Queens chamber has plan to make the borough a tech hub—with Amazon’s help

Queens won’t house an HQ2, but business leaders say the borough is still positioned to become a technology hub—and will seek help from Amazon to get there. 

Amazon is among the companies represented on a newly revealed Queens Tech Council. The e-commerce giant famously backed away from a deal two years ago to place a new headquarters in Long Island City.

The technology council, organized by the borough Chamber of Commerce, is expected to include representatives from Facebook and Google as well. 

Thomas Grech, the chamber’s president and CEO, said the group will meet regularly to discuss how the borough can launch

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