• CAMEO's WOVEN Members - Branding and Storytelling to Attract Customers

    CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO Military Connected Women Business Owners | Monthly Local Meetup Sat. May 18,[masked]:30 am- 11:30 pm PST (please note the time change!) RSVP required Location Sip and Sonder 108 S. Market Street Inglewood, CA FREE - we start promptly at 09:30 hours == TOPIC Discussion Topics: Branding and Storytelling to Attract Customers General discussion about sales and growth strategies. LOCATION Metered parking is available near the cafe. CONTACT Melanie Rae CAMEO's WOVEN, Program Director Founder+Author, GuidedBusinessPlan [masked] Day of phone:[masked] NOTE: Location is subject to change. Please open confirmation emails. Thanks! == WHY JOIN OUR FREE GROUP Each meetup has a theme to build your sales confidence so you can ASK for more from lenders, investors and customers. We put you in touch with local resources to help you connect with your ideal customer, research your costs, find vendors to make your job easier plus more. === FOUR REASONS TO JOIN OUR MEETUP Here are just a few of the milestones achieved by our CAMEO’s WOVEN members: -Avis, USAF, practiced her pitch with us and won $5,000 in a VWISE competition for her clothing line for women affected by cancer. -Barbara won $500 during a pitch competition at our WOVEN Holiday Brunch for her travel industry app. -Alicia, USAF, is our Arizona-based member who opened a store-front for her microblading and skincare salon. As an aircraft mechanic, her skin broke out and she found a solution that gave her near-flawless skin so she studied cosmetology and opened Exclusive Beauty. She has received feedback to increase her customer base. She is flying out to be with us on August 18th! -Joshica, USAF, has been featured on Etsy twice as a best seller. Through WOVEN she has been introduced to beauty industry leaders who have offered to mentor her. She joined Pacific Coast Regional SBDC and has received hours of help with her business plan at no cost to her. ===

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  • CAMEO's WOVEN - Steps to Apply for Contracts & Certification (Online)

    CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO for Military Connected Women Business Owners Monthly Virtual Meetup Wed. May 1,[masked]:00- 1:00 pm PST (online) | Pacific Time 1st Wednesday of each month - RSVP required FREE == TOPIC: Contracting Hosted by Dr. Yvette Harris MEETING LOGIN INFO Female vets get overlooked for business in local state and federal government sectors. However, did you know these entities must set aside portions of the goods and services they need from businesses to female veterans? Did you also know that this also includes small business owned by female veterans? This is why you NEED to learn how to do business with government agencies. YOU are missing out on $$$$ that could scale your business UP, UP, UP! Don’t let this FREE training opportunity slip through your hands. Be ready with pen and paper because this hour might be the very thing you have been looking for to increase your business revenue! Call in #[masked] Access Code – Dial[masked]# https://join.freeconferencecall.com/ymh_edrconsult Be inspired! Topics are subject to change. The group is designed for military-connected women but open to all. CAMEO's WOVEN is a program of the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (microbiz.org/woven)

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  • CAMEO's WOVEN - What does your business need? @ Private Home in Long Beach

    CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO for Military-Connected Women Business Owners Special Event Sat. Apr 13,[masked]:00- 7:00 pm PST | @ a CAMEO Member's home in Long Beach RSVP required to receive address location FREE - Dinner provided == WHAT DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED? Join us in Long Beach at the home of Carmen to build your success plan whether you're thinking of starting a business or have one already. This is the first time we're having a "fireside chat" to hang out on a Saturday evening. Come out and let us know if you want us to host more of these. The address will be sent to those who RSVP. For planning purposes, it's in the neighborhood of Lakewood Blvd. by the circle intersection (Marshalls, Ross, Staples, Coffee Bean, etc.). It's in Signal Hill near the parks where people have picnics. Cherry Ave or Lakewood exit off the 405. PS. We are also meeting in the morning to have a legal clinic from 9:30-11:30 am in downtown LA. Check out the meetup event for details. Be inspired! == Topics are subject to change. The group is designed for military-connected women but open to all. CAMEO's WOVEN is a program of the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (microbiz.org/woven)

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  • CAMEO's WOVEN Meetup - Free Legal Q&A (near Koreatown)

