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May 09, 2017

What is Your Secret Sauce for Marketing?
Everybody needs a Master Plan for marketing to get traffic and sales in the door. Your marketing campaign has multiple elements- SEO, your web presence, content you have on the Internet, pay-per-click and other campaigns, and the strategies and coordination to pull it all together. Join Internet marketing expert Michael Brandt of Drive Traffic Media to learn how to plan and coordinate the many important...

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May 02, 2017

How Social Media Can Be Used in 2017 to Grow Your Business, Part 2
Kat Shepherd is a social media, business, marketing and computer trainer at her company, The Ultimate Professional.  In this second part of her series, she will demonstrate how to effectively use blogging, social media, branding, storytelling, web development, video and podcasting in a coordinated campaign to increase your brand, distinguish yourself from your competitors, and create visibility and presence for your business. This presentation is...

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Apr 25, 2017

The Secrets to Successfully Leasing Space: Stuff the Landlord Hopes You Don't Know
When you want to lease a space for your business, you inevitably negotiate with a landlord who is a professional at business leases and contracts. A mistake in selecting your location or negotiating your lease can produce catastrophic consequences. You may be “on the hook” for large additional expenses or obligations that you didn’t anticipate or be burdened with a facility that doesn’t match your...

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Apr 18, 2017

Supercharge Your Sales with the B.A.N.K. Program
The INTRODUCTION TO B.A.N.K.™ course will teach you how to unlock the secrets, the science and the system all while learning how to increase your sales by 300%. Experience and compare why the connection between the Sales Velocity Equation™ and B.A.N.K.™is a critical element in your success. IN THIS COURSE, YOU WILL: Learn how to connect faster and more easily with your prospects. Discover how converting more qualified leads...

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Apr 11, 2017

Better Fundraising
Capital-raising is one of the most challenging areas for startup entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofits. While there is a great deal of information available that discusses business plans, venture capital, and other financial options, the truth is that a successful fundraising program has to directly reflect the entity raising the money. A technology startup developing a prototype requires a very different funding approach than a...

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Apr 04, 2017

How to Hire Employees with High Emotional Intelligence
According to a study by Leadership IQ, 46% of new hires fail within 18 months due to lack of Emotional Intelligence skills such as “coachability,” social skills, ability to manage emotions, motivation, and self-awareness. Business leaders agree that employee selection is the most critical issue to a company’s success! With unemployment at an all-time low right now, good candidates are harder to find. We must use...

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Mar 21, 2017

Which Business Type is Driving Your Company's Future?
Attend this Webinar and Learn How Your Business Archetypes Impact Your Income and Success! Every business owner has a style and natural way of responding to business opportunities and challenges. These business “types” each have their own strengths and weaknesses which often create blocks and challenges without our conscious awareness. By identifying your business types and learning to work with them, you can increase your productivity,...

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Mar 14, 2017

Make the Most of Your Income Statement as a Business Planning Tool
Your income statement is much more than a document that shows the profits and losses of your business. The relationships between the information revealed in your Income Statement can provide valuable information about how to use the resources of your company in the future and even reveal where your greatest opportunities might be. Herb Gottlieb, who has been a CPA, Chief Financial Officer, and a CEO...

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Mar 07, 2017

How to Design a Website that Sells for You
Would you like your perfect client calling you and just saying you're the one I want to work with? We are sure it's yes. Your best sales person is always your website. Get the formula to get more sales with your website. Learn how to get the email out of your potential client, as 95% of visitors to a website do not become a customer on the...

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Feb 21, 2017

Planning and Coordinating Your Investment Campaign
Many entrepreneurs think of investment campaigns as little more than “finding the investors”. That might be pretty straightforward if it was true, but the reality of acquiring investors for a small business involves multiple coordinated steps. Investors themselves do not all behave the same and they cannot all be located using the same resources. Entrepreneurs seeking funding must have a plan that locates the right...

