Small Business Assistance Forum at NYU, March 30


WHAT: New York University’s Office of Government and Community Affairs, Councilmember Alan Gerson, and the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce will host the Small Business Assistance Forum.

To register or for more information, please contact Maria Skouras at or 212.998.2385.

The Small Business Assistance Forum will offer information on existing resources for small businesses, marketing strategies and tools, business coaching, and policy and legislation to assist small businesses. In addition, representatives from a number of City agencies and organizations that partner with small businesses will have information and representatives available.

Speakers will include:

  • Karen-Michelle Mirko, director of NYC Business Solutions, Lower Manhattan Center,
  • NYU Professor John Gamino, academic chair of Accounting, Taxation and Legal Programs at NYU’s SCPS Division of Programs in Business,
  • Zella Jones, Principal of Market by Market

WHEN: Monday, March 30th, 2009; light breakfast registration and networking begins at 9:30 am; speakers begin at 10:00am and continue until 12:30 pm

WHERE: NYU’s Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, between La Guardia Place and Thompson Street, rooms 912 and 914.

SPONSORS: Congressman Jerrold Nadler, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, State Senator Tom Duane, Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, Councilmember Rosie Mendez, Community Board #2, Manhattan, Bleecker Area Merchants’ and Residents’ Association, Little Italy Merchants Association, Lower East Side Business Improvement District, Meatpacking District Initiative, The NoHo NY BID,, Pace University Small Business Development Center, TriBeCa Organization, Union Square Partnership, The Village Alliance, and others.

Press Contact

Christopher James
Christopher James
(212) 998-6876