Your guide to next month's Small Business Week Events

San Francisco District Office

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San Francisco Small Business Week is a partnership formed to honor and support more than 120,000 thousand small businesses and entrepreneurs that call San Francisco home.

As part of National Small Business Week, we celebrate the contributions and achievements of small business owners by offering a series of educational and networking events designed to inspire, educate and connect the members of our business community.

Please join us at one of over 40 events and celebrations happening throughout the week of May 6th to the 11th in San Francisco.

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The event brings together Silicon Valley business and City leaders, assistance organizations, and entrepreneurs to encourage business growth in Silicon Valley. Workshops cover a wide range of topics including access to capital, marketing, business planning, maintaining working capital, and many others all recognizing the changing nature of the national and local economies.

Register to attend here


The City of Oakland will mark National Small Business Week (May 5 - 11, 2019) with a variety of free workshops and events.  The theme this year is Helping Oakland's Diverse Business Community Thrive. For 2019, they are taking the workshops into the commercial districts that small businesses call home.   

Visit the city of Oakland's lineup of workshops, classes, and celebrations


The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host a 2-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.

The conference will take place Tuesday, May 7 – Wednesday, May 8 between 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM Eastern / 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM Pacific each day.

View the virtual conference lineup here


Register here

Events at the San Francisco SBA Entrepreneurship Center

Tuesday, April 23
Maintaining Tax Records

Wednesday, April 24
Raising Money - Crowdfunding, Angels and Other Sources
How to Do Business with the State of California

Friday, April 26
Pitching Yourself and Your Business

Events Around Northern California

SCORE Silicon Valley Conference and Expo - April 22 (San Jose)
Facebook Ads 101 - April 23 (San Francisco)
From Kitchen to Market - April 24 (Novato)
Business Education Workshop: SEO Training - April 25 (Berkeley)

Online classes

View all of our upcoming webinars

A full calendar of upcoming events for Northern California can be viewed on our district office home page.

SBA’s participation or support in these events is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any co-sponsor or other person or entity.