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Feb 14, 2017

10 Digital Marketing Trends in 2017
Digital marketing is constantly changing thanks to widespread ownership of smartphones, data-mining and video streaming, plus a cultural desire for digestible and personalized content. Learn which trends will affect your organization in 2017 and how you can use these trends to edge out your competition. You will learn which platforms deliver the most results and why.  By the end of this session, you will have a...

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Feb 07, 2017

Entrepreneurs Roundup 2017
Are you interested in innovative new technologies, products, and companies? If so, attend the February 2nd Entrepreneurs Roundup presentation. Three companies with technology, software, Internet services and other products will present their innovative ideas and concepts for 12 minutes each, and then you can ask questions of them. Learn about the cutting edge of business opportunities by meeting new companies before they have become household...

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Jan 31, 2017

Your Insider's Guide to Business Opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region
How would you like an inside track to a region of the world hungry for U.S. projects, ideas, and entrepreneurs? Consider forming an alliance with partners in the Asia-Pacific Region of the world. This region includes technology hubs such as Japan, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, and India but also includes emerging technology regions in Vietnam and other countries. There is a great deal going on...

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Jan 25, 2017

Rieva Leonsky's Hottest Business Trends for 2017
Want to know what's hot and what's not in the business community for 2017? Join author and business expert Rieva Lesonsky as she identifies the trends and opportunities you need to be aware of as a business owner. This is the sixth year that we have had the pleasure of presenting Rieva's hottest trends analysis, and we're glad to have her back! Rieva will cover: Best...

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Jan 10, 2017

Navigating the Networking Jungle: Meeting, Greeting, and Developing Profitable Relationships
You have been invited to ANOTHER happy-hour, brunch, and networking lunch and you wonder IF you should even bother. What do you gain? Why should you waste another precious money-making minute on networking? Why? Because Strategic Networking will increase your Net Worth. Networking to get a free drink or indulge in tasty snacks is a waste of time. This webinar will discuss powerful strategies that will...

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Dec 20, 2016

The SBA Presents: Using Facebook Pages New Features, Part 1
Connecting to your target audience today with social media is only getting better. Facebook business pages are no longer static profiles. Your potential customers can now reach out to you directly, click to buy products, and complete a range of other conversion types – all from your Facebook business page. Learn to use Facebook pages expand you customer base, book appointments, request quotes, book tickets and...

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Dec 13, 2016

The New Venture Financial Landscape
Launching a new venture is a daunting task, and without funding it’s impossible.  Generally, there are three sources of funding: (1) customers/distributors/suppliers; (2) debt; and (3) equity.  Many founders of early stage ventures spend much time and effort seeking equity funding, because their venture is too early for customer money (“sales”) and because they cannot personally qualify for debt financing.  And, many early stage ventures...

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Dec 05, 2016

How To Blog Better to Get More Readers and Revenue!
If you see blogging as just another chore, like brushing and flossing your teeth, now’s the time to change your tune…and your thinking! For over 18 years, Liz Goodgold has systemically written and distributed her content through newsletters, blogs, and social media. In fact, she calls her Words of Lizdom the spicy sauce that brings in clients, speaking engagements, media interviews, and joint ventures. Listen today and...

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Nov 28, 2016

The SBA Presents: Key Strategies to Grow and Maintain Your Business
For years, small businesses have successfully grown by approaching different strategies such as, buying an existing business, opening a franchise, expanding capacity or expanding to new markets and products. We will share successful experiences in how to raise Capital to support your growth strategy. The webinar will be presented by Jose Juan Vega and Jezabel Jimenez from East West Bank and will address the importance...

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Nov 15, 2016

Thought Leadership and Your Business: How to Use Free Local Talks for Marketing and Promotion
One very cost-effective way to become the subject matter expert or thought leader is to deliver free local talks in your community. These local talks are powerful lead-generation vehicles for business owners.  Many business owners do not know this is even possible for them, or they don’t know how to use them for maximum sales advantage. John Kurth, Founder of Syntactics Sales Scripting has been training people...

