8:30 AM Resource Expo Opens
9:30 AM Welcome Remarks
9:45 AM Economic Opportunity Grants
10:00 AM Panel 1A
10:50 AM Panel 1B
11:30 AM Keynote Remarks
12:00 PM Panel 2
1:00 PM Panel 3
2:00 PM Resource Expo Closes
Take your business to the next level with free business resources
Discover existing resources in the LA region and how you can use them to grow your business. This panel will feature experts and also showcase business owners that were able to transform their business through existing resources.
Meet the Businesses
Learn from other business owners and how they were able to take advantage of existing free resources and support network to build and grow their business.
Mayor Karen Bass
Mayor of Los Angeles City
Senior Vice President, Philanthropy and Community Impact, California,
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity
Los Angeles City Economic and Workforce Development Department
Access capital for different stages of your business
Get to know leading capital providers in the region. Learn which option works best for your business , what to look for when searching for capital, and the strategies that keep your business in optimal financial health.
Beyond Procurement 101
Get advice from leading experts in the field that will help you pursue government contracts and subcontracts. Learn about strategies that work and the common mistakes bidders make.