Small Business Development Center

The City of South Gate has a partnership with the Long Beach City College Small Business Development Center to help South Gate business owners increase their sales, obtain loans, streamline operations, utilize new technologies, expand into new markets, and position themselves for long-term growth.

Whether you are an established business, thinking about starting a business or want to grow your business, the SBDC provides many services to assist you. No cost 1-on-1 consulting is provided by expert business advisers. For more information visit the SBDC website.
Small Business Management Training Program
April 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2015 at 8:30am-10:00am, South Gate Park Auditorium, Banquet Room

This free training will position your business for success with simple steps to help manage your business effectively. The training will be taught by an SBDC representative/current business owner, and will be offered in English with Spanish translation provided. Topics that will be covered in the training include, attracting and retaining customers, how to develop a business website, social media marketing, merchant services, lease negotiations, and more. Pre-registration for the training online is required by March 23, 2015. For more information, please call 866-493-4375.
            -Small Business Management Training Flyer
            -Register Online