May 20th, 2017 | 9am – 5pm

2017/05/20 09:00:00
ZONES

PLAN IT

Ideas are great, they’re even better when you land them on paper. Learn how turn that idea into actionable points.

  • Plan your product or service
  • Feasibility research
  • Implementation resources

FINANCE

Hear from folks who will assist you in building your mini empire, expand operations or simply find funding to bring your business idea to life or grow your business.

  • Government backed loans
  • Venture capital (VC)
  • Best practices
  • Other finance options

Presented by Wells Fargo Bank.

BUSINESS STRUCTURE

Building cardboard houses is ok for kids, but you’re a grown-up now and you’re building a business. Think of it as your training wheels.

  • Legal steps
  • Hiring
  • Taxes
  • Brick and mortar or eCommerce
  • Structure process navigation

LAUNCH & GROW IT

It used to be location, location, location, now it’s share of voice, share of mind, lots of things to share. In other words it’s all about the marketing.

  • Consumer research
  • Advertising strategies (traditional to digital)
  • Partnerships
  • Social media

ZONE 1 

 PLAN IT

 EL PLAN

Carlos Marquez
CEO and Founder MarQ Creative Room
Afiliación: MarQ Creative Room
Los 4 pilares para iniar tu negocio exitosamente
Spanish Session/Sesión en Español

Elizabeth Amini
CEO of Anti-AgingGames.com
Affiliation: USC Marshall School of Business
How to Plan your business
English Session/ Sesión en Inglés

C. Scott Hindell
Principal of Hindell Consulting
Affiliation: UCLA Extension
Your Business Why: Designing Exceptionally Useful Value

Dr. Nelson Pizarro 
Director del Centro de Emprendimiento e Innovación
Afiliación: Universidad Cal Poly Pomona
Como Encontrar Ideas Para Emprendimiento
Spanish Session/Sesión en Español

Barney Santos 
Head of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation 
Affiliation: Cal State LA College of Business & Economics
I have an Idea, What’s next?
English Session/ Sesión en Inglés

Jesus Arguelles
Managing Partner/Co-Founder
Afiliación: Afina Consulting
Como pasar de la idea a la prueba
Spanish Session/Sesión en Español

Barney Santos 
Head of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Affiliation: Cal State LA College of Business & Economics
Rapid Prototyping: Test your business idea quick and for less money.
English Session/ Sesión en Inglés

ZONE 2 

FINANCE

 FINANZAS

This Zone is brought to you in partnership with Wells Fargo Bank

Starting Your Business
Moderator: Gabriela Teissier – KMEX Anchor
Panelist: Gladys Preciado/ Senior Business Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo
Arlene Nalbandian/ SBA Banker for Wells Fargo
Alex Guerrero/ Chief Development Officer for VEDC
Osbaldo Velasquez / Opportunity Fund
Bilingual Session

Established Business
Moderator: Gabriela Teissier – KMEX Anchor
Panelist: Gladys Preciado/ Senior Business Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo
Arlene Nalbandian/ SBA Banker for Wells Fargo
Alex Guerrero/ Chief Development Officer for VEDC
Osbaldo Velasquez / Opportunity Fund
Bilingual Session

Credit and Financing for Businesses
Presented by Wells Fargo
English Session

Wells Fargo Works
Programa donde expertos en negocios proveeran servicios para pequeñas empresas
Sesión en Español/Spanish Session

Credit and Financing for Businesses
Presented by Wells Fargo
English Session/ Sesión en Ingles

Wells Fargo Works
Program Focused on Services for Small Business
English Session/ Sesión en Ingles

Credit and Financing for Businesses
Presented by Wells Fargo
English Session/ Sesión en Ingles

ZONE 3 

 BUSINESS STRUCTURE

 ESTRUCTURA DE NEGOCIO

This Zone is brought to you in partnership with SBA (Small Business Administration)

Carlos R. Delgado, MBA Certified Finacial Planner SCORE Hispanic Chair
Armando Sahagun, SCORE counselor, MBA
Affiliation: Small Business Administration (SBA)
Financial Planning and Tax Strategies for Small Businesses
Planificación Financiera y Estrategias de Impuestos para pequeñas Empresas
Spanish and English Session/ Session en Español y Ingles.

Laura Martinez, SPHR
Human Resources Consultant
Affiliation: Small Business Administration (SBA)
Hiring Employees/Contratación de Empleados
Bilingual Session/ Sesión Bilingüe

Carlos Marquez
CEO and Founder MarQ Creative Room
Afiliación: MarQ Creative Room
Vendiendo internacionalmente
Spanish Session/Sesión en Español 

Claves sobre como estructurar la expansión de tu negocio a otros mercados
Moderator: Fernando Vasquez / Mayor of Downey
Panelist: Sergio Bautista / CHAPCare
Omar Sanchez / Financial Architects
Brian Santacruz/ Brionic Security

Fidel Gomez
Business Manager for University of La Verne
Small Business Development Center
Affiliation: Small Business Administration (SBA)
Como Empezar tu Negocio
Spanish Session/Sesión en Español

Randy Lash
SCORE LA
How to Start Your Business
Affiliation: Small Business Administration (SBA)
English Session/ Sesión en Ingles

ZONE 4 

 LAUNCH & GROW IT

LANZA Y CRECE

Rossana D’Antonio
Deputy Director/Business Outreach Technical Support Branch
Affiliation: Los Angeles Public Works
TBD
English Session/ Sesión en Ingles

Monica Taher 
Tech Entrepreneur
Affiliation: The Tech & Money Gal
How to Grow Your Business with No Capital/ Como Crecer tu Negocio sin Capital
Spanish Sessions/ Sesión en Español

Angela Avilez
Award Team Leader & Realtor
Affiliation: Century 21
Hispanos y su impacto en la industria de bienes raices
Spanish Sessions/ Sesión en Español

Osbaldo Velazquez
Loan Consultant
Affiliation: Opportunity Fund
How to Grow a Business with a Responsible Business Loan
English Session/ Sesión en Ingles

Claudia Shah
Business Coach
Affiliation: Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Social Media Platforms for your Business/ Medios Sociales Para Su Negocio
Spanish Sessions/ Sesión en Español

Sergio Gascon 
Executive Director
Affiliation: USC Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
How To Grow your business/ Como Crecer Tu Negocio
English and Spanish Sessions/ Sesiones en Inglés y Español

May 20th, 2017 | 9am – 5pm

2017/05/20 09:00:00

THE REEF | MAGIC BOX

1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Floor #2

Amenities:

  • Bus stations near by
  • Close by Hotels
  • 4 Large parking lots
Parking Map

A one day event that can change your life: We’ll show you what to do to launch or grow your own business, step by step.

Reserve your space today.  Saturday, May 20, 2017  |  9 a.m. – 5 p.m

The Reef,  Downtown L.A.  |   1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007.

FOUNDING PARTNERS

Televisa
USC
LA Center
Eric Garcetti
Latino
AEM
CA Poly Pomona