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Webinar Series

The Chamber has launched an important series of webinars focused on strategies and solutions for small businesses as the economy reopens. Take advantage of these free webinars live or on-demand.

Check our Calendar of Events for upcoming webinars

Labor Law & Employer Risk of Hiring Employees


In this webinar we will address critical wage and hour compliance issues like minimum wage, overtime, and meal breaks. Learn best practices to minimize risk, streamline payroll, and avoid costly mistakes. Plus, we'll delve into California's proposed Right to Disconnect bill (AB-2751) and its potential impact on employee scheduling and communication.

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Conventional and Alternative Business Financing

Struggling to secure funding for your business dreams? Learn about all your financing options, from traditional loans to cutting-edge solutions, and walk away with the knowledge to confidently navigate your business financing options. 

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How to Get Your Business Loan Ready

In this webinar, we'll go beyond the basics and give you the tools you need to craft a winning loan application. We'll dive deep into the 6 C's of Credit, helping you understand how lenders assess your business's creditworthiness. We'll also walk you through the essential documentation lenders require and provide guidance on gathering it efficiently. Plus, we'll explore alternative financing options to ensure you find the perfect fit for your business needs. Don't miss out on this informative session that will set you up for success.

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100% Financing for Acquisition of Businesses and Owner- Occupied Properties

This webinar delves into the world of financial statements, with a special focus on how balance sheets can become your secret weapon for effective business management. Learn how to decipher this key document, understand its role in your financial health, and gain practical strategies to track your money with confidence. By the end, you'll be equipped to make informed decisions that drive your small business towards success.

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100% Financing for Acquisition of Businesses and Owner- Occupied Properties


This webinar dives into the power of the SBA 7(a) loan program for financing two key business acquisitions: commercial real estate and existing businesses. We'll unpack the program's benefits and eligibility requirements, along with the qualities lenders seek in strong applicants. Additionally, the discussion will explore preferred industries for 7(a) loans, typical loan timelines, and real-world success stories to inspire your own path to ownership.

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Cheat Codes: AI Made Simple

This webinar cuts through the complexity of AI, offering practical tips for a smooth transition. You will be guided through educational strategies, explore user-friendly AI tools, and help you confidently launch manageable projects. Join us and unlock the power of AI for enhanced productivity and success.

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Leveraging AI for Impactful Content Marketing 


Dive into the power of AI in content marketing. Learn how AI unlocks creative content generation, explore responsible implementation strategies, and ensure you navigate the evolving AI landscape. 

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How to use AI to Grow Your Business 


Gain insights into how AI automation can slash business costs, optimize workflows, and empower you to leverage cutting-edge AI tools like Gemini, Capcut, and Canva to boost sales and customer engagement. 

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Demystifying Certification for DGS, LA County, and California Public Utilities Certification (CPUC)

Learn the importance of why your business needs to be certified with the Department of General Services (DGS), LA County, and California Public Utilities (CPUC) for procurement and contracts opportunities.

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How to Manage Your Business Cash Flow

Take control of your business finances and learn valuable strategies to manage your business cash flow effectively.

Our expert speakers bring over 50 years of combined experience in business banking and financial management. They're passionate about empowering business owners like you to achieve financial success.

Join our industry leaders as they walk you through:

  • Understanding your financial statements
  • Discovering the benefits of financial management
  • Mastering the role of cash flow statements for accurate financial tracking

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DGS: State Procurement Webinar

This webinar will cover everything you need to know about State procurement. Presented by Darvin Manuel, Business Outreach Liaison, Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS). 

· Explore Key principles, from planning to contract management, for optimizing state procurement processes.

· Discuss the role of technology and innovative solutions in modernizing state procurement practices. 


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Amplifying Your Brand & Cultivating Leads: Mastering LinkedIn for Business Success

In this insightful webinar, Louis R. Reyes, President, Blue Icon Communications, will delve into how you can amplify your brand and cultivate leads using LinkedIn. You'll learn how to optimize every aspect, from showcasing your expertise to crafting content that resonates with your target market. Discover powerful sales products, AI, and automation hacks that will save you time while boosting your impact.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn proven lead nurturing techniques to turn connections into loyal customers.

