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November 2019

Before You Sign that Lease (Richmond)

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this…

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Service Industry Series: Managing Money

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$10

Session participants will discuss finance basics including setting up an accounting system, invoicing, managing payments and planning for taxes. Participants will identify the best revenue model for their business, calculate their own breakeven point and leave with a collection of tools and templates to make accounting faster and easier for their business. Service sector businesses encounter unique challenges, different from those faced by manufacturing or merchandising businesses.In this four part series we will take a deep dive into some specific…

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Service Industry Series Bundle

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 18, 2019

renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Service sector businesses encounter unique challenges, different from those faced by manufacturing or merchandising businesses.In this four part series we will take a deep dive into some specific and unique elements associated with running a service-based business. Whether you’re interested in starting a service business or you’ve been at it for years, join us in our exploration of website optimization, employee engagement, financial profitability, and more.  Register for the full series and save the cost of one workshop! Topics OCTOBER…

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Preventative Business Law for Every Entrepreneur (SoMa)

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Learn how to use a lean and innovative risk management approach to business law to help you launch and scale your business successfully while preventing costly legal disputes. This workshop introduces self-help methods and resources for: business contracts, intellectual property protection, funding agreements, customer agreements, employee and independent contractor agreements, vendor agreements, commercial leases, and legal entity choices. You will also learn how to carefully investigate and choose the right parties to do business with. Although taught by an experienced…

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Richmond Chamber Of Commerce, 3925 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, 94805 United States
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This general information session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics like 5 common misconceptions about small business owners, the 7 keys to success, local resources and the services Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Richmond provides to help your business get going and growing. Cost: Free

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Build Your Own Website with Wix (Richmond)

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CoBiz, 1503 MacDonald Avenue, Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Ready to build your website? This workshop will introduce you to the basics of building a website and will provide you with a blueprint to publish your website. Please bring your own laptop and any files (logo, pictures, domain) you would like to be added to your website. This is a 3-hour class. Please bring your own laptop and own note-taking material. This is a free workshop. Instructor: Erick Chivichon Erick Chivichon is a professional digital marketer helping companies like…

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Calculating Your Break-Even Point (Richmond)

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This is part of our Financials Business Series offered every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. Calculating Your Break-Even Point 1. Startup Cost 2. Breakeven point 3. Pricing Instructor: Jose Puentes Seasoned International Accountant experienced in controllership and financial planning and analysis, ranging from shared financial services, manufacturing and retail distribution to corporate reporting in high-growth, multinational companies and non-profit organizations; Results-driven leader with a proven track record that reflects strong business acumen, financial development skills, strategic planning, financial reporting skills,…

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Women Mean Business East Bay: Activate Your Business Dreams (Richmond)

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mechanics Bank Community Room, 3190 Klose Way
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Attend our monthly Women Mean Business East Bay workshop and networking event. Topic: Activate Your Business DreamsCreate. Cultivate. Activate! Whether you’re ready to launch your first business or take your business to the next level, your business dreams can become a reality. Learn a step by step process to create a vision, cultivate the resources and activate your business dreams. Guest Speaker: Madelyn Mackie, Career Coach and Trainer Madelyn Mackie is the career and business activator! As a Certified Career…

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Orientation: Kick Start Your Business (SoMa)

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration, 455 Market Street
San Francisco, 94105 United States
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Held regularly at all Renaissance Centers, orientations will introduce you to Renaissance classes, workshops, programs for women, special events, access to capital, and other services as well as other resources in your community. They will help you determine which programs and services are right for you and your stage of business development. You will also engage in self-assessment exercises, meet other entrepreneurs, discuss keys to success and learn common misconceptions about entrepreneurship. Cost: Free Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will…

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Women Mean Business-Social Media Marketing, November 14th, San Jose

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Jose, 111 W. Saint John Street, Suite 410
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Social Media Marketing on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, & LinkedIn. Build your Business Foundation and Taking Swift Action! In this session you will learn the basic business systems you need to put in place to start and actually make money in your business fast.

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Como Hacer Videos Efectivos para Su Negocio (Richmond)

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Aprende en este taller la importancia de crear videos para promocionar tu negocio y como te pueden ayudar en aumentar tus ventas. Instructor: Erick Chivichon de Chivi Digital.

