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Oct 30, 2017

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Oct 23, 2017

Category: Chamber News, Economic Development

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Sep 21, 2017

Category: SBA Learning Center

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Sep 21, 2017

SCORE Live Webinars
  Answer your questions andBUILD YOUR BUSINESSby learning from SCORE mentors and industry leaders.

Category: SCORE Live Webinars

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Sep 11, 2017

Category: Business & Workforce Development

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Sep 11, 2017

Category: Global Markets

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Apr 13, 2017

Advanced Technology and Education Park (ATEP)
ATEP GOALS: Create a cutting-edge education park that supports advanced technology, workforce development, and career-technical education & to attract strategic local and global partnerships and to provide student internship opportunities, synergistic collaborations, and workforce development. http://www.atepland.com/  

Category: Economic and Workforce Development Library

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Feb 14, 2017

10 Digital Marketing Trends in 2017
Digital marketing is constantly changing thanks to widespread ownership of smartphones, data-mining and video streaming, plus a cultural desire for digestible and personalized content. Learn which trends will affect your organization in 2017 and how you can use these trends to edge out your competition. You will learn which platforms deliver the most results and why.  By the end of this session, you will have a...

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Feb 11, 2017

2016 Community Report
We are pleased to present our seventh Community Report, which highlights the progress made by the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce on your behalf, and its impact on Irvine’s local economy. We’re proud to serve the community in such a meaningful way. And to better reflect the impressive achievements you’ll read about here, as well as future work, the Greater Irvine Chamber — one of...

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Sep 28, 2016

Small Business Resources with the SBA
The Small Business Administration specializes in helping small businesses grow, access capital and do business better. Leveraging their vast resources and network of experts, the Orange County SBA offers business tips and tools ranging from trademarks, computer security, SBA loan and finance programs, government contracting and more. Join us on September 22 as the SBA presents one of their leading experts on best practices for small...

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Mar 22, 2016

OC One-Stop: Your Strategic Partner for Workforce Solutions
Presenteed by Nancy Drew, Business Services Manager, Orange County One-Stop Center. Are you an employer interested in filling your open positions with the best candidates available? You should know about Orange County One-Stop, a free resource for area employers. This presentation offers an introduction to the free employment services provided by OC One-Stop for Orange Country employers.  OC One-Stop is a no cost resource for employers to access local,...

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Mar 16, 2016

Small Business Administration
The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. 5 Hutton Centre Dr Suite 900  Santa Ana, CA  714-550-7420.    

Category: Trade Resources, Government Partners, Business Advice, Industry Associations, Funding,

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Feb 22, 2016

US Commercial Service
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. 2302 Martin Court, Suite 315 Irvine, CA 92612 or visit export.gov.

Category: Trade Resources,

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Feb 19, 2016

OCTANe
Founded by technology visionaries, the OCTANe team has years of experience managing and leading companies of all sizes in both private and public markets. This team brings to OCTANe a level of diversity intended to leverage the OCTANe constituency. 65 Enterprise Aliso Viejo, CA 92656  Contact Alicia at Alicia@OCTANeOC.org for more information. (949) 330-6564.

Category: Industry Associations, Business Advice, incubators, Venture Capital, Product Development

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Feb 19, 2016

S.C.O.R.E. 114
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. 5 Hutton Centre Dr.Santa Ana, 92707 Please call for an appointment. (714) 550-7369.  

Category: Industry Associations, SCORE, Business Advice, Trade Resources, Government Partners, Mentors

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Feb 19, 2016

UCI Irvine Applied Innovation - The Cove
UCI Applied Innovation brings campus-based discoveries together with Orange County’s vibrant business community to support job creation and economic growth. Located in University Research Park, the 31,000-square-foot facility is the hub of UCI’s efforts to collaborate with the larger economy. The Cove  5141 California Ave. Irvine  92697 For more information contact Matt Bailey matt.bailey@uci.edu or call (949) 824-COVE (2683).

Category: incubators, Funding, Venture Capital, Product Development

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Feb 17, 2016

TriTech SBDC
The TriTech SBDC is the catalyst for high technology economic development in the Inland Empire and Orange County. TriTech assists, educates and connects high impact companies in bringing their ideas to market with professional integrity, commitment, creativity, and courage. Offices  at "The Cove"  5141 California Ave. Suite 250  Irvine, CA 92617  Contact Mark Mitchell at (951) 571-6378.

Category: Business Advice, Mentors, Funding, Capital Networks, Venture Capital,

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Feb 17, 2016

Orange County SBDC
  Orange County SBDC, an accredited member of the Association of Small Business Development Centers, is recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) with the Distinguished Center of Excellence Award. The Orange County SBDC stimulates economic growth in Orange County by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with expert consulting, effective training and access to resources. 2323 North Broadway, Suite 201 Santa Ana, CA 92706  714-564-5200.

