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World Trump Bar located directly across from the United Nations was packed with dignitaries on May 20th
May 20, 2014
World Trade Week Gala Honors Tenth Anniversary
The Greater New York Chamber celebrated World Trade Week at the World Bar at Trump Tower International by honoring Gloria Cresslar and Black Tie Productions on the tenth anniversary of their Grand Euro Ball held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in May 2004.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney speaking at the Coffee House Club
April 11, 2014
Carolyn Maloney Talks Political Action!
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney addresses members of the Greater NY Chamber at the Coffee House Club on Friday April 10th. The Club and the Chamber's offices are both located at 20 West 44th in the Congresswoman's District.

Honoree-NYC Public Advocate Letitia James speaking about her career in public service
March 28, 2014
Chamber ROCKS Women's History Month Celebration at the Hard Rock Cafe

Each year the Chamber honors women who have distinguished themselves by accomplishments in their field, their philanthropic efforts and their assistance to the community.

Eric Adams, Suzanne De Paris, Mark Jaffe, Dr. Gerald Deas, Cheryl Wills, Irving "Lord Burgess", Melba Moore, Barbara Askins, Bill McCreary & Frank Savage: Photo by Alexis Williams/What's The 411 Networks
March 6, 2014
Chamber Celebrates Black History with Living Legends

The Greater NY Chamber hosted its annual Bill McCreary Living Legends Awards to celebrate Black History Month on 2/27/14. The standing room only event was graciously sponsored by Healthfirst, New York RX Card and T Mobile.

Mark Jaffe, Chamber CEO & NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo before the vote
November 5, 2013
Casino Gambling in NYS Is A Winner!
The Governor and the Chamber agree that voting yes for Prop 1 (Casino Gambling in NYS) is good for jobs and education.

We have had great success in the past working with the MGM /Foxwoods merger and helping the Empire Casino in Yonkers.

1010 WINS was one of over 100 Exhibitors
September 18, 2013
Chamber Business Expo Draws Thousands
The Hilton NY's Hall of the America's was the site of the 2013 Annual Expo the Chamber hosted in Manhattan. The Expo opened with a Welcome Breakfast sponsored by New York RX Card (NY's free prescription drug card program).

George Faison and Mark Jaffe introduce the night's performances on the main stage of the Faison Fire House Theatre located at 124th and St Nicholas in Harlem.
August 8, 2013
Chamber Salutes Harlem Week
The GNYCC celebrated Harlem Week at the Faison Firehouse Theatre. Members were entertained by singers and dancers who were trained by the "Tony Award" winning choreographer George Faison.

Yonkers Mayor, Mike Spano presenting a proclamation to Chamber CEO, Mark Jaffe
July 18, 2013
Greater NY Chamber Calls Empire Casino "A Winner"
July 18th was a hot evening for Greater NY Chambers members and the City of Yonkers. The Empire Casino at the Yonkers racetrack hosted a fantastic networking event that was sponsored by the Daily News, NY RX Card, Mortgage Cube, St.

Vincent McGowan & Mark Jaffe in the General Society Library
July 3, 2013
General Society Celebrates Independence Day
Every year, just prior to the July 4th Holiday, The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesman hosts an Independence Day Celebration to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It is an inspiring event held in the library's main reading room, which soars to a height of three stories and is topped by a magnificent skylight.

Chamber Members learning the benefits of Ceylon Tea
July 2, 2013
CEYLON TEA - Sri Lanka"s Gift to the World.

The Embassy of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Tea Board hosted a networking breakfast. Greater New York Chamber members sipped tea while learning the benefits of the Ceylon Tea-
• Ceylon Tea - Natural and Refreshing is good for your health
• Ceylon Tea - The finest in the world comes from the Island nation of Sri Lanka, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.

Helana Natt, Executive Director meeting with Hossain A Sikder, Director, M.Abu Hurairah and Vice President Absar Karim Chowdhury of the Dhaka Chamer of Commerce & Industry
June 20, 2013
The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry meets with the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce
Helana Natt, Executive Direcotor of the Greater New York Chamber met with an economic delegation team of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry to promote international trade. The delegation spoke upon the export business of energy, telecommunications, financial and home good products in Bangladesh.

NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Mark Jaffe are both advocates for The Women's Equality Agenda
June 4, 2013
Woman's Equality Agenda Passes Assembly
The NYS Assembly passed legislation that will  provide greater legal protection for women. Speaker Sheldon Silver believes “that the Women’s Equality Act ranks among the more crucial legislative agendas we have passed in the last decade.

