BCNA's 2013 IHW Awards Focussed on Success

April 26, 2013

by Yanki Tshering

BCNA's Third Annual Immigrant Heritage Week Awards event took place on Monday and it was so exciting to see so many friends, clients, partners, and community members in attendance.

BCNA Mathilde RomanFirst up on the program was the presentation of the annual awards, which recognize both clients who represent the spirit of immigrant initiative as well as partners who have made tremendous contributions to the New York Immigrant Community. We were very pleased and lucky that the Deputy Commissioner and Legal Counsel for the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs - Matilde  Roman -  was able to join us this year to present the following awards.

BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Award Ceremony to include Mobile Panel

April 16, 2013

by Yanki Tshering

One of the highlights of  BCNA's 2013 Immigrant Heritage Week Awards Ceremony- which will be held Monday, April 22, at 8:30AM - will be a panel discussion on how mobile technology can boost business success, aimed specifically at immigrant entrepreneurs. The impressive - and diverse - panel of immigrant entrepreneurs includes:

Announcing our 3rd Annual BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Award Winners

April 10, 2013

by Yanki Tshering

logoIt is my great honor to announce the names of the recipients of our 2013 BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards. This will be the 3rd year we have honored outstanding immigrants and refugees and it has become a tradition we look forward to every year.

Receiving the American Dreamer Award

May 23, 2012

by Yanki Tshering

I was extremely honored recently to be one of this year's recipients of the Yanki Tshering receiving American Dream Award"American Dreamer Award" for Business Leadership. The Awards were presented by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in a ceremony at Gracie Mansion that also signaled the beginning of Immigrant Heritage Week....  

“How to Use Technology to Market Your Business” Panel Highlights

May 15, 2012

by Yanki Tshering

BCNA PanelOn April 20, we were proud to welcome over 120 attendees to our 2012 Outstanding Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. This year's awardees were Guadalupe Galicia,  Hui Ping Liu,  and Dr. Leonid Isakov, winner of the New Beginning Award.

BCNA Honors Immigrant Entrepreneurs

April 24, 2012

by Yanki Tshering

 On Friday, April 20, over 100 friends and clients gathered at BCNA's headquarters at 120 Broadway to recognize three inspiring immigrant entrepreneurs, as well as to hear an expert panel...

BCNA Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Week with a Special Award Ceremony

April 12, 2012

By Yanki Tshering

Immigrant Heritage WeekThis year, the Business Center for New Americans will celebrate the indomitable spirit and courage of immigrants during New York's 9th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week by presenting special awards to three outstanding entrepreneurs. Fatima Shama, Commissioner of the New York City Office of Immigrant Affairs, will be our special guest at the awards ceremony, which will be held on Friday, April 20th.

For Immigrant Heritage Week: 10 Free Websites for Entrepreneurs

April 12, 2011

We are very pleased to be celebrating New York City's Eighth Annual Immigrant Heritage Week (April 11-17) by awarding ten lucky entrepreneurs free website development (worth $1,000) as well as training on how to use social media for the growth and development of their businesses. 

Thanks to the generosity of Message Medium and Citi Foundation, this initiative makes it possible for us to provide valuable information about how to use technology to boost both skills and bottom line, two critical elements for business growth and success. 

At BCNA, we are especially glad to be able to support immigrant entrepreneurs, who are playing a vital -- and too often unrecognized -- role in stimulating economic development in New York's diverse immigrant communities.

Please go to the Message Medium website for more details on how to apply.