Upcoming Small Business Events! (San Diego County)

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

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Small Business Bootcamp (San Diego, CA)

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:00 PM - 8 PM PDT 
Registration Required
Jacobs Center, 
404 Euclid Ave, Celebration Hall, San Diego, CA 92114

This free workshop is for owners of start-up ventures and growing businesses and will feature an extensive resource center consisting of community partners, networking opportunities and two specialized programs led by a team of small business experts. The Start-Up Program will be for new and aspiring business owners and the Growth Program will be for seasoned business owners.

Event Contact: ACCION, 619-795-7250, info@accionsandiego.org

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Women's Networking Breakfast (San Diego, CA)

Topic: Your Mind on Marketing: Ten Strategies for Success

Graphic Header for SCORE San Diego and the Women's Business Center of San Diego and Imperial's Women's Networking Breakfast - Connect - Learn - Grow

Friday, September 13, 2019 7:45 AM - 11 AM PDT - Registration Required
Handlery Hotel San Diego, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108

SCORE’s Women's Networking Breakfasts feature expert speakers with messages designed to help aspiring as well as established small business owners succeed. Attendees have the opportunity to network with approximately 100 other entrepreneurs. You are guaranteed the opportunity to share your story and business card with at least 18 other business owners using SCORE San Diego's Table Networking.

Event contact: SCORE San Diego, (858) 283-1100

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Women's Venture Summit (San Diego, CA)

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Saturday, September 14, 2019 
7:30 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
University of San Diego, Joan B. Kroc Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

If you own a company, have an idea for a startup, or are ready to hit one out of the park as an investor, you don’t want to miss this female-focused summit! Here are the top 3 reasons you should attend:

  1. You’ll be in the company of 40 VCs, angel investors and funds
  2. You’ll be seriously inspired by badass women who’ve failed and prevailed
  3. You’ll hear stories from REAL female founders who’ve gone from $0 to Millions

Women's Venture Summit, (858) 603-2677, 

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National PTAC Day: Marketing Your Business Effectively to the Government (National City, CA)

National PTAC Day logo #PTACDay: Small Businesses Succeed in the Government Marketplace Thanks to Procurement Technical Assistance Centers!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM (PDT)
San Diego, Orange, Imperial PTAC
880 National City Blvd. Room 7130 (Community Room)
National City CA 91950-3263

Join the San Diego, Orange, Imperial PTAC and a panel of representatives from government agencies, prime contractors, and successful small businesses to learn how to effectively market your business to government customers. Small businesses succeed in the government marketplace thanks to the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers!

This event is being held as part of National PTAC Day, a nationwide event where local PTAC programs host events to highlight the success of their clients and the assistance they offer to help small businesses succeed in the government marketplace. 

 Luz Velasco (619) 216-6671

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USVBA San Diego Chapter General Meeting (Chula Vista, CA)

Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)
Chula Vista Brewery, 294 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Networking, mutual coaching, business development and mentorship. If you are a veteran in business, or you support veteran businesses, please join us for an evening of networking.

Event contact: Alex Galicia (619) 429-9066

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October 4, 2019 Connecting with Capital Expo (Chula Vista, CA)

October 9, 2019 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Business Opportunities Open House (Los Angeles, CA)

October 16, 2019 University of San Diego Supplier Diversity Fair (San Diego, CA)

October 16, 2019 International Trade & Small Business Forum (San Diego, CA) (Details Coming Soon)

October 28-29, 2019 3rd Annual Veterans In Business National Conference (San Diego, CA)

October 29, 2019 ChallengeHER - Opportunities for Women in Federal Contracting (Oceanside/San Diego, CA)

October 30, 2019 Caltrans 15th Annual Procurement and Resource Fair (San Diego, CA)

December 4-5, 2019 West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit (San Diego, CA)

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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.