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Moving Your Business to Your Own Commercial Building

This webinar will cover everything you need to know about making the transition to commercial real estate ownership. Moderated by Olivia E. Rios, Director of Operations & Programs, Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce and joined by a panel of esteemed experts at Bank of America, Valerie Rivas, Vice President, Small Business Community Officer, Carlos A. Gonzalez, Vice President, Small Business Banker, Peter Drake, Senior Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer, and Roger A. Martinez, CPA, Partner, Audit Practice Leader at Vasquez + Partners LLP will provide insights on the benefits of owning your own building.

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Equipment Financing & Potential Tax Benefits in 2023

Are you looking to replace or add new equipment to your business? In this webinar, you will learn about the potential tax benefits of purchasing equipment in 2023, including Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation.

Did you know that 40% of equipment purchases happen in Q4? That's because equipment vendors often offer the best deals during this time of year. And with CPAs advising businesses to invest in equipment to maximize tax incentives, there's never been a better time to upgrade.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about potential tax benefits and invest in equipment for your business.

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Cash Flow Management Part 4 of 4 Webinar Series

In this webinar, our subject matter expert Valerie Rivas, Vice President, Small Business Community Officer, Bank of America, will equip you with the knowledge and strategies to master cash flow management, a critical aspect of business success.You'll gain an understanding of cash flow concepts, including how to construct a cash flow budget that accurately forecasts your company's financial future.

Armed with this essential knowledge, you'll be empowered to identify potential cash flow imbalances and proactively implement strategies to optimize your cash flow. 

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Financing Options for Small Businesses Part 3 of 4 Webinar Series

Navigating the financial landscape can be a daunting task for any business. In this session our subject matter expert, Valerie RivasVice President, Small Business Community Officer, Bank of America unravels loan approval, explores specialized financing options, and delves into the world of alternative financing.

Watch and gain valuable insights on:

• Demystifying the intricacies of loan approval and credit assessment • Exploring specialized financing options tailored to your business needs

• Unveiling the world of alternative financing and its potential benefits


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Building Business Credit Part 2 of 4 Webinar Series

In this informative session, we'll dive into the intricacies of loan applications, guiding you through the essential steps to impress lenders and bolster your approval chances. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the factors that lenders weigh when making loan decisions, empowering you to present yourself as a financially responsible and trustworthy borrower.

Our esteemed subject matter expert, Valerie RivasVice President, Small Business Community Officer, Bank of America  will equip you with the knowledge necessary to master the art of the loan application in today's dynamic environment and unlock the financial resources you need to achieve your aspirations.

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Building Business Credit Part 1 of 4 Webinar Series

In this session our subject matter expert, Valerie Rivas, Vice President, Small Business Community Officer, Bank of America delves into the intricacies of building business credit, from understanding the 6 C's of Credit to navigating the nuances of personal versus business credit. Discover key factors that influence business credit and learn effective strategies for raising your business credit score. Gain insights into credit score best practices and empower yourself to make informed decisions that safeguard your business's financial future.

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New Construction- Single Family & Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) and Title 24 Updates

This is the second installment in our New Construction webinar series, receive a comprehensive overview of the latest financial and technical incentives for commercial and non-residential projects.

The session was moderated by Ruby Rose Yepes, Key Accounts Senior Advisor, New Construction, Southern California Edison (SCE), and our subject matter expert was Tina Hendrix, Outreach Specialist, Willdan and Jeffery Liang, Senior Energy Efficiency Manger, Energy Solutions.


Key topics include:

  • New commercial construction assistance
  • State and local rebates and incentives
  • California Energy Design Assistance Program
  • TECH Clean California
  • Other financial assistance programs


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New Construction- Single Family & Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) and Title 24 Updates

This webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the latest incentives for New Construction- Single Family, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU), and provide you with Title 24 updates. Whether you are a homeowner, contractor, or developer, you will gain valuable insight and resources from our panel of experts.

