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"The Micro-Business Summit is back and better than ever! Our 2020 lineup is focused on providing business entrepreneurs the tools they need to turn their talent, skills, and hard work into a successful business model."
Barbara Mason, Santa Cruz County Economic Development Coordinator.
MICRO BUSINESS SUMMIT
Tickets for the Summit
are available now.
For $49, participants will get:
4 Breakout Sessions
2019 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
GETTING YOUR BUSINESS ON THE MAP
Learn about how Google’s search algorithms work so that you can apply practices to increase your visibility. Attract new customers with a professional business profile, enable messaging, add images and videos, all to make it easy for customers to find you. Learn about creating or updating your listing and take advantage of a free website.
"If you’re looking for better ways to engage with social media, we’ve got you covered. Maybe you’d like information on nuts-and-bolts business processes; we’ve got that covered, too. That’s because we’ve leveraged the considerable resources of our various sponsoring agencies and businesses to bring you the best minds our region has to offer." - Zach Friend, Santa Cruz County Supervisor
The largest small business event in Santa Cruz County returns Friday, May 8, 2020 when hundreds of entrepreneurs and community leaders gather to share ideas and grow small businesses.
Returning to the Cabrillo College campus in Aptos, the 5th annual Micro-Business Summit features top speakers and valuable sessions on topics important to local small business owners. The event is the only one of its type in Santa Cruz County designed to help local businesses grow and increase their profiles.
Participants will be able to choose from a range of more than 40 dynamic speakers, with breakout sessions in marketing, managing cash flow, social media, website optimization, green business certification, cottage food production and more. The event includes an afternoon mixer with door prizes and complimentary breakfast and lunch. Enrollment is limited to 300 participants.
Take a look at this short video from 2018 produced by Summit attendee Athena Gam of Intentional Video.