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Valley Growth Lab

March 9, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for our Valley Growth Lab  a new program designed to strengthen local businesses.

This monthly in-person gathering will connect Valley business owners with the Alliance’s team of pro-bono subject matter experts to drive economic growth in the Valley.

Business Startup & Growth – Brett Dickstein, Small Business Advisor, The Valley Economic Alliance

Marketing – Patty Ross, Owner, Golden State Marketing

Lender Financing – Evelyn Escobar Zartner, Community Development Lending, HSBC

Ask Me Anything – Kathy McIntyre, Consultant, CMTC, Event Host

Utilities Rebates – Chris Bailey, Utility Services Specialist, LADWP

Contracting & Procurement – Nick Barrios, Manager of Community Economic Development, Build LACCD

Why Should You Attend?

  • Engage with successful business owners and the Alliance’s team of knowledgeable pro bono business experts
  • Participate in engaging demonstrations, walk-throughs, one-on-one opportunities, and small group sessions
  • Expand your professional network while enjoying complimentary wine and cheese
  • Receive business startup advice, marketing tips, and more


March 9, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


The Valley Economic Alliance
5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200
Sherman Oaks, California - CA 91403
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