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 - December 1

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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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!