Baldwin, NY - May 15th, 2015 - The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present a series of FREE capacity building workshops for minority, woman and economically disadvantaged business owners seeking to do business the government. This series will be held on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12 pm, on May 9th, May 16th, May 23rd and May 30th.
All sessions will be held at the Baldwin Public Library located at 2385 Grant Avenue, Baldwin, New York. Topics include: 1) The value of M/W/DBE certification; 2) Finding your niche market for government contract opportunities; 3) Getting ready to do business with the government; and 4) The value of teaming and strategic partnerships. Seating is limited; please r.s.v.p. to email@example.com or by calling Bonita Clark at 516-208-9988.
On Wednesday, May 27th, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30pm, the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce presents a Small Business forum featuring business leaders using M/W/DBE certifications as a powerful tool for business expansion. The keynote speaker will be Barbara Armand: Barbara Armand, president of Professional Women in Construction, is president and CEO of Armand Corporation (WBE/MBE/DBE), founded in 1991. The firm provides Construction Management services.
Under Barbara's leadership, Armand Corporation has undergone tremendous growth over the years, mostly in public sector work. Some of the contracts that the firm has either primed or acted as sub-consultant include: American Airlines International Terminal, JFK Airport; Brigantine Connector project (Atlantic City); the Philadelphia School District Capital Improvement Program and the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. Barbara received a B.A. degree (Mathematics) from Thomas Edison State College. Barbara has been honored with numerous awards for her achievements.
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is to advance and promote economic development for business and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community”. Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings. A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.
This forum will be held at the Baldwin Public Library located at 2385 Grant Avenue, Baldwin, New York. Seating is limited; please r.s.v.p. to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 22nd.
Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a member of US Black Chambers, Inc.