BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Business owners can get access to city programs and services at a town hall meeting in Bed-Stuy aimed at helping them spur their growth and improve operations.
The Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit, Councilman Robert Cornegy and other community stakeholders will co-host a Jan. 11 gathering to give small business owners the opportunity to ask questions on navigating government regulations, avoiding violations, accessing capital and more.
Attendees can connect with staff from the Department of Small Business Services, the Department of Consumer Affairs, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of Sanitation, and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, along with other resources.
Those who are interested will also learn how to get certified as a Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise and can set up appointments for myriad services.
“This Administration has made it a priority to make sure small businesses can thrive in New York City,” DCA Commissioner Julie Menin said in a statement.
“Whether they’re starting a small business or looking for ways to grow their small business, the City has an abundance of resources to help business owners every step of the way.”
Featured speakers will include Menin, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop, and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Carlo Scissura.
The town hall will be held on Jan. 11, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St.
To RSVP, call 212-436-0178 or email Townhall@cityhall.nyc.gov.