Exports Fuel American Dream at Minority- and Woman-Owned California Small Business

By Nicole M. Woods, Export-Import Bank Public Affairs Specialist Over the last 9 years, minority and woman-owned business Combustion Associates Inc. (CAI) has significantly grown their business from a small domestic operation to one that generates the majority of its revenue from exports to sub-Saharan Africa, using financing from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (E...
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Export Essentials Symposium – Growing Minority & Women Owned Small Businesses

This engaging symposium will review the many resources and services available through the Export-Import Bank of the US, Small Business Administration and the Department of Commerce.  Attend this informative symposium and learn how these government agencies play a vital role in providing financing programs that help mitigate the challenges and risks of selling goods and services...
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Cintas Leads Diverse Supplier Sales Training Workshop

Cintas is partnering with the Pacific Southwest Council on March 24, 2016 in Carlsbad, Calif. to present a sales training workshop that will lead minority business owners through Cintas' sales model. The workshop will help you develop and sharpen your sales prospecting skills, covering topics such as marketing, getting referrals, cold calling, and overcoming objections. Cint...
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Tools For Every Season of Change in Your Business’ Life Cycle

Pacific Southwest Council and TR33, LLC partner together to present a special workshop March 31, 2016 focusing on Change Management. What is Change Management? According to TR33, “Change Management is the practice of applying a structured approach to transition an organization from a current state to a future state to achieve expected (i.e., planned) benefits.” Change is a t...
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