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Blueprint for Your Business Future: Workshops for Immigrant Enterprises at Queens Library


Can your business continue without you? Learn how to create an exit strategy that maximizes the value of your business.

Queens Library offers a three part series of FREE workshops to help you plan for the future of your business and your family.

The three sessions will be led by business consultant Shirley Leung, Principal, NYC2020, LLC.

Session 1: Transition Planning and Legal and Accounting Matters

Wednesday, August 7
5:30-8:30 p.m.

Transition Planning - Why Plan Now?

  • Anticipate unexpected circumstances
  • Avoid costly expenses and taxes
  • Find the best strategy for you

Legal and Accounting Matters – What are the Concerns?

  • Structure a business to minimize taxes
  • Deal with regulatory and legal issues
  • Organize legal and financial documents

Session 2: Selling Your Business and Business Valuation

Saturday, August 10
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Selling Your Business

  • Make a smart sale
  • Understand the sales process
  • Locate trustworthy sales professionals
  • Find qualified buyers

Business Valuation – How Much is Your Business worth?

  • Determine the value of your business
  • Common valuation approaches
  • Steps you can take to increase the value of your business

Session 3: Transferring Ownership

Wednesday, August 14
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Transferring Ownership

  • Who will take over?
  • Select and train successors
  • Understand the role of the family
  • Manage the transition smoothly

Location: Queens Library, Flushing (IRC Conference Room) at 41-17 Main Street. 718-661-1200
Train: 7 to Main Street (Last stop)
LIRR: Port Washington Line to Flushing Main Street
Bus: Q12, Q13, Q17, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q26, Q27, Q34, Q44, Q58, Q65, Q66, QBx1

Preregister online at or by calling 718-990-0883.

This series, funded by a NYCEDC Thrive grant, is also being offered at The New York Public Library, Science, Industry and Business Library and the Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library.


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