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Nov 09, 2016

The Power of Facebook Ads with the Social Man Michael Brandt
Who knows more about you than your Mom? Well, it's likely Facebook - they watch everything that you do on their site.  Now, you can cash in with inexpensive ads to make Facebook work for you. Learn all the different ways to run ads, and how to use landing pages to convert better sales. Learn how to decide on the differences in results you receive from impressions when compared...

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Nov 02, 2016

Creative Alternative Financing for Entrepreneurs
Getting investors into a small business isn’t easy. It can take nearly as much work to bring investors in as it takes to actually run your business. Let’s find some other resources if we can. Most entrepreneurs overlook promising financial resources outside of the investment community because these resources are not as well publicized and require special knowledge to access. Join Irvine Builds Businesses Host and President of...

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Oct 26, 2016

The SBA Presents: Authentic & Simple Media Execution for Small Business Owners
The Small Business Administration specializes in helping small businesses grow, access capital and do business better. Leveraging their vast resources and network of experts, the Orange County SBA offers business tips and tools ranging from trademarks, computer security, SBA loan and finance programs, government contracting and more. Join us on October 20 as the SBA presents one of their leading experts on best practices for small...

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Oct 19, 2016

The Power of Meetup as a Networking Tool
Just about everybody wants more business, right?  Enter Meetup, an inexpensive resource right outside your front door that can introduce you to new clients and business opportunities. Knowing how to use Meetup to network for your business could give you a great resource to tap into the opportunities within your local community. Join Michael Brandt, President of Drive Traffic Media, who will show you how to use Meetup groups to your own...

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Oct 05, 2016

Make the Most of Your Income Statement as a Business Planning Tool
Your income statement is much more than a document that shows the profits and losses of your business. The relationships between the information revealed in your Income Statement can provide valuable information about how to use the resources of your company in the future and even reveal where your greatest opportunities might be. Herb Gottlieb, who has been a CPA, Chief Financial Officer, and a CEO...

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Sep 28, 2016

Small Business Resources with the SBA
The Small Business Administration specializes in helping small businesses grow, access capital and do business better. Leveraging their vast resources and network of experts, the Orange County SBA offers business tips and tools ranging from trademarks, computer security, SBA loan and finance programs, government contracting and more. Join us on September 22 as the SBA presents one of their leading experts on best practices for small...

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Sep 14, 2016

The Power of LinkedIn Outbound Marketing
Do you sell your goods and services to business customers? If so, it is likely that you are already a member of LinkedIn, the number one business social network in the world. Aside from direct networking, LinkedIn offers a multitude of resources where you can get your message and brand in front of interested business customers. Outbound marketing resources within LinkedIn may provide the tools...

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Aug 24, 2016

Encore Entrepreneurs 50+
Have you ever wondered how to leverage your career experience to become a business owner and job creator?   Are you among the 63% of Americans who plan to work during retirement or become an entrepreneur after retirement?  Encore Entrepreneurs can be like a great concert; the encore is often the best part where the hits are played!  Join SBA and Orange County SCORE where you will...

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Aug 17, 2016

The Art of the Fast Pitch
Do you have a business idea that you want others to support? In songwriting “Don’t bore us, get to the chorus” is an anthem that means the quicker you get your main ideas across, the more likely you are to get a favorable response. It’s the same in business, where a succinct and clear description of what you are offering is much more likely to...

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Aug 10, 2016

Finding Your Niche in the Global Business Marketplace
Although Irvine is “One of the Top Ten Cities with a Global Vibe,” and offers many venues of service and support for importers and exporters of products and services, it can be daunting for the small business owner to find a way into the exponential opportunities of the global marketplace.   In this webinar, Julie Perkins of Phase4Momentum will help you navigate your next steps to establish...

