2016 Small Business Awards
Tuesday, May 24th
Join us at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City as we celebrate small businesses and the people working every day to ensure their success.
Small Business Workshop 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Universal City
How to Manage Your Business Financials
Tuesday, May 24th
Overcome your fear of starting with an empty spreadsheet and become proficient to create your own Profit and Loss statement for your business. This workshop will cover the basic functions necessary to develop your financials.
Webinar – Office 365
Thursday, May 26th
Office 365 is the latest release of Microsoft Office software that empowers business to be mobile, reduce IT expenses and collaborate with your colleagues. We will discuss the benefits and the reasons why almost all Fortune 100 companies see Office 365 as the go to upgrade. 60% of the small and mid-size business market has a mobile workforce and its time to see how you can get ahead of your competitors.
Pitch Your Business at the Investor Festival
Over the course of two days you can pitch your business to investors, network with professionals, and get direction from mentors. This event is for Expert DOJO Academy members only, so register to attend!
Location: Santa Monica
10,000 Small Businesses
Apply Now Deadline is May 27th
YOU BUILT YOUR BUSINESS, WE’LL HELP YOU GROW IT
With Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, you will gain practical business skills to help you take your business to the next level. In professional workshops, you will learn from some of the brightest minds in business, learn about access to financial capital, and build a powerful network of professional support. And, if accepted, program tuition will be at no cost to you!
Are you the owner or co-owner of a business that has been in operation for at least two years? Does your business have a minimum of $150,000 in revenue? Do you employ at least 4 people? Are you passionate about growth? Apply today!
Application deadline is May 27th, 2016
Get Your Business Online: WordPress 101
Wednesday, June 1st
WordPress makes it possible to have an effective and optimized website that is easy to use and update. WordPress is an effective content management system. With WordPress currently running over 75 million websites, come learn the basics about WordPress, Themes, and Plugins for your business. Instructor: Adam Silver
Cottage Foods: Bringing it to the Next Level
June 11, 2016
We will review licensing and certification parameters as well as production options. Marketing and promotional strategies to grow your cottage foods business will also be discussed, with special emphasis on social media. The workshop will feature a presentation by Jun Roxas of The Made Agency, a panel featuring successful cottage industry entrepreneurs, and a discussion on Access to Capital.
Location: Redondo Beach