Long Beach SBDC

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps small business owners succeed with low-cost training and no-cost one-on-one advising from experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts. The SBDC has been hosted by Long Beach City College since 2006 and in that time has helped hundreds of area business owners increase their sales, obtain loans, streamline operations, utilize new technologies, expand into new markets, and position themselves for long-term growth.

Long Beach’s Rachel Sandoval Selected as 2014 State Star for LA SBDC

The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network (LA SBDC) selected Long Beach resident Rachel Sandoval as its 2014 State Star. The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network (LA SBDC) selected Long Beach resident Rachel Sandoval as its 2014 State Star. The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network (LA SBDC) selected Long Beach resident Rachel Sandoval as its 2014 State Star.

Layoff Aversion Survey Will Assess Economic Health of Local Businesses

downtown long beach Image by Himefrias. The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and Long Beach Small Business Development Center (SBDC) based at Long Beach City College are partnering to gain a better picture of the economic climate in Downtown Long Beach businesses and beyond.

SBDC to Lead Small Business Marketing Series with DLBA

Small Business Marketing Workshop The Downtown Long Beach Associates and the Small Business Development Center are teaming up for a series of marketing workshops to help local business owners. The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and the Long Beach Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will co-host a three-part marketing workshop series in August specifically targeted to Downtown small businesses.

DLBA and SBDC Team to Host Workshops for Small Business Owners

port grant workshops The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will co-host two informational workshops for prospective and current small business owners this month.

Long Beach City College Joins National Entrepreneurship Forum

Long Beach City College Joins National Entrepreneurship Forum Long Beach City College President Eloy Ortiz Oakley Long Beach City College President Eloy Ortiz Oakley has joined the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Forum, a group of Community College Presidents committed to increasing the focus of entrepreneurship at community colleges.

LBCC Announces Impressive Jobs Record at State of the College

Long Beach City College Long Beach City College President Eloy Ortiz Oakley kicked-off the Annual State of the College Address and Luncheon on Friday, January 6, at LBCC’s Hall of Champions at 11:30 am talking about education and its impact on the economy.

California SBDC Reports Small Business Growth in 2010

california-sbdc Despite sustained lulls in the national and state economy, California Small Business Development Centers saw the first signs of economic recovery from their clients in 2010—creating nearly 3,900 new jobs and retaining an additional 2,048 jobs that were previously slated for elimination.

SBDC gets library to help entrepreneurs to grow their business

Changes for Long Beach Public Library Paul and Sarah Edwards, award-winning authors of 17 books with over two million books in print presented over 800 small business books to establish a new library at the Small Business Development Center library for Los Angeles County located in Long Beach.  

LBCC receives $30,000 Grant from Verizon to support Young Entrepreneur Project

Long Beach City College Long Beach City College (LBCC) has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Verizon to support its Young Entrepreneur Project.  The Young Entrepreneur Project (YEP) is an accelerated 7-week training program designed to teach participants the fundamentals of starting and running a small business, and to assist potential entrepreneurs in identifying if entrepreneurship is an option for their current or future aspirations.

1,000th Long Beach business benefits from Neighborhood Investment Program

small-business-grants The City of Long Beach’s Community Development Department will award a $2,000 business start-up grant to their 1,000th new business on Tuesday, November 17. Mayor Bob Foster Councilman and Robert Garcia will present the check to the recipient – Mr.

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