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Aug 03, 2016

How to Attract, Reward, and Retain the Best Possible Employees for Your Company
Are you a small business owner?  Like many other small businesses, finding the right people to help grow the business and to support both the culture and vision of the company can prove to be a difficult and time consuming task.  Many times, the success of a business is directly linked to the business owner and the support of one or more key employees.  Attracting and...

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Jul 27, 2016

The SBA Presents: How Can You Engage with the World's Largest Customer, the Federal Government
Information is power, here’s your opportunity to learn about Federal Small Business Contracting Programs: Learn the definition of a small business Steps to becoming a government contractor SBA’s small business contracting programs Resources available Presented by Sandra Anguiano, a Business Opportunity Specialist with the SBA. Sandra will review three of the certification programs within Federal contracting including Woman-Owned Small Business Set-Aside program, the HUBZone program, and the 8(a) Business Development Program.

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Jul 20, 2016

Protecting Your Global Brand and IP from the Inside Out
Sometimes your brand and your most sacred Intellectual Property can be under attack from your closest partners, employees or allies. Listen to real life stories of how internal shifts within your organization could jeopardize your most valuable assets. In this exciting real-life story webinar, you'll learn how to assess your own blind spots and develop your own I.P. Protection shield internally, particularly when engaging in international...

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Jul 13, 2016

Social Media Timesavers: Make Social Simple!
Social Media can be a time-consuming process that requires a great deal of personal attention. Learn tips and techniques to reduce your social media workload and get back to running your business. We’ll discuss: Learn the latest timesavers & practices to save time & effort Find online tools to help you get more done in less time with goals set Simple ways to find usable/relevant content for your...

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Jun 15, 2016

Overcoming the Hurdles of Your Startup Company
It is a tremendous challenge to successfully launch a startup company. Product, financing, marketing, and other business issues can prevent a company from successfully launching or gaining the momentum necessary to become a stable enterprise. When faced with organizational challenges, entrepreneurs may concentrate on what they know well such as product development and allow other business issues to lag behind. Even if your specialty isn't operational...

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May 05, 2016

Entrepreneurs Roundup
Are you interested in innovative new technologies, products, and companies? If so, attend the May 5th Entrepreneurs Roundup presentation. Three companies will present their innovative ideas and concepts for 10 minutes each, and then you can ask questions of them. Learn about the cutting edge of business opportunities by meeting new companies before they have become household names!

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May 04, 2016

World Trade Week 2016 Preview
Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast & Forum, May 17, 2016 celebrates the power of trade and export for Orange County businesses and the economy. Produced in partnership with Orange County trade organizations, international-American Chambers (British, Korean, Hispanic, West Coast Turkish and Iranian), Orange County Chambers (Rancho Santa Margarita and Santa Ana) and the Irvine Chamber and sponsored by UPS, Edwards Lifesciences, Hong Kong Trade...

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Apr 15, 2016

How to Get Funded
Presented by Bill Waldo & Steven Mednick.  Determine how investable your business is and what it will take to be at the front of the line for those that have money; plus learn what to do if you don’t get the money. You will look into the mind of two seasoned investors and learn what it takes to become investor-ready and get funded. Learn about...

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Apr 14, 2016

Selling Innovation in Challenging Markets
Sales skills are a critical knowledge component of any business whether it's a start-up or existing enterprise. Having sales skills is essential whether you are growing your business organically, seeking funding for your start-up, or you need to take your enterprise to the next level. This webinar will cover proven techniques and strategies for all stages of business. Martin Kleckner III guides emerging and established companies...

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Apr 06, 2016

Iran Sanctions Update_Recorded Webinar
On January 16, 2016, the U.S. and major allies lifted sanctions on Iran under negotiated terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, said to “verifiably prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon”. Because the U.S. continues to enforce sanctions on Iran, U.S. companies are still very limited in their ability to do business there. This webinar will be presented by Christel...

