Volume 11 | August 2020
Your Business News & Updates
The City of Laguna Niguel is working to support our local businesses during this COVID-19 crisis and beyond. We will provide timely information, resources, programs and updates to help your business thrive!
Eight Drive-In Movies Under the Stars Begin Aug. 20
Regency Theatres at Rancho Niguel is hosting eight special Director's Cut Drive-In Movies Under the Stars beginning Thursday, August 20 with the screening of "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial."

The lot at 25471 Rancho Niguel Road opens at 6:30 pm with the movie starting at 8 pm.

Screenings follow on:

  • Friday, August 21 "Back to the Future" 

  • Saturday, August 22 "Jurassic Park"

  • Sunday, August 23 "The Goonies"

  • Thursday, August 27 "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

  • Friday, August 28 "Mean Girls"

  • Saturday, August, 29 "Grease"

  • Sunday, August 30 "Crazy Rich Asians"

Admission is $25 and is available through the Regency Theatre Mobile App. For more information, call 949-831-0446.
Marketing Checklist to Reopen & Re-Market Your Business
Whether your business has reopened or is partially open, it is imperative you plan the best way to keep and re-market your past customers while also finding new customers to keep your business thriving. SCORE Orange County can help through its free webinar -- "Marketing Checklist to Reopen & Re-Market Your Business -- at 1 pm Thursday, August 20.

Learn strategies to keep up your reputation and seek new opportunities to grow your business with cost-effective marketing tools to maximize your exposure and marketing budget.

Click here to register today.
Free Social Media Marketing
Are you using social media to help increase sales of your product or service? Do you lack the basic knowledge to take advantage of the incredible marketing reach that social media offers?

This on-demand course by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is designed to show you how to utilize social media marketing to grow your business.

For more information and to take the course, click here.
Free Floor Plan Software Can Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The County and 3D Event Designer launched an outdoor edition of its Back2Business Initiative program to help local small businesses impacted by COVID-19 safely reopen by meeting local, state and federal social distancing guidelines.

The Back2Business Initiative: Outdoor Edition will provide up to 800 OC small businesses with access to free floor plan software to quickly create, configure or update their indoor and now outdoor space(s). This software allows businesses like restaurants and retail shops to view their current layouts and adjust their floor plans to meet the latest social-distancing requirements. With outdoor space being a focus for most restaurants, this software will allow restaurant owners to maximize the availability of their outdoor seating, giving them the confidence to open to customers and bring their employees back to work safely and responsibly.

Back2Business Initiative: Outdoor Edition is free and available to eligible businesses on a first-come, first-served basis through December 30 or when the maximum number of slots are filled.

Eligible businesses interested in participating can sign up and access the software at this link.

Certain technology requirements and criteria apply. For more information, visit this link or call the Economic and Business Recovery Call Center at 714-480-6500.