✉: mgillen@queensny.org
☎: 718-263-0546
A program of


MiQ is pleased to announce that our parent organization, QEDC, is hosting a fantastic series of webinars to help small businesses recover--and grow!--after COVID-19. Each of these webinars have been recorded, and we now have a robust video library to help you and your business. Please check out workshops about how to stay safe, market, get credit, and more!

About MiQ

MiQ is the place for connecting local makers to exciting retail opportunities in the New York City area and beyond. We are committed to finding the best locally made products that deserve to have their chance in front of a larger audience. So, if you buy or sell the best, we want to hear from you! There is no cost to be certified as a maker. Click one of the options above and we’ll see how we can help!

Our Makers

Learn more about the businesses who work with us. Learn their stories, read about their products, and visit their websites.

Learn More

Our Story

We connect local makers with more opportunities to share their goods with a greater audience. Read more about our mission and work.

Learn More

Work With Us

Interested in becoming a maker or providing an opportunity for makers to share their products? Click to learn more about how you can be part of a network that promotes local businesses.

Learn More

Why Buy From MiQ?

  • Each sale made supports your local community.
  • Our local makers better understand the needs and wants of the local communities who have shaped and supported them.
  • MiQ members are passionate about what they do and have worked to perfect their skills. They have a commitment and connection to their products, which is reflected in the quality of what they produce.
  • Get to know the people create what you buy. Learn the stories behind their businesses and products.

Learn more about these local makers, their stories, and what they create!


Working with MiQ

We love our makers! Benefits for makers include:

  • Mentions in our social media profiles, with an audience of over 4,000
  • Promotions in our newsletter, which reaches over 600 people
  • The ability to participate in our regular MiQ markets
  • Access to exclusive retail opportunities
  • Technical assistance as necessary