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Published February 28, 2008

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES



The East Bay Small Business Development Center offers over 20 different seminars that teach entrepreneurs and business leaders how to implement new strategies, skills and ideas across varied business disciplines. Taught by experienced consultants and industry experts, the workshops are tailored to fit entrepreneurs in any stage of the business development process.

FREE Workshops for Small Business
To support local business enterprise, the Tri-Valley cities are offering a series of classes in partnership with the East Bay Small Business Development Center.  These trainings teach entrepreneurs and business owners and managers how to implement new strategies, skills and ideas across varied business disciplines.

Each class includes a panel discussion as well as opportunities for attendees’ participation. Typically lasting 3 hours, the classes are free for businesses and/or residents of the Tri-Valley cities of Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon.  Registration for attendees from other locations is $20. You can register online on the East Bay Small Business Development Center website at: www.eastbaysbdc.org/pages/seminars.php for any of the upcoming workshops listed below

Workshop topics include:
Accessing Capital for Small Businesses and Start-up Companies
Tuesday, April 1, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., San Ramon

Legal and Business Issues
Tuesday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Dublin

Smart Office/Smart Worker – Using Technology to Leverage Sales and Profits
Tuesday, May 13, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Livermore

Successful Advertising and Marketing Plans
Tuesday, June 3, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Pleasanton Library

Additional Information
Additional information is available on the classes and small business services. You may contact the East Bay Small Business Development Center using the contact information below.

Contact Information
Jill Astleford
East Bay Small Business Development Center
(510) 208-0410  phone     jill@eastbaysbdc.org  e-mail     www.eastbaysbdc.org    WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW