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Network & Partner Events January 14- January 29

Below is a listing of our partners’ events 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.

If you would like to view the LA SBDC calendar of workshops, follow the link.
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 Starting a Business: What You Need to Know

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If you are thinking about starting a new business or have recently started one, this is a valuable workshop for you. Starting a Business: What You Need to Know cuts through the confusion and chaos of what you need to do and think about to start a business. In just 2 hours, you will gain a clear understanding of all the legal requirements for a start-up business, as well as actions that are simply smart to do. Some of the key topics covered include naming your business, licenses and taxes, insurance, financing sources, elements of a business plan, marketing considerations. You’ll also hear how SCORE can help you succeed in your new venture.
***Pre-registration is $45. At the door is $60

Location: Glendale, CA

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Digital Lab: Experiments, Research, Teaching

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Digital Lab is a monthly meeting of local business owners design to give you time to move YOUR business forward. We meet at Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 8:30-10:30. Please bring your laptops this is a working session. Plan for 2017: Marketing Calendar – Not Planning is Planning to Fail. The topic for this digital lab will be creating a marketing calendar for 2017. This calendar will be aimed at planning out your monthly emails and social media post and other marketing promotion throughout the year. The goal of the digital lab is to create a space to Experiment, Research & Learn!

Location: Santa Monica, CA

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Legal Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

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This interactive workshop will cover the most important legal lessons every entrepreneur should know. Participants will walk-away knowing common pitfalls to avoid and best practices to keep. We will lay out simple take-aways on a broad range of topics including: Vetting and protecting a business name, Business formation, entity types, and company upkeep. There will be plenty of time for Q&A at the end of the class.
***Pre-registration is $45. At the door is $60

Location: Glendale, CA

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8(a) Business Development and HUBZone Program

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The 8(a) Business Development Program is intended to help socially and economically disadvantaged business owners compete in the American economy and access the federal procurement market. The mission of the HUBZone Program is to promote job growth, capital investment, and economic development to Historically Under-utilized Business Zones (HUBZones) by providing contract assistance to small businesses located in the economically distressed communities.

Location: Glendale, CA

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Taxes, Tips, & Tricks

January 19, 2017

In this webinar you will review overlooked tax breaks, dispel tax myths and share valuable planning tips to reduce your tax liability. It’s not too late to implement a few strategies to reduce your taxable income for 2017. Whether you are filing an individual return or a business return, you will learn valuable tools to help keep more of your $$$ in your pocket.

Location: Webinar

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Hashtag “It” Webinar: VBOC’s Small Business “It” Series

January 25, 2017

This workshop is all about using social media to benefit the small business entrepreneur. We’ll focus on the most popular social media sites, and how to navigate them as a first-time user for your business.This class is aimed towards individuals who are new to using social media platforms.

Location: Webinar

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Starting Your Small Business Webinar

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This webinar is facilitated by an SBDC business advisor who will discuss topics such as small business planning, financing, marketing, legal forms of organization, permits and more.

Location: Webinar

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Growth Capital Conference LXIII

January 26, 2017

If you seek growth capital, strategic partners, advisors, or if you provide early stage funding, advice to entrepreneurs…THIS CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU!!!
GCC is for executives & professionals including: Firms Seeking Capital, Advisors, Accountants, Attorneys, Deal Makers, and Capital Providers. You will network with CEOs, CFOs, Deal Makers, Investors, Finance Officers, Lenders, Venture Capitalists and other executives involved in Growth Capital.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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Bootstrapping, 101 Strategies for Funding Success

January 28, 2017

Starting and growing a business requires capital. Where should you look to identify and secure the necessary funding to start or grow your business? Have you wondered about Seed Capital or most recently how Crowd Funding might help you to accomplish your goals? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to evaluate your current funding needs, determine if a debt or equity strategy is appropriate for your firm at its current stage of development.
***Pre-registration is $45. At the door is $60

Location: Glendale, CA

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3 in 1 Event: Network, Learn & Implement Social Media & Email

January 29, 2017

Looking for right strategies & tools make your marketing effective in 2017? It can feel overwhelming at times right? This event will help make sense of the noise & show you how to make the most of the combination of email & social media for your business.
We’ll have networking time, a social media/email workshop + hands on time to implement what you’ve learned. Sweet!

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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