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Network & Partner Events January 10 – January 26

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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 How to Estimate Start-Up Costs and Cash Flow

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How much will it cost to start your business? It is important to know this figure so that you can plan ahead in starting your new venture. Topics include: Steps needed to calculate start-up expenses, start-up cost categories, calculating initial costs, calculating the first 90 days projected monthly costs, conducting a break-even analysis, and initial cash flow projection will be reviewed and presented in this hands-on session. Please bring a hand held calculator for your convenience.

Location: Hawthorne, CA


Jumpstart Your 2017 Marketing Workshop

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Jumpstart your 2017 Marketing with 2 Free workshops with SCORE. Part 1: Using a strategic planning worksheet, plan your growth for 2017 including who to target and setting your marketing goals with a free marketing checklist. Part 2: Bring your laptops or follow along creating more effective Email Marketing using Constant Contact’s new Editor.

Location: Bellflower, CA


Business Resource Seminar and Expo

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Topics that will be covered during this seminar include the following: Simplifying Sales and Use Tax for Your Business, Minimize Tax Frustration with Effective Recordkeeping, Access to Capital – Be Prepared for Your Success, Employee or Independent Contractor? Demystify Common Misconceptions, Recordkeeping for Small Businesses – Avoiding Tax Audits With Effective Recordkeeping, Ten Tips to Ensure Small Business Success, and Forms of Ownership – Tax Advantages of Properly Classifying Your Business.

Location: La Verne, CA

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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


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


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


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


// 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


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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