The Chamber's Annual World Trade Week Forum and Reception hosted at the SUNY Global Center in NYC on May 18th 2017 allowed us to feature trusted partners who help our members succeed in international trade. In additional to honoring our trusted partners with the Chamber's International Trade Award, we heard discussion on timely topics such as Brexit and free trade.
This year was the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in NY. Hundreds of chamber members and their guests helped us honor 6 distinguished women while enjoying food from Kellari Taverna. The Honorable United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand opened the reception with a video congratulating the honorees.
The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Black History Month awards breakfast on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square. This year's honorees were Congressman Charles Rangel, 1010 WINS news anchor Larry Mullins, 100 Black Men NYC President Michael Garner, former NYC Veterans Affairs Commissioner Terrance Holliday and Black Shopping Channel CEO Cleveland Gary.
The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosted a 20 person delegation from The People's Government of Zhengzhou City. There were representatives from Deputy Director's of Economic & Technological Development Zones, Airports Henan Science & Technology Park Municipal Bureau of Commerce.
The Greater NY Chamber of Commerce works to keep our international members, exporters and our community partners in compliance with all labor and international laws. On December 8th, Chamber CEO Mark Jaffe promoted legitimate business opportunities at the Mexican Consulate in NYC.
The Greater NY Chamber of Commerce celebrates with the Small Business Administration at 2016 Yonkers Business Expo. It was a true success and we are proud to help keep our members informed and connected.
Fifteen years ago, the Greater NY Chamber hosted its first business fair to help rebuild and revitalize business & community after the horrific 9/11 attacks. It was a great success and we continue to host this expo which attracts hundreds of members and agencies as well as thousands of businesses and civic leaders.