Intellectual Property and the Business of Licensing, July 27th, 2021 from 10am-11:30am PDT – ONLINE
Patents and licensing have recently become an important part of the business landscape. Regardless of size or years in business, every entrepreneur should understand licensing and how to identify, protect and monetize their intellectual property, which includes patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.
Intellectual Property and the Business of Licensing covers the fundamentals of these topics. It will survey the terminology, available resources, costs, timing and rules of thumb necessary for licensing. With this information, you will have the foundation for integrating the key elements of intellectual property into your business plan. . . . Fee: $30 – Register here
SCORE Offers Free Webinars
Learn what it takes to become an entrepreneur and avoid the pitfalls that cause so many new businesses to fail. This is a fast faced, interactive workshop designed to help you understand if you are an entrepreneur and, if so, to give you some confidence and guidance for your entrepreneurial journey.
Here’s what you’ll learn and takeaway:
1. The 6 Essential Traits of an Entrepreneur
2. The 8 Critical Mistakes that can be avoided on your journey
3. 8 Disciplines to Increase Your Odds of Success
4. The 9 Stages of Building Your Business
Additionally, all registrants will get a workbook including the following tools: The Entrepreneur in the Making Assessment, My Biz Match and My Vision Clarifier
Instructor: Philip Pfeifer: Philip Pfeifer is a 5th generation entrepreneur who grew up in his family business. He’s started 3 businesses, successfully sold one and generated over $50M in revenues across a handful of businesses. As a Certified EOS Implementer in Los Angeles, he’s a teacher, facilitator and coach to entrepreneurs and helps them and their leadership teams get what they want from their business. Philip is a member of the Strategic Coach program, Vistage, Provisors and Supports the LA Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization as a Strategic Alliance Partner.
Register and More Information Here
SCORE is here to help women small business owners.
SCORE is here to help you fulfill your business ownership goals and achieve greater success. Along with resources and tools created especially for women entrepreneurs, SCORE offers free business mentors. SCORE mentors, many of them successful women small business owners in their own right, are ready to help you achieve your business goals.
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST(America/Los_Angeles)
The Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative is a structured network of public, private, and government agencies working together to reduce suffering and improve the lives of veterans, service members, and military families in LA County. This is achieved through strategically improving and coordinating their access to services, reducing barriers to care, and influencing policy.
Food truckers, street vendors, caterers, cottage food operators, and restaurant owners or soon-to-be owners, don’t miss our day of important information especially catered for you to start up your business or grow the one you have.
We have vetted industry experts that will share strategies and new trends that will help you to be successful in any type of environment such as sizzling marketing strategies and how to hire and retain employees during the pandemic when they don’t want to work. We will share financing opportunities and give you the opportunity to hear the learnings of experienced food entrepreneurs in the food truck, cottage food, and restaurant operations.
There will be plenty of networking and opportunities with other entrepreneurs and vendor spotlights on must have products and systems. And did I mention raffles? I hope you will attend and be part of the excitement!
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (PDT)
Registration Deadline: 7/10/21 4:30 PM (PDT)
Fee: No Fee
Registration and More Information Here
PPP Payroll Protection Plan Forgiveness- Loans of 150K or Less . Sponsored by New Women’s Business Center
Date: 6/06/21Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (PST) Free
Learn how to properly complete your PPP forgiveness application so you can gain as much free money as possible. We will also discuss changes to the use of the funds for the second round draws.
Register here at New Woman’s Businesshttps://neworg.ecenterdirect.com/events/1018708
Presented by SBA/Score Los Angeles
Marketing is key to gaining customers and bringing in sales. It is something every small business owner needs to know how to do effectively, which makes this workshop highly relevant for all. Inexpensive Ways to Market Your Business gives you 20 proven options successful to promote and market your business, as well as bust some marketing myths that might be keeping you from success. You’ll gain an understanding of the importance of branding and its role in defining your target audience(s) and hear in detail how to easily improve your marketing path.
A Sampling of What You’ll Learn:
• How to get seen in the public and in the press without spending a penny
• The marketing advantage 9 out of 10 Website designers have no IDEA how to implement for you
• How to inexpensively use online ads to bring business to your front door
• How to generate WAY more word-of-mouth advertising
Fee: $20 – Click to Register Here
Pathways to Entrepreneurship Seminar May 17th | 11am-12pm ONLINE
Have you ever wondered if business ownership was right for you but didn’t know how to start? Join us to learn about entrepreneurship in 2021
• What types of businesses and industries are doing well during Covid?
• What are the traits of successful entrepreneurs?
• What are the four ways to start your own business? Pros vs Cons
• How much do businesses cost and where do I get the capital to start one?
• How much can I expect to make?
• What free resources are available to me to help me to get more information?
The Los Angeles Small Business Administration provides many low cost and free business webinars for small and independent businesses like yours! It also has experienced mentors to advise you. Check out all the webinars available to you at their website here.
Marketing 101 Webinar Overview:
Are you overwhelmed by all the choices for marketing your business? Not sure where your time and money would be well spent? Are you just following what everyone else is doing and hope it works for you too? If this is you…then it sounds like you may need a marketing plan! Without a plan in place, you could potentially waste thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours trying to grow your business.
A well-executed marketing plan will help you:
- Define your business with SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threat)
- Define your target audience with buyer personas
- Develop a budget
- Define your brand with proper visuals and messaging
- Determine your best marketing channels for educating your customers, generating leads, and developing brand awareness
Register for the Marketing Webinar scheduled for May 7, 2021 at 1pm here, and find more information about this workshop.
California Relief GrantDate: 4/15/21Time: 5:30 – 6:30Registration Deadline: 4/15/21, 5:30 PMFee: No Fee
Description: The Grant Program: – Eligibility Requirements, What the funding can be used for, the application, required documents. Register here.
Point of Contact: Irene Vazquez
New Economics for Women – Women’s Business Center | 7500 Alabama Ave, Canoga Park, CA 91303
The NEW Women’s Business Center is a Small Business Administration (SBA) program whose mission is to enable and empower women entrepreneurs through advocacy, outreach, education and support.
see the April 2021 Calendar of workshops, or book a free consultation, here