A variety of face-to-face trainings and events are hosted by the SoCal VBOC throughout the year. Workshops covering business start-up and pre-planning, and government contracting take place monthly. Specialty events such as “Meet the Buyers” and the California Procurement Event are offered throughout the year.

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Discover Local Boots to Business Reboot Classes

Business Start-up & Preplanning

Boots to Business

Boots to Business

Designed for service members and military spouses at military installations on the road to entrepreneurship.

Outline

• Identify business opportunities
• Draft a business plan
• Connect with local small business resources
• Launch your small business
• Learn marketing basics

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Boots to Business | Reboot

Boots to Business Reboot

Designed for transitioning service members, Guard, Reserve, Veterans of all eras and military-connected family members.

Outline

• Identify business opportunities
• Draft a business plan
• Connect with local small business resources
• Launch your small business
• Learn marketing basics

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Boots to Business

Business Plans in Action - October 20

If you plan to fail, you fail to plan ~ Benjamin Franklin. Whether you are launching, expanding or pivoting your business, this deep dive will take you through the process of how to complete each step in the business plan outline.

Topics Include

• Executive Summary
• Industry and Market Analysis
• Marketing Strategy
• Operations and Organizational Design
• Implementation
• Financial Strategy
• Financial Management
• Record Keeping
• Cash Management
• Forecasting
• Personnel
• Exit Strategy

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Relaunch Your Veteran-owned Business: Strong in 2021 cohosted by the SoCal VBOC and
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RELAUNCH YOUR VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS: STRONG IN 2021

Join us on November 4th and celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week

Guest speaker Larry Stubblefield, Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration.

Veteran business Owner Tom Harness of Harness Digital Marketing, St. Louis, presents best practices and tips for fellow business owners to relaunch post-pandemic.

Participate in four Power Sessions and learn how to propel your business forward in 2021.

Network with Veteran business owners from around the country – and more!

National Veterans Small Business Week with the SoCal VBOC
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NATIONAL VETERANS SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

Each year the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service members, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). This year marks the seventh annual NVSBW.

Join the SoCal VBOC, SBA district offices, resources partners, and other organizations as we celebrate the veteran- and military-owned business community. We will let you know about workshops and events hosted by the SoCal VBOC as they become available.

Monday, November 2 – Friday, November 6, 2020