The session was moderated by Ruby Rose Yepes, Key Accounts Senior Advisor, New Construction, Southern California Edison (SCE), and our subject matter expert was Melinda Dinin, Marketing Manager, TRC Companies, Inc.


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Energy Realities & Why I Should Care

This discussion will highlight energy realities often ignored in policy and planning, and the unintended consequences we're experiencing. The oil and gas industry are paving a sustainable path forward where all energy sources contribute to achieving climate goals while meeting societal needs. Learn about the critical need for all types of energy for all consumers to run the economy, your home, and business.

This session was moderated by Diana Rodriguez L.A. Latino Chamber Board of Director and Vice President of Actum LLC

Featured Speakers:

Cathy Reheis-Boyd, President WSPA

Argelia Leon, Director, Strategic partnerships and Southwest Policy WSPA 

Brissa Sotelo-Vargas, Director, Community Relations & Government Affairs Valero Energy Corporation 

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Signature Program Faces of Resilience Reinventing Through Resilience

In this video, you'll hear from Latina leaders at the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce Signature Event, Faces of Resilience: Reinventing Through Resilience. These phenomenal women show us that anything is possible if you never give up on your dreams. Get ready to be motivated, inspired, and empowered by the stories of these amazing Latina leaders.

This session was moderated by Christina Sanchez of AltaMed and hosted by Olivia E. Rios of the LA Latino Chamber of Commerce, in conversation with:

Watch this video here and learn how to reinvent yourself through resilience!

Sustainability Training 

In this session we discuss the environmental impact of businesses and how to reduce energy costs. We'll also explore ways to increase sustainability to be more efficient and profitable. This webinar is for businesses of all sizes who are interested in learning more about how sustainability can benefit their bottom line.

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Grow with Google: Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs 

Design thinking is a powerful tool that can help you solve problems and create new opportunities. In this webinar you will learn how to use design thinking to create innovative solutions to your business challenges.

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ARIBA Training Webinar


In this session we will discuss how the ARIBA Platform can help your businesses work with many utilities and public organizations.

Key topics will include:

  • How to register with ARIBA and view procurement opportunities
  • The benefits of using a single procurement platform
  • Benefits of a collaborative procurement environment

This webinar is perfect for businesses that want to expand their reach and work with utility companies and other public organizations.

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How to Protect Your Business from a Cyber Security Attack


In this video, our panel will discuss the latest trends in cybersecurity, the state of the marketplace, and how businesses can solve their cybersecurity needs. We will cover the following topics:

  • The state of the union of cybersecurity: What are the biggest threats facing businesses today?
  • How is the marketplace handling today's cybersecurity problem? What are the different types of solutions available?
  • What are the trends in cybersecurity? What are the new technologies and techniques that businesses need to be aware of?
  • What are businesses owners and homeowners doing about the cybersecurity problem?

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CPUC Certification Workshop


Join this session to learn more about the advantages of becoming a certified diverse business and the procurement opportunities available to certified businesses.

In this webinar, Ed Salcedo, Deputy Program Manager of the Supplier Clearinghouse, discuss the following topics:

  • The benefits of becoming a certified diverse business
  • How to apply for certification
  • The procurement opportunities available to certified businesses

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How to do Business with Delta Airlines


Learn more about business opportunities with Delta Air Lines and how your company can prepare to be a supplier for a Fortune 500.

Topics will include:

* Delta Air Lines Supplier & Diversity Program: Business opportunities with the World’s Most Admired Airline by Fortune 500.

* SkyBonus: Best in Class Business Travel Program

Delta Air Lines recognizes the critical role of small, minority, and women-owned businesses in the overall strength of the U.S. economy and ultimately to Delta stakeholders. To maximize returns to Delta customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities in which we operate, Delta seeks to utilize the products and services of qualified small, minority, and women-owned businesses

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Conversations with the Chairman & DGS

Join us for this high-level conversation with Darrel Sauceda, Chairman of the LA Latino Chamber of Commerce, and Demeshia Swanson, OSDS, Business Outreach Program Manager, and learn how to elevate your business.

