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200A West 136th Street, New York, NY 10030
Telephone: (212) 862-7200   Fax: (212) 862-8745
e-mail: info@harlemdiscover.com
Established in 1896

 

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce annually ranks as one of the busiest trade/business associations in the nation. We realize that you will not be able to attend every event therefore, we have put a double asterisk (**) next to the key events that we recommend for your consideration and direct participation.

Please note that all listed events are open to all of our members, except where noted, including Full Board and Executive Board meetings. Let us know if you wish to attend a board meeting, you will be welcomed.  In addition to the meetings listed below, we always add new and special events to our Chamber’s quarterly calendars. Chamber members who wish to have special events placed on our website, should contact Emmett Causey at ecausey@harlemdiscover.com or Winston Majette at

wmajette@harlemdiscover.com re: Chamber member postings.

 

JANUARY 2015

MONDAY 5th– 10:00AM **
Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA)
Monthly Membership Meeting

The Riverside Theatre
91 Claremont Avenue @ W. 121st St.
For Info.: (347)735-4280 Ext. 250
Or Visit Www.Harlemaa.Org

SUNDAY 25TH – 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
GHCC RADIO SHOW
WBLS-FM 107.5

TUESDAY 27TH- 4:00PM

YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION

WHCR-FM 90.3 Radio Show

FEBRUARY 2014

MONDAY 2nd – 6:3PM
Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA)
Monthly Membership Meeting

The Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive (btwn. 120th  & 122nd Sts.)
For Info: Visit Www.Harlemaa.Org

TUESDAY 3rd – 6:00PM**
Community Works NYC
& Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
Present
Harlem is…THEATER
The South African Connection
Dorothy & Lewis B. Cullman Center
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
For Info: (212) 459-1854

SUNDAY 22ND – 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW

TUESDAY 24TH – 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW

WEDNESDAY 25th – 8:45AM**
HARLEM WEEK 2015
Sponsors Breakfast Meeting

A.C. P. Jr. State Office Building-
Melba’s 125 163 West 125th Street –
3rd Floor

THURSDAY 26 TH - 6:00PM**
Greater New York Chamber of Commerce
Salutes
HARLEM WEEK 40th AnniversaryAt Its
Black History Month Awards Reception
The Alhambra Ballroom
2116 A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvd.
For Tickets and Info (212)686-7220

MARCH 2014

MONDAY 2ND  – 10:00AM **
Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA)
Monthly Membership Meeting
Theatre of Riverside Church
91 Claremont Avenue @ W. 121st St.
For Info: Visit Www.Harlemaa.Org

MONDAY 9TH – 6:00PM**
Community Works NYC,
Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
& New Heritage Theatre
Present
Harlem Is…THEATER Exhibition
Woza! The South African Connection
Panel Discussion
NY Public Library for the Performing Arts
Dorothy & Lewis B. Cullman Center
40 Lincoln Center Plaza (65th St & Amsterdam)
For Info: (212) 459-1854

THURSDAY 19TH – 8:45AM
GHCC Board of Directors Meeting
at THE ART GALLERY
A.C.P. Jr., State Office Building
163 West 125th Street – 2nd fl

.By Invitation Only

TUESDAY 24TH– 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW

SUNDAY 29TH– 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW

APRIL 2015

MONDAY 13TH – 10:00AM ** 
Harlem Arts Alliance (Haa)        
Monthly Membership Meeting

Theatre Of Riverside Church
91 Claremont Avenue @ W. 121st St.
For Info: (347)735-4280 Ext. 250
Or Visit Www.Harlemaa.Org

FRIDAY 24TH – Sunday 26TH** 
5th Annual
NATIONAL URBAN
HEALTH CONFERENCE

EVENTS BELOW

Thursday April 23rd
Small Business Breakfast
“Demystifying the Exchange”

Sponsor: Emblem Health
Location: Melba’s 125
(AC Powell Jr. State Office Building)
Time: 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Media Partners: WBLS & Christian Times

Conference Sessions
Location: Art Gallery
(AC Powell Jr. State Office Building)

Time: 12 noon – 4 pm
Media Partners:
WLIB & Amsterdam News
I. OBAMACARE
II. Women’s Financial Health

Thursday April 23rd
NUHC Awards Reception

Sponsor: Harlem Hospital Center
Location: Harlem Hospital Mural Pavillion
Time: 6:00 – 8:30
Media Partners: Amsterdam News/ Harlem News Group/WLIB/WHCR/
What’s Eating Harlem
Reception Honorees:
Patricia Butts/Dr. Leon Merrick/
Dorothy Payne-Moorehead/
Sandra Harris/Peggy Sheppard
& WEA ACT for
Environmental Justice

