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Venue Location
Venue Location

Resorts World Casino NYC

110-00 Rockaway Blvd
South Ozone Park, New York, 11420

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Organizer
Organizer
Organizer: , NYC Council Member Adrienne E. Adams - District 28, New York City Council
Contact Person: Jacqueline Donado
Event Details
Event Details

Are you a local businessowner, an entrepreneur, or simply curious about how city certifications work? Then join the Queens Chamber of Commerce, New York City Council Member for District 28 Adrienne Adams, the Queens Economic Development Corporation, and a whole host of officials from city agencies at Resorts Worlds Casino on Friday, February 28th for our Small Business & M/WBE Forum.


In this forum you can expect a business resource panel that will go over a variety of different topics relating to certifications, tables filled with different resources from the city, and a catered lunch.


Our keynote speaker for this event will be:

  • Adrienne E Adams, New York City Council Member for District 28


She will be joined by:

  • Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of NYC Small Business Services
  • Ricardi Calixte, Deputy Director of the Queens Economic Development Corporation
  • Jonnel Doris, Mayor's Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor's office of M/WBEs
  • Thomas Grech, our very own President and CEO of the Queens Chamber of Commerce


Further Details:

This event has complimentary entry and is open to the public and lunch will be provided.

This event will be held in the Central Park Event Space of Resorts World Casino. Please take the elevator in the main entrance to the third floor in order to reach the proper venue.


Free outdoor parking is available at any of the surface lots. A $5 fee applies for Garage Parking. Cash is not accepted. The best way to access the parking is through the Rockaway Boulevard parking ramp

Agenda
Agenda
  • 11 AM - 11:45 AM

    Pre-Event Networking

    Pre-Event Networking

    Doors open at 11 AM, please take the authority to do some light networking and visit the exhibiting tables.

    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

    Presentation

    Presentation

    Adrienne E. Adams (New York City Council Member at District 28)

    Adrienne E. Adams

    New York City Council Member at District 28

    Gregg Bishop (Comissioner at NYC Small Business Services)

    Gregg Bishop

    Comissioner at NYC Small Business Services

    Ricardi Calixte (Deputy Director of Queens Economic Development Corp.)

    Ricardi Calixte

    Deputy Director of Queens Economic Development Corp.

    Jonnel Doris (Senior Advisor and Director of Mayor's Office of M/WBEs)

    Jonnel Doris

    Senior Advisor and Director of Mayor's Office of M/WBEs

    The presentation begins at 11:45 with City Councilmember Adrienne Adams serving as the keynote speaker and moderator.

    12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

    Networking and Refreshments

    Networking and Refreshments

    Refreshments will be served and the event will wrap up with more opportunities to network and visit the resource tables.
Speakers
Speakers
  • Adrienne E. Adams (New York City Council Member at District 28)

    Adrienne E. Adams

    New York City Council Member at District 28

  • Thomas J. Grech (President & CEO of Queens Chamber of Commerce)

    Thomas J. Grech

    President & CEO of Queens Chamber of Commerce

  • Gregg Bishop (Comissioner at NYC Small Business Services)

    Gregg Bishop

    Comissioner at NYC Small Business Services

  • Ricardi Calixte (Deputy Director of Queens Economic Development Corp.)

    Ricardi Calixte

    Deputy Director of Queens Economic Development Corp.

  • Jonnel Doris (Senior Advisor and Director of Mayor's Office of M/WBEs)

    Jonnel Doris

    Senior Advisor and Director of Mayor's Office of M/WBEs

Expo Tables
Expo Tables

Information Tables

These different organizations will be present and distribution relevant information
  • Queens Chamber of Commerce

    With special information for businessowners about Chamber on the Go.

  • NYC Council Member Adrienne E. Adams - District 28

    With resources and information aimed at businessowners in the local district.

  • M/WBE Information

    For those seeking more information about the M/WBE certification program.

Sponsors and Partners
Sponsors and Partners
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Community

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