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Business Development E-Newsletter

March 6, 2018

Events and Workshops

Small Business Forums

Second Wednesday of each month
Entrepreneurs and industry experts discuss topics relevant to owning and operating a business in the Coachella Valley

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Riverside County Agriculture Expo 2018

Riverside County Agriculture Expo 2018

Wed, March 14, 2018
The Riverside County Office of Foreign Trade will be hosting the 2018 Riverside County Agriculture Expo on March 14 at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the state of agriculture in the county, network with businesses from around the world, and connect with consultants who can help your ag. business grow... Read more.

State of the City 2018

State of the City 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce (GCVCC), in partnership with the City of Cathedral City, is proud to announce the 2018 Cathedral City State of the City Address featuring Mayor Stan Henry. The theme for this year’s event is “Progress is Here”... Read more.


Southern California Edison's Outage Schools

Southern California Edison's Business Customer Division (BCD) has several Outage Schools scheduled for commercial and residential customers in your area.  SCE will discuss Grid Modernization and Infrastructure Replacement efforts and how these impact maintenance and repair Outages. SCE’s Outage School will go over the planning process for maintenance outages and show a simulation of a repair outage and cover the various communication channels for outages.

The Commercial Outage School is from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, October 10. 

Commercial Outage School Registration link:

The Residential Outage School is from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, October 10. 

Residential Outage School Registration Link:


Tips & Tricks - The ultimate guide to online marketing

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Mary Pickford Theater
36850 Pickfair St, Cathedral City, CA, 92234

After attending Hunter College, NY, Said cultivated her expertise in branding, media sales and messaging at varied Madison Avenue agencies, managing Fortune 500 companies in the technology and consumer product domains. Her success in achieving measured ROI ratios as well as her business acumen allowed her to extend her marketing services to the hospitality industry. Annette’s understanding of the entrepreneurial challenges clients face in the digital marketplace enhances LEAP’s ability to achieve superior results for our customers.

Annette continues to be active in the Coachella Valley region sharing her love of children as a mentor for the Digital Arts Technology Academy (DATA) Mentoring Program at Cathedral City High School. She has also Co-Chaired the Young Women’s Leadership program.

Coachella Valley Business Conference

Coachella Valley Business Conference

Thu, April 19, 2018 - 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The Coachella Valley Business Conference, presented by the Riverside County Economic Development Agency, and hosted by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, will focus on small business trends and small business resources available locally... Read more.


Personal and Professional Development



Event Sponsorships and Booth Opportunities Available

Participation opportunities are available at the following upcoming city events:

Cathedral City LGBT Days
March 30-April 1, 2018

Easter Kidapalooza
April 1, 2018

Tejano Music Fest
September 16, 2018

For information, contact Eric Davis at (760) 770-0340 ext 134 or email at