BMCC Hosts “Getting Down to Business” Conference on April 21, 2001

April 5, 2001


April 5, 2001

Borough of Manhattan Community College will host the 16th annual all-day, city-wide conference on starting and managing a business on April 21, 2001.

The conference, “Getting Down to Business,” offers eleven seminars on the following topics:

  • Accounting: Taxes, Cash Flow Control, and Payroll
  • Advertising: Promoting Your Business
  • Finance: How to Borrow Money
  • Insurance Essentials: Fire, Theft, Liability & Health
  • Internet: Setting Up Shop on the Internet
  • Legal Necessities: Incorporation, Leasing and Licenses
  • Market Analysis: Understanding Your Market Area and Target Consumer
  • Planning for Profit: The Business Plan
  • Retail Merchandising & Store Design
  • Sales Techniques: How to Increase Your Sales
  • Special Workshop: How to Buy City-Owned Commercial property and City Business Regulation

The $30 registration fee permits participants to attend four of the 11 seminars. In addition, the conference will include a Business Information Center (with over 100 business advisory groups, federal, state and city agencies, educational institutions and community development organizations) where participants may receive counseling and information about available assistance programs. Conference participants will also receive a copy of the “Getting Down to Business” manual. Lunch and a light breakfast are also included in the $30 registration fee.

“Getting Down to Business” is sponsored by the New York City Department of Business Services, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Con Edison, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, The Bank of New York, Skody Scot & Company, CPAs.

Borough of Manhattan Community College is located at 199Chambers Street. To reach the college by subway, take the 1, 2, 3, 9, A, C, E, J, or M trains to Chambers Street and walk west on Chambers Street. Alternately, take the 4, 5, or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge and walk west on Chambers Street, or take the N or R to City Hall and walk west on Chambers Street.

For more information call the New York City Department of Business Services at 212.513.6458.

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