Assisting Clients in
North Los Angeles County
661.362.5900
hosted by: COCSBDC-Logo

Workshops

Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

August 2021

Webinar – Trademark Basics: Can I protect that name, phrase, symbol?

Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will provide small business owners with information on why a “trademark” is a valuable asset for a company to own; how “trademarks” help customers identify goods and services; how to select, use and protect a “trademark”; the importance of doing “search and clearance” activities prior to adoption and use; state and federal trademark “registration”; and how to avoid violating the trademark rights of others REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses – Parts 1 and 2

Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Veteran Entrepreneurship Series is a two-part webinar that assists Veterans with understanding the transition from military service member to civilian entrepreneur, and understanding the multitude of considerations for planning and executing a successful transition. Featured Topics: • Common Mistakes – Are you business ready? • Pre-launch and Post-launch Activities • Financing Options REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Got Intellectual Property? Strategies to Explore

Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will discuss unknown and often underutilized strategies for exploiting the company’s intellectual property (IP), such as understanding IP as an asset; how IP can provide a competitive advantage; licensing for additional revenue streams; enforcement strategies; and sale of the company. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses – Part 2

Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Veteran Entrepreneurship Series is a two-part webinar that assists Veterans with understanding the transition from military service member to civilian entrepreneur, and understanding the multitude of considerations for planning and executing a successful transition. Featured Topics: • Common Mistakes – Are you business ready? • Pre-launch and Post-launch Activities • Financing Options REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

September 2021

Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow and how to bring your vision to life. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help you take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. Featured Topics: • Common Characteristics of an Entrepreneur • Types of Entrepreneurs • Entrepreneurship Economic Impact…

Find out more »

Webinar – How to Start Your Business for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Legal Issues in Marketing and Promotion

Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will introduce small business owners to legal issues in marketing and promotion, such as “puffery” vs. fraud and misleading advertising; steering clear of copyright infringement and rights of privacy/publicity; marketing by phone, fax, email, and text; using social media; differences in federal and state laws; legal protections in marketing; and legal penalties for noncompliance. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Finding Funding for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from an alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Say What? Product Advertising and Labeling

Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will introduce small business owners to the basics of California and federal advertising and labeling law. Attendees will learn the difference between truthful vs. fraudulent and misleading advertising; business “puffery”; lawful product comparisons; requirements when using terms such as “organic” and “fat free”; required disclosures for certain ingredients such as nuts and other allergens; and liability for violating advertising and labeling laws. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Joint AVTA and SBDC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Outreach and Training

Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Come and join the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to learn about resources available to help your business prepare, explore and pursue Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) procurement opportunities. The goal is to help the Small Business Community participate in the local economy where local businesses can provide their services and/or supplies to the AVTA for a contract or other procurement opportunity. Opportunity examples include construction, specialty contractors, manufacturing, digital signage, wholesalers, furniture, architectural services,…

Find out more »

Webinar: Choosing the Business Entity – Time for a Change or Brand New?

Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

You will be introduced to: • Pros and cons of creating a LLC, Corporation, Partnership and Sole Proprietorship • How to form each entity and the tax reporting requirements • Potential risks to be aware of and solutions   REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

October 2021

Webinar: Buying and Selling a Business – What you need to know…

Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will teach the basics of buying and selling a business, such as conducting “due diligence”- inspecting the financial records, contracts and business assets; determining the value of the business; preparing contracts and related purchase-and-sale documents; tax considerations; and knowing when to “walk away” from a deal. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses – Parts 1 and 2

Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Veteran Entrepreneurship Series is a two-part webinar that assists Veterans with understanding the transition from military service member to civilian entrepreneur, and understanding the multitude of considerations for planning and executing a successful transition. Featured Topics: • Common Mistakes – Are you business ready? • Pre-launch and Post-launch Activities • Financing Options REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses – Part 2

Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Veteran Entrepreneurship Series is a two-part webinar that assists Veterans with understanding the transition from military service member to civilian entrepreneur, and understanding the multitude of considerations for planning and executing a successful transition. Featured Topics: • Common Mistakes – Are you business ready? • Pre-launch and Post-launch Activities • Financing Options REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

November 2021

Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial.  This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”.  The session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow and how to bring your vision to life.  Participants will also be introduced to resources to help you take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. Featured Topics: • Common Characteristics of an Entrepreneur • Types of Entrepreneurs •…

Find out more »

Webinar – How to Start Your Business for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – Joint AVTA and SBDC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Outreach and Training

Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Come and join the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to learn about resources available to help your business prepare, explore and pursue Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) procurement opportunities.   The goal is to help the Small Business Community participate in the local economy where local businesses can provide their services and/or supplies to the AVTA for a contract or other procurement opportunity. Opportunity examples include construction, specialty contractors, manufacturing, digital signage, wholesalers, furniture, architectural…

Find out more »

Webinar – Finding Funding for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from an alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »
+ Export Events