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The 20th Annual Greater New York Chamber Business Expo, Metropolitan NY’s Longest Running
Regional Business Fair, took place on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 at The Edison Ballroom New York, from 9:30am – 3:30pm.
The Program started as follows: 9:30 am: Ribbon Cutting with NYC Veterans Commissioner James Hendon. 9:45 am: COVID Protocols for Getting Back to Work, Linda Bulone, NYCHHC COVID Research Nurse, moderated by our Chief Editor, Dr. Abbey.
This was a very important panel because a lot of small business people needed to be educated about running a business during COVID-19 and Miss Linda Bulone did a wonderful job educating many people in the audience. After the panel there was an Q&A session for Small Business attendees and general public who were in attendance to have their questions answered.
At 10:30 am Public Safety JOB #1 Safe & Clean Streets for Getting Back to Work, a panel which was headed by Terence Monahan, NYC Senior Advisor Public Safety and Covid Recovery , former Chief of New York City Police Department (NYPD), Ruth Katz, Co-Founder Citizens for a Safe NY and Al Eskanazy, founder of Community Police Relations.
This was a very highly attended panel with close to one hundred people listening to the above experts. Chief Monahan explained about the crime in the subways, that a lot of the homeless people with mental issues were committing, during COVID-19 and the media was exposing them on the front page of their publications and blowing it out of proportion. It was handled immediately by the NYPD. He also went on to say that, the shooting that took place in Times Square, was all caught on camera and each step of the way there is a camera installed and anyone committing a crime in Times Square will be caught immediately.
Al Eskanazy, founder of Community Police Relations went on to say we gave thousands of Turkey’s during the holidays for people to enjoy during the holidays, and his organization was working with many police officers and civilians to getter a better understanding of the work police is doing for all communities in New York.
11:15 am Financing Suggestion Intro By NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli Loan Forgiveness & Economic Injury Disaster Loans, SBA Assistant District Director Peter Fehnel Remarks NYS Comptroller Tom Di Napoli Video Remarks. He Went on to say that these small businesses are the backbone of our New York community and he was a very big supporter of the work that Greater NY Chamber of Commerce was doing with over 7000 business and partners throughout New York.
11:30 am International Partners, Nepalese American Foundation Consul General of Panama, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Caribbean American Chamber. Many Chamber heads spoke about their chambers and what kind of services they were offering to their members through their chambers. Each one of the heads of the chambers, thanked Mr. Jaffe and his Greater NY Chamber of Commerce for giving them a platform of showcasing their work and programs they offer.
NOON State of NY’s Small Business, Governor Kathy Hochul Video Remarks. Governor Hochul was not able to attend in person due to her very busy schedule, she in return had attended Greater NY Chamber of Commerce events on many occasions and had kind words to say during her video remarks she sent. Thanking the Greater NY Chamber of Commerce of continuing to educate many businesses who are doing business during the COVID-19 Pandemic and if you need anything please don’t hesitate to reach out to my office and agencies to help immediately.
The Most important part of the Expo was the award ceremony, that honored many essential workers. It started off with Former NYPD Chief Terrence Monahan, who introduced each of the NYPD Officers who were given awards for their work and bravery. The following were honored with the Greater NY Chamber of Commerce, Awards: Sergeant Noa, Detective Vogel , Police officer Sparta, Police Officer Titus and police officer McDonald.
The Other Honoree’s included: National Guard Joy Chowdhury, NYC Health + Hospitals COVID Research Nurse Linda Bulone, New York Nurses Association (NYSA), representative Crystal Jennings, New York Fire Department, Firefighter Manny Troche “Hispanic Heritage Hero”, Food service award, presented to John Philips-The Mansion Owner for Best Quality Bone Broth.
Dr.Adal Hussain our Executive Producer for World Liberty TV, and founder of Humanitarians of the World Inc, was honored with the Greater NY Chamber of Commerce’s highest award The Humanitarian Award. Mr. Jaffe Greater NY Chamber of Commerce went on to say, I have known Dr. Abbey for over 20 years and we have attended many events together and worked on many projects helping people from all walks of life.
Dr. Abbey is a great Humanitarian who has been doing humanitarian work for over 44 years without taking a penny for his services. Since Covid-19, Dr Abbey and his organization, Humanitarians of the World Inc. Has distributed food and PPE to over seven thousand people throughout the Tri- state area.
Dr.Abbey went on to thank the Greater NY Chamber of Commerce and Mr Jaffe the President for honoring him with the chambers highest award. World Liberty TV, was the official Online TV of the Expo 2021.
About Greater New York Chamber of Commerce: The mission of the Chamber is to improve the business climate and quality of living in the New York Metropolitan Area for businesses, workers, residents and visitors. It provides valuable services to over 30,000 business and civic leaders who represent the backbone of the Greater New York business community.
Every day, the chamber helps small businesses and corporations grow and save money! Its staff handles hundreds of phone calls, mail requests, e-mail messages and business meetings. The Chamber has formed alliances with business leaders, trade associations, sister chambers, government agencies, civic officials & foreign dignitaries to accomplish its goals of business and community service.
