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Join the SBA San Diego District Office at one or all of these special upcoming events!

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SBDC Day Recap!


If you missed yesterday's #SBDCDay Open House Events, watch their videos on Facebook @SanDiegoandImperialSBDC - @SanDiegoSBDC - @NorthSanDiegoSBDC

South San Diego SBDC Video #1

South San Diego SBDC Video #2

North San Diego SBDC Video #1 (Includes client spotlight interviews.)

North San Diego SBDC Video #2 (Includes client spotlight interviews.) 

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ACCION's Financing for Business Success Lending Panel 3/22/19 (San Diego, CA)

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Join us as we bring together financing organizations for a panel-style discussion on the best options for your start-up or growing business.


  • How to get funding for your business
  • What criteria you need to meet to qualify for an SBA Loan
  • What business support programs are available at no cost in my area
  • How to get funding for your start-up
  • What you need to qualify for a bank loan

Friday, March 22, 2019 9 AM – 11 AM PDT - FREE (Registration required)
California Bank & Trust - Training Room
9444 Farnham St, Ste 106, San Diego, CA 92123

Event Contact: ACCION San Diego, 619-795-7250,

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Med Tech Council Networking Event 3/25/19 (San Diego, CA)

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Please join us at the Med Tech Council Networking Event on Monday March 25, 2019. 

Connect with leaders in the med tech, biotech and startup space. These events are heavily attended.

Monday, March 25, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (PDT) - $20 in advance/$25 on 25th
Pacific American Life Science Leaning Center 
5288 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121 

Event Contact: Dan Golka,Med Tech Council, 714-925-6511, 

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Ramona SBA Day and Lender Fair 3/27/19 (Ramona, CA)

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Join the SBA San Diego District Office and the Ramona Chamber of Commerce for an information packed day intended to assist you to start, grow, or expand your business.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9 AM - 2 PM (PDT) - FREE (Registration Required)
Ramona Mainstage, 626 Main Street, Ramona, CA 92065

Event Contact: SBA San Diego, 557-7250,

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Getting Back 2 Business Small Business Outreach Event 4/3/19 (San Diego, CA)

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The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Secretary (OS), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is hosting a series of outreach events to educate small businesses about federal procurement opportunities with HHS and their top large business prime contractors. Small businesses interested in pursuing government contracts should register to attend one of the “Getting Back 2 Business” (B2B) Small Business Procurement Conferences.

These one (1) day events are hosted in partnership with the U. S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) regional offices, affiliated government agencies and supporting small business resource partners. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8 AM - 5 PM (PDT) - FREE (Registration Required)
Naval Training Center - Building 177
2875 Dewey Road San Diego, California 92106

Event Contact: HHS/OSDBU,

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Connecting with Capital Expo 4/5/19 (San Diego, CA)

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Improve your chances for obtaining financing! This is your opportunity to learn about business financing from experts and meet with different bankers and lenders in one location at one time. Learn what you need to do to finance your business for easy access to capital when you want it.

Friday, April 5, 2019 8:30 AM -12:30 PM (PDT) - FREE (Registration Required)
City College, 1313 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Event Contact: San Diego & Imperial SBDC Network (619) 482-6388
Center: North San Diego SBDC

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MEXPORT 4/11/19 (Otay Mesa, CA)

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The premier cross border business expo in the Cali-Baja region promoting trade and business opportunities.

Who should attend?

Manufacturers from Baja California, Mexico, San Diego and Southern California, wanting to find regional suppliers for components and services:

  • Plant Managers
  • Logistics Directors
  • Facilities Directors
  • IT Directors

Thursday, April 11, 2019 Opening Ceremony - 9:30 AM  
Expo - 10 AM - 4:30 PM (PDT) - FREE (Registration Encouraged)
8500 Kerns Street, San Diego, CA 92154

Event Contact: Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce, (619) 661-6111

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Cybersecurity Workshop Training – DFARS 204.73 / NIST SP 800-171 Webinars

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Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program. 

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May 8th - 10th Keeping the Promise 2019 - by U.S. Veteran Business Alliance

May 10th SBA/SBDC Small Business Awards Luncheon

May 10th SCORE Women's Networking Breakfast
Topic: Stand Up, Be Seen, Get Paid - Presenter: Rae Majors-Wildman

July 24th - 26th Dept. of the Navy Gold Coast: Small Business Procurement Event

September 12th ChallengeHER - San Diego (Watch for event details.)

September 17th Event featuring SBA's Bryan O'Byrne, Chief of International Affairs and Public Policy for the Office of International Trade  (Watch for event details.)

December 4th & 5th West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit

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SBA’s participation in any of these events is not an endorsement of any products, service or entity. SBA does not endorse the views, opinions, products or services of any participant, speaker or presenter of these events. SBA is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or relevance of the information provided by third parties at these events.