SJC to Host Fourth Annual Brooklyn Business Expo

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – March 27, 2013 - St. Joseph’s Community Advisory Council is pleased to announce that it will host the fourth annual Brooklyn (Kings County) Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Brooklyn Business Expo on Thursday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 the Tuohy Hall Auditorium. This event, entitled “Rebuilding Business: Weathering Hard Times,” will feature interactive workshops. Although this event is free and open to the public, businesses and individuals are asked to register for the Expo online.

“The Chamber is proud to partner once again with the business department at St. Joseph's College to produce our fourth annual Business Expo,” said Rick Miranda, president of the Brooklyn (Kings County) Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “Along with a prime opportunity to network and showcase their products, we are also offering voter registration and information on immigration reform. We hope aspiring and existing entrepreneurs will come out and join us.”

This Expo will offer participating businesses and entrepreneurs with an opportunity to meet up and discuss their products and services. In addition, the Chamber has secured several leading figures in the Brooklyn business community to conduct four interactive workshops: The Latest Best Practices for Businesses, How to Secure MWBE Certification and How to Successfully Complete FEMA Applications. For additional information regarding this event, call 718.940.5857 or 718.714.7146, or visit the event website at

Created by the Department of Business at St. Joseph's College’s Brooklyn Campus, 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, 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 advances the civic and commercial interests of Hispanic business owners in the borough as well as 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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