Free Small Business Workshops

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SBA Los Angeles District Office

Register here unless otherwise indicated.

The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers a variety of no cost classes for business owners in our Training Room, located at 330 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1200, Glendale, CA 91203.  Picture identification is required for all attendees by building security.  The building daily parking rate is $9.00.

View the Los Angeles SBA online calendar at:  http://www.sba.gov/events

Registration for all our classes is required.  

December 2012:

8(a) Application Workshop

12/06      9:00AM – 11:00AM

Presented by: SBA

This workshop will address the initial criteria needed for entrance into the 8(a) Business Development Program. Review tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. The 8(a) workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 25 spaces. No walk-ins. Pre-registration is required.

Register by calling 818-552-3223 or email: beatriz.devis@sba.gov

When registering please provide the following information:

Name, Company name, Address, Email, Phone, Number of years in business

You will receive a confirmation call or email for your requested session.

Round Table Business Discussion Series: Achieving Business Success

12/11 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Presented by: Victor Green

Come and join in our round table business discussion on achieving business success. Your moderator will be Victor Green, a very successful business entrepreneur who will answer all of your questions and provide solutions to any business issue.  He has vast experience in helping turn businesses around as well as helping entrepreneurs and start-ups get their business off the ground.  This is a unique opportunity to get answers from the best and make your business more profitable. Register now!

How to Manage Unemployment Insurance Costs

12/12      9:00AM – 12:00PM

Presented by the California EDD Tax office

You will learn:

  • How the unemployment insurance rate is established.
  • What is an unemployment insurance reserve account.
  • Important notices and statements.
  • How to minimize unemployment insurance costs.

To register visit:  http://www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Tax_Seminars/

Marketing the “Write” Way

12/12      6:00PM – 8:00PM

Presented by:  Joan Stanford, Jazzy Pen Communication

Surefire Tips for Writing Effectively to Grow Your Business

Are you’re marketing efforts leading to sales? Whether you write emails, newsletters, blogs or social media posts, your writing will either pique the interest of your audience or turn them off. Attend this workshop and discover simple solutions to common writing challenges. A Jazzy Pen workshop can help.

You’ll learn how to:

•Incorporate keywords into your copy effectively

•Write persuasively with words and phrases that sell

•Structure your writing concisely for online readers

•Create intriguing openers that call your readers to action

January 2013:

Round Table Business Discussion Series: Achieving Business Success

1/14 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Presented by: Victor Green

Come and join in our round table business discussion on achieving business success. Your moderator will be Victor Green, a very successful business entrepreneur who will answer all of your questions and provide solutions to any business issue.  He has vast experience in helping turn businesses around, as well as helping entrepreneurs and start-ups get their business off the ground.  This is a unique opportunity to get answers from the best and make your business more profitable. Register now!

8(a) Application Workshop

1/17      9:00AM – 11:00AM

Presented by: SBA

This workshop will address the initial criteria needed for entrance into the 8(a) Business Development Program. Review tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. The 8(a) workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 25 spaces. No walk-ins. Pre-registration is required.

Register by calling 818-552-3223 or email: beatriz.devis@sba.gov

When registering please provide the following information:

Name, Company name, Address, Email, Phone, Number of years in business

You will receive a confirmation call or email for your requested session.

February 2013:

Military Veterans going into Business

2/19      6:30PM – 8:30PM

Presented by: Victor Green

This seminar is just for Veterans who have left or are leaving the Military. Know everything you will need to know about the business world? There is so much valuable information you can get from Victor Green, he will guide you in the right direction. Victor is a very successful business entrepreneur who will answer all of your questions.  He has vast experience in helping turn businesses around and guiding start- ups. He can help Vets get into business world. He will give you great advice as well as solutions to all business issues. Come and join this discussion and get some sound advice to help you with your future career. This is an opportunity NOT to be missed.

8(a) Application Workshop

2/21      9:00AM – 11:00AM

Presented by: SBA

This workshop will address the initial criteria needed for entrance into the 8(a) Business Development Program. Review tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. The 8(a) workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 25 spaces. No walk-ins. Pre-registration is required.

Register by calling 818-552-3223 or email: beatriz.devis@sba.gov

When registering please provide the following information:

Name, Company name, Address, Email, Phone, Number of years in business

You will receive a confirmation call or email for your requested session.

March 2013:

8(a) Application Workshop

3/21      9:00AM – 11:00AM

Presented by: SBA

This workshop will address the initial criteria needed for entrance into the 8(a) Business Development Program. Review tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. The 8(a) workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 25 spaces. No walk-ins. Pre-registration is required.

Register by calling 818-552-3223 or email: beatriz.devis@sba.gov

When registering please provide the following information:

Name, Company name, Address, Email, Phone, Number of years in business

You will receive a confirmation call or email for your requested session.

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