

Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) announced the launch of Flushing’s new district marketing campaign to support small businesses. The campaign aims to showcase Flushing’s diverse community, special landmarks, and cultural amenities to attract visitors from New York and beyond. The campaign stems from the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) […]

小商业之幸 大法拉盛商会成立

【侨报记者邹斌11月13日纽约报道】为了联合法拉盛的众多小商家,帮助商家获得政府资源,扩大贸易平台,由法拉盛各界联合组织的“大法拉盛商会(Great Flushing Chamber of Commence)”13日正式宣布成立。 由法拉盛各界联合组织的“大法拉盛商会(Great Flushing Chamber of Commence)”13日正式宣布成立。 (侨报记者邹斌摄) 前纽约市市议员刘醇逸的幕僚长,现任第一法拉盛组织的负责人崔容隼担任首届大法拉盛商会的执行总监。出席成立大会的各界人士希望该商会能够作为政府和亚裔商家交流的平台,让更多的小商家从中获益,帮助法拉盛商业健康向前发展。 法拉盛商会执行总监崔容隼介绍,法拉盛已有法拉盛华人工商促进会、法拉盛商业改进区、皇后区西商会等多个有利社区发展的非盈利组织。大法拉盛商会的成立目的是帮助小商家获得政府资源,帮助小商家能够了解政府信息,避免因为语言、文化等限制而受到阻碍。 崔容隼指出,商会主要以培训教育、政府联络和资源分享为三种交换平台和功能。其中教育将以个人辅导、工作坊的形式,帮助小商家了解市场所需、融资渠道和政府福利。政府联络是以会议和派对形式,增进政府和各族裔之间的了解,寻求合作,争取商业合同。大法拉盛商会共同主席瞿远义也鼓励小商家成为会员,让发挥更大功效。 国会议员孟昭文、州参议员史塔文斯基、州众议员金兑锡、市议员顾雅明当天均派代表出席。华商会、美国富顿集团、门罗学院、法拉盛美食网、加健保险、友联街小商业协会等商家与机构代表也参与活动。 商会将于下月11日晚6时至8时在法拉盛市政厅举办成立庆典,欢迎各小商家代表出席。详情可登录网站www.flushingchamber.nyc。 Link to original article here.