ConnectNYC Update: A Demand for Fiber from NYC Businesses
By Dmytro Pokhylko, Director, and Virginia Maloney, Project Manager, Center for Economic Transformation
On December 27th, NYCEDC received over 100 submissions to the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge, a program awarding small and medium-sized businesses and organizations with free build-out of fiber internet connectivity directly to their place of business. The applicants reflect New York City’s diverse suite of industries—with submissions ranging from manufacturing companies, co...Read More
Meet Sara Matiz, Winner of NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition 2012
Matiz Architecture & Design
Winner, NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition 2012
Lives in New York, NY
Are you a native New Yorker? If not, when and why did you move here?
No, I am Italian. I graduated in Venice and I moved to New York in 1998. I have been living in the city since then. I came to this incredible...
Can Your Company Help?
As New York City recovers from Hurricane Sandy, we are working around the clock to get the city back to business. Can your company help? If your company is able provide resources such as space, supplies, services, or other forms of assistance to New York City businesses that have been significantly impacted by Hurricane Sandy, please fill out this form with as much detail as possible. Your information will be shared on our Free Resources for Impacted Businesses page so those in need can...Read More
We Have a Winner!
Congratulations to Sara Matiz, winner of the NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition.
We'd like to thank all of our participants who have helped make this competition a success. We've received fantastic entries and have had tens of thousands of views throughout the course of the competition. We're proud to support the design community and showcase amazing talent from around the country. Stay tuned to our social media channels, where we will be revealing some of our runners up in the competition.Read More
Vote for the Winner of the NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition
We are pleased to announce that we have chosen our three finalists for the NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition, showing why New York City is the best city in the world for business. We were astounded by the quality and diversity of designs submitted from all around the world, and it was a tough decision!
You can help choose the winner. Public voting is now open starting today through Friday, October 12 on www.nycedc.com/competition. The entry with the most votes during the voting period will be the winner, whose designer...Read More
NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition: Entries Due September 21
Calling all designers! Just two weeks left to submit the most creative, innovative and amazing infographic to illuminate the fact that New York City is the best city in the world for business. Enter the NYC Best for Business Infographic Design Competition by September 21st to win a $1,000 cash prize, a poster-size print of your work signed by Mayor Bloomberg, and bragging rights as the City's top infographic designer.
Infographics must incorporate...Read More
NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition 2012
Designers, show the world why NYC is the best city for business. Enter the NYC Best for Business Infographic Design Competition for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize, a poster-size print of your work signed by Mayor Bloomberg, and bragging rights as the City's top infographic designer.
Infographics must incorporate the NYCEDC Dataset to be eligible. The top applicants will be selected as semifinalists and the winner will be chosen by public voting on NYCEDC.com.
The deadline for submissions is September 21,...Read More
New York Mets to Host 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field, Providing a Major Boost to City’s Economy
This year’s baseball season is already in full swing, but next summer, it’s going to reach a fever pitch in NYC. Mayor Bloomberg announced today that the New York Mets will be hosting the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field in Queens – the first time the team has hosted the All-Star Game since 1964, the year Shea Stadium opened.
While this is great news for the City’s many baseball fans, every New Yorker will benefit from the major impact the game and its festivities will have on the City’s economy. According to an NYCEDC analysis, the total economic impact of the 2013 MLB...Read More
Getting Back to Business
Superstorm Sandy has greatly affected many New Yorkers across the City, including longstanding community businesses and new shops alike. Over the past month, we’ve interviewed small business owners across Lower Manhattan, Coney Island, Far Rockaway, and Red Hook who wanted to share their “getting back to business” stories of grit and determination to reopen or begin the process of reopening.
Take a few moments to watch these seven audio slideshows and pass along their inspiring stories to your community....Read More