Special Small Biz Training & Events You Don't Want to Miss! (San Diego/Imperial/Orange Counties)

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

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SCORE/WBC Women's Networking Breakfast (San Diego, CA)

Presentation: Create Your 15-Second "Sizzler" Elevator Speech

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What's Your "WOW" and How Can We Help?

Having a customized "WOW" coveys your focus, credibility, and confidence - and denotes that you are on the way to success - whatever that means to you!

In this fun, collaborative "mini workshop" each participant will leave with a "good first draft" of their "WOW" or "15-Second Sizzler Elevator Speech" - that they can start using immediately and feel really good about!

Presentation by: Olivia Maynard, Certified Business and Leadership Coach

Friday, January 10, 2020 7:45 AM - 11 AM (PST)
$30 - 
Registration Required
Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114  

SCORE San Diego, 858-283-1100

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Business Booster - Veterans Edition (National City, CA)

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Entrepreneurship For You! – Veterans Edition.  This event introduces the concepts of small business ownership. 

Topics include:

  • Characteristics of an Entrepreneur
    • How to Get Into Business?
    • Legal Forms of Business
    • The Business Plan
    • Next Steps
  • Financing Your Small Business - U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Explanation of traditional, as well as alternative, ways to finance your venture.
  • Kickstart Your Business! – Fast-Paced presentation of low-cost, no-cost ideas for immediately improving the profitability of your existing business.  This workshop is designed to assist current business owners who have plateaued in their business and would like to re-energize their enterprise.
  • Network

Presented by: SOCAL Veterans Business Outreach Center, National Latina Business Women Association of San Diego, and San Diego & Imperial Women's Business Center

Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PST)
FREE - Registration Required
Women's Business Center, 880 National City Blvd., National City, CA 91950

Katty Ibarra, 619-216-6719

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Life Sciences Global Market Expansion: Great Britain (Post -Brexit) Seminar (Irvine, CA)

Discover How You Can Navigate Through
Post-Brexit Britain

This seminar, one of a series, will focus on global market expansion into Great Britain. Participants will learn how to improve commercialization efforts in Great Britain, and will cover:

  • General considerations for market expansion
  • Impact of Brexit, MDR and IVDR shifting the economic and regulatory landscape
  • Regulatory registration process for Medical Devices and Diagnostics International clinical trials
  • Commercialization strategies

Experts from Brandwood CKC will facilitate the program.

Optional Pre-Program (UK Firms Expanding to US)

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Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration International Technology Forum by SBDC @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation  
Shared at the request of SBA's Orange County/Inland Empire District Office

Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST
FREE - Registration Required
THE COVE - UCI Beall Applied Innovation, 5270 California Ave, Irvine, CA 92617

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WBC - Mindset Reset (Solana Beach, CA)

A 12-week program for Women Business Owners on the fundamentals of mindset mastery.

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It is geared towards female entrepreneurs committed to achieving success.  If you have always wanted to start a business, but aren’t sure you have what it takes, or feel stuck in your current business or job, it’s likely there are limiting beliefs or thoughts holding you back.  In this course, you will identify hidden challenges, build confidence, and reset your mindset so you can experience the fulfillment and success you want.
Confidence, financial empowerment, work/life balance.
Facilitated by: Vanessa Elle Wilde

Wednesdays 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM for 12-weeks (January 22th - April 8th)
Registration Required - Fees apply - Military Discount available

Stella Labs, 990 Highland Dr #314, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2438

Event Contact: Katty Ibarra (619) 216-6719

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Save the Dates

Feb. 5th - Imperial Valley: Meet the Buyers (Imperial, CA)

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Feb. 14th - Connecting with Capital Expo! (San Diego, CA)

Mar. 12th - California Procurement Event (San Diego, CA)

Mar. 28th - San Diego Angel Conference (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.