Events

Upcoming Webinars

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Quarterly Tax & Licensing Guide for Small Businesses (IN-PERSON)

Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

Looking to better understand how to prepare quarterly small business taxes and determine licenses for your industry? Join us, Pace Small Business Development Center and the NYC Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center at Shopify NYC, where we will take a deep dive into tax requirements, tools to enhance your accounting systems, and how to use the online license "wizard."

Pace Small Business Development Center, and the NYC Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center at Shopify NYC will be hosting a in-person event, where we will take a deep dive into:

 

  • Tax requirements and how to estimate quarterly taxes

  • Tools small business owners can employ to quickly manage taxes

  • Tools to enhance accounting systems•T

  • Financial accounts to review when preparing quarterly taxes

  • Common permits and where to go for support

  • Understand how to use the online license "wizard"

The facilitators include Pace SBDC Business Advisor Rawle Brown and Richard Portilla  Account Manager, NYC Lower Manhattan Biz Solutions Center.​

 

Upcoming Webinars from Partner Organizations

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New York SBDC Business Training
For information and registration links to other free webinars offered by the NY Small Business Development Center network click here

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NYS Grant Opportunity for Small Businesses – NY State Seed Funding Grant

Tuesday September 27, 2022 from 12:00pm - 1pm ET

Join this one-hour free virtual webinar with Empire State Development (ESD) representative Matthew Kennedy to learn more about how this grant program can help your small business. In addition to helping understand how the grant can help, Matthew will review the process and eligibility requirements for applying.

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Pitkin Avenue Business Improvement District - Small Business Resources Fair

September 28, 2022 from 2pm - 6pm ET (IN-PERSON)

The Pitkin Avenue Business Improvement District is hosting a free Job and Small Business Resource Fair at the Greg Jackson Center in Brooklyn. The Pace SBDC will be among the participants providing information about Business Operations, Business Development, Business Navigating of Cash Flow, Business Access to Capital Structuring a business, Understanding Business Tax Designation, wireless solutions and more.

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2022-2023 BKLYN Fashion Academy

The BKLYN Fashion Academy teaches what it takes to create a viable fashion business! This intensive program provides the essentials to create and sell ready-to-wear men’s and women’s wear garments. Selected designers will receive mentoring from industry experts and attend classes on sustainability, sourcing, accessories design, market research, and more, while creating a ready-to-wear capsule collection.

The 16-week intensive provides a series of classes and hands-on labs, and the program works closely with numerous City agencies, educational institutions and industry partners to leverage NYC’s expertise in the fashion industry and to contribute to the growth of the sustainable fashion movement in Brooklyn. 

Applications will go LIVE on September 12! 

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Vetrn is launching a mini-MBA entrepreneurship program for Fall 2022

VETRN is launching a mini-MBA entrepreneurship program for Fall 2022 for veterans and/or their family members who own a small business. The tuition-free program is for veteran-owned companies that have been in business for at least one year and have a minimum annual revenue of $75,000. 

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8(a) Business Development - Straight Talk! You Ask, We Listen!

Third Wednesday of Each Month at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The goal of this program is to provide small businesses with a direct line to SBA 8(a) BD employees who can answer questions and provide information relative to 8(a) Business Development Program’s benefits and eligibility requirements for 8(a) certification. 

Call-In Information:

Dial 1-202-765-1254

Phone Conference ID - 217 121 169#

For questions, please contact 8aquestions@sba.gov.

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MWBE Training Tuesdays Online Webinars

Each Tuesday (Usually At 2pm ET) A New Topic Is Covered

Marketing your business to the government can be a daunting process, but Empire State Development is working to make sure entrepreneurs have the tools they need to successfully bid on government contracts. The "Training Tuesdays" webinar series covers a diverse range of topics including how to submit a proposal, doing business with NYS agencies, upcoming contracting opportunities, effective marketing to the government, proper bid pricing, and more!

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NYC Department of Small Business Services Webinars and Training

Numerous Days & Times

The NYC Department of Small Business Services’ NYC Business Solutions Centers offer small business training sessions in topics such as QuickBooks and Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification. You can register for their free events and courses on Eventbrite. 

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New York StartUP! 2022 Business Plan Competition Workshops

Various Days & Times

Have you dreamed of starting your own business? The 12th Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition launched this fall! Entrants can win $15,000 to start their business, as well as gain practical insights about starting and growing a business - all while using the comprehensive small business resources at NYPL’s Business Center.

 

Eligibility requirements include:

-You live in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island

-Your business must be in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island

-Your business must have ideas or a business model in the start-up phase and has earned less than $10,000

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Amazon Small Business Academy

Numerous Days & Times; Some Past Recordings

These various, scheduled and prerecorded sessions cover emerging digital strategies and brand building techniques and how selling online can become part of an overall business strategy, identifying the specific customer segment, and how to communicate brand messaging online. They discuss techniques for writing a compelling listing, processing an order, options for warehousing and shipping, managing customer service and returns, and how to learn from customer reviews. They explore optional tools available to help build awareness of the brand including advertising, deals, and coupons. Attendees will also learn about pricing tools and expanding into additional customer groups such as business to business sales and international geographies.