Capital Region Small Business Week Activities May 2nd - 6th


The Sacramento District Office - May 2022


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 Join us for Webinars and Events in the Capital Region for Small Business Week


Capital Region Small Business Week Kick-Off Mixer: Coffee Talk with Maestro Coffee House


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Celebrate the beginning of Capital Region Small Business Week with a virtual mixer! Grab your coffee and join us for a morning of conversation on a topic dear to all of Sacramento's entrepreneurs and small business leaders: The journey to business ownership. During the virtual event, we will meet Antronette Robinson, United States Army Veteran and owner of Maestro Coffee House in Natomas, who will share her experience as a business owner and provide a behind-the-scenes look at running a coffee business. (Haven't you always wondered about the magic that goes into pouring the perfect latte!?). Share your business story through interactive portions designed to facilitate networking and open discussion of all things business, and meet the local leaders who support the Capital Region's small business ecosystem.




Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach & Business Resource Day


10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Discover business opportunities with Sacramento International Airport car rental companies. Pitch your products and services to buyers from AVIS, Hertz and Enterprise. They are looking for vendors specializing in car detailing, auto body, office supplies, janitorial services, and more. Learn how you can qualify and apply for the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Certification and explore other business resources to help you grow your business! This is an in-person event; capacity is limited to 100 people and registration is required.




BizX: Minding Your Business & the Future of Technology


11:30 AM – 1:00 PM


BizX is back with an overview of Influencer Marketing along with Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence Information Technology. Innovation makes businesses run more efficiently, increases value, protects intellectual properties, and boosts productivity. It allows organizations to make better decisions, improving core business processes by increasing both the speed and accuracy of strategic decision-making processes. Staying competitive means remaining future-focused.




Small Business Tax Panel


9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


A panel of Federal and State tax agencies will discuss your tax rights and responsibilities as a small business owner during this free, virtual event.




Mentor Sacramento Sprint


12:00 PM – 1:30 PM


Mentor Sacramento Sprint is an opportunity for early-stage entrepreneurs to receive expert advice. The format is similar to speed dating but the match-ups are between entrepreneurs and mentors. During Office Hours Sprint, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to meet with three expert mentors, investors, advisors, subject matter experts, and experienced entrepreneurs in 15-minute sprint sessions. Sign up to be mentored or to be a mentor! Hosted by StartUpSac and Sacramento State Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.





Capital Summit


1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


Are you an entrepreneur seeking startup funds to jump start your business venture; or are you looking for capital to expand your business?  Join us for an in-person event to have all your access-to-capital questions answered. Get insider guidance and get your questions answered with help from local bankers, alternative lenders, and business financing experts. Presented by NorCal SBDC Finance Center, Sacramento Valley SBDC, and California Capital FDC. LOCATION: Courtyard Sacramento Cal Expo, Golden State C & D Rooms, 1782 Tribute Road, 95815




Webinar: Importing & Exporting for Small Business


2:00 PM – 3:30 PM


Learn from the U.S. Commercial Service about U.S. Government assistance for exporting and tips for importing into the U.S.


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