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Events and workshops

At the Capital Region SBDC, we offer no-cost business-related workshops. It doesn’t matter if you are just thinking about starting your business, or you already have one, we are happy to help you. 

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December 13, 2017
  • Financing & Loan Readiness Workshop for Contractors

    December 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    2729 Prospect Park Drive, American River South Room, Rancho Cordova CA 95670-6291

    Topics to be covered:
    • Business startup considerations:
    1. Strong Detailed Business Plan with assumptions.
    2. 12-24 months of Projections-Revenue, Expenses, Profit/Loss, with assumptions.
    3. 12 months of working capital-expenses.
    4. Start a relationship with a CPA—worth the investment.
    5. Prepare monthly financial statements, diligently.
    • SBA financing options.
    • Leasing options.
    • Lines of Credit.

    Register here:


January 4, 2018

    January 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Power Inn Alliance 7801 Folsom Blvd., Suite 102 Sacramento, CA 95826

    Don’t Miss Out On Tax Credits For Your Company
    The application is easy to fill out on-line, open to any business owner, free and coming your way. Join senior officials from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) for a free one-hour presentation in your area and get custom instructions on how to apply for this tax credit program.

    Register at:


January 5, 2018
  • Executive Series Presents: Using LEAN Methodology to Develop Business Model with Jake Elia

    January 5, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    1 Capital Mall Suite 700 Sacramento CA 95814

    Jake Elia with the Hacker Lab and Kyle Kaneshiro with SBDC will discuss using LEAN Methodology to Develop Business Model. 

    Register here:


January 11, 2018

    January 11, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am
    State Library and Courts Building 914 Capitol Mall, Room 500, Sacramento, CA 95814

    On January 11th, California State Treasurer John Chiang will introduce an exciting new tool for building California businesses. The dynamic California Business Incentive Gateway connects business owners and entrepreneurs to incentives so they can grow and create jobs.
    Join Treasurer Chiang, business colleagues and members of the media for the introduction and demonstration of the California Business Incentive Gateway.

    Thursday, January 11th, 8:45 AM to 10 AM
    State Library and Courts Building
    914 Capitol Mall, Room 500, Sacramento, CA 95814
    Parking available at the Sacramento City garage
    at the corner of 10th and L Streets.

    This new tool makes it easy for businesses expanding or locating in California to find and apply for incentives as part of a strategic business plan. Counties, cities and municipalities have published hundreds of incentives.
    Now, the California Business Incentive Gateway is open for business, and Chamber members will be among the first businesses to learn how the Gateway can fit into their business planning

    Join us for breakfast from 8:45am -9:15am courtesy of the
    Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.



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