MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Eric Garcetti & SBA's National "Small Business Week" Awards Event (Monday, May 12 from 8am-12noon)

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los angeles Media Advisory

National Small Business Week

PRESS OFFICE

Advisory Date:

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Contact:

Patrick Rodriguez, PIO, SBA (818) 552-3222

Frank J. Aguirre, Mayor's Office of Economic Development (213)-978-0663

Advisory Number:

05-01

Internet Address:

http://www.sba.gov/ca/la

join mayor eric garcetti and U.S. Small business administration in celebrating "NATIONAL small business week" by honoring 23 Southern California small business owners

 

Join us Monday, May 12, 2014 as we celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of both small business owners and their business resource partners with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development, U.S. Small Business Administration – Los Angeles District Office, Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers, Minority Business Development Agency and Union Bank as part of National Small Business Week.

 

Mayor Garcetti’s “Small Business Week” Recognition is an inaugural awards program that will highlight 23 Southern California small business owners and business resource partners across Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. 

The awards program will also highlight the prodigious business assistance resources throughout Greater Los Angeles provided by SBA's Resource Partners and the City of Los Angeles' BusinessSource Centers that put aspiring and existing business owners on a path to starting, building and growing their business.  

For more information on Greater Los Angeles' national "Small Business Week" events please call: Patrick Rodriguez, Public Information Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles District Office at (818) 552-3222.

 


Who:

- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

- Victor Parker, District Director, Los Angeles SBA District Office

- Jan Perry, General Manager, Economic and Workforce Development Department

- 23 Local Small Business Award Winners and Business Resource Partners

What:

Mayor Eric Garcetti's "Small Business Week" Recognition  / Awards Ceremony

Where:

Los Angeles City Hall, Tom Bradley Tower, 27th Floor, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

When:

Monday, May 12, 2014

8:00am Rotunda Business Expo 

9:00am Award Winner Group Photo (just outside Rotunda on City Hall Steps)

9:00am Registration

10:00am Kickoff - Welcome 

10:15am Small Business Panel 

11:00am Awards Presentation 

11:30am Mayor’s Remarks 

12:00pm Closing Remarks & Expo 

parking:

City Hall East parking garage is located at 201 N. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles 90012 on the west side of Los Angeles Street between Temple and 1st Street (across the street from Parker Center). Printout of this Press Release will serve as Parking Permit.


award winners:

 

East BusinessSource Center hosted by Barrio Planners, Inc.

 

Javier & Aurora Rosas

 

Alpina Tech

Harbor Region BusinessSource Center hosted by MCS, Inc.

Paul Li

 

Catame

Hollywood Region BusinessSource Center hosted by MCS, Inc.

John Dean

 

Dean Safe

North Valley Region BusinessSource Center hosted by Valley Economic Development Center

Neesha Sodha & Neetin Bhagat

 

Temple Flower Activewear

South Region BusinessSource Center hosted by Vermon Slauson Economic Development Corporation

Peter & Vanda Asapahu

 

Ayara Thai Cuisine

West Valley Region BusinessSource Center hosted by Valley Economic Development Center

Crystal Nicole Jones

 

Cream by Crystal in Los Angeles

South Valley Region BusinessSource Center hosted by ICON Community Development Corporation

Shah Roshan

 

Universal Fitness Club

Central West Region BusinessSource Center hosted by Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE)

Jammu Karambir

 

7-Eleven

Small Business Development Center hosted by El Camino College

Celfio Goni

 

Inca Hospitality

Bixel Exchange, Small Business Development Center hosted by Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

DeKoven Ashley & Mike Colosimo

 

Thrdplace

Small Business Development Center hosted by Pasadena City College

Leah Fierro

 

Milkfarm LA

Small Business Development Center Long Beach City College

Dayna Mance

Prism Boutique

Small Business Development Center hosted by Santa Monica College

Paul Kalt, Dustin Coad, and Martin Fierro

 

De Cortes

Small Business Development Center hosted by Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County

Eddie Garcia

 

AG Machining

Minority Business Development Agency hosted by USC & Mayor’s Office of Economic Development

Tomas Torres

 

Access Pacific, Inc.

Small Business Development Center hosted by Pacific Coast Regional

Joyce Moller

Women’s Business Center hosted by Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment

Harumi Kim

 

Wing Master Café

 

Fire Safe Systems, Inc.

Women’s Business Center hosted by Valley Economic Development Center

Kristina De La Cruz

 

Crème Caramel LA

Women’s Business Center hosted by Women’s Economic Ventures

Maria Durant

 

Dance 4 Wellness

SCORE – Los Angeles Chapter

David & Ralph Galdino

 

Myke’s Café

SCORE – Ventura County Chapter

Carmen & Gregg Curtis

 

Airealistic

Center for International Trade Development hosted by Long Beach City College

Jim Ajmal

Hollywood Style

Women’s Business Center hosted by Asian Pacific Islander – Small Business Program

Diep Tran

 

Good Girl Dinette