    610 S Ardmore Ave

    Be like Joshica. Her trademark failed three times. With no budget for a lawyer, we matched her with a pro bono trademark attorney. He got it done. Come to our Legal Q&A led by a Public Counsel lawyer. What do you do after you incorporate? Can you copyright a dance move? Are you legally protected? Is your company a business or just a job? Please post your questions to this meetup or email us. Let’s make sure you have a game plan to move forward. == CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO Military Connected Women Business Owners | Monthly Local Meetup Sat. Apr 13,[masked]:30- 11:30 am PST CAMEO's WOVEN Meetup - 2nd Saturday of each month - RSVP required Public Counsel 610 South Ardmore Los Angeles, CA FREE - we start promptly at 09:30 hours == FREE LEGAL Q&A Potential Discussion Topics: Disclaimers Product/service liability What should be on product packaging Contracts to outline services "verbal contract" versus contract Intellectual property General discussion about sales and growth strategies LOCATION INFO Free refreshments. CONTACT Melanie Rae CAMEO's WOVEN, Program Director Founder+Author, GuidedBusinessPlan [masked] Day of phone:[masked] NOTE: Location is subject to change. Please open confirmation emails. Thanks! == WHY JOIN OUR FREE GROUP Each meetup has a theme to build your sales confidence so you can ASK for more from lenders, investors and customers. We put you in touch with local resources to help you connect with your ideal customer, research your costs, find vendors to make your job easier plus more. === FOUR REASONS TO JOIN OUR MEETUP Here are just a few of the milestones achieved by our CAMEO’s WOVEN members: -Avis, USAF, practiced her pitch with us and won $5,000 in a VWISE competition for her clothing line for women affected by cancer. -Barbara won $500 during a pitch competition at our WOVEN Holiday Brunch for her travel industry app. -Alicia, USAF, is our Arizona-based member who opened a store-front for her microblading and skincare salon. As an aircraft mechanic, her skin broke out and she found a solution that gave her near-flawless skin so she studied cosmetology and opened Exclusive Beauty. She has received feedback to increase her customer base. She is flying out to be with us on August 18th! -Joshica, USAF, has been featured on Etsy twice as a best seller. Through WOVEN she has been introduced to beauty industry leaders who have offered to mentor her. She joined Pacific Coast Regional SBDC and has received hours of help with her business plan at no cost to her. ===

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  • CAMEO’s WOVEN Connects – "Overcoming Mental Blocks" @ VEDC (Sherman Oaks)

    Why are you not moving forward? Where is your business? Let’s get unstuck together and pull each other out. == CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO Military Connected Women Business Owners WOVEN Connects Thu., Apr. 11,[masked]:00- 8:00 pm PST Let's Talk It Out - Overcoming Mental Blocks Hosted by Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC) (LA Business Source Center) at Valley Economic Development Center 5121 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 300 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 FREE == DISCUSSION Sometimes you just want to be around others who are going through the same challenges you are…and get ideas to overcome them! Army National Guard veteran Carmeletta Mobley will host an intimate discussion with military-connected women who are in business or are thinking about starting one. She will share mental blocks that impeded her progress to launch a motivational speaking business. She will let you know which apps to use to start earning “instant income” on the side to fund your business ideas. Plus how to find a “brigade” of supportive and no-cost business advisors. Bring your “how do I” business questions and get ready to meet ambitious women on their entrepreneur journey. A casual dinner is provided for free. Free parking in lot across from the venue. This meetup is sponsored by: CAMEO Women Vets On Point Valley Economic Development Center Guided Business Plan == Be inspired! Topics are subject to change. The group is designed for military-connected women but open to all. CAMEO's WOVEN is a program of the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (microbiz.org/woven)

  • CAMEO's WOVEN - 7 Must Knows to Finance Your Business (Online)

    CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO for Military Connected Women Business Owners Special Learning Event Monthly Virtual Meetup Wed. Apr 10,[masked]:00- 1:00 pm PST (online) | Pacific Time RSVP required FREE == 7 Must Knows to Finance Your Business This is an open forum with a financial/insurance specialist. We will talk about various topics such as how to find money through expense reduction, options for those with challenged credit, and having a savings plan even when the cash flow is tight. If you are timid about your money, you're just launching your business or you struggle to make payroll, join us for some stress relief. Presented by: Anita Hovanessian Agent California Insurance License # 0K28756 NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Greater Pasadena General Office S75 801 N. Brand Blvd.,14th Floor Glendale, CA 91203 == MEETING LOGIN INFO https://guidedbusinessplan.my.webex.com/guidedbusinessplan.my/j.php?MTID=m18932c409ca310b531d857ed0cbcd5db Meeting Number:[masked] Call In Number:[masked] Password (if asked): cameo Be inspired! Topics are subject to change. The group is designed for military-connected women but open to all. CAMEO's WOVEN is a program of the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (microbiz.org/woven)

  • CAMEO's WOVEN - Steps to Apply for Contracts & Certification (Online)

    CAMEO's WOVEN - Meetup - a program of CAMEO for Military Connected Women Business Owners Monthly Virtual Meetup Web. Apr 3,[masked]:00- 1:00 pm PST (online) | Pacific Time 1st Wednesday of each month - RSVP required FREE == STEPS TO APPLY FOR CONTRACTS & CERTIFICATION Discussion Topics: In 2019 the California Water Association granted Melanie Rae, Founder + Author of Guided Business Plan, a contract to design a certificate course to train successful business owners on how to win more contracts with water utility buyers. In the same month, a PTAC in Chicago asked Melanie to create a custom book for their 6-week contracting course. Spend an hour with Melanie to learn how you can grow your military-connected business with public and private sector companies. == MEETING LOGIN INFO https://guidedbusinessplan.my.webex.com/guidedbusinessplan.my/j.php?MTID=m7513fa22a2ea295f6be398fbd4f2e75d Meeting number:[masked] Password: cameo Join by phone[masked] Be inspired! Topics are subject to change. The group is designed for military-connected women but open to all. CAMEO's WOVEN is a program of the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (microbiz.org/woven)

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  • CAMEO's WOVEN - Common Mistakes When Opening a Business (Online)

    CAMEO's WOVEN - a program of CAMEO for Military Connected Women