Whether you are new to DGS or you are an experienced business owner, this webinar will provide you with the information you need to get started or to take your business to the next level in procurement

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How to do Business with CVS Health 

Learn the steps you need to take to gain contracts with CVS Health. Including developing a capability statement, pitch, and preparation processes.

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Developing A Business Plan an SCE Business Education S.T.A.R Workshop (Strategies, Towards, Achieving, Results)

In this interactive webinar, you will learn everything you need to know about writing a business plan. We will cover the following topics:

* The importance of a business plan

* The key components of a business plan

* How to write a business plan that gets results

This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage and optimize your back-office operations, resulting in maximum efficiency for your company.

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Back Office Capabilities Crucial for Success an SCE Business Education S.T.A.R Workshop (Strategies, Towards, Achieving, Results)

This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage and optimize your back-office operations, resulting in maximum efficiency for your company.

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DGS Contracting with the State of California

This session will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to identify, pursue, and secure contracting opportunities through the Department of General Services (DGS). Gain insight into the best strategies for navigating the DGS system, enabling you to maximize your success in acquiring contracts. 

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DGS Im Certified. Now What?

Are you newly certified for doing business with the state of California? It's time to take the next step and position your business to find and land bids. In this webinar, you'll learn about ways to increase your visibility, conduct market research, understand the contracting process, and more!

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DGS How to Do Business with the State of California


This webinar is an opportunity to learn how to do business with the State of California. Learn about Cal e-Procure registration, locating bid solicitations, researching contracts, and understanding SB/DVBE advocacy in order to expand your businesses.

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USC June RFQ Release Information Session

Join the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce and USC University Relations Office of Business Diversity & Economic Opportunity for a webinar on the upcoming Request for Quote (RFQ) in June 2023.

Learn how to become a qualified vendor, understand the process of responding to the RFQ, learn about upcoming contract opportunities, and comprehend USC's approach to project management.

Ms. Allyson Gipson will present the RFQ opportunity and provide information on the USC agreements. Don't miss this chance to get involved in local community projects and gain insight into a wider range of opportunities for your business!

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Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Webinar

During the webinar, Verizon's Octavia Fisher and Christian Andrade will be discussing a variety of resources available to small businesses, such as online courses, grants, and expert coaching. They will also be showing a live demonstration of the online platform and discussing the Verizon Grant for $10K and how to apply. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn more about the resources available to help you and your business succeed


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L.A. County Small Business Webinar

This webinar will provide unique insights and opportunities to small business owners and those interested in fair chance hiring. Attendees will discover and learn about the Small Business Concierge, the APEX Accelerator Program for Contracting, and business information regarding business certificates to supplement their pursuit of government contracts.

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New California Employment Laws 2023

Are you compliant with the new 2023 employee laws? Please join us for a high-level overview of the major laws that have been finalized for 2023 and see how they may impact your company.

Learn about the following Assembly Bills and New Laws for 2023!!

  • AB1949 Bereavement Leave
  • AB 2188 Cannabis Use
  • SB 1162 Pay Transparency
  • Mandatory Retirement Plans

Speakers: Marilyn Marrero, HR Consultant & Minerva Hernandez, HR Consultant

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Demystifying Certification for DGS, LA County, and California Public Utilities Certification (CPUC)

Looking to get your small business certified? 

This session will compare three certifications the Department of General Services (DGS), Los Angeles County, and California Public Utilities so that you can make the best decision for your company.

Speaker: Jack Ochoa, Founder, Infinity GPC.

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Los Angeles County Employability Business Grants

The Employability Business grant offers small and medium sized businesses in California the opportunity to receive grants from $20,000- $200,000 to Grow their business and create job opportunities for individuals with disabilities

Speaker: Megan Davis, Demand Side Employment Grant Manager, Department of Rehabilitation, Los Angeles County.

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How to Grow Your Business with Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce and Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board have partnered to provide a series of quarterly webinars that will inform LALCC members about existing resources to grow their business.

