Upcoming Event Opportunities for Manufacturers
March 2019
We wanted to send a special events notice for a few upcoming opportunities that we feel would be particularly relevant and helpful to our manufacturing network and partners in Southern California. Please check out the different fairs and workshops listed below. We hope to see you at one or more of these April events that are specifically designed to help your small business grow and succeed.

For more information about AMP SoCal, please visit our website.

Annual Small Business Opportunity Fair
April 2 | Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena, CA

The JPL Small Business Programs Office along with the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the Small Business Opportunity Fair. This event focuses on helping the small businesses throughout the country highlight their products and/or services to the large business and government communities. We continue to support and promote events such as this to find small businesses that can provide various types of products and/or service efforts through their creativity and ingenuity with problem solving.

Stop by and say hello at the AMP SoCal booth!

ExporTech - Inland Empire
Increase SALES by 5%, 10%, 20% or more! Only 1-2 spaces left

This program provides training in exploring the most efficient export strategy opportunities and practices, creating an export plan, guidance in selecting the appropriate countries to supply your products to, and expert guidance in logistics, regulation, banking, and distribution. With this program, a businesses could start exporting in as less as 3 months! 
  • Sessions: Tuesdays - April 2, May 7, June 12, 2019
  • Location: Corona City Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, Corona, CA 92882

Los Angeles Defense Supply Chain
& Business Resource Fair
April 5 | Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

Join us for a day of presentations with speakers from JPL, Northrup Grumman, and Rambo House. We’ll help you:
  • Discover procurement opportunities to diversify your business
  • Tap into resources to help make your business more competitive
  • Become more resilient in the area of cybersecurity.
  • Learn about certifications that can help you obtain government contracts & contracts with the DoD.

Lunch is included. RSVP required. Space is limited! Join us for this FREE event!

Accessing Capital for Defense Suppliers
Hosted by the AMP SoCal Strengthening Competitiveness Program
April 18 | USC Center for Economic Development, Los Angeles, CA

Find out what financial option makes the most sense for your business by attending Accessing Capital for Defense Suppliers, hosted by the AMP SoCal Strengthening Competitiveness Program. Learn about financer expectations and the conditions for investment and the difference between lending sources. For more information, please contact Libby Williams at libby.williams@usc.edu.

Learn more about AMP SoCal at ampsocal.usc.edu