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

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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


    CPUC Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval



    Joseph Alderete
    Director of Supplier Diversity and Development

  • 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

Skirball Cultural Center

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


Free Parking available on site

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