The Chamber also promotes networking, business expos, educational forums and international trade events. It produces an economic development guide and hosts its world famous Internet site www.chamber.nyc (the official New York City domain). The chamber issues and stamps documentation for international trade exportation i.e.: (certificate of origins, free sales, bill of ladings and GMP’s).
Greater New York Chamber of Commerce is an approved New York State Not for Profit; recognized by the US Chamber of Commerce. It operates under Rule 501 C 6, as an Exempt Organization of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. It also maintains a charitable fund to help assist local chambers, trade organizations and civic groups under IRS Rule 501 C 3 and a political action committee.
Membership Benefits: Business Listing and linking on the World famous, Award winning Internet site www.chamber.nyc Monthly email blasts to our 30,000 plus database of influential business and civic leaders, Member Referral Service, E-News and Invitations, Membership Plaque, On-Line Classified, Listings in the Business Directory and Economic Development Guide, Networking and Educational Forums NY Tourism Leads, Import/Export Documentation, Certificate of Origins, Free Sale, International Contacts, Business Research Center, Advocacy and Representation, Free Prescription Discount Drug Cards and Greater New York Chamber logo for your website.
About World Liberty TV: World Liberty Television (www.WorldLibertyTV.org) is the world’s fastest growing Multicultural Online TV station with over 27 channels, covering topics ranging from Fashion to Business, attending trade shows & conferences of all kinds. Find celebrity interviews, cultural events, and all types of humanitarian events. Watch exclusives on entertainment, politics, and sports, plus reviews on food & wine, on & off Broadway shows, and various Luxury items. We also review Hotels, Homes, Cars, Boats, and Art. We give you sneak peeks into items new on the market in Electronics, Jewelry, Clothing, Cosmetics, and Antiques. We also give you a look into topics Health & Medical Issues and Book Reviews.
We will showcase these topics on our World Liberty Television site with a multicultural understanding. When combined together, our group of producers, editors, videographers, webmasters, hosts, and consultants have a combined experience of over two hundred years.
Opened in Fall of 2018, Improv Asylum New York is an exciting new addition to Chelsea. With a signature sketch and improv mainstage revue, corporate training, and venue rentals, Improv Asylum has it all.
On Tuesday July 14th 2021, we attended N.Y.C.’s Premiere Comedy Theater To Present New York Is Back: In The Basement. A free Comedic Reopening Celebration. It was a total great experience it featured. The Special Industry/Press Event Featured Rojo Perez, North Coast, Shiz, Uncle Function
and side coach, Among others.
The Following performers did an live performance at the Asylum NYC, N.Y.C.’s Premiere Comedy Theater: featuring comedy by Seth Rudetsky, North Coast, Uncle Function, SHIZ, Side Coach, and various acts from the venues’ new solo series. The new performance space bridges the gap between comedy and theater, and provides a welcome home for improv, stand-up, sketch comedy, magic, and dance, as well as plays, musicals, readings and concerts. The special industry/press event is free and open to the general public, but seating is limited
North Coast – A New York Times and Time Out NY Critics Pick, North Coast features a cast of improv comedy veterans in New York City. Explosive performances have been packing comedy venues, universities, and festivals all over the world since 2009.
Built around a single suggestion from an audience member, the show’s improvised scenes escalate into full-blown hip-hop songs, facilitated by resident beatboxer, Doctor Brick. With their seamless melding of comedic timing and freestyle rapping abilities, North Coast frequently blurs the line between comedy show and concert, drawing audiences from the comedy, hip-hop, and theater communities for an experience that has been hailed as “mind-blowing” and “next level” by critics and audiences alike.
Side Coach: It’s a show. It’s a lesson. It’s a mess. Kevin Laibson directs a savage band of improvisers and special guests through on-your-feet study of the cultural and extraordinarily human act of making theater and the process of relationship growth between audience and performers. Featuring some of the best comedians in NYC and specials guests from HBO and Off-Broadway.
Uncle Function – Hailed as one of NYC’s premiere sketch comedy troupes, Uncle Function presents a comedy variety show featuring original sketches, special guests, live musical performances, and more!
The World Human Rights Development (WHRD) is a Not – For – Profit organization based on New York as well as the United States of America and rest of the world. In 1997 we started our organization and registered with New York State and continuing our work within the USA.
The basic needs of human being are proper education, health care, shelter and hygienic food and lawful support.
The needy peoples have every right to get proper treatment on the basis of humanity & equal opportunity like others. In the modern world we have to feed poor & hungry people, provide economical support.
On Tuesday December 17th 2019, World Human Rights & Development Inc, in partnership with OPAD-Special Advisor of Business for Bangladesh, Farida Yesmin organized the World Human Rights Development USA Inc, Seminar and Reception for Scholars and Journalists, close to 100 People attendance, at the Bellozino Banquet Hall, in Jackson heights, Notable people in attendance were Hon.Hiram Monserrate, democratic district leader ,for 35th Assembly District, Anthony Miranda, Democrat running for Queens Borough President’s seat, Golam M.Khan (Miraz) President Bangladesh Liberation War Veterans 1971,USA Inc, and Vice President , New American Democratic Club USA INC.., Selina Sharmin of Queens Public Library and Nayeema khan ,Chairperson ,Khan’s Tutorial and Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations for education.