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UPCOMING EVENTS PRIVACY AND SECURITY TRAINING NYC
April 23, 2019
International Networking Breakfast
April 26, 2019
Networking Cocktail Reception hosted at Toto Showroom
May 1, 2019
See SAP Business One in Action:
May 2, 2019
Small Business Fair
May 8, 2019
World Trade Week Awards Breakfast
May 13, 2019

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New Technology Platform to Monetize Your Time

April 7, 2019

Elias Li of Fyllan shows GNYCC members at the Chamber Business Center Educational Series about new technology
Elias Li, Founder CEO of Fyllan discusses a new technology platform that enables local service based businesses to monetize their time. It's all about time and how businesses need to start looking at their business in a different way and how to best monetize their time. Fyllan wants to create a community where local businesses can thrive by leveraging the best technology and maximizing their time and resources
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Womens History Month Awards Celebrating Women in Leadership

March 28, 2019

2019 Chamber Honorees L-R Kita Kanakadandila on behalf for Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava Esq. Stephanie Dawson, Joanne Fernandez, Lauren Leader
On Thursday, March 28th at the General Society Library in New York City, we celebrated our Annual Women's History Month Cocktail Reception. We were delighted to recognize these women for their outstanding work as a great role model for all women to aspire to! Stephanie Dawson, Colonel, Retired USA; Colonel Dawson was the first female brigade commander in New York Army National Guard history. She commanded the historic 369th Sustainment Brigade, the Harlem Hellfighters from 2008 until her retirement in 2011. Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava, Esq; Ms. de Leon Bhargava serves as the Deputy Secretary for Labor and Workforce for the office of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, and is the first Latina to hold the position. Joanne Fernandez; Ms. Fernandez serves as the Manager of Government Affairs at Entergy. Since 2014 she has, also, served as the Chairperson of the Westchester County Parks Foundation. Lauren Leader; is the Co-Founder and CEO of All In Together. She is an author and activist on women's issues and a regular commentator on MSNBC.
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The Importance of SEO for Your Website

March 20, 2019

Jeremy Skillings of "You Can be Found" talks about the important aspects of SEO
GNYCC Business Center Breakfast Series hosted Jeremy Skillings of "You Can be Found". His presentation spoke upon the importance of SEO. He addresses the topics of: content and meta-tags and how to aim your content at the right search concepts, feeding Google as much information as possible in your Google My Business (GMB) page, including videos, images, Q&A, descriptions, making sure your site pages load quickly, converting relationships into links that will improve your ranking strength with representatives of a wide variety of businesses. He was able to speak on specific issues chamber members have and to get a better understanding of what the Google algorithm is trying to do.
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Chamber Celebrates Black History Month

February 28, 2019

Award Recipients: Dr. Hazel Dukes, NAACP President; Dr. Brian Johnson, Mercy College; Major General Nathaniel James, NY Army National Guard; Alphonso David, Counsel to Governor Cuomo; Dr. Denise Richardson, Radio Personality:
On February 28th, 2019, The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Black History Awards Breakfast at the Hard Rock Cafe located in Times Square. This annual event recognizes the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans. In addition to the award recipients (see picture), the Chamber awarded a "Community Service Award", to Billy Mitchell for The Apollo Theater recognizing their 85th anniversary and their contribution to the music, arts, black culture in New York City.
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Public Advocate Forum - Candidates Outline the Future of New York City

February 12, 2019

On February 12th, 2019, candidates who will be on the ballot for the February 26th Special Election to fill the NYC Public Advocate seat visited the Historic Coffee House for a public forum co-hosted by Greater NY Chamber and New Democratic Dimensions. Each candidate outlined their vision of the future of New York City and why they should be elected Public Adocate.The Public Advocate is considered by some to be the second most powerful position in NYC politics. The last two Public Advocates moved on to higher office. Bill de Blasio was elected NYC Mayor and Letitia James was elected NYS Attorney General
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Chamber Hosts U.S State Department "Global Economic Forum"

February 4, 2019

World Leaders Discuss Global EconomIc Effects with Helana Natt at Chamber Business Center
The GNYCC met with twenty-three world leaders who represent government officials, political leaders, non-profit practitioners and members of the business and academic communities.. Discussions were about international economic cooperation in the context of the growth and integration of emerging markets into the world economy; Examined links between U.S. and foreign financial systems and commodity markets; and reviewed U.S. efforts to strengthen its economy and the international economic system, including stimulating growth and employment; reforming financial institutions; initiatives to assist the recovery of the financial sector domestically and internationally.
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Sri Lankan Garment Exporters are Leaders in Global Designer Brands

January 23, 2019

P.A. Sumedha Ponnamperuma; Minister (Commercial) Embassy of Sri Lanka; Members of Sri Lankan Garment Exporters: Haward Fashion; Pri Textile Group; Isabella and Sarasavi Industries
Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters, the facilitator for foreign investors in Sri Lanka met with GNYCC chamber members. Sri Lanka is a strategic sourcing destination for multiple global designer brands and retailers delivering the best with innovation, agility and unparalleled quality. Setting their own unique trend, lifestyle stores in Colombo have a lot of exclusive items on offer from furniture, porcelain and decorative items to even clothes and antiques.
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