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UPCOMING EVENTS Online Networking Coffee
November 23, 2021
Open House Networking on Clubhouse
November 29, 2021
Online International Networking with Pakistan
November 30, 2021
Holiday Networking Party
December 2, 2021
How to Use LinkedIn & Grow Your Business
December 10, 2021
International Virtual Holiday Mixer with Estonia
December 14, 2021

NEWS


Supply Chain & Freight Issues

November 5, 2021

William K. Balash of Unitedex-USA hosted webinar
Solving the shipping issues that put your business at risk & limit your growth was addressed during this informative webinar. Between COVID, Delta variants, labor shortage, demand for goods, lack of truckers, lack of empty containers, congested ports, increase cost of fuel all play into the freight issues in today's market. Natural disasters weather related (floods & wildfires) have also affected the freight market, further slowing down supply chains and reducing capacity. William Balash of Unitedex-USA offered great tools and tips on how to navigate their shipping issues during these turbulent times.

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20th Annual Business Expo "Building Back New York" The Path to Economic Recovery

September 23, 2021

The Path to Economic Recovery - at the Edison Ballroom
A day to celebrate businesses and honor those who helped us "Build Back NY" and lead NY into "Economic Recovery". The NYC Department of Veterans' Services, James Hendon, Commissioner had the honor of performing the ribbon cutting. It was followed by a networking coffee, break out informative sessions about "Covid Protocols for Getting Back to Work", "Public Safety Job #1 - Safe Street for a Better NY"; Getting Back to Business" and "The Importance of International Partnerships".
The GNYCC called to stage to salute and honor "Essential Workers". Honorees: Linda Bulone of NYC Health & Hospitals, The NYS Nurses Association, NYFD, Terrence Monahan, Former NYPD Chief - honored 5 NYPD Officers, Nation Guard honoree, Joy Chowdhury; NYFD honoree; Firefighter Manny Troche: Hispanic Heritage Hero", Food Service Award was presented to John Phillips - The Mansion/Best Quality Bone Broth. This expo was sponsored by NYRX, McKenzie and Associates, Staples, Precision Organizing Plus, Cass and Broadway Stages.
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New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Overview

September 17, 2021

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) partnered with the Greater New York Chamber to share information on the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law and New York State Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law. Workers who have COVID-19 or were in contact with someone with COVID-19 can get sick leave (time off) regardless of immigration status. State and local laws let workers take time off to care for themselves or a family member. Employers cannot mistreat or punish workers for using or asking for sick leave. For more information on how to comply with workplace laws and get employer tools, visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/businesses/workplace-laws-for-employers.page
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Monetizing Social Media - How to Make Money for Your Business from Social Media

September 1, 2021

The GNYCC hosted a webinar on how to make money for your business by using social media. Samantha Williams from 628 Digital Design spoke about content development and scheduling tools, organic reach rate, generate sales thru hashtag marketing and hot to make money from Clubhouse. She walked everyone thru the importance of linking all your social media together. 628 Digital Design is a certified W/MBE, Black-owned business, with WBENC and GNEMSDC - a full-service digital content design agency specializing in social media management, website design, and graphic design .


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Greater New York Chamber Signs MOU with the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce

August 6, 2021

Mr. Cameron McKenzie, President Elect of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce and Founder of the Financial Services Firm McKenzie & Associates, LLC meeting Helana Natt , Executive Director of the GNYCC.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss what actions could be taken between the two organizations to increase and promote trade between the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce and the Greater New York Chamber. The Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce is the single largest multi-sector organization in Puerto Rico with over 600 corporate and professional members including a Federation of over 30 private sector organizations with an estimated membership of 30,000 businesspeople. Over its period of 108 years of history, it has placed itself as the Voice and Action of Private Enterprise.
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GNYCC Supports the Historic Infrastructure Deal Which Will Create Good Paying Jobs

July 29, 2021

President & CEO Mark Jaffe Speaks on CNN
GNYCC supports the Historic Infrastructure Deal which will grow the economy, create good paying jobs, and make our economy more sustainable.
• Makes the largest federal investment in public transit ever
• Makes the largest federal investment in passenger rail since the creation of Amtrak
• Makes the single largest dedicated bridge investment since the construction of the interstate highway system
• Makes the largest investment in clean drinking water and waste water infrastructure in American history, delivering clean water to millions of families
• Ensures every American has access to reliable high-speed internet
• Helps us tackle the climate crisis by making the largest investment in clean energy transmission and EV infrastructure in history; electrifying thousands of school and transit buses across the country; and creating a new Grid Deployment Authority to build a clean, 21st century electric grid
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Doing Business with Nepal - Reception and Tea Tasting

July 7, 2021

The Nepal Delegation
The Greater New York Chamber welcomed Bishnu Prasad Gautam Consul General (Acting) of the Consulate General of Nepal, New York at our International Trade Reception at Kellari Restaurant. He spoke upon the investment opportunities in Nepal and the various leading sectors: ie Energy, Hydropower, Manufacturing, IT, Tourism, Agriculture, Infrastructure & Constructions, Mining and Minerals, Import/Export, Transportation. The Chambers members had a great experience to do a Tea tasting and learn the history behind with the leading industry of Nepal by Nepal Tea with Nishchal Bansktoa
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