Speakers: Maritza Dubie-Uribe, MA, Executive Director, and Greta Setian, Senior Deputy, Los Angeles County Workforce Development. 

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Use YouTube to Grow Your Business

Join us for the last webinar of 2022. Google Digital Coach Roberto Martinez moderated Use YouTube to Grow Your Business. It's an interactive webinar where you will learn how to navigate YouTube to get maximum exposure on YouTube.  

You will be guided step-by-step on how to use this resource to grow your business.

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New Construction Session 3 of 3

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New Construction Session 2 of 3

Single Family and ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit)

Session 2 New Construction addresses single family homes and ADU's.  This webinar is geared to individuals in the areas of construction, design, architecture, building new single family homes and ADU's. Topic covered were the great incentives that SCE is currently offering under the CPUC, length in getting new services .

Subject matter experts include: Melinda Dinin at TRC Companies and shared the BUILD and CESH programs and Jose Gomez, Planner at SCE shared how designers and architects really need to go through the planning process prior to building. By doing so, homeowners could save thousands of dollars in redesign or rebuilding.  And lastly Ruby Rose, New Construction Senior Advisor shared how electric is the future of homeownership.

A deck is available for those who wish to see the presentation shared on this webinar. Send an email to info@shuanglijiaoshoujia.com with your request.

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New Construction Session 1 of 3

Multi-Family All Electric

This interactive session engages you with New Construction Multi-Family All Electric. This session was moderated by Ruby Rose Yepez, Senior Advisor New Construction at Southern California Edison and Chairman Darrel Sauceda at the L.A. Latino Chamber. As electric being the wave of the future in home construction, there are many incentives and rebates for multi-family units. Including rebates on EV chargers once they are installed. This includes level 2 chargers.

Our subject matter experts include Jose Tapia, Planner at Southern California Edison, Melinda Dinin, Market Manager at TRC Companies ,and Tina Hendrix, Outreach Specialist at Willdan. Session was moderated by Ruby Rose Yepez, Senior Advisor New Construct at Southern California Edison.

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Bid Proposal Preparation


This interactive session is ideal for those who are seeking to get contracts.  Bid proposals are submitted in different formats, from traditional document submittal to online portals.

Learn from four industry experts on the best practices for submitting proposals.  Including: How do you determine cost and how to create a design-built contract/plan; How SCE uses its ARIBA portal to submit your proposals. It's a cloud-based platform for buyers and suppliersLearn how to bid on a project accurately, including the scope of work and current pricing.

Combined, the speakers have over 40+ years of experience.  Hear from Chairman Darrel Sauceda (also COO of Associated Construction Group Services), Jose Chavira, Supplier Diversity Project Manager at SCE, and Board Members Rudy Gutierrez, President at SHELL Roofing Solutions and Elizabeth Martinez, VP of Business Development at Meruelo Enterprises, Inc, as they share their expertise in winning contracts. 

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Cyber Security - The Threat Is Real

We all deal with challenges on a daily basis in our work environment and Cyber Security should be at top of mind. We have three subject matter experts speaking on the topic that if not taken seriously, can harm your business.   The threat is real! 

Learn from the experts how to protect your identity as well as your business. Julius Argumedo, President at C1P Solutions, Peter Brooks, Founder & CEO at GuardDog, and Paul Holes, Security Consultant at Guard Dog as they share tips on how to avoid pitfalls of cyber security.

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Leading Through Changing Times - SCE Business Education S.T.A.R Workshop


We begin a 3-part series with the Southern California Edison S.T.A.R. (Strategies, Towards Achieving, Results). This webinar "Leading Through Changing Times" with instructor Marianne Ellis, CEO & Co-Founder at VEO Group.   


Ms. Ellis has procured clients for high-level clients and has assisted in seeking corporate contracts. She shared secrets, laser focus on customers, never stopped testing, and knew when the idea was ready for market. This interactive session allows you to look at your business, be confident in any situation, and work to grow your business. It's important to know your client so that your business is in tune with new paths, makes adjustments, and is able to compete.


