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2017 International Trade Forecast Report

2017 International Trade Forecast Report

The California State University, Fullerton International Trade Forecast for 2017 by Dr. Mira Farka and Dr. Adrian Fleissig provides an extensive analysis of merchandise exports in the Southern California Region by total volume, main destination country, by region, and by main sectors for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), Orange County and the Inland Empire […]

National #SBDCDay is March 22nd – Let’s Celebrate!

National #SBDCDay is March 22nd – Let’s Celebrate!

Join the Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network for the first #SBDCDay on March 22nd, a national celebration of the impact SBDCs make across the nation and on the small business community. This endeavor will unite nearly 1,000 SBDC centers across the nation and thousands of small business owners as they share via social media, in real […]

SteelCraft Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

SteelCraft Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

SteelCraft Grand Opening The grand opening program begins at 11:15 a.m. and the ribbon cutting will follow at 12:00 p.m. Limited parking available on-site. Additional parking available across the street at 3747 Long Beach Blvd. Come for lunch! Experience the artisan food offered at SteelCraft and support this business by purchasing your lunch from one […]

E-File and E-Pay Mandate (AB) 1245

E-File and E-Pay Mandate (AB) 1245

New Employer Requirement The California Assembly Bill (AB) 1245, also known as the e-file and e-pay mandate requires all employers to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports and payroll tax deposits to the Economic Development Department (EDD). This mandate is effective January 1, 2017 for employers with 10 or more employees and effective for all […]

County of Riverside Economic Development Agency Announced as New Host for Coachella Valley SBDC

County of Riverside Economic Development Agency Announced as New Host for Coachella Valley SBDC

Coachella Valley Small Business Development Center Gears Up to Offer Area Small Businesses Startup and Growth Opportunities  The Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network Lead Center hosted by California State University, Fullerton named the Riverside County Economic Development Agency (EDA) as the host for its newest center, the Coachella Valley SBDC today. The […]

Request For Proposal For Web Design & Development Services

The OC/IE website development project’s primary goal is to design and develop a new web property to provide general information and resources, as well as differentiated information on each of the OC/IE SBDC’s six business development centers. The project entails design and development of a custom WordPress theme, developed, installed, and configured as part of […]

International Trade Forecast 2015

On Thursday December 10th, the Small Business Development Center in conjunction with the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics- Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting held the first ever International Trade Forecast.    View or Download the Report Below! International Trade Forecast 2015

SBIR/STTR Research Funding: Tips provided by TriTech SBDC

SBIR/STTR Research Funding: Tips provided by TriTech SBDC

Hi. I’m Molly Schmid with the TriTech Small Business Development Center here in Southern California. Clients frequently come to me, to ask “How they can use SBIR or STTR grants to help grow their business?” Understand the SBIR & STTR Programs: There are 12 federal agencies that administer the SBIR & STTR grants and each […]

Using QuickBooks to Grow Your Business: Tips provided by Inland Empire SBDC

Using QuickBooks to Grow Your Business: Tips provided by Inland Empire SBDC

Hi, my name is Al Gohary and I’m a business consultant with the Small Business Development Center. I’m also a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor, certified in all QuickBooks Products.  Most people ask me, “Why do I need to use accounting software to run my business?” and I always say there are 3 main reasons: Organizing your Business: […]

Industry panelists included, left to right, Kwaku Gyabaah (Clark Construction), Whitney Malone (Schimmick Construction), Noah Collins (Baker Electric), Stacey Jeffers (Straub Construction), and Bekele Demissie (Orange County Transportation Authority). Credit: Kato Cooks/Peter Mack Media

Orange County SBDC hosts a successful public works match-making event

On July 16 Orange County SBDC presented a successful seminar in the construction industry in the Rancho Santiago Community College District offices. This seminar was meant to give attendees the opportunity to be matched up with contractors in public works, potential buyers and learn about the Construction Industry’s Best Practices.   The seminar began with […]