A variety of face-to-face, as well as online 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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Launch It! eCommerce for Military Spouses by the SoCal VBOC

LAUNCH IT!
eCommerce 101 For Mil Spouses

The eCommerce workshop is built around the amazing men and women who sacrifice so much in support of their military and veteran partners – Mil Spouses

This 2 day, online workshop will help you build a business that can travel around the world with you and your family!

WEDNESDAY, September 22 & 29, 2021
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM PDT

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Are You Ready for
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING?

Are you a Veteran business owner interested in government contracting and ready to learn the steps to get started?

This webinar will help you evaluate your business, educate you on government contracting processes and requirements, provide you with marketing tools and resources, help you determine if the government market is a fit for your business, and get you started on the first steps.

This course is designed for individuals with a very minimal understanding of government contracting.

Facilitated by Mike Sabellico, Senior Procurement Advisor, San Diego, Orange, Imperial PTAC

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM PDT

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Are You Ready for Government Contracting workshop by the SoCal VBOC
Catch the Replay!

RELAUNCH YOUR VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS: STRONG IN 2021

Originally airing on November 4th to celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week

Get motivated and inspired for a strong start in 2021 with guest speaker Larry Stubblefield, Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration.

Connect with Veteran business owner Tom Harness of Harness Digital Marketing, as he inspires us with his business journey and gets us motivated for 2021.

Learn how to propel your business forward in 2021 in our four Power Sessions including Take Command of Your Marketing Plan, SDVOSB Certifications, Business Plans in Action and a special edition of the VetBiz Virtual Coffee House!

Visit our training & events calendar for additional offerings.

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