SJC to Host Brooklyn Kings County Hispanic Chamber Business Expo

BROOKLYN, NY – May 2, 2011 – St. Joseph’s College Community Advisory Council is pleased to announce that it will host the Second Annual Brooklyn Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Brooklyn Business Expo on Thursday, May 19 from noon to 8 p.m. in the Tuohy Hall Auditorium at St. Joseph's College. This event, entitled “Business Never Sleeps - How to Generate Profit in the Digital Age,” will feature interactive workshops and is free and open to individuals. Businesses can register for the expo at

The expo will offer participating businesses and entrepreneurs the chance to meet with one another and talk about their products and services. In addition, the chamber has secured several leading figures in the Brooklyn business community to conduct four interactive workshops, discussing the latest trends in marketing, hiring and new means to generate profit. For additional information regarding this event, call 718.940.5857, 718.714.7146 or visit the event website at

Created by the Department of Business Administration at St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn, the Community Advisory Council plays a pivotal role in fostering a collaborative and congenial business environment in its home borough of Brooklyn. Through its partnerships with the SBDC of Brooklyn, NL Financial Alliance, Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President and Fort Greene S.N.A.P., the Community Advisory Council seeks to strengthen existing alliances in the community, monitor local economic trends and explore the latest and best practices in the workplace and share this information amongst its members.

The mission of the Brooklyn Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is to foster trade, commerce, prosperity and community among business owners in Brooklyn. Through the reform of abuses involving business, professional or financial interest and by securing and lobbying for freedom from unjust or unlawful exactions, the chamber seeks to not only advance the civic and commercial interests of Hispanic business owners in the borough but also for the Brooklyn business community as a whole.

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St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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