Category: Trade Resources, Government Partners, Funding

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Feb 16, 2016

Category: Product Development, Mentors

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Nov 13, 2015

Small Businesses in Government Contracting
Modern businesses need to be present and engaging on social media.  Most small businesses struggle with social media execution due to limited time, training and budgets.  Large businesses have the deep pockets to hire marketing agencies but small businesses can achieve similar online success by deploying simple strategies and tools on a limited budget and small marketing staff. Join Kari Simmerman, owner of SocialPhoto - the...

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Oct 29, 2015

City of Irvine
Irvine’s strength is its people. The City is the success it is today because of the more than 249,595 hard-working and community minded citizens who have chosen Irvine as their home. Irvine’s population has grown significantly over the past 40 years, with population increases averaging 20 percent per year between 1970 and 1980.

Category: Trade Resources, Government Partners

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Oct 29, 2015

Women in Trade Orange County
WIT-OC is an affiliate chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), with over 25 member chapters worldwide. WIT-OC is a California non-profit organization founded in 1985 as Women in World Trade. 

Category: Trade Resources, Association Partners

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Sep 15, 2015

City of Irvine Zoning Map
City of Irvine Zoning Map including city boundries, planning areas, and zoning codes.

Category: Site Selection, Maps

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Sep 08, 2015

Accessing the Global Business Community
Join Founder/CEO of 101 Business Insights Group Andre Jankowitz and discover how easy it is to take your business expertise to others on a global scale. Andre will help you discover how business can become global and low-cost tips and techniques to connect with a global audience.

Category: Webinars, Multicultural Training, global and international business webinars, International Development Committee (IDC) Library

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Jul 15, 2015

Certificate of Free Sale
Many countries require a Certificate of Free Sale, sometimes called a “Certificate for Export” or “Certificate to Foreign Governments.” The certificate of free sale is evidence that goods such as food items, cosmetics, biologics, or medical devices are legally sold or distributed in the open market, freely without restriction, and approved by the regulatory authorities in the country of origin (United States).

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Jan 01, 2015

City of Irvine Planning Department
City of Irvine permit applications may be submitted at the Permit Processing counter located in the City Hall.  The counter is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays. Appointments can be made with our permit Counter Staff to discuss: Project Submittal Requirements, Plan Check or Permit Fees & Permit Issuance Requirements.

Category: Permitting and Planning

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Jan 01, 2015

Codes, Licenses, & Permits
The City of Irvine has a planning development center in the City Hall. Information can be obtained about Use Permits, Certificate of Occupancy, Building Occupancy & Occupancy and New Buildings.

Category: Permitting and Planning

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Jan 01, 2015

City of Irvine Business Licensing
The City of Irvine requires all commercial and residential businesses operating within the City to obtain and maintain a business license (Code of Ordinances Section 4-6-201) within 60 days of the first date of conducting business. The business license requirement enables the City to maintain a database of businesses within the City that is used for police emergency responses, sales tax purposes, and a multitude of...

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Jan 01, 2015

Certificate of Origins
A Certificate of Origin (COO) is a document that is required by certain foreign countries for tariff purposes, certifying the country of origin of specified goods. Certificates of Origin are available M-F form 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and Fridays until 12pm. Why do I need a Certificate of Origin? 

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Jan 01, 2015

The Export-Import Bank of the United States
The Export-Import Bank of the United States is chartered by Congress to promote the expansion of U.S. exports and U.S. jobs. Our trade financing products can help your company increase sales, enter new foreign markets, and minimize the risks inherent to international trade. Why? Because financing is often the critical factor in winning an export sale!Now, more than ever, U.S. businesses need to leverage new...

Category: Trade Resources, Government Partners

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Dec 31, 2014

Category: Green Certification

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Dec 31, 2014

Category: Green Certification

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Jun 14, 2014

Orange County Business Council
The Orange County Business Council (OCBC) is the leading voice of business on important issues locally, regionally and nationally. The organization works to enhance Orange County's economic development and prosperity to preserve a high quality of life. 2 Park Plaza Irvine, CA 949 476 2242

Category: Industry Associations

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Jun 14, 2014

City of Irvine Charity Directory & Disaster Relief
The City of Irvine Charity Directory is designed to inform and educate those interested in making contributions to charitable organizations that assist Irvine residents and surrounding areas. There are many ways in which to support worthwhile causes in the City. Help out with monetary donations, or a small bit of your time each week

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Dec 31, 1969

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Dec 31, 1969

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