September - December 2021
Due to COVID 19, majority of workshops and training is be held virtually. and there has been minimal interaction. We pray ALL are keeping safe following guidelines of social distance
and wearing mask protection.
Did you know?
You need to be aware that the minority population in the United States will become the majority population by 2047 or sooner. The majority population in your hometown of Queens, New York now consist of over 50 percent of minority individuals.
If America is going to be great again, every individual must have the opportunity to develop his or her potential through fair public policy initiatives that will give them a fair chance in this country, advocated by government leadership.
We also provided a wide variety of free and low-cost workshops throughout
New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
Some may be listed below
News You Can Use:Keeping Up With An Ever-Changing MarketplaceA recent LinkedIn article published by Joshua Frank at RSM Federal sheds light on some of the many changes and trends taking place in the government marketplace. Here are just a few mentioned:
- The government's shift away from DUNS numbers in 2020
- New SAM.GOV website
- Contract Bundling and the impacts on small business
- The Small Business Runway Extension Act & New Size Standards
NY Small Business EXPO REPORTS SOCIAL MEDIA STATS.
FROM A RECENT SURVEY CONDUCTED ON DIGITAL MARKETING REVEALS
FACEBOOK 68.5 %
SNAPCHAT 15% OTHER 1.3%
So the questions is which media are you using or how many are you using to gain marketability for your small business? We will reveal the media outlets most small businesses are using.
Listed below are the (10) ten categories and brief descriptions for our SUE nominations
Note: All who are nominated must have an objective to partner with a community organization (Giving Back or Paying Forward)
Family - Owned Business Champion of the Year
A business owned and run by an individual and or those of a family that have been in business for (7+) seven plus years and have provided community service for the enhancement or advancement of others.
Financial Services Champion of the Year
An individual who assists small businesses through advocacy efforts to increase the usefulness and availability of accounting or financial services for small businesses may be nominated.
Home-Based Business Champion of the Year
An individual who has experienced the rewards and difficulties of owning a home-based business and has volunteered to improve the climate for these businesses may be nominated.
Educational Institution /Business Champion of the Year
An individual or group who has fulfilled a commitment to the advancement and education of youth such as a (Day care, Tutoring Service, Entrepreneur Training, etc.) may be nominated. This or these individuals must have a history of supporting a community or communities within the State of NJ.
Small Business Arts and Entertainment Champion of the Year
The Small Business Media Advocate of the Year Award will recognize an outstanding journalist from television, radio, web, electronic , print media or entertainment whose work supports the growth and expansion of small businesses throughout the state of New Jersey.
Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
An individual who has fulfilled a commitment to the advancement of small business opportunities for veterans of the U.S. armed forces may be nominated. He or she must also have been in business for three years.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
To be considered as a young entrepreneur, the individual must serve as a majority owner and operate or bear principal responsibility for operating a small business with a three year track record, and who had not reached the age of 35 by September 1, 2015.
Construction Management Business of the Year
To be considered in this category this business owner must have been in the construction business for over seven years in areas of construction for residential and commercial properties within the tri-state area.
She must also have a component of the business to provide training or internship to those interested in the construction.
Medical Business Champion of the Year
To be considered for the award the doctor or health professional must have an office in the State of NJ and service the community for a specific or various medical services. This individual must be a small business servicing the community for over five years.
Faith Based Champion of the Year
This individual must have service the inner faith community over the past four years and has display exemplarity status as a pillar in the community. Provided a service such as (soup kitchen, food/clothing drives, homeless prevention and or some sort of employment (job readiness) service.