LBA Member Events provide our membership and supporters an opportunity to connect with an array of business owners, executives, community leaders and professionals in building a prosperous business network. Education and training also play an important role. In addition to our events, LBA Members and affiliates have access to a variety of events including expos, conferences, seminars, workshops and more on a monthly basis.
LBA Member Events
The second annual Korean-Latino Partnership (KLP) 2013- Thursday, December 5th at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, CA.
The first annual Korean-Latino Partnership (KLP) 2012 – June 29th at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, CA.
LBA Business Networking Series
The LBA Business Networking Series, also referred to as “LBA Mixers”, provide a stage for entrepreneurs to interact with companies of various sizes and obtain referrals and guest speakers to share business knowledge and experience. LBA Networking Series Mixers enable corporate representatives to interact directly with members in a semi-formal setting.
New York Life Mixer- Celebrating the Grand Opening of the New York Life Glendale Office, Thursday, March 21, 2013 in Glendale, CA.
Liberman Broadcasting Mixer- June 28, 2012 in Burbank, CA.
Bank of the West Mixer- March 29, 2012 at Bank of the West Pico Rivera Branch in Pico Rivera, CA.
Our In-the-Spotlight Series highlights the Grand Opening of an LBA Member Business. This Series welcomes and introduces new member businesses to the community while providing an informal, enjoyable networking evening.
VSEDC’s Grand Opening of BusinessSource Center of South Los Angeles – March 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA.
Grand Opening: Rocio’s Mole de los Dioces Restaurant- January 13, 2011 in Sunland, CA.
The Latin Business Association, often in partnership with other organizations, present and/or support and participate in events that educate the public on matters pertinent to the community or simply provide for their celebration and entertainment.
Fremont High School Sons and Brothers Student Recovery Day- which took place Friday, January 24, 2014 at John C. Fremont High School in Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES ECONOMIC and BUSINESS FORECAST for 2013- Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Los Angeles Metropolitan Water District Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, CA. (Contains Presentation Summaries from California State Controller Hon. John Chiang and LA County Supervisor Fourth District Hon. Don Knabe)
The 2012 Mexico Presidential Debates – May 15, 2012 at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood, CA.
Celebración del 150 Aniversario de la Batalla del 5 de Mayo en Plaza México – May 5, 2012 at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood, CA.
Education & Training
Education and training are integral to the personal and professional growth of any business owner or entrepreneur. The Latin Business Association, often in partnership with other organizations, present hands-on training programs which advance the knowledge and skill-sets of our member and supporter business owners, who learn from the experience and expertise of accomplished professionals and acquire tools and techniques that increase their effectiveness and expand their access to opportunities both currently and into the future.
- Develop the four vital areas of their own Business Infrastructure
- Independently access the resources and information available to small business
development and growth at the LBA and LBA-Institute
- Develop the tools to become business and contract-ready
- Become more familiar with their own business operations’ strengths and weaknesses
- Become more familiar with the supplier diversity contract/procurement process and procedures
LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity Boot Camp Training Program
The LBA/LBA-Institute Boot Camp Training Program is a seven-week course designed to provide business owners the tools they need to secure major diverse contracts. This excellent, comprehensive seven-week training program, with twenty-eight hours of individualized instruction is a $4,000.00 retail value!
The objectives of this course are to ensure that participants will be able to:
This year, for the first time, the LBA and the LBA-Institute are proud to present three 2014 Supplier Diversity Boot Camp Training Programs in California:
-the Los Angeles Series, with Saturday classes running May 31st thru July 19th, 2014
-the Central Valley Series- coming in July through August 2014 (Dates/Venue TBD)
-and the Inland Empire Series- coming in September through October 2014 (Dates/Venue TBD)
Read full details about the upcoming 2014 LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity Boot Camp Training Program Los Angeles Series- running May 31st through July 19th in Los Angeles, CA!
Watch for further announcements regarding other upcoming LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity California Boot Camp Training Programs!
LBA Signature Events
LBA Signature Events are high-level events that are generally held on an annual basis, such as LBA LEGISLATIVE DAY in Sacramento, LBA “CONNECT ME” Day, LBA Minority Women’s Business Conference, LBA Business Road Trip Series: “Paving the Way to Success”, LBA Sol Business Awards Gala, LBA’s Largest Multi-Cultural Chambers Networking Event, LBA GLOBAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE- Los Angeles and more! View the complete listing of LBA Signature Events- and see what’s in store for 2014!
LBA Partner Events
The Latin Business Association partners with other organizations in presenting or promoting events that further business development and benefit the community. The LBA encourages your participation at these events to network with other business owners, acquire new knowledge and skills and take advantage of new opportunities to grow your business!
View the complete roster of Current (and Concluded) LBA Partner Events.
All LBA Member and Partner Events are promoted via the active LBA Website Calendar and our free eNewsletters and all are welcome to attend (with some exclusive LBA Member-only Event exceptions). We encourage our members to participate in as many events as possible in order to expand and bolster their business network.
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