June 3, 2013
Michael Jordan's Steakhouse hosts Greater New York Chamber
Known for its excellent food and service, this Two-Star steakhouse is located on the balcony of one of New York's most beautiful architectural landmarks, Grand Central Terminal. Overlooking the stunning Beaux-Arts main concourse with views of the famous clock, stories-high windows and constellation-embellished cerulean blue ceiling, chamber members exchanged business cards and made many new business contacts.

Mitch Leventhal, Vice Chancellor of SUNY with attorneys & SUNY alumni Charles Crowley and Mark Jaffe
May 22, 2013
Greater NY Chamber Celebrates World Trade Week at SUNY Global

On May 22nd the Greater New York Chamber hosted a reception in honor of 'World Trade Week" at SUNY Global located in midtown Manhattan  . The event started out with  Mark Jaffe, (a SUNY alumni) summarizing the successes of the Chamber.

Chamber Members along with "2 Chicks with Chocolate" enjoying networking at Red Door Spa networking reception
April 23, 2013
Red Door Salon on Fifth hosts networking reception

Greater New York Chamber members received "spa" services form chamber member host Red Door Spa on Fifth Avenue. Everyone enjoyed networking while sipping champagne, eating chocolate from 2 Chicks with Chocolate.

Gina Bakst, Chez Ciccone , Mark Jaffe, Nancy Silberkleit, Lou Gordon, Elisabeth Benjamin, Helana Natt, Bettye Perkins, Bill McCreary, Lenore Janis & Cheryl Wills
March 22, 2013
Chamber Honors Women at Hard Rock Cafe

The Greater NY Chamber honored legendary women in NYC’s Hard Rock Cafe on Times Square at a packed breakfast for 150 of its closest friends on Friday 3/22/13. The event was sponsored by New York RX Card, BALCONY, the Women’s Equality Coalition, Xelios Biometrics and ISM (In Store Marketing).

Panelists: Gene Marks: Columnist, Author and Small Business Owner, Ray Sprague: Senior Vice President of Small Commercial Insurance, The Hartford, Mark Jaffe: President & CEO, Greater New York Chamber of Commerce, Christine Lagorio: Executive Editor, Inc Magazine., Jennifer Walzer: Small Business Owner and CEO of BackUpMyInfo!
March 19, 2013
Taking the Pulse of Small Business Panel Breakfast- lessons learned from Storm Sandy
Dynamic discussion on how small business owners are navigating the economy; new research reveals lessons learned from Storm Sandy sponsored by The Hartford. "Our research shows that loss of connectivity had a big impact on small business owners, which affected their ability to contact customers and keep their businesses open," said Ray Sprague, senior vice president of the Small Commercial insurance segment for The Hartford.

Ed Koch called Mark Jaffe "A Hero of Reform" during Mark's 2010 NYS Assembly Campaign
February 1, 2013
ED KOCH 1924 - 2013
During his three terms as Mayor from 1978-1989, Mayor Koch saved the City of New York and in doing so restored the pride of New Yorkers.

Mark Jaffe & Lou Gordon leading an educational workshop on the ACA
February 5, 2013
A special seminar was held on February 5th at the historic private Coffee House. The Affordable Care Act is designed to help educate small business owners about the new health reform law.

Paisley Demby, Business Services Director of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses headquarted at LaGuardia Community College addressing chamber members
February 4, 2013
Chamber partners with GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 Small Businesses

This program is designed to give local small business owners across the New York City metropolitan area resources to grow.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses helps small businesses create jobs and economic opportunity by providing entrepreneurs with greater access to business education, financial capital and business support services.

Former President Bill Clinton was the Keynote Speaker at the 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Economic Summit "Access to Capital" luncheon in the Roosevelt Hotel NYC
January 31, 2013

The former President and Westchester Democrat discussed ways to bring back big sums of money from abroad by working to change the corporate tax rates. He believes that the US would benefit by the development of an infrastructure bank.

January 14, 2013
Couture Fashion Week NY(February 15-17th) is pleased to be partnering with the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce in its upcoming season.
Couture Fashion Week NY is pleased to be partnering with the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce in its upcoming season. Chamber members are welcome to visit the event exhibits free of charge and can receive a 10% discount on fashion show tickets, and exhibitor and sponsor packages.
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