How to Grow Your Sales

By the end of this session, you will be able to choose the right distribution channels for your business and evaluate your sales team and process. You will also learn how to benchmark your sales and how to motivate your sales force. Register HERE!

Negotiation Skills for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Session 2

Negotiation is a "must-have" business skill. Join this important two-session webinar and discover the Keys to becoming a more successful negotiator while building better business relationships. You will learn the academic and practical principles of negotiation, discover the techniques that generate greater success, and witness a Harvard role-play negotiation. You’ll also have […]

How to Raise Money for Non-Profits

From this session, you will learn about building a non-profit organization as well as:** How to identify and recruit volunteers** How to engage volunteers and inspire them to take action** Building a board** Understanding other non-profits (your competition)** Identifying and soliciting sponsors** Event planning and fundraisingABOUT THE PRESENTER: Julie Brander […]

How to Build & Improve Your Social Media Presence in the New Now

What you’ll get: SOCIAL BRANDING TIPS- How to design a memorable online brand with personality.- The secret to connecting through value.- The best way to identify and find your ideal online client.- Social automation essentials to free up your time. SOCIAL MARKETING TOOLS- The key to understanding a Social Media […]

Business Balance: Time Management—Get What You Want Done

Event Details Our Business Balance monthly series brings together experts in the, often overlooked but essential, holistic business skills that are foundational to the success of one’s business. During this interactive workshop on the topic of how to most effectively manage one’s time, attendees will: Gain a clear understanding of […]

Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)

Join us for this one hour online workshop where you will learn what the Employee Retention Tax Credit actually is and how to take advantage of it for your business. In addition to the details of the program and how to verify your eligibility we will be walking you through […]

Intellectual Property and The Business of Licensing

Webinar fee: $30 Patents and licensing have recently become an important part of the business landscape. Regardless of size or years in business, every entrepreneur should understand licensing and how to identify, protect and monetize their intellectual property, which includes patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Intellectual Property and the […]


El Rey Theater 230 W 2nd St, chico, California

The largest and only entrepreneurial tech conference you will find in the NorCal region to bring together startups, investors, entrepreneurs, techies, students, educators, business owners and community leaders.

Secrets of Money Management

Event Details Did you know that 82% of businesses fail due to cash flow problems? Knowing your numbers can help you cut costs and aid in planning your future, and this workshop will guide you through the essential steps. It’s time to get an honest financial picture of your business.  […]

Certifications Overview for Women Owned Businesses

As a women-owned business you may qualify for certifications that give you a leg up in the government marketplace and increase your chances of winning more contracts! The main certifications available to women-owned small businesses are the Women-Owned Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB) certifications through the […]


Hiring your first or tenth employee. It’s a major milestone, an investment, and a risk all wrapped up in one! It can be confusing, frustrating. It can also disrupt growth … and overload your organization in the wrong way. In this webinar, we will present step by step guidance on: […]

Social Media Tips and Tricks

Event Details Free The date of this event is: 10/18 4:00-5:00 The Norcal SBDC Restaurant Program invites you to spend an afternoon with food blogger and social media guru Christina Mitchell and get the tips and tricks for Social Media for food businesses.  In this webinar, attendees will learn everyday social […]