California Capital hosts and participates in many local small business events where business are offered the opportunity to receive free resources and connect with other local business owners.  Please frequently check our calendar for upcoming events in the Sacramento area.


Book Keeping for Small Business Series: PART 3- QuickBooks Lab- ADVANCED @ California Capital WBC
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Quick Books Lab- ADVANCED

***In order to participate in this hands on Quick Books Lab, you MUST have a laptop with the Quick Books software already installed.***

If you are new to Quick Books along with feeling overwhelmed and intimidated by accounting software, especially if you are not an Accountant or Bookkeeping then this course will explain. Understanding the difference between debits, credits, assets, liability , equity and much more. This course will teach you to understand the difference and make your financial records clearer for you and your business.
What you learn…

Getting Started and Setting Up
Working with Lists and Inventory
Entering Everyday Transactions
Customizing Forms
Understanding Accounting.
Manage Employees/Process Payroll
Work with Reports
Tips and Tricks
Presented by: Anita Johnson, founder of Money Wisdom for Women

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Sales and Marketing Masterclass: Part 2- Marketing to Federal Agencies  @ California Capital
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Marketing to federal government decision-makers presents unique challenges and opportunities for small businesses. This class will cover some of the requirements inherent in government contracts across different industries, identify common government procurement practices, and define the characteristics of businesses who are successful in selling to the federal government.
Presented by: Victor Johnson, Professional Civil Engineer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, and part owner for 2 firms that grew to be listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.

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How to Develop an IDEA into a Business (Business 101) @ California Capital WBC
Sep 26 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

How to Develop an IDEA into a Business

Many people, who are thinking about starting a business, mistakenly concentrate on the wrong issues up front, and end up wasting too much time and money.

SCORE will help you take the right steps in the right order. We will introduce you to a formula that all successful companies follow.

Be sure to take this class before making any commitments.

Presented by:Sacramento County DHA Business Information Center and SCORE

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Women’s Lunch and Learn: “Online Marketing Strategy Hacks for the Small Business Owner” @ SBA
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

“Online Marketing Strategy Hacks for the Small Business Owner”

Come join us as Veronika Monell, owner of JumpStartNOW brings her years of experience in online marketing, using new technology and out of the box solutions for your small businesses. She will be speaking about how to get noticed online, focusing on modern websites, online and social media marketing tips, tools, best practices and strategies. Topics covered will include:

Website & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Local SEO: Google, Yelp, Listing Sites, Maps & Reviews
Social Media & Video Marketing
*Please bring your sack lunch and enjoy this informative forum. Light refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you there!

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Financing with the Small Business Administration @ California Capital WBC
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Financing with the SBA

What You Will Learn

How does a small business get money?
Bank loans-are they impossible?
Doing your homework before applying for a loan and who might be able to help
Why banks might not be able to lend to your business. How SBA might help.
SBA loan guarantee program overview 7(a) & 504 Loan Programs
Tips for dealing with lenders

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How to do Business w/Sac County (W/DGS) @ California Capital PTAC
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Topics Covered: · Working with (or Selling to) the County of Sacramento · Registering your Business with Sacramento County · Tips for Successfully Responding to a BID · Local and Small Business Assistance Defined

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Sales and Marketing Masterclass: Part 3- Developing your Sales and Marketing Practice @ California Capital
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Now that you have the tools and the techniques for developing a successful sales and marketing practice, it’s time to go fishing for new business. In this final session, learn how to incorporate meaningful sales and marketing theories into your business development cycle. This session will hone in on taking practical steps and the adopting right attitude to fostering new customers and revenue streams for your business.

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Marketing to the Federal Government @ California Capital PTAC
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

By the end of this course you will be able to: Decide if Government Should Be Your Customer Understand Your Customer Evaluate the Government Market Evaluate Your Capabilities Focus on “The 4 Ps” of Marketing Make Contact (face to face if possible)

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Forms of Ownership with Internal Revenue Services  @ California Capital
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

S-CORP, C-CORP, PARTNERSHIP, SOLE PROP or LLC Tax Professional Enrolled Agent on behalf of IRS will guide you through how to choose the right entity for your small business. She will advise which is best and dispel common myths regarding different entities.
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How to Choose The Right Business Entity @ California Capital WBC
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

How to Choose The Right Business Entity

An overview of the basics of entity selection and formation. Including the differences between and the advantages of: California and Delaware Corporations, S and C Corporations, various types of Partnerships, LLCs, Sole Proprietorships and a few others. We will also cover the tax and liability implications of each. Finally we will go over the basic considerations you will need to form your own business entity, such as; corporate bylaws, and partnership, or membership agreements.

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