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Network & Partner Events August 9 – August 27

Below is a listing of our partners’ events in Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties that are open to you to register for. These events are no/low cost to attend. This is another educational resource we are offering to you for your benefit.

LA Law Library Business Series: Business Plan Writing Workshop

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Bring a laptop computer with PowerPoint for this hands-on workshop so you can write your own business plan. Learn what the purpose of a business plan is so you can use it to its full advantage. Also, learn how to set business goals and objectives, describe your product/service, and attract investors.

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Social Media Workshop

social-mediaAugust 10, 2016

This free, in person workshop is best suited for a business with a physical location that would like to attract more customers by using social media & customer review platforms.  We will also discuss methods of evaluating/improving a business’s social media impact and online reputation.

Location: Glendale, CA


10 Important things Business People Need to Know about Contracts

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The Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (RHCC) is hosting a workshop on contracts as part of its Business Success Workshop Series. Nader “Nick” Zargarpour, Owner of Zargarpour Law Firm, will speak at this event. Zargarpour handles contract negotiations and writing, business lawsuits that include, but are not limited to, collections, certain real estate, landlord-tenant, franchise, and more. He primarily handles small and medium size businesses and believes in the highest level of service for his clients.
***Admission costs $30

Location: Long Beach, CA


Why Should I Buy from You Instead of Your Competitor?

competitive-advantageAugust 16, 2016

This is a concise, high impact, 2 hour workshop – and we mean workshop – not a blah blah blah seminar – but a real hands-on get something done that will impact your business immediately. Learn how to stand out from your competitors; how not rely on discounts to win customers over; how you create a reputation about your company; and tips on increasing profits.
***Preregistration: $45; Day of the event: $60***

Location: Glendale, CA


Business Smart Toolkit

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The workshop lays the groundwork for helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business that is credit ready. The curriculum of this workshop allows participants with enough basic knowledge to get them on the right track in starting a business and in connecting them to local resources to provide further support along their entrepreneurial journey. The toolkit contains a variety of small business and financial literacy topics that include business start-up basics, the essentials of becoming credit-ready, and resources for small business education and support

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA


The Revolutionary Role of Mobile Devices in the Global Economy

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Join the Global Initiatives Council to hear from Jeffrey Clevelan, Principal and Chief Economist of Payden & Rygel, and Siddarth Savarat, Associate Economist at Payden & Rygel, as they provide an overview of the impact mobile technology will have in the global economy. The availability of mobile web and computing will continue to revolutionize world commerce more than any other technology in history.

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Business Seminar

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Starting a business or already have an existing one? The focus of this seminar is on entrepreneurship. Learn tips on budgeting, marketing outlets, social media, and more. This seminar is open to all local businesses and communities.

Location: Duarte, CA


504 Refinance Training

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) invites lenders to join them for a unique opportunity for your financial lending institution to obtain a fundamental overview training on the topic of 504 Refinance Training.
***Effective 5/26/16, the SBA 504 Debt Refinancing Program has been reauthorized (SBA published an Interim Final Rule that confirms the current regulation on debt refinancing 13 CFR 120.882(g) to the new statutory requirements). To prepare our lending community for this program update, we are offering a training class. This class will be taught by Mr. Brian Kearns, V.P. Executive Director of Coastal Business Finance. You will also have an opportunity to interact with colleagues who are already engaged with the SBA 504 program.

Location: Santa Barbara, CA


Panel de Recursos para su Negocio en Huntington Park

business_resources25 de Agosto, 2016

Deseas expandir tu negocio?
Necesitas Capital para tu negocio?
Accesar a prestamos pequeños o grandes y sus requisites
Asistencia gratis para emprender su negocio o avanzar el existente
*Deseas conocer con que otros recursos puedes contar para tu negocio?
Acompañanos y conoce mas información de interés para tu negocio.

Location: Huntington Park, CA

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2016 Startup Business Expo Tour

August 27, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration is promoting an event to help startups, small businesses, entertainment and production companies, food services, event planners, home-based businesses, entrepreneurs, fashion & beauty businesses, e-commerce, accounting services, cleaning services, consultants, childcare and more! Learn how to successfully start a business in LA; predict your financial future; choose a legal entity; and access capital.
***in Spanish***

Location: Monterey Park, CA


If you would like to view the LA SBDC calendar of training workshops, follow the link.
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