2019 LA Mayor's Small Business Summit

Event type: 
When and where
Monday, April 29, 2019
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Los Angeles Trade-Tech College - LATTC
400 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015

In recognition of US Small Business Week, Mayor Eric Garcetti will present his 2nd Annual Small Business Summit, a multi-faceted, free program with workshops, exhibitors, and hands-on contracting and certification assistance.


8 am Registration and Networking

9 am Plenary Program with City of LA dignitaries and the US SBA

  • Special Guest Speaker: Erik Huberman, Founder & CEO of HawkeMedia, the 15th Fastest Growing Private Company in LA County

10 am Resource Expo, Food Trucks, Contracting Clinic, and Breakout Groups in two tracks:

Startup Track:

  • 10 am Start Your Business in LA
  • 11 am Startup Funding Strategies
  • 12 pm Earn Your First Major Contract
  • 1 pm Tech Tools and a Digital Marketing

Growth Track:

  • 10 am Establishing a Business Location in LA
  • 11 am Growth Strategies for Existing Businesses
  • 12 pm Promoting your Products and Services
  • 1 pm Construction Contracting

2 pm Event ends

Event topic: 
Access to Capital
General Small Business
Women's Entrepreneurship
Small Business Week
Freelance Economy