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Welcome to Cathedral City's

Business Development E-Newsletter

March 26, 2018

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.

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How to Start A Food Business in Your Home Kitchen

How to Start A Food Business in Your Home Kitchen

Thursday, March 29, from 6pm to 9pm
How to Start A Food Business in Your Home Kitchen, Introductory Session. First session of a 12 part series

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SCORE Community Business Conference

SCORE Community Business Conference

Friday, April 6, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
We will have many resources for all business owners; including three of our current clients sharing their experience of how SCORE has helped them grow their business. In addition, we will also have presenters sharing with you ideas of how to grow your business! Don't miss it, register today; it's all free!

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Small Business Forums

Small Business Forums

April 11 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Second Wednesday of each month
This months topic: Sustainability
Entrepreneurs and industry experts discuss topics relevant to owning and operating a business in the Coachella Valley

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Small Business Success Series: How to Finance Your Business

Small Business Success Series: How to Finance Your Business

Thursday, April 12, 2018 Presentation in English: 6:00pm-6:50pm
Financing could be the most challenging step for an entrepreneur. Learn the basics of what you need to finance your business!

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Quickbooks Quick Start Series

Quickbooks Quick Start Series

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
This workshop is designed to teach you how to use QuickBooks software to set-up and manage your business’s finances. During this extensive session, you will be taken through the processes of setting up your business, adding vendors and customer, creating estimates and invoices, entering and paying bills and generating reports for your business. You will also learn best practices and how to avoid the most common pitfalls. And, as a participant, you will receive computer and software access and workshop support materials. BASIC COMPUTER SKILL IS A PREREQUISITE. Read more.

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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.

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Southern California Edison's Outage Schools

Southern California Edison's Business Customer Division (BCD) has several Outage Schools scheduled for commercial 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  Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, October 10. 

Commercial Outage School Registration link:

https://survey.sce.com/perseus/se.ashx?s=0B87A62B073C4196

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The State of Cathedral City is Bright, Hopeful, and Trendsetting

The State of Cathedral City is Bright, Hopeful, and Trendsetting

More than 200 attendees came to the DoubleTree Hotel in Cathedral City to listen and watch Mayor Stan Henry present the “State of the City” hosted by the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce. A common theme from the guests who made up the roundtable discussions was how business-friendly Cathedral City was in opening their business. It was echoed from …

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38 New Restaurants in Cathedral City Since 2015! Change Is Happening!

38 New Restaurants in Cathedral City Since 2015! Change Is Happening!

The city’s central location and cheaper real estate prices are drawing entrepreneurs looking to launch new restaurants.

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Event Sponsorships and Booth Opportunities Available

Participation opportunities are available at the following upcoming city event:

Tejano Music Fest

September 16, 2018

For information, contact Eric Davis at (760) 770-0340 ext 134 or email at
SponsorshipSpecialist@CathedralCity.gov

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