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Network & Partner Events November 29 – December 10

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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Jumpstart Your SEO in 2017

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This workshop is for small business owners, managers, and marketers. Whether you are creating a new website or upgrading an existing one, this workshop will give you the SEO tools and information you need to succeed. Create an SEO Action Plan and learn to implement the SEO tactics that work.

Location: Glendale


Product Development, Prototyping, or MVP

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This session teaches students to transition from creative, innovative, design thinking methods to prototyping and concept testing their products and services. Emphasis is placed on an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to engineering design, concurrent engineering, design for manufacturing, industrial design, and the business of new product development.

Location: Torrance, CA


Referral Network

art_networkNovember 29, 2016

Ninety percent of new business comes from referrals. The ability to connect with your current and potential customers is crucial to spreading the word about your product or service. Come hear Nick Cavarra, CEO of Social Punch Marketing, share his tips on how to create effective email and relationship marketing; get your website or blog listed on search engines; and use social media to successfully promote your business.

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Kick-Start Your Export Sales

eximNovember 30, 2016

Learn how the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) can assist you in expanding your company’s global sales and reducing financial risk. Discover your options for international buyers, how to qualify distributors, incoterms and documentation for exporting, and more.

Location: Hawthorne


Launch Your Online Business and Expand

November 30, 2016

PrintPlanning to start an online business? Would you like to learn about globalizing your website to sell across the world? Join us for a webinar that covers the sequences to start your online business and discusses the necessary steps to set up your e-commerce website for international sales. You will learn how to start your business, establish a strong presence online, be aligned with Google and other search engines, in addition to push your sales globally through your online platform.

Location: Webinar


Nonprofit Empowerment Symposium and Resource Expo

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California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Board Member Jerome E. Horton will host a free Nonprofit Empowerment Symposium. Attendees will learn about wealth building strategies for nonprofits, how to use hiring credits to build staffing, and how to maximize social and traditional media.

Location: Irwindale, CA



Productivity, Saving Money, and Collaboration

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Improved productivity, cost savings, and collaboration starts with small business owners and team leaders taking a holistic view. This special presentation will take you inside a “real world” environment in which you can fully leverage the online tools available with Office 365, across multiple devices and platforms. 

Location: Webinar


Business Models

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The business model is the engine that drives startup success. This session explores business model design and validation, while exploring ways to test the business model without spending unnecessary time, money, and other resources. You will learn how to develop business models that encompass the product or service, customers, and the economic engine that will deliver on venture objectives.

Location: Torrance, CA


Startup Steps for the Tech Entrepreneur

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This free course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now a large and growing part of the Los Angeles economy. You will learn the process technology entrepreneurs use to start companies. Whether you’re ready to channel your inspiration into a new venture or take your ideas to a larger organization, Code District’s and Bixel Exchange’s Startup Steps for the Tech Entrepreneur course can show you how to bring your vision to life.

Location: Torrance, CA


Start Your Business Successfully 101

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This is an in-depth workshop where we explore the steps to make your business concept a reality. You are given the tools, ideas, and various ways to achieve them. Using a step-by-step process, we find ways to think “outside the box” and see you and your venture flourish. In this workshop you discover ways in which to achieve these goals.

Location: Glendale, CA


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