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Information Session - Berkeley Business Retention Program

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KC's BBQ

1235 San Pablo Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94706

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Are you running a small business or non-profit in Berkeley and need some assistance to keep your business thriving in your community?

Join us for an Information Session about the new Berkeley Business Retention Program. Learn more about the program’s services and eligibility requirements. Learn the basics of commercial leases and how to negotiate terms on space for your business or non-profit. And, network and meet other small business owners and non-profit leaders in your community.

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6:00pm – 6:30pm Networking
6:30pm – 6:40pm Overview of Berkeley Business Retention Program
6:40pm – 7:30pm Commercial Lease Basics
7:30pm – 8:00pm Networking

About the Berkeley Business Retention Program

The Berkeley Business Retention Program is a collaboration between the City of Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development, Uptima Business Bootcamp and Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses to support small businesses and non-profits that are at risk of displacement or closure in Berkeley.

The business assistance part of the program is provided by Uptima Business Bootcamp. It includes free one-on-one business advising and workshops to help business owners create an action plan, find funding, and implement their plans to keep their small businesses or non-profits in Berkeley.

About the Partners

City of Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development assists businesses, entrepreneurs, artists and community organizations to access services, feel welcome in Berkeley and thrive. Learn more: https://www.cityofberkeley.info/oed/.

Uptima Business Bootcamp is a member-owned business accelerator dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with greater access to hands-on education, resources, and community to create thriving businesses. Learn more: https://uptimabootcamp.com/.

Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses is a membership organization committed to connecting, promoting, informing, and representing black-owned and led businesses and nonprofits throughout the Bay Area. Learn more: http://baobobdirectory.com/.

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