City of Milpitas – Office of Economic Development
Business Resiliency & Recovery Webinar
Dear Business Representatives,
As part of the Economic Development Council Subcommittee’s draft Work Plan, the City is hosting a business resiliency and recovery webinar on Thursday, April 16 th from 9-10:30 am (see below for Zoom details). If you are a Milpitas business owner seeking assistance on the CARES Act and state loan applications, disbursement of funds, relief programs, youth employment and internships, and other vital resources, please join us for expert advice and guidance on these important COVID-19 business responses. Below is a draft agenda:
1. City of Milpitas Introduction (3 minutes)

2. Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center (Dennis King -
Executive Director) (15 minutes)
a. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
b. Emergency Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance of $10K – timing
d. Be aware of predatory practices

3. Small Business Development Corporation of Orange County (Mike Ocasio
- President & CEO Ed Brugman - Chief Information Officer) (10 minutes)
a. IBank
b. National Asian American Coalition (NAAC)
c. Other State funding anticipated soon

4. Milpitas Chamber of Commerce (Warren Wettenstein - President) (5
a. Small Business Assistance Programs

5. Milpitas Unified School District (Cheryl Jordan - Superintendent) (5
a. Opportunities for youth employment and internships at local businesses
b. Website design assistance

6. Question & Answer Session (50+ minutes)

While the City will be the host, co-hosts will include the Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center, Small Business Development Corporation of Orange County, Milpitas Chamber of Commerce, Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD), and may include the Office of County Supervisor Dave Cortese, Office of Assembly Member Kansen Chu, Office of Senator Bob Wieckowski and the Office of Congressman Ro Khanna. 

An official webinar event flyer is being developed and details will be disseminated through the Economic Development website , a Constant Contact message, and the City’s Facebook and Twitter social media channels.
Meeting is conducted via virtual meeting only
Meeting will be livestreamed
Public Q&A During the Webinar

In community spirit,

Alex Andrade
Economic Development Director
Phone: (408) 586-3046  Email: [email protected]
455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas CA 95035