SBDC Event:

There are free seminars
being put up by the SBDC this August. See below:

Small Business Focus

Target Marketing
August 6, 2015, Location: Downey

Current or potential small business owners will benefit from this five week seminar series designed to present concepts and best practices of owning, opening and operating a business. Register today for the entire series of seminars or individual classes that fit your needs. For more visit:

Social Media Marketing + What’s new on Facebook and what it means for your Business
August 6, 2015

Pasadena Community Education

3035 E. Foothill Blvd.,
Pasadena CA 91107.
Room: 229
Date: August 6 2015
Day: Thursday
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: Free

In this introductory session, we will review best practices, strategies, real world examples and offer ideas to show you how Social Media Marketing is a cost effective marketing tool. We will discuss: + What social media marketing really is and why use it
+ Introduction to social media channels and how to evaluate
+ what’s right for your business or organization + How small businesses are using these low-cost tools to gain visibility, develop relationships and drive sales and response
+ How to create valuable content for your social media marketing campaigns and time management + How to balance social media marketing with email marketing
and your other marketing efforts. Plus we will look at Facebook and how the game is changing for Business Pages REGISTRATION & MORE INFO,Click here

Presented by: MJ Finstrom & David Finstrom, HUTdogs

SBIR/STTR Intro Workshop August 11, 2015,
Location: Pasadena

The Pasadena SBDC and TriTech SBDC are working together to bring you a complimentary workshop that provides a detailed overview of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Presented by: Molly B. Schmid, Ph.D., TriTech Senior Consultant and Martin Kleckner III, Ph.D., TriTech Senior Consultant

Global Tech Summit
August 13, 2015,
Location: Playa Vista

This event is for innovative companies who are or will be using virtual/augmented reality as part of their growth and delivery strategy. Funded tech companies interested in online learning, artificial intelligence, gaming and wearable technology. Also startups looking for mentors and guidance.

Importing and Exporting

August 20, 2015,
Location: Cerritos

180To RSVP or for more information
please call (562) 860-5050

Everything you need to know about maximizing your profits. The topics included for this seminar are:

  • How do I import and/or export?
  • Learn how to expand your market
  • Strategies for a global economy
  • Access the resources you need to succeed
This seminar will take place Thursday, August 20th from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at The Skyline Room at Cerritos Library.

18025 Bloomfield Ave. Cerritos, CA 90703

Making the Next Step:
How to Grow Your Company
August 28, 2015
Location: Los Angeles

Most businesses plateau at different stages of development. Business owners looking to make the next step in growth will want to be aware of potential roadblocks holding them back: issues like legal compliance, accounting practices, or how business decisions are made. Learn about common impediments to growth and how to overcome them. This speaker engagement features Bixel advisor and friend, Douglas Korte. Visit the event site for more information.


LACI Cleantech Global Showcase
October 21-22, 2015
Location: Los Angeles

LACI’s Cleantech Global Showcase (GloSho) is an annual summit held in downtown Los Angeles where cleantech thought leaders and stakeholders from around the world meet to exchange ideas, facilitate trade and investment, and celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation. GloSho is the signature event of the Network for Global Innovation (NGIN) and furthers NGIN’s mission of opening world markets and connecting cleantech innovators wherever they reside.


Here’s the Money!

September 12, 2015
Location: Universal City

Join us in bringing education, resources, and business development opportunities to new, existing and
growing businesses throughout Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley & San Francisco.

At “Here’s the Money!”
Access to Capital Business Expo you will learn about the different sources for funding, how to grow your business capital, how to expand and/or improve your existing business, and much more!


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