Category: Webinars, global and international business webinars, International Development Committee (IDC) Library, Multicultural Training

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Apr 04, 2016

Global Multi-Cultural Business Relationships:Brazile, Hong Kong, India
With industry, business and trading partnerships spanning the globe, the need to know about your future and current business partners’ culture has never been greater than now in order to build trust, and not commit a faux pas that might jeopardize that relationship. We will cover some of these business partners culture and the Do's and Don’ts to go over before your trip or before...

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Mar 22, 2016

OC One-Stop: Your Strategic Partner for Workforce Solutions
Presenteed by Nancy Drew, Business Services Manager, Orange County One-Stop Center. Are you an employer interested in filling your open positions with the best candidates available? You should know about Orange County One-Stop, a free resource for area employers. This presentation offers an introduction to the free employment services provided by OC One-Stop for Orange Country employers.  OC One-Stop is a no cost resource for employers to access local,...

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Mar 16, 2016

Think like a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Many small companies don’t have the resources to hire a full-time CFO to oversee their financial policies and programs. The position of CFO is responsible for both the financial health of a company and also its future wealth. Thus, companies without strong financial oversight tend to go in circles economically, resulting in stress and early burnout for the owners. Join Herb Gottlieb former CFO to...

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Mar 08, 2016

Locating Investors and Donors through Affinity Groups
Are you trying to finance your business using investors or donors?  Affinity Groups consist of people who might naturally be drawn to your project. They are much more likely to invest or donate than typical angel investors, and can also provide support in other ways.  Presented by Robert Coleman president of the Pacific Venture Club. Robert will show you why most projects get their early...

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Feb 29, 2016

Global Multi-Cultural Business Relationships: The Do’s and Don'ts Feb 2016
With industry, business and trading partnerships spanning the globe, the need to know about your future and current business partners’ culture has never been greater than now in order to build trust, and not commit a faux pas that might jeopardize that relationship. We will cover some of these business partners culture and the Do's and Don’ts to go over before your trip or before...

Category: Webinars, global and international business webinars

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Feb 22, 2016

Sell to the Biggest Customer in the World - the Federal Government!
Presented by Sandra Anguiano, a Business Opportunity Specialist with the SBA. Sandra will review three of the certification programs within Federal contracting including Woman-Owned Small Business Set-Aside program, the HUBZone program, and the 8(a) Business Development Program.

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Feb 15, 2016

Get Matched Up with Business Partners in Canada and Abroad
Are you interested in exporting your products or services to Canada and abroad or partnering with Canadian or other international companies? If so, you should find out more about Centrallia 2016 – the Global Business to Business Forum coming up in Canada in May. Join business leaders from around the world at this North American premier business match making event. The conference is a match-making...

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Feb 10, 2016

Finding Local Customers Using Google
Join Michael Brandt of Drive Traffic Media as he helps you discover the resources and tools that you need to increase your business success through Google.

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Feb 02, 2016

Korean Market Overview
Presented by Daniel Lew, Commercial Officer with the US Commercial Service. The United States Commercial Service (CS) is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, which helps U.S. companies succeed in markets around the world.

Category: Webinars, global and international business webinars, Global Markets

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Jan 21, 2016

The Missing Market Silver Bullett
Presented by Nathan Greenberg, CEO of Arkside Marketing. Get 5 key tools and strategies to reach your customers using multimedia resources.

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Jan 14, 2016

What Makes a Good Business Idea?
Presented by Ernest Stambouly of Corporate Technology Consulting Services. Learn the essential elements of a "good" business idea and get a checklist for turning a business idea into a revenue-generating reality.

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Jan 08, 2016

Rieva Lesonsky’s Hottest Business Trends for 2016
Join author and business expert Rieva Lesonsky as she identifies the trends and opportunities you need to be aware of as a business owner. Rieva  has appeared on hundreds of radio shows and numerous local and national television programs, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox Business News, and Oprah and can regularly be seen on MSNBC’s Your Business.  