Emcee: Dr. Bob Lee, WBLS-FM
Entertainment: ARC Gospel Choir

Friday April 24th
Community Health Open House
Sponsor:
Emblem Health Neighborhood Care Center (EHNC)
Location: EHNC 215 West 125th Street
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Media Partners:
WHCR & Harlem News Group

Additional Partner Events (TBD)

Saturday April 25th
Public Health Forums (Sites TBD)

Sunday April 26th
Spiritual Health at
Brooklyn Christian Center
Abyssinian Baptist Church
First Corinthian Baptist Church

 


SUNDAY 26TH – 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW 

TUESDAY 28TH – 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW

WEDNESDAY 29th  – 8:45AM**
HARLEM WEEK 2015
SPONSORS BREAKFAST MEETING
Melba’s 125 -A.C. P., Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th Street – 3rd Floor
Contact: Emmett Causey- (212) 862-7200


Thursday 30TH
Multi-Cultural Musical Tribute Celebrating
the Legacy of Archbishop Iakovos
St. Peter’s Church
54th Street & Lexington Avenue
RSVP By April 15th to info@hellenicamerican.cc or call (212) 935-2200

MAY  2015

MONDAY 4TH – 10:00AM ** 
Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA)        
Monthly Membership Meeting 

MIST HARLEM
46 W. 116TH STREET
FOR INFO VISIT WWW.HARLEMAA.ORG

thursday 21ST- 10:00 am-5:00 PM

MARKET NY EXpo:  SALES & MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESS

tHE jACOB JAVITS CENTER

VISIT THE GHCC BOOTH

for info and free admission pass go to https://www.boomset.com/apps/eventpage/21490?dc=PARTNER&aff

OR GO TO WWW.GREATERHARLEMCHAMBER.COM

 

TUESDAY 26TH – 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW


SUNDAY 31ST – 7:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW 

 

JUNE 2015

MONDAY 1ST - 10:00 AM
HARLEM ARTS ALLIANCE (HAA)

Membership Meeting:
MISt HARLEM at 46 W. 116TH STREET
For Info: Visit  WWW.HARLEMAA.ORG 


WEDNESDAY –17TH- 8:45AM** 
HARLEM WEEK 2015
SPONSORS BREAKFAST MEETING
Melba’s 125- A.C. P., Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th Street – 3rd Floor
Contact: Emmett Causey- (212) 862-7200

THURSDAY 18TH – 8:45AM
GHCC Board of Directors Meeting
Harlem Community Development Corp.
A.C.P. Jr., State Office Building
163 West 125th Street – 17th fl.
By Invitation Only

TUESDAY, 23 6:00PM
HMF HARLEM WEEK KICKOFF AT SARDI'S

SALUTING BROADWAY MUSICALS "AMAZING GRACE" AND "THE COLOR PURPLE"

SARDI'S RESTAURANT 234 W. 44TH STREET

SUNDAY 28TH– 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW 

TUESDAY 30TH– 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW

JUly 2015

monday, july 13

harlem arts alliance monthly meeting

mist harlem

SATURDAY 24, 25, 26 11:00AM – 9:00PM

Festival Santiago

Apostol de Loiza El Barrio

E. 104th St. Bet. Lexington & Park Aves.

www.cccadi.org

SUNDAY 26TH – 12Noon - 8:30PM
“A Great Day in Harlem”

U.S. Grant National Memorial Park

W. 122nd St. & Riverside Dr.

1:00PM – 4:00PM

artz rootz and rhythm International Cultural Showcase

Featuring local and global choirs
AFRICA CENTER's OKAY AFRICA DJ'S AND DANCERS
njpac wells fargo jazz for teens

unveiled unlocked

4:00PM – 5:00PM

A Gospel Celebration

Featuring Inspirational Music FROM MAMA FOUNDATION GOSPEL CHOIR, gospel caravan,
TIGER THE HOPE BOY AND BISHOP HEZEKIAH WALKER AND THE LOVE FELLOWSHIP CRUSADE choir

5:00PM – 6:15PM

Fashion Fusion Showcase

Showcasing the best in urban fashionS

6:30PM – 8:30PM

HMF MUSIC TRIBUTE

tributes b.b. king with KING SOLOMON HICKS, KEITH "THE CAPTAIN GAMBLE"

tribute to ben e. king
1.  LLOYD PRICE, PAUL SHAFFER, rc band
2. cHUCK JACKSON with TOYA

7:30PM
“A Concert Under the Stars

Featuring RAY CHEW AND THE hmf ALL STAR BAND
LALAH HATHAWAY
MAYSA

august 2015

TUESDAY 4TH 10AM – 5:00PM

NYC Senior Citizens Day “Elder’s Jubilee”

Indoor/Outdoor Expo & Farmers Market ON THEPLAZA

Senior Expo SENIORS DeMYSTIFYING TECHNOLOGY

CONFERENCE & Awards Luncheon FOR SENIORS

A.C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.

