CPUC/SCE Los Angeles Small Business Expo Schedule of Events

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WHAT:

LA Small Business Expo and Matchmaking Fair, co-sponsored by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Southern California Edison (SCE) and Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) West. The event includes:

    × One-on-one meetings with procurement specialist from major utilities, local government, and state agencies

    × Vendor/Resource Fair

    × Workshops on how to get state and utility contracts, small businesses going green, how to market businesses to public agencies and utility companies, and financing small businesses

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

  • 7:30- 8:30am Complimentary Breakfast and On-Site Registration
  • 8:30- 9:00am Opening Comments by

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    CPUC Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval

    and

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    Joseph Alderete
    Director of Supplier Diversity and Development
    SCE

  • 9:00am- 1:30pm: Matchmaking Sessions and Vendor/Resource Fair- Guerin Pavilion Ballroom
  • 9:00- 10:00am: Panel Presentation: “Connecting Small Businesses with State and Utility Contracts”
  • 10:00- 11:00am: “Small Business Suppliers Go Green” Workshop
  • 11:00am- 12 Noon: “Certified Now What – How to Market Your Business to Public Agencies” Workshop
  • 12:30– 1:30pm: “Access to Capital: How Small Business Can Access Financing” Workshop

WHERE:
Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

PARKING:

Free Parking available on site

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