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Dec 21, 2015

Authentic and Simple Social Media Execution for Small Business Owners
Join Kari Simmerman, owner of SocialPhoto - the face of social media - for a presentation on tactics to breathe life into your social media engagement.  We'll cover the steps to build the basic foundations of any social engagement, demonstrate a simple tool for creating engaging social media graphics, that doesn’t require graphic design skills, and a easy method to create 30 days of social...

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Dec 04, 2015

Developments and Opportunities in Global Capital-Raising
Paul Marotta and Irvine Builds Businesses Host Robert Coleman as they explore global options for raising capital for your company. Topics will include general points for raising capital globally, building international affinity groups of investors and crowdfunding, new developments and options.

Category: Webinars, Multicultural Training, global and international business webinars

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Nov 23, 2015

Global Multi-Cultural Business Relationships: the Do’s and Don'ts
With industry, business and trading partnerships spanning the globe, the need to know about your future and current business partners’ culture has never been greater than now in order to build trust, and not commit a faux pas that might jeopardize that relationship.  In this webinar, we will go over some of these business partners culture and the Do's and Don’ts to go over before...

Category: Webinars, Multicultural Training, Global Markets, global and international business webinars, International Development Committee (IDC) Library

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Nov 16, 2015

The EB-5 Program
Presented by David Hirson. The EB-5 visa provides a method of obtaining a green card for foreign nationals who invest money in the United States. To obtain the visa, individuals must invest $1,000,000 (or at least $500,000 in a Targeted Employment Area - high unemployment or rural area), creating or preserving at least 10 jobs for U.S. workers excluding the investor and their immediate family.

Category: Webinars, Global Markets, global and international business webinars

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Nov 13, 2015

Small Businesses in Government Contracting
Modern businesses need to be present and engaging on social media.  Most small businesses struggle with social media execution due to limited time, training and budgets.  Large businesses have the deep pockets to hire marketing agencies but small businesses can achieve similar online success by deploying simple strategies and tools on a limited budget and small marketing staff. Join Kari Simmerman, owner of SocialPhoto - the...

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Nov 10, 2015

Use Excel like a Pro and Master Your Data!
How do you extract actionable information from all of the sources of data it takes to run your business? Simple, by using the tool you already have, Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Office). This webinar will show you the techniques that allow you to get the most out of your data using Excel. Sorting, formulas, filtering, formatting and charting all allow you to quickly transform data into...

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Oct 30, 2015

An Entrepreneur's Tale: From a One-Woman Startup to International Celebrity
If you think that all success stories for entrepreneurs revolve around high technology and the Internet, think again! Susan Nichols had an idea for a yoga towel and persisted with her vision despite little initial support from others in the beginning.  Meet Susan in this webinar and come away inspired and motivated.

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Oct 28, 2015

What to Know (and Do) before Requesting a Business Loan
Osbaldo Velazquez, Loan Consultant for Opportunity Fund in Orange County, will provide important advice to small business owners prior to requesting a business loan from a traditional lending institution. The advice will focus monitoring and regularly reviewing your personal credit profile making use of a simple budget to develop positive money management habits.

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Oct 02, 2015

Write Words That Pay: Blogging Secrets for Business Owners
It's said that Content is King on the Internet, and nothing could be more true. If you want to get more attention and gain better search engine rankings for your business, you should be continuously creating and updating your Internet-based content. Join Michael Brandt ("The Social Man") of Drive Traffic Media and he will show you how to write effective blogs that people will read...

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Sep 22, 2015

10 Steps to Better Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Learn the true definition and the importance of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution to help drive business. Small business owners will learn about the general features and uses of a CRM tool, why they need a CRM tool in their organization and what results can be gained by effectively using it. Presented by David Gersten – VP, Customer Success & Strategic Relationships, Bond Consulting...