W.125th Street & A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvd.

SATURDAY 8th – 11:00AM – 5:00PM

STEAM (SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING ART AND MATH)

Youth Technology & Career Conference

OUR CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION

527 WEST 125TH STREET BET AMSTERDAM AVENUE AND BROADWAY

TUESDAY 11TH – 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Economic Development Day

Columbia University-LERNER HALL

115th STREET Broadway

9:30AM- 11:30AM  International Business & Health Conferences


10:00AM- 3:00PM 
Indoor Business & Professional Services Expo


12Noon- 2:00PM 
Annual Business Awards Luncheon
(Luncheon By Invitation Only)

2:00pm-5:00pm  "MEET UP" SILICON HARLEM SEMINAR

SATURDAY 15TH - 11:00AM – 8:00PM

“Summer in the City”

12Noon – 5:00PM

NY City “Children’s Festival (Day 1)

W. 135th Street (bet. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvds.)

Featuring parade, exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music
dance, free health testing and sports clinics

11:00AM-2:00PM

Harlem Honeys and Bears

Hansborough Recreation Center “The Bath House”

W. 135th Street & Lenox Terrace Cove

(bet. Malcolm X Blvd. & Fifth Ave.)

Senior Citizens Swimming Demonstrations For the whole family

12:00 NOON – 5:00PM

HARLEM WEEK HIGHER EDUCATION FAIR

W. 135th Street (bet. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvds.)

HIGHLIGHTING SUNY, CUNY, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, TECHNICAL
& TRADE SCHOOLS AND SHOWCASING HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES Over 50 historic
Black Colleges, Universities: public, private, city and state colleges and universities will
distribute information on admissions, scholarships and financial aid.


12Noon – 12:30PM

aLIVIN AILEY DANCE IN STRUCTOR ROBIN DUNN AND DANCERS WITH WBLS-FM DJs

HMF / St. Nicholas Stage

W. 135th Street (bet. St. Nicholas Ave. & F. Douglass Blvd.)

12:30PM-1:00PM

"our LIVES MATTER" MUSIC

135TH STREET & SAINT NICHOLAS AVENUE STAGE

1:00pM-3:00PM

"our LIVES MATTER" PROGRAM

135TH STREET & SAINT NICHOLAS AVENUE STAGE

3:00PM- 4:00PM

The Fabulous Fashion Flava Show

St. Nicholas Stage

W.135th Street (bet. St. Nicholas Ave. & F. Douglass Blvd.)

Featuring the best in urban fashion

4:00PM – 6:00PM

HMF “Uptown Saturday Night”

St. Nicholas Stage

W.135th Street (bet. St. Nicholas Ave. &

F. Douglass Blvd.)

FEATURING THE JEFF FOXX BAND, KENNY LATTIMORE AND DEBORAH COX

11:00AM- 5:00PM

International Vendors Village

W.135th Street bet. Malcolm X Blvd. & St. Nicholas Ave.

Featuring arts & crafts, music, clothing, jewelry, hats, sculptures, foods

job recruitment, product sampling and corporate exhibits

7:00PM – 10:00PM

HMF/IMAGENATION OUTDOOR Film Festival-"STILL BILL"

On the Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park

W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave.

Outdoor Film Festival

SUNDAY 16TH - 10:00AM – 7:00PM

"HARLEM DAY"

Site I: 10:00AM-4:00PM

UPPER MANHATTAN AUTO SHOW
FEATURING CLASSIC VINTAGE AND THE NEWEST CARS AS WELL AS MOTORCYCLES
AND HISTORIC BUSES.
W. 135TH ST. BET. 5TH AVE. & MALCOLM X BLVD


12Noon – 6:00PM

"OUR Health" Village at The Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion

(bet. W. 136th & W. 137th Sts. And Malcolm X Blvd.)

