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Network & Partner Events October 12- October 26

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.

Yelp 101: Get Started With Yelp For Business Owners

yelp-logoOctober 11, 2016

Yelp’s Manager of Local Business Outreach, will help small business owners explore the free tools available with Yelp’s business listings. With millions of users searching daily for new products, services, and, of course, places to eat, Yelp can be a powerful and effective tool for small business owners.

Location: Long Beach, CA


El Monte Business Resource Seminar and Expo

business%20resource%20seminarOctober 12, 2016

Learn strategies for success in today’s economy at this free seminar. Get tips for small business success you can implement in your business. In addition to building networks, learn about taxation and financing for your future. Properly classify your business to take advantage of the right taxes for you. Know the rights you have as a business owner. Read more about this seminar on the flyer.

Location: El Monte, CA


Protecting Your Intellectual Property with Patents and Trademark


October 13, 2016

The US Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Attorney Advisors for Trademark Educational Outreach, work to educate small business owners on trademark fundamentals. Intellectual property protects more than just a business idea: it protects the future of the business. Most small business owners, however, haven’t taken the steps necessary to protect their business’ key assets.


Location: Long Beach, CA


Create Your In-Demand Brand

indemandbrandOctober 13, 2016

Imagine attracting high-end clients, charging exactly what you’re worth and being sought after in your industry! Sound too good to be true? With the right brand you can have all those things and more. Did you know that the wrong brand can repel clients and lose you business. You are your brand, weak or strong everyone has a brand. Is your brand reflecting the true you?
***Pre-register costs $45; at the door costs $60

Location: Glendale, CA


Financial Projections Made Easy

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October 14, 2016

This workshop focuses on  using the SCORE LA created, user friendly, Financial Projections model to help determine the financial viability of your business concept. This is a must for any business plan.  We promise, this won’t be painful.
***Pre-register costs $45; at the door costs $60

Location: Glendale, CA



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Everybody knows about crowdfunding, right? But how do we use it effectively to finance business growth? And what promises can we make to investors? Is it even for you?  We’ll discuss rewards-based and equity crowdfunding and explore the keys to success.

Location: Webinar


 Risk Management for Your Business

info-graphic-2October 17, 2016

Mitigating risk in your small business is essential for business success. Good risk management planning allows you to see and plan for problems before they happen.

Location: Webinar


Innovation & Technology Council: State of the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a time when everyday items will be connected to the Internet using things like radio-frequency identification, sensors and wireless technology. Join the Council to hear from the California Legislative Technology and Innovation Caucus’ Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon and Assemblymember Richard Bloom as they discuss policy surrounding IoT in the State of California.

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Export Seminar by Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano

exportOctober 20, 2016

TAKE YOUR BUSINESS FURTHER – This seminar will provide information for business owners interested in exporting opportunities. Come dialogue with a panel of experts on how to take your business further.


Location: Duarte, CA


Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business

gift-of-uxOctober 26, 2016

Join us at the SBA Los Angeles District Office for a workshop presented by Google experts in partnership with the Small Business Administration and give your business a boost ahead of the holiday shopping season by creating a free business listing on Google, optimizing your website for mobile, and advertising online.

Location: Glendale, CA


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