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Sep 16, 2015

Increase Revenue and Liquidity and Reduce Borrowing Costs
Small business owners today often struggle to have the working capital needed to operate and grow their business. Bank financing can be difficult to obtain and other financing options may come at a high cost. This Webinar will cover a range of valuable topics to help attendees understand what a trade creditor or bank lender is looking for when considering extending credit.

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Sep 14, 2015

Regenerative Marketing: An Ethical Approach to Business
As an ethical business owner, how do you rise above manipulative marketing and reach customers in a convincing, authentic way? In this webinar you will understand how to spot and avoid common unethical advertising practices and how to compete successfully with companies that use manipulative marketing strategies. Presented by Teliha Draheim, Founder of Image West Marketing.

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Sep 08, 2015

Accessing the Global Business Community
Join Founder/CEO of 101 Business Insights Group Andre Jankowitz and discover how easy it is to take your business expertise to others on a global scale. Andre will help you discover how business can become global and low-cost tips and techniques to connect with a global audience.

Category: Webinars, Multicultural Training, global and international business webinars, International Development Committee (IDC) Library

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Sep 01, 2015

Selling to the Japanese Consumer: The Enduring Grip of Americana
As the third largest consumer market in the world, Japan represents a tremendous opportunity for U.S. exporters. Join Andrew Wylegala, the senior U.S. Commercial Diplomat in Tokyo, as he shares first-hand insights into consumers in Japan and the market dynamics that are creating business opportunities for American consumer brands, products and services.

Category: Webinars, Global Markets, global and international business webinars

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Aug 26, 2015

Profiting from the US - Korea Free Trade Agreement
If you are interested in selling or importing your goods and services within Korea, attorney J.J. Kim will cover the key things you need to know to take advantage of this historic agreement including Rule of Origin, proving FTA claim and an overview benefits and pending issues.

Category: Webinars, International Development Committee (IDC) Library, global and international business webinars

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Jul 30, 2015

Sales Tips for Non-Salespeople: Everybody Can Sell!
All too often businesses overlook the many opportunities that exist for their existing staff to help sell goods and services to their customers. Join Master Sales Trainer and Irvine Chamber Member John Kurth who will provide you the information you need to empower everybody within your staff to sell according to their abilities and job responsibilities.

Category: Webinars, Irvine Builds Businesses (IBB)

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Jul 30, 2015

What is Your Business Type?
Business Archetypes you can spot patterns that are holding you back in business or identify new opportunities and success patterns for yourself.

Category: Webinars, Irvine Builds Businesses (IBB)

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Jun 29, 2015

8 Steps to Increase Sales by 30% Using Email and Network Marketing
Join Sherman Crancer as he clearly outlines 8 steps that any small business can instigate to boost their sales by planning, coordinating, and executing their email and network marketing campaigns through current cutting-edge technologies.

Category: Webinars, Irvine Builds Businesses (IBB)

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Jun 29, 2015

How to Drive More People to Your Website and Get Them to Buy
Do you own your own business or are you looking to start one? Learn valuable strategies for leveraging your current website, or what to look for in building a new one. Presented by Stephen Jones Director of Partner Development with AP Logic.

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Jun 29, 2015

How to Win Contracts from Major Corporations
Presented Leila Mozaffari, Director of Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Leila will cover the key steps you need to take to successfully bid and win contracts.

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Jun 29, 2015

Understanding Customer Sentiments Using Social Media
Sentiment in this context means opinions—and people have them. It is natural for humans to have them about what they observe and experience.  It is critical for businesses to measure the sentiments of their customers in order for them to create the products and provide services their customers like. But “sentiment” is very challenging to measure with precision. Twitter is one compelling resource to help...

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Jun 29, 2015

Video Hosting Wars – YouTube Vs. Facebook: Which Should You Use?
Small businesses have more ideas than the time to execute them all. This is especially true with respect to properly utilizing social media online resources such as YouTube and Facebook. Both YouTube and Facebook now allow you to host your business videos and promote them via their respective sites. In fact, they are now fierce rivals with one-another in this regard. But, to use either...

