NYC Mayor's Office, Queens International Night Market, NYC Business Solutions, The NYC Department of Small Business Services, and LaGuardia Community College are hosting a series of free business seminars in March!
These business seminars are free and open to vendors interested in the Night Market, and also open to anyone who wants to start a business in NYC. The seminars will cover a range of topics, including business formation, business plans, marketing, financing, permits, and navigating government. The seminars will also cover Night Market topics and feature guest speakers, networking, and Q&A opportunities. Seminars will be taught by experienced NYC Business Solutions instructors from the NYC Department of Small Business Services.
Register Above for:
Session III - Access to Financing & Navigating Government: Thursday March 16, 6:30-9:30pm
Learn how to identify credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Also learn about New York City’s rules, regulations, and codes and understand some of the steps necessary to open an establishment as well as operate within the five boroughs.
Other Seminars in the Small Business Series:
Session I - Business Planning & Night Market Topics and Tips: Thursday March 9, 6:30-9:30pm
Learn about key components of a strong business plan. Organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers and develop your financial projections. This session will also include a presentation by the Night Market to help prepare interested vendors for success at the event. Register for Session I
Session II - Marketing 101 & Social Media Marketing: Tuesday March 14, 6:30-9:30pm
Learn the fundamental components of a successful marketing strategy and how to develop and manage an effective online presence using web technologies and social media. Register for Session II
For those interested in the Night Market, the vendor application is available at http://bit.ly/qnm-vendor-2017 and the website is http://www.queensnightmarket.com. Attending the small business seminars will not impact your application to the Night Market in any way.