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National #SBDCDay is March 22nd – Let’s Celebrate!

National #SBDCDay is March 22nd – Let’s Celebrate!

Join the Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network for the first #SBDCDay on March 22nd, a national celebration of the impact SBDCs make across the nation and on the small business community. This endeavor will unite nearly 1,000 SBDC centers across the nation and thousands of small business owners as they share via social media, in real […]

Federal Government Sets New Record: $13.5 billion federal contracting dollars went to SDVOSBs

Federal Government Sets New Record: $13.5 billion federal contracting dollars went to SDVOSBs. A recent post on the Small Business Administrations’s (SBA’s) blog by Barbara Carson, Deputy Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development, reported the federal government set a new record of achievement of rewarding contracting dollars to service-disabled […]

Learn the Fundamentals for Winning Contracts

Learn the Fundamentals for Winning Contracts

The Orange County SBDC is proud to present at the “Business Matchmaking Development Workshop” which is designed for prime and subcontractors.  The mission is to mitigate the pitfalls that curtail success by sharing key learning processes, and steps that can be replicated and customized to fit a supplier’s business model. Register Now!  

Step 1 in Successfully Competing for Contracts

Step 1 in Successfully Competing for Contracts

Do you have sufficient cash flow to be able to complete a contract?         In much the same way as business and marketing plans are key elements for a successful business, having a well thought out plan for competing for government and corporate contracts is a must. The plan focuses on many aspects including target […]

Health-Care Reform

Mary Spencer, USACE, Talks About Opportunities for Small Businesses

   A seasoned veteran provides insight to doing business with USACE. By Mike Sabellico, Business Consultant, Orange County SBDC. This month’s edition of Contract Central features an article on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and specifically their Los Angeles District Small Business Specialist, Ms. Mary Spencer, for the USACE Small Business Program. Mary […]

TVE2 News

The Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (IESBDC) is excited to announce its new Temecula office location in the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange (TVE2) – the City’s Small Business Incubator and Resource Center! In an effort to better serve the region IESBDC will provide its services out of the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange building. Working […]