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May 30, 2015

India Consumer Market: I Billion and Counting
With a presentation from Arup Kumar Mitra, Senior Commercial Specialist with the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service in KOLKATA, India.

Category: Webinars, Global Markets, global and international business webinars

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May 30, 2015

Powerful Speaking: A 7-step Process to Developing a Brilliant Presentation
A great presentation not only has high impact, it distinguishes the presenter as a clear thinker and viable leader.  This webinar will help you enhance your presentation skills by learning how to use a 7-step process to develop a brilliant presentation and organize content so others can comprehend the material with ease

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May 30, 2015

Using Accounts Receivable Insurance to Grow Your Business
Accounts Receivable (A/R) Insurance is now recognized as a strategic tool to support business growth by freeing up capital otherwise committed to cover customer credit risk and increasing a company’s creditworthiness.  .  Join us to learn how you can put A/R Insurance to work for your company. Gordon Calhoun serves as Chair of the Electronic Discovery, Information Management & Compliance Practice and manages the insurance regulatory...

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May 07, 2015

You Can Sell Your Products and Services to the Government! 
Ever thought about selling your product or service to federal government agencies? Are you confused about the rules, certifications and requirements? Presented by Mike Schwarz, a Business Opportunity Specialist with the SBA. Mike will review three of the certification programs within Federal contracting including Woman-Owned Small Business Set-Aside program, the HUBZone program, and the 8(a) Business Development Program.

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May 06, 2015

Video Marketing Using YouTube with Dia North
Presented by Dia North, a producer of online videos for Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and foundations. Dia North to show you how to take maximum advantage of YouTube as a marketing resource. Dia will cover how to develop video content that creates a positive impression for your products/services on YouTube and navigating and using YouTube's internal resources to generate pull and attract an audience.

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Apr 29, 2015

How to Think Like a CFO
The good news is even if you do not have a CFO on your staff, you can think like one yourself. Join CFO Herb Gottlieb as he helps you understand how a CFO uniquely views an organization and strategies to build cash and acquire corporate wealth.

Category: Webinars, Human Resources

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Mar 15, 2015

International Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Join Mark Matsumoto, of ETEC/VETECUSA and Vincent Iacopella, Chairman of the Los Angeles Customs Brokers Freight Forwarders Association for a discussion on cost-effective strategies to move your goods overseas and managing complex and emerging supply chain needs.

Category: Webinars, Global Markets, Multicultural Training, global and international business webinars, International Development Committee (IDC) Library

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Jan 28, 2015

Beyond the Maquilador Doing Business in Today's Mexico
This Irvine Global Markets webinar is presented by Ricardo Villareal, Director of Promexico Los Angeles Regional Office and features Luis Frrer from the counsul for Economic and cultural affairs, Consulate of Mexico in Santa Ana.

Category: Webinars, global and international business webinars, global and international business webinars

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Jan 27, 2015

Grow Exports Leveraging The US Comm'l Service
Join host Mark Matsumoto & Jim Mayfield, Director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Irvine as they discuss trade services offered by the U.S. Commercial Service Cases studies and local companies expanding exports using the CS&FCS network.

Category: Webinars, global and international business webinars, Global Markets, International Trade

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Apr 17, 2014

Exports to China
Presented by Gene Slusiewicz. Most small business owners don't even consider the notion of exporting their products to China. They consider this something for bigger companies to do, not small or micro-sized companies. The growing middle class in China is more receptive to buy foreign made products, of certain specific commodities, than competitive Chinese brands.

Category: global and international business webinars, Global Markets, Webinars

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Dec 31, 1969

The SBA Presents: Four Simple Ways to Improve Employee Engagement Now
70% of your people spend eight hours of everyday not fully engaged in their job. That means that 70% of the investment you make every month in payroll is underperforming. This is estimated to cost the US economy over $550B.  As a leader there is a cost to your business. While most leaders understand it is important to have every employee engaged, most don’t know...

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