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Service Industry Series: Q&A with Successful Business Owners

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$10

Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to a panel of successful local service business owners about their journey, their challenges, and their tips and tricks. Service sector businesses encounter unique challenges, different from those faced by manufacturing or merchandising businesses.In this four part series we will take a deep dive into some specific and unique elements associated with running a service-based business. Whether you’re interested in starting a service business or you’ve been at it for years, join…

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Service Industry Series Bundle

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 18, 2019

renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Service sector businesses encounter unique challenges, different from those faced by manufacturing or merchandising businesses.In this four part series we will take a deep dive into some specific and unique elements associated with running a service-based business. Whether you’re interested in starting a service business or you’ve been at it for years, join us in our exploration of website optimization, employee engagement, financial profitability, and more.  Register for the full series and save the cost of one workshop! Topics OCTOBER…

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Effective Communication for Thriving Workplaces Part 2 (Richmond)

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
CoBiz, 1503 MacDonald Avenue, Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Come to the monthly workshop series on Communication Skills & Conflict Management with Duncan Autrey. This series will meet on the third Tuesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Effective Communication for Thriving Workplaces (Part 2) Participants will learn about the fundamentals of effective communication and lessons about the nature of conflict with Conflict Transformation Catalyst, Duncan Autrey. This class offers essential skills for any leader that wants to improve their relationships with colleagues, clients, vendors and employees.…

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Orientation: Kick Start Your Business (SoMa)

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

Held regularly at all Renaissance Centers, orientations will introduce you to Renaissance classes, workshops, programs for women, special events, access to capital, and other services as well as other resources in your community. They will help you determine which programs and services are right for you and your stage of business development. You will also engage in self-assessment exercises, meet other entrepreneurs, discuss keys to success and learn common misconceptions about entrepreneurship. Cost: Free Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will…

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Food Business Series (Richmond)

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. Workshop Topic: Lab Day Come ready with questions about your food business. Network with other food business entrepreneurs. In attending this workshop, you qualify for a one-on-one business consultation. Please note that this is the last food business workshop for the year. We will continue new food business programming in 2020. Stay tuned. About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate…

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Publishing Business: Understanding the process of getting your book on Amazon(Richmond)

November 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CoBiz, 1503 MacDonald Avenue, Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Publishing Business Series: Understanding the process of getting your book on Amazon Date: Last Monday of each month Length: 2 Hours Facilitator: Tamara Shiloh Class Content: Everything Amazon Why you should be on Amazon. The transition from Createspace to KDP Have you set up your author page? Reviews on Amazon Understanding your royalties Instructor: Tamara is an author and speaker. She is rewriting and updating her children’s book series. The five-book series, Just Imagine…What If There Were No Black People…

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December 2019

Social Media + Your Industry (Richmond)

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Social Media + Your Industry Lawyer. Doctor. Waste Management. Realtor. There are countless careers where people are confused on how to utilize social media. In this workshop we will breakdown how and if social media would be a good tool for you to develop your business. This is a 2.5 hour class. Please bring your own note-taking material. This is a free workshop. Instructor: Christina Kenney Hailing from the Rich (Richmond, CA), Christina is a Social Media Strategist also known as…

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Community Building For Business Growth (Richmond)

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bridge Storage and Art Space, 23 Maine Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Free

Community Building For Business Growth Are you looking to build a community around your business mission? Do you want more people to hear about the work you are so passionate about? With all the talk about online marketing, don't miss out on making a difference in your own neighborhood and getting quicker results in your business. In this workshop you are going to learn how to: Start and grow your community based around your business values Build your expert status…

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Marketing de redes sociales utilizando su celular (SoMa)

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

¿Qué es el marketing de redes sociales? Marketing de redes sociales es el marketing de internet que implica la creación y el intercambio de contenido en las plataformas de redes sociales. Únase a nosotros mientras le enseñamos cómo utilizar de manera eficiente y adecuada su celular para crecer su pequeño negocio. Desde aprender a contar su historia, atraer clientes y mucho más! Nancy Rosales es una Emprendedora, Consultora de Medios Estratégicos e Innovadora de Negocios. Ganadora del premio a la…

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