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2022 Code Breakers, Session 1 - Single Family All Electric

The 2022 Energy Code has introduced significant changes for single-family occupancies, from how these occupancies are to be classified and organized within the code to the introduction of new Mandatory and Prescriptive measures facilitating preparation for future multifamily all-electric buildings. 

Join us and Nick Brown, Owner of Build Smart Group for "Code Breakers: Single Family All Electric". This interactive technical training session is where we review not only the all-electric preparation requirements of the Energy Code but also PV exemptions. We will also explore preparation for future all-electric buildings in the Energy Code requirements for HVAC systems, solar panels,  and battery storage. This technical training series is sponsored by our partners at Southern California Edison.

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Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

During Covid-19, the administration introduced several programs to assist businesses that were in dire need of resources. We know that all businesses, large and small were affected by the pandemic in one way or another. Businesses were forced to scale down due to loss of workforce; many had to shut down temporarily or completely; businesses learn to pivot on demand; and millions looked for resources to help stay afloat, including PPP and other small loans and grants.

Steve Barnett shares what is the Employee Retention Credit or ERC program and how it can work for you and your business. It’s a program created under the CARES Act as part of the federal government relief program to encourage and reward business owners that retain employees during the covid-19 pandemic.

 If eligible, you can get up to $26K per W2. Find out how.

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Delta Airline Programs


The Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce continues its partnership with Delta Air Lines.  Our Corporate Advisory Board Member Maira Braga shared the perks and bonuses,  and more importantly how businesses can be rewarded on future travels. Topics also included, Sky Miles, Sky Bonus, Delta SkyMiles Creditcard, Groups & Events Special Rates, and Sponsorship & Charity programs. 


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Could You Be Next? Cybersecurity To Protect Your Business


The Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 6 at 3pm, an interactive virtual session discussing cybersecurity.  The webinar topic "Could You Be Next? Cyber Security To Protect Your Business" will be lead by three industry experts.

Cyber-attacks continue to dominate tech headlines because of the daily impact it has on everyone from internet users to small and large businesses. The numbers will continue to grow as the world becomes more digitally connected and bad actors become more sophisticated in their efforts.


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Faces of Resilience (Continued)

Hear inspirational stories from our friends Linda Caballeo Sotello, Brissa Sotelo-Vargas, Loriann Serna, Nancy De Los Santos, Elizabeth Martinez and our host Sylvia Castillo as they will share their transformation, life's lessons, triumphant moments that made them who they are today. 


California Laws & Updates for 2020

With each new year, comes new laws.  Our partners at BBSI will update you on the latest changes that will affect your business and employees.  

 

Managing a business requires so much more than providing a product or service. Business owners have people to lead, bills to pay, and growth to plan for.

That’s why BBSI surrounds its clients with a dedicated team of professionals that they call a Business Unit. These business unit teams are composed of experienced consultants and specialists in the areas of HR, Risk & Safety, Payroll, Talent Acquisition, and Business Strategy.

Updates include: AB 1033 CFRA Leave Expanded to Employee’s Care for Parent-in-law, SB 331 New Restrictions on Employee Nondisclosure/No disparagement Clauses, Minimum Wage Increases, COVID 19 Requirements – COVID 19 sick pay, and more.

Faces of Resilience

Welcome to the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce new signature series Faces of Resilience. We are excited to be present phenomenal and successful women who will share pieces of their life and how they have become strong and resilient. 

 

We all have our own unique stories and as we hear from each of our guest, we will realize that our stories resonate with their stories and journeys in many ways.  

 

Like every woman we know, we have a smile, but you don’t know what’s behind it or what we’re all about.  Our next Faces of Resilience webinar will be hosted in the Spring of 2022. Stay tuned. 

 



5 LAWSUITS THAT WILL DEVASTATE YOUR BUSINESS - VALARIE GONZALEZ, ESQ.

With California Laws changing every year, you need to ensure you learn how to not beg sued?  Join two top LAWtinas Valerie Gonzalez, Esq. and Gina Zapanta, Esq. as they share insights to protect your business.  This informational webinar highlights 5 Lawsuits That Will Devastate Your Business.


