New York City Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer to Deliver Keynote Address at Flatiron Partnership and Baruch College’s Business Assistance Forum
(New York, NY) - The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Baruch College on Wednesday, March 25 will host a free business assistance forum, “Stay A Step Ahead / What You Need To Grow.” New York City Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer will deliver the keynote address following a networking breakfast with informational resources for small business.
Who: New York City Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer; Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Executive Director Jennifer Brown; district business leaders and community members.
When: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:00 – 10:00 AM
Where: Baruch College’s William and Anita Newman Conference Center 151 East 25 Street, 7th Floor
Register here by March 24.
“One of our priorities at Baruch College is to nurture small businesses in New York City,” said Christina Latouf, Vice President for Communications at Baruch College. “We are proud to be able to provide free expertise in small business development to the community as a way to further economic vitality.”
“The BID’s Business Assistance Forums are terrific platforms for local small business owners to network and learn about the latest tools and tactics that will help them achieve their goals,” said Jennifer Brown, Executive Director of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership BID. “We are grateful to Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, Baruch College, General Assembly and NYC Business Solutions for providing their support and expertise.”
After the Commissioner’s remarks, attendees may choose one of four workshops to attend: Business Growth Leadership: We Know What. Now How?; 10 Internet User Statistics Every Small Business Should Know About; Alternative Funding Options: Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms; and Public Speaking and the 3 C's: Confidence, Creativity, & Comedy. To learn more about the workshop content, visit http://2015-flatiron-business-assistance-forum.eventbrite.com
About the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District, formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area's reputation as one of New York's most vital and exciting neighborhoods. This is accomplished by maintaining a clean and safe environment for the district's businesses, residents and visitors; by spearheading area improvement projects; and by marketing the diverse business and retail options in this vibrant and historic neighborhood.
Learn more at www.FlatironDistrict.nyc
Twitter & Instagram: @FlatironNY