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Wednesday May 29, 2019 | Mercy College - Yorktown | 8:00am - 12:00 pm

The Yorktown Small Business Association 3rd Annual Small Business Symposium to be held at Mercy College’s Yorktown campus.

About this Event

This year’s theme is entrepreneurship with a spotlight on women and minorities in business.

Meet local elected officials, business owners, entrepreneurs, and area resources for small business. Join us for a continental breakfast, engaging and informative speakers including keynote Westchester County Executive, George Latimer, networking, workshops, and a light lunch.

In addition to the keynote, the lineup of speakers/presenters includes:
-YSBA Founder/President, Bob Giordano
-914Inc Businesswoman of the Year, Founder/President of Events to Remember, Chereese Jervis-Hill
-Senior Director of Graduate Admissions at Mercy College, Michael Zarrilli
-Head of Human Resources at Shrub Oak International School, Lori Josephs
-Career/Vocational Transition Coordinator at Shrub Oak International School, Candice Baugh
-Founder/CEO of TheNetWorks Organization and author of “The Journey of Success”, Cheryl Sanchez

2 workshops to choose from:

Workshop 1: “Is Your Business Ready to Accommodate Growth?” facilitated by Scorpio Rogers (Associate Dean & Assistant Professor, School of Business - Bronx Campus & Executive Director, Mercy Incubation Center, Mercy College) & Eridania Camacho (Director, Gateway to Entrepreneurship, Westchester Community College)

Workshop 2: “Understanding the M/WBE Certification Process and Benefits of Certification” facilitated by Cynthia Marsh-Croll (Program Director, Mid-Hudson Women's Enterprise Development Center) & Lin Simeti (Program Director, Rockland Economic Development Corporation Procurement Technical Assistance Center)

Event Sponsors and Partners: M&T Bank, Mercy College, Giordano Builders, TheNetWorks Organization, Westchester Community College, the Westchester Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Professional Women of Westchester, Women’s Enterprise Development Center, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, PCSB Bank, Yorktown HamletHub

RSVP is recommended with a suggested $15.00 donation to benefit the YSBA Scholarship Fund. Workshop space is limited.

For additional information, contact Bob Giordano at info@yorktownsba.com or 914-874-4347.

Online Registration here