Pre-Function Area | First Floor
Special Events Center | First Floor
Various Zones & Floors
Learn the art of organizing your dream business with a plan that matches. Breath new life into your business or business idea (bilingual).
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Identifying the necessary resources and planning stages for starting and growing your own business.
12:00PM - 12:45PM
An overview of a business plan and why it's important to build a successful business. Presented by Joni Foster (English) and Barbra Boeta (Spanish)
2:00PM - 2:45PM
A general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth.
3:00PM - 3:45PM
Small businesses still struggle to access capital from mainstream sources. Learn about crowdfunding and peer options as well as community resources.
Special Events Center
Business and personal wealth creation. Learn how to grow a business the right way and grain access to capital for growth. Presented by Rosa Rios Valdez
Creating the groundwork that begins long before your business opens its doors and makes that first sale.
Understand the basic business structures and tax obligations with Federal Income, State Sales and Use Tax, State Franchise Tax and Business Personal Property Taxes.
Learn how to give visitors the information they are looking for and things to avoid. The importance of optimization, make sure that other sites link to yours and make your site easily accessible.
Learn the essentials of what needs to go on your website and use its content for marketing on social media. - Presented by Monica Pena (English) and Veronica Trevisan (Spanish)
Keeping your businesses in Compliance. Presented by Cristina Huizar.
A brief overview for business owners on how to protect yourselves from theft, accidents, and lawsuits.
Taught by an attorney, this class will help you identify the right legal structure for your business. Learn the difference between an LLC and a Sole Proprietor
Google's digital tools help businesses tap into the potential of the web and reach customers at the very moment they’re looking to discover a product / service.
Discover the reasons how companies are increasingly marketing to Hispanics throughout the U.S. and why your business should do the same.
Learn about the key points to develop a public relations strategy and be able to tell a powerful and interesting story about your brand.
Learn how SBA’s Capital, Contracting, Counseling and Exporting Resources and Programs can accelerate your company’s development, growth and prosperity.
A panel of local Latina entrepreneurs share critical tips on how to build a small business that gives back.
Learn how to research your product/service market. Find or create funding. Establish revenue streams through marketing and sales.
Connecting more minority-, women-, veteran-, persons with disabilities, and LGBT-owned small businesses to opportunities within Google web services.