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Small Business Event on 11/13

Join BusinessOwnerSpace.com partners at a Small Business Event on 11/13. No-cost workshops will provide attendees with a greater understanding of marketing, tracking a business’ bottom line, and how to secure funding and the morning will wrap up with speed counseling/mentoring. Workshops will also incorporate simultaneous translation in Spanish and Vietnamese. The event flyer is available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese

Festiv'ALL Coming 10/15 5pm to 8pm

Join over 2,000 other business leaders at the 10th Festiv’ALL event. This is the only event of the year that brings together a potent combination and significant number of multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, business-oriented organizations from all around the region. The event will have numerous representations from local business serving agencies and associations, free food samples from various multicultural restaurants, as well as ongoing entertainment.

02/11/2016 10:00 AM PST
How to write a business plan - Build a Better Business!
A basic review of: Reasons to write a business plan, what goes into the business plan, and structuring your plan for the target audience planning and feasibility studies,
02/11/2016 06:00 PM PST
Join us as we de-mystify the franchise buying process, and walk you through how to successfully get into business for yourself: We’ll cover: • “Hot” trends for today’s expanding economy. • Franchise myths and misconceptions. • “Where’s the money?” Financing your new business. • Reinvest your retirement money. • Average investment for franchises • How to diversify your investment portfolio with business ownership. • Strategies for finding the best business system for you and your family. • Building a tangible asset with a business. This free, “must-attend” event is for anyone who wants to: • Leave corporate life behind • Be your own boss • Enjoy career Independence • Build long-term equity • Learn about business ownership in general • Hear about financing options