RESOURCES . TOOLS . KNOWLEDGE . INSPIRATION . NETWORKING . SUPPORT
The Mayor's Office of Economic Development
Invites you to celebrate
November 19, 2021
Grow. Thrive. Flourish.
Thank you to all those that joined us!
about women's entrepreneurship day
In recognition of the significant impact women business owners have made on the Los Angeles economy and quality of life despite significant obstacles, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles City Council declared November 19 to be Women's Entrepreneurship Day in Los Angeles. The goal of the LA WED Celebration is to inspire, empower, and catalyze diverse, yet like-minded individuals, agencies, and organizations to help women-owned businesses realize their full potential in Los Angeles and throughout the world. All are welcome to join in the celebration and partake in the resources available. It is a unique opportunity for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to create meaningful connections, get expert advice and information, and gather the support and resources necessary to set themselves up for success.
Welcome remarks by Mayor Eric Garcetti followed by remarks from founders in a variety of industries who will share their journey, lessons learned, and challenges on their pathway to successful business ownership.
Each hour, attendees will have the opportunity to participate on one of two panels. Each panel features experts that will provide insights and knowledge on specific topics.
Get direct access to experts from various industries and an opportunity for to ask questions directly. This provides an opportunity for you to gain individualized advice for your specific business as well as listen to questions from others.
Take advantage of the different resources available to you at no-cost to help you start or grow you business.
Get to now other attendees. Share best practices, ideas, and strategies. Collaborate!
Finli, Founder & CEO
Guelaguetza, Founder & CEO
studio MDR, Founder
Get your questions answered by top subject-matter experts. Office hours provides direct access to experts from various industries and an opportunity for business owners to ask questions directly. This provides an opportunity for you to gain individualized advice for your specific business as well as listen to questions from others. Expertise will be provided for the following:
Access free business assistance in and out of the City of Los Angeles.
You need assistance? Most likely the City and its partners can offer the assistance you need free of charge:
Loan/grant application packaging
And much more!
Discover alternatives ways for accessing capital to grow or start your business.
What are some alternatives ways of accessing capital that a business should consider? How and when should these alternatives be considered?
Find out if you have the right mindset to succeed from a leading expert.
Dr. Maria Nemeth, PhD, MCC offers purpose-driven people simple yet powerful tools for training our brains for success.
Designed and refined over decades of work with people all over the world, her work turns timeless wisdom into practical skills that have helped tens of thousands to live and serve with clarity, focus, ease, and grace.
Author of "The Energy of Money" and "Mastering Life’s Energies"
When and how to access capital from Banks and CDFI's?
What are the best strategies?
Discover how to make a financial plan that sets you up for success.
Get to know loan options offered by Banks and
Community Development Financial Institutions.
Explore strategies for getting noticed and increasing leads.
Speak with a SCORE marketing expert to determine the best strategies for your business.
Learn about protecting your business in the following areas (and more!):
COVID-19 protocols and vaccine policies
Hiring, Managing & Terminating Employees
Wage and hour issues (including classifications)
employment law legal aid
Get your employment law and "new regulations" questions answered.