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9th Annual San Francisco Small Business Week Kicks Off on May 13

[ 0 ] May. 8, 2013 | SBO Editor

WHAT: 2013 San Francisco Small Business Week

Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration, SF Small Business Commission/Office of Small Business, SF Chamber of Commerce, SF Council of District Merchants Associations, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, SF African American Chamber of Commerce, SF Economic Development Alliance, Golden Gate Business Association and Wells Fargo Bank

WHEN: Festivities begin on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Flavors of San Francisco 5:30-7:30PM and continue through May 18, 2013
WHERE: Metreon City View Room

101 4th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

WHY: Celebrate the small businesses that shape our communities, define our neighborhoods, create jobs, drive economic growth, and make San Francisco a world-class destination.

The Week’s activities include:

  • Flavors of San Francisco – Gala & Small Business Expo, May 13th
  • Board of Supervisors Awards Ceremony, May 14th
  • MEGA Make Contact LGBT Mixer, May 14th
  • SF Small Business Conference, May 15th
  • Small Business Week Awards Ceremony, May 16th (Invitation Only)
  • SF Economic Development Alliance (SFEDA) Mixer, May 17th
  • Merchant Association Mixers throughout the month.

SF Small Business Week consists of a week-long program of educational and networking events that honor, inspire, educate, and connect the business community. This year’s celebration, “Small Business: Shaping Our Communities,” will include more than 50 workshops, networking opportunities, awards ceremonies, and chances to share and receive wisdom.

SF Small Business Week 2013 Sponsors include: Presenting Sponsor, Wells Fargo. Flavors of San Francisco Hosts: Bay Area Development Company; Capital Access; CDC Small Business Finance; TMC Financing. Entrepreneur Sponsors: Aquaria Funds, T-Mobile, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). Innovator Sponsors: Vertical Response, YP. Pace Setter Sponsors: Chevron, Recology, Sterling Bank & Trust, Ooma, Kaiser Permanente, Xero, Elance, Pacific Gas & Electric, Visa, Inc, Astra Women’s Business Alliance, Salesforce.com, Intuit Inc., Cityview at METREON, Straus Events. Media Sponsors: Hearst Media Services, San Francisco Business Times. Visit www.sfsmallbusiness.com for more information.

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