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*WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic - June 1

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will begin the webinar with an update on the California Dream Fund and other remaining available government pandemic relief programs.

Bearden will be joined by James Thomsen, lead SBDC consultant who specializes in business management, funding sources and international trade. They will discuss crowdfunding as a way to raise money to finance start-ups and businesses.

Prior to the SBDC, Thomsen retired as president of Outdoor International at VF Corporation where he was responsible for acquisitions that included EastPak, Kipling, Vans, The North Face and others.

Questions from attendees will be taken.            

This marks the 116th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners.  

The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.