We will have 20 NYS and NYC agencies that regulate small businesses, 7 chambers of commerce and business associations and six panels, as well the chance go mix and mingle with other LGBTQ business people and entrepreneurs starting up new ventures.
- Eric Silverberg, CEO
Scruff and Jack’d
- Hon. Ruben Diaz, Jr.
Bronx Borough President
Panel Discussions and Break Outs:
- Marketing your business
- Resources available for your business
- Access to capital
- Small Business Cross Certification
- Transgender Entrepreneurship
- Building a Business Plan
The event will take place on Friday, January 31, 2020, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 02:00 p.m.
- 11:00 a.m. – Doors open
- 11:30 a.m. – Session 1 – Marketing and Resources for your Business
- 12 Noon
- Welcome by Michael Brady, CEO, Third Avenue Business Improvement District;
- Opening remarks by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr;
- Keynote by Eric Silverberg, CEO, Scruff and Jack’d.
- 12:30 p.m. – Session 2 – Access to Capital and SB Cross Certification
- 01:30 p.m. – Session 3 – Transgender Entrepreneurship and Building a Business Plan
- 02:30 p.m. – Networking and exit
Any topics we are missing? Message us! Maybe we can have it addressed. Suggestions of speakers/panelists? Send them our way to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking is available at the site and on local streets, and the 2/5 train to 149th Street, 3rd Avenue.
Metropolitan College of New York
463 E. 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10455