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Upcoming Events - 2016

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Brewing the American Dream Speed Coaching Event

Monday, July 25

The Speed Coaching event is a free event open to any small business owner in the food, beverage, and craft brewing industries. At this event, which is hosted in partnership with the Boston Beer Company, the nation’s leading nonprofit provider of small business capital and coaching, attendees will participate in up to six 20-minute, high-impact coaching sessions in areas such as sales and distribution, packaging, and finance with expert coaches from Samuel Adams, local-area businesses, and Accion. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to bring questions about specific business challenges they face, as well as samples of packaging, point-of-sale items, and other material on which they would like feedback.

Register here!

More information about Speed Coaching. Click here.

More information about the Pitch Room: Click here.

Accion Academy Fall 2016

First Class -- Aug. 2

The Accion Academy for Entrepreneurial Success (AAES) is an 8-week series of practical, hands-on training accompanied by one-on-one business counseling to empower individuals – like you – to become entrepreneurs! In addition to receiving access to multiple business resources and experts to help you build a thriving business, participants who complete the series will also be eligible for up to a $5,000 business loan to cover start-up costs!

 

Apply here: http://accionacademy.org/

Financing for Business Success - Palm Desert

Tues., Sept. 27

This event features a panel-style discussion on what to look for when choosing a lender. The panel is hosted in partnership with California Bank. The panel includes a question-and-answer portion. Participating organizations include Accion, California Bank & Trust, CDC Small Business Finance and the Small Business Administration. Lenders will also be available after the event to speak one-on-one and answer any questions related to product offerings.

Small Business Boot Camp

Oct. 1, Sat.

This free workshop is for owners of start-up ventures and growing businesses and will feature an extensive resource center consisting of community partners, networking opportunities and two specialized programs led by a team of small business experts. The Start-Up Program is for new and aspiring business owners and the Growth Program is for seasoned business owners.

Financing for Business Success - North County

1st/2nd week of November

This event features a panel-style discussion on what to look for when choosing a lender. The panel is hosted in partnership with California Bank. The panel includes a question-and-answer portion. Participating organizations include Accion, California Bank & Trust, CDC Small Business Finance and the Small Business Administration. Lenders will also be available after the event to speak one-on-one and answer any questions related to product offerings.

 

Partner Events:

Please visit our community partner’s websites to find out what events and workshops are scheduled that could assist you and your business:

SBDC North County

http://www.sandiegosmallbiz.com/calendarNewOriginal.html

 

SBDC South County

http://www.growmybiz.org/

 

SCORE

https://www.score-sandiego.org/workshop_upcoming.asp