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Free SBA Workshops for Entrepreneurs

June 26, 2013

Staff Reports -- HispanicBusiness

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The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers free workshops on topics ranging from social media to outsourcing.

The classes are held in the SBA Training Room, located at 330 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1200 in Glendale, Calif.

Here are a list of upcoming sessions from June to August:

June 27, 8:30 a.m. to noon: Learn What SBA Lenders Look For

June 27, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Outsourcing: Is It Right For You?

July 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Pitch Your Business Idea to a Capital Investment Panel

NOTE: If you are registering to pitch your business, please email Christina Stace @ with your name and business name. You MUST be on the confirmed list to pitch your business.

July 17, 9 a.m. to noon: Social Media Marketing Basics

NOTE: Limited seating. To register: call or e-mail Elsa Orozco at (213) 674-2696 or

July 18, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: HUBZone & 8(a) Workshop

This free workshop addresses the initial entrance criteria needed for the 8(a) program as well as tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted. Register by phone at (818) 552-3223 or by e-mail at

July 19, 9:00 a.m. to noon: Federal Government Sub-Contracting

NOTE: Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted.

To registration, click here.

July 24, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Tax Savings through Retirement and Protecting Your Business

Aug. 7, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Emotional Intelligence Applied to Leading

Topics include: motivation as a practical tool; where to find motivation; who always has the best ideas; and how to build upon our strengths.

Aug. 21, 9 a.m. to noon: Connecting with customers to win business.

To register: call or e-mail Elsa Orozco 213-674-2696

To attend these workshops, photo I.D. will be required for all attendees by building security. The parking garage daily rate is $9. After hours parking is free. View the Los Angeles SBA online calendar at: Registration for all our classes is required.

To register, visit the registration site, by clicking here.

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