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VBOC Small Business & DVBE Success Summit

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Friday, October 18, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

VBOC Small Business & DVBE Success Summit

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
All Access Pass- Attendee
VIP All Access Pass for the entire day includes VIP All access to the summit Breakfast, Lunch, Wine Tasting in accordance with the RanchoRoble Vineyards wine tasting policy from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. No other offers valid
Ended $125.00 $9.02
Non Profit Exhibitor Registration
Non Profit Exhibitor Registration, 1-6ft Table, 2- Chairs - All Access Pass
Ended $200.00 $13.20
All Access Pass- Exhibitor
VIP All Access Pass- Exhibitor Early Bird includes 2 VIP All Access passes, Exhibit booth, breakfast luncheon and wine tasting. Wine tasting in accordance with the vineyards wine tasting policy.
Ended $550.00 $32.71
Exhibitor Registration for State Agencies   more info Ended $250.00 $15.99

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Event Details

Wine Not? 

Learn the Secrets of Success from Veteran Business Owners?

During this small business and DVBE  summit, you will learn:

  • The Secrets to Small Business Success: Learn the secrets to success of small businesses from business owners. These successful leaders will reveal their successes, challenges, and how they overcame these challenges. 

  • 3 Year Economic Forecast (Sacramento Region): Experts discussing the California regional economic forecast,  where they expect business growth in California over the next three to five years.  How can you adapt your business goals to capitalize on profits?

  • Cybersecurity: Did you know the average cost of a cybersecurity attack for small businesses is $40,000? Experts will reveal cybercrooks’ latest tactics and offer comprehensive tips on securing businesses’ cyber systems specifically for small businesses. Be prepared with expert knowledge!

  • Networking with Local Business Owners and Private Wine Tasting: Network with other business owners and learn about Placer County's agricultural and viticultural climate during the networking reception. Wine taste from a local small business winery with award-winning Barbera and Chardonnay wines, with picturesque views including a sprawling 5 acres of vineyards, a pond view, and oak trees.

Our Speaker Lineup Is HERE! Learn from Experts about how to take your business to the Next Level!

Michelle Nguyen

Small Business Program Specialist

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Wayne Gross

Procurement Division Specialist

Customer Service Liaison Procurement Division 

State of California - Department of General Services

Heather Luzzi

District Director, Sacramento District Office

U.S. Small Business Administration

Robert Vermillion

President, RMV Technology Group LLC, NASA-Ames Research Center

Timothy Devine, MBA

President & Founder, Aviate Enterprises, Inc.

Michael Olivier, MBA

Expert, Small Business System Security Planning

Coreena Conley, MBA


Christella Sanchez

Stakeholder Liaison, Internal Revenue Service

Michael Bush

Field Director, Darktrace

Ken Shoemake

President/CEO, Stay Safe Solutions, Inc.

 Brianne Norberg

Founder, Women of Sacramento

 Robert Weygandt

Supervisor District 2, Placer County

 Brigg Goodwin

President, Granite Data Solutions

 Ivor Newman

Program Director

California Capital Procurement Technical Assistance Center

 John Kabateck

President & Founder, Kabateck Strategies

Alma Galvan

Customer Service Manager/Hispanic Liaison

Better Business Bureau of Northeast California

Rob Haswell

CEO, Placer County Visitor’s Bureau (Visit Placer)

Sanjay Varshney, CFA

Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank

Leslie Williams

Vice President, SBA Division, U.S. Bank

Outreach Coordinator, Sierra Small Business Development Center

Sierra Business Council



Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, as long as you register, we will have your ticket information at the event. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For any questions regarding the event, please contact Sydney Hazen, Program Manager, at

Have questions about VBOC Small Business & DVBE Success Summit? Contact Event and Training Ambassador 916.527-8400 or

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