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Free Registration for the June 21st NY Daily News Multicultural Small Business Conference

Registration Now Free for the June 21st NY Daily News Multicultural Small Business Conference  
Join the Daily News at this half-day small business conference focused on offering entrepreneurs valuable insight into marketing, public relations, technology and finance.

Thanks to our sponsors, Con Edison, Time Warner Cable Business Class, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, CUNY and BMCC, registration is now free for the Daily News "Your Money" Multicultural Small Business Conference, to be held 8:00-12:30pm on Tuesday, June 21st at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, CUNY's Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers St., New York City

To register, send an email to Include your full name, title, company, address, phone and email address.
Topics of Discussion During the Day Include:

•    The importance of certification for minority owned businesses.
•    Financial tips for small businesses.
•    Your business and a website.
•    How to market your business and sell your product or service on the web.
•    How working with your local Chamber of Commerce and trade associations can help you grow your business.
•    How to save money on your energy bill through the use of the latest technology.
•    PR and marketing tips for small businesses.

Following a continental breakfast and networking from 8 AM-9 AM, attendees will hear from 3 panels covering money, technology and business operations. Larry Oliver, Sales Development Director, New York Daily News and Robert Dominguez, Editor, New York Daily News will open the morning with remarks and insights.  
Then Phyllis Furman, Your Money Staff Writer, New York Daily News, will moderate the first session whose panelist will address the crucial topic of Your Business, Your Finances.
Panelists include:
•    Lynda Ireland, President, NY & NJ Minority Supplier Development Council
•    Steve Cohen, Deputy Commissioner, Division for Small Business, Empire State Development
•    Marianne Castillo, Community Outreach Coordinator, Con Edison Small Business Energy Efficiency Program
•    Richard Lam, Assistant Vice President, Senior Business Development Officer, Sovereign Bank  

Then Robert Dominguez will lead the 2nd panel session on Technology and Your Business. Helping business owners understand and keep up with the latest in technology, panelists will be:
•    Paul Burgess, Manager Online & Media Time Warner Cable
•    Patti Bloom, President, Bloom Resource Group, Inc.
•    Ruben Quinones, Director of New Media, Path Interactive
•    Derrick Guest, CEO, Griots Roll Film Production & Services

Lisa Skriloff, President, Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc. will moderate the 3rd panel on Business Operations, covering networking, legal tools, marketing and resources. Panelists include:
•    Jessica Friedman, Attorney at Law
•    Nancy Ploeger, President, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
•    Thomas Pyun, Associate Media Director, 50 MediaWatch
•    Pravina Raghavan, District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration

At the Daily News "Your Money" Multicultural Small Business Conference, you can learn, network and market your business all in one place!
Sponsorship packages include table top displays and other benefits that will put you in front of multicultural small business owners. Raffle prizes are being sought. For sponsorship information, contact Larry Oliver, Sales Development Director at 212-210-2031 or email  
For additional information, please contact Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc. by phone 212-242-3351 or email Lisa Skriloff, President at or Agata Porter, Account Executive at  

To register send an email to Include your full name, title, company, address, phone and email address.
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