Google & U.S. Bank

An interactive session with Google & U.S. Bank, Part 2 Investors & Loan Options. Presenters: David Mora is a Senior Vice President of U.S. Bank for the Emerging Business Group in Los Angeles County shared the Los Angeles Latino Business Loan program and how it works for our members. And Roberto Martinez at Google shared the difference between investors, microloans, crowdfunding and alternative funding sources and how they can affect your business. Click to view the video.

Contracting with the State of California

Finding contracting opportunities can be daunting as well as knowing which methods work for each.  This session wraps up how you can navigate through DGS and be successful at getting contracts.

Part 3: We Covered:

- The Various Acquisition Methods

- How To Find Contracting Opportunities

- Existing State Contracts

- Contracts Exempt from Advertising

- Do's & Don'ts of Bidding

- Commercially Useful Function (CUF)

I'm Certified. Now What?

Once you’ve identified and applied for the certification that is right for your business, it’s time to take advantage of the opportunities it creates. 

In this webinar, I'm Certified. Now What? provides useful tips on how to improve your Cal eProcure profile, conduct market research, find bid opportunities, and more. As the 5th largest economy in the world, California buys everything needed to conduct business and maintain state buildings, equipment, infrastructure and everything in between. Don't miss out on part 3 on August 17th "Contracting with the State of California" at 10am. You can register at decolorization.shuanglijiaoshoujia.com/dgs.  This webinar series is open to all businesses.

How to do business with the State of California

The state of California allocates BILLIONS of dollars to certified small businesses and disabled veteran business enterprises.  We appreciate our partnership with the Department of General Services who is here to guide you through this process of being certified and to be successful and getting contracts.  This is a 3-part webinar. The link below will take you to part one "How to do business with the State of California". Stay connected for the second webinar on August 10th and the last webinar on August 17th.  You can still register for the remaining series at decolorization.shuanglijiaoshoujia.com/dgs.  There are useful tips that you can apply to become certified or get contracts with Los Angeles County and or the state of California.  

Ho to do business with the State of California

The state of California allocates BILLIONS of dollars to certified small businesses and disabled veteran business enterprises.  We appreciate our partnership with the Department of General Services who is here to guide you through this process of being certified and to be successful and getting contracts.  This is a 3-part webinar. The link below will take you to part one "How to do business with the state of California". Stay connected for the second webinar on August 10th and the last webinar on August 17th.  You can still register for the remaining series at decolorization.shuanglijiaoshoujia.com/dgs.  There are useful tips that you can apply to become certified or get contracts with Los Angeles County and or the state of California.  

PPP Forgiveness & Round 2 PPP and Small Business Resources 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many struggling businesses were aided with loans provided by the Payroll Protection Program (PPP).  With deadlines coming soon, we partnered up with the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to guide you through the forgiveness process. Please join us for this informative session and take away golden nuggets and tips on completing the forms and understanding the new criteria.  

Women-Owned Small Business ReOpening Tips

More than 30 percent of small business are more likely to close their doors for good. Please join us for our next webinar as we bring together a group of women entrepreneurs and business owners to talk about tips and strategies they are using in their businesses to reopen and stay open. Important tips for all businesses.

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Tactics for Understanding Procurement

In conversation with Darrel Sauceda for a discussion on ways to grow your business through product or service sourcing. To access the presentation slides, click here. For the procurement matrix, click here. Click on the image below to access webinar recording.


Success with Safety Measures in the Workplace

Learn tips and resources from healthcare professionals and safety experts on measures you need to put in place to keep your workplace safe and hygienic for employees and customers. To access presentation slides, click here.

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Returning to Work: What Employers Need To Do Now

Current legal issues regarding reopening, presented by AlvaradoSmith business and employment attorney Raul F. Salinas.

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Small Business Big Problems: Cyberthreats


What is Cybersecurity and why it's important for your small business. Learn from the experts how to mitigate your remote teams. With  Krista Arthur of Consilien and Julius Argumedo of C1P Solutions.

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