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Business Development E-Newsletter

April 2, 2018

Latina Conference 2018

Latina Conference 2018

April 4 & 5, 2018
A NATIONAL CONFERENCE “Connecting Latinas of Influence”. Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to announce Latina Conference 2018 will take at the Ontario Airport Hotel, Ontario California on April 4 & 5 2018.  The two day event attracts Latina business owners, professionals, artists, entertainers and community leaders from throughout the United States. Read more.

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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!  Read more.

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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  Read more.

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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!  Read more.

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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.  Read more.

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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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State of the City – Mayor Stan Henry

State of the City – Mayor Stan Henry

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Mayor Stan Henry provided the State of the City Address. Hosted by the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, this event provides information about the progress Cathedral City has made in the last three ... Read more.

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Event Sponsorships and Booth Opportunities

Business Marketing Opportunity - It's a Piece O' Cake: Desert Wedding Expo

Business Marketing Opportunity - It's a Piece O' Cake: Desert Wedding Expo

Sunday, April 22nd from 11:00 am -3:00 pm.
This is the biggest and best wedding EXPO in the Coachella Valley!  The show will feature more than 60 of the valley’s top wedding experts all in one place – plan to be one of them!  Market to those looking for the perfect venue; rehearsal dinner locations; photographic, floral, and wedding stationery services; guest ... Read more.

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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
(list of 2018/19 events coming soon)

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

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