Health testing, education and information

10:00AM-4:00PM

Upper Manhattan Small Business Expo & Fair
(FIFTH AVENUE & MALCOLM X BLVD)

10:00AM-4:00PM
HARLEM WEEK/USTA Tri-State Junior
Tennis Clinics

At Howard Bennett Playground

W. 135TH STREET FIFTH AVENUE & MALCOLM X BLVD

12Noon – 6:00PM

NY City “Children’s Festival (Day 2)

W. 135TH STREET FIFTH AVENUE & MALCOLM X BLVD

Featuring exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, dance,
free health testing and sports clinics

1:00PM – 7:00PM
HMF 5th Ave. Stage

tribute to little jimmy scott and ornette coleman

Gospel, Jazz, R&B MUSICAL THEATER and Hip-Hop GUEST ARTISTS


1:00PM – 7:00PM
The YMCA Stage

Dance, Jazz, Spoken Word, Hip-Hop, R&B, Musical Theater

Fashions including: “Dress for Success” and the “Back to School” Children’s Fashion Show

NJPAC JAZZ FOR TEENS, KIM AND REGGIE HARRIS AND OTHERS

1:00PM – 7:00PM

HMF St. Nicholas Main Stage

W.135th St. and St. Nicholas Ave

SALUTE TO MALCOLM X  FEATURING R&B, JAZZ, HIP HOP, BLUES
DANCE AND WITH A SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE BY DOUG E. FRESH AND GUEST ARTISTS .

12Noon – 7:00PM

International Vendors Village
UPSCALE ARTS AND CRAFTS DESIGNERS

W. 135th St. from 5th Ave. – St. Nicholas Ave.

SATURDAY 22ND – 9:00AM

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & Walk

W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave.

A 5K Run & "our LIVES MATTER" WALK THROUGH HISTORIC HARLEM TO BRING
US ALL TOGETHER IN OUR COMMUNITIES

7:00PM  HARLEM WEEK/IMAGENATION Outdoor Film Festival "FINDING FELA"

On the Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park

W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave.

Outdoor Film Festival

TUESDAY 25TH  – 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW

SUNDAY  30TH – 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE

WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW

 

 

 

september 2015

SUNDAY 27TH  – 8:00PM
THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS IS PEOPLE
WBLS-FM 107.5 GHCC RADIO SHOW

TUESDAY 29TH  – 4:00PM
“YOUR CHAMBER IN ACTION”
WHCR-FM 90.3 RADIO SHOW

October 2015

Thursday, Oct. 1st -8th Arts Advocacy Week in conjunction with the GHCC emphasizes the cultural importance and business of the arts and culture community.

 

saturday oct. 17th & sunday, oct. 18th- Circle of Sisters Expo hosted by Chamber members WBLS, WLIB and HOT 97 of Emmis Communications feature hundreds of business owners, thousands of attendees, plus seminars and cultural events at the Jacob Javits Center and the Theatre at Madison Square Garden

monday, oct. 26th -sunday, nov. 1st Marathon Week and the TCS NYC Marathon features 5 musical stages reflecting numerous genres of music including Gospel, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Latin, Calypso, Reggae renowned as “The Harlem Miles.” Culminating in a VIP tent reception at Marcus Garvey Park.

oct. 31st -HarlemWeen Family Festival on October 31st hosted by the NYS Office of General Services on the plaza of the Adam C. Powell, Jr. State Office Building in Harlem; member invitation only reception at Applebee’s for Chamber members and their guests.  

Monthly GHCC radio shows on the last Tuesday on station WHCR-FM and on the last Sunday on station WBLS features the news, business and important events impacting the Harlem, Upper Manhattan, NYC and regional business and cultural community.


November 2015

Nov. 5th -nov. 8th -20th Annual Multi-National Business Conference (Haiti) of the Carib News on Nov. 5th through Nov. 8th featuring political, cultural and governmental guests and exploring business opportunities.

Thursday November 19, 2015 - 2:30PM
Harlem Holiday Lights 2015
On the plaza of adam clayton powell, jr. St. Office Building
Activites include:
• The Harlem Holiday Lights celebration is a street lighting event that stretches along 125th Street from Fifth Avenue to Marginal Street
• Festivities to commence on November 19th and kick off the holiday season in Harlem
• Dozens of BID merchants host in store activities and promotions
• Outdoor activities presented by community organizations and other businesses
• Parade of Lights, with caravans of lighted vehicles, follow the BID contractor turning on street decorations
And more…such as
• Introducing a New Harlem Happenings App
• DJ Con Village
Multi-Media Displays
• Innovative Interactive Lighting
• A Children's Village
• A Spiritual Corridor
• A MBPO Festive Civic Tech Meetup

www.harlemlightitup.coM

Monthly GHCC radio shows on the last Tuesday on station WHCR-FM and on the last Sunday on station WBLS features the news, business and important events impacting the Harlem, Upper Manhattan, NYC and regional business and cultural community.

December 2015

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