Celebrate Small Business Week: May 2-8
This week, we salute Eddie at Eddie's Custom Frames, Nora and Sevag at Vegiterranean Kitchen, Kimberley and Lucas at Lucas Sellers Wines, Jennifer at Little Scholars Montessori, and all of the hundreds of small business owners in Moorpark!
In celebration of National Small Business Week from May 2-8, 2021, here are some in-person and online events the City of Moorpark is sharing to help start, grow, and expand your businesses. We encourage all of our residents and visitors to shop locally and support our Moorpark businesses during National Small Business Week and every week throughout the year!
From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding
This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Hosted by SCORE in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Trade Challenges and Opportunities in a Post COVID-19 World
For businesses in Moorpark and Ventura County looking to expand their reach into the global marketplace. The focus this year will be on the challenges and opportunities offered by our post-pandemic world. Hosted by the Port of Hueneme.
Export to Asia with Confidence
Learn about resources for international business development and the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. programs' credit terms, export risk protection, and working capital loan guarantees. The webinar will include live testimonials by Calway Foods and an interactive Q&A session. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the CalAsian Chamber of Commerce.
Moorpark Chamber of Commerce Networking Mixer
Tuesday, May 4, 5:00 PM | Outdoor In-Person Event
Los Robles Imaging Center | 865 Patriot Drive, Suite 100 (behind Target)
Bring your business cards and a door prize for maximum publicity!
Legal 101 for Small Business Owners: Company Formation
As a small business owner, do you know what the right legal entity structure is for your company? Sole proprietorship or LLC? LLC or S Corp? Learn how to choose a business entity, the difference between doing business as a Sole Proprietor, Partnership, LLC, and Corporation, and the documents required to start and maintain these entities. Hosted by Women's Economic Ventures.
Generational Marketing: Reach and Acquire Four Generations of Customers in Today's Business Landscape
Take a deep dive into the unique qualities of each generation to understand what they want, get them to buy, and drive revenue for your small business. Hosted by SCORE in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Planning for the Unexpected: Resources and Strategies
The Economic Development collaborative partners with the Outsmart Disaster campaign to present a timely webinar on practical tips and strategies on disaster preparedness. The hourlong webinar includes an overview of the Outsmart Disaster Resilient Business Challenge and a walkthrough of core concepts on resiliency strategies for your business.
Other Key Resources for Small Businesses
This week and every week, there are numerous local, state, and federal resources to help your business, including:
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