Renaissance Small Business Conference - A Celebration of Entrepreneurship!

Renaissance Presents 2024 Lunar NY Small Business Conference

The Capital Pavilion was ablaze with entrepreneurial spirit as Renaissance hosted the 2024 Lunar New Year Small Business Conference on February 26, 2024, at the Manny Cantor Center in New York City. With a thematic focus on "The Power of CAPITAL + DIGITAL MARKETING," the event proved to be a dynamic platform for small business owners, agency partners, and funding partners to converge and explore strategies for success in the Year of the Dragon.

A BIG thank you to our Conference Lead Sponsor!

Key Highlights:

The Dragon's Embrace: Symbolizing Power, Luck, and Success

The conference kicked off with an auspicious nod to the Year of the Dragon, embodying the themes of power, luck, and success. Attendees were encouraged to channel the dragon's energy to propel their businesses to new heights in the coming year.

Building Wealth with Capital Panel

Another conference highlight was the "Building Wealth with Capital" panel, where financial experts shared insights on securing funding, managing capital effectively, and navigating the economic landscape to foster sustainable growth. Attendees gained valuable knowledge on opportunities and financial strategies tailored to small businesses.

Small Business Digital Transformation and Digital Marketing Expert Panel

A stellar lineup of speakers delved into the transformative power of digital marketing for small businesses. The panel discussed innovative marketing strategies, the latest digital tools, and how companies can leverage technology to stay competitive in today's fast-paced market.

Onsite 1:1 Business Consultations

Entrepreneurs had the unique opportunity to engage in personalized consultations with our business counselors and business professionals. These one-on-one sessions provided practical advice, actionable insights, and tailored solutions to address individual businesses' specific challenges.

Business Resource Tables

The conference hosted informative business resource tables, offering a wealth of information on business resources and essential tools for small business success. Attendees were introduced to business and community resource partners and were able to engage with them to enhance their entrepreneurial journey.

Networking Happy Hour

The event seamlessly blended business with pleasure as attendees networked over delicious bites and refreshments. The relaxed atmosphere fostered connections, collaborations, and the exchange of ideas among like-minded individuals.


The Renaissance 2024 Lunar New Year Small Business Conference left a lasting impact on attendees, equipping them with the knowledge and inspiration needed to navigate the complexities of modern entrepreneurship. Fusing traditional symbolism with cutting-edge insights created a unique and memorable experience, setting the stage for a prosperous Year of the Dragon for small businesses. Here's to embracing the dragon's energy and making 2024 a year to remember in the world of small business!

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Thank you for your participation!

Renaissance Expansion Announcement:

Jeanique D Riche-Druses, Executive Director, Senior Philanthropy Manager, JPMorgan Chase

Vivian Young - Global Head of Asian & Pacific Islander Affairs, JPMorgan Chase

Building Wealth with Capital Speaker: 

Gustavo E. Perez, Lead Social Impact & Sustainability Specialist

WELLS FARGO Small Business Growth & Philanthropy, Wells Fargo

Digital Winner Announcement and NYC Recognition Certificate Presentation: 

NYC Councilwoman Carlina Rivera - NYC 2nd District 

Digital Marketing Panel 

Creative Web Agency Co-Founder HK Hans, Lead Flow 

Client: Owner Jae Lee Business, NOWON, USA

Client: Co-Owner Keji Chan Business, Wind Hair Salon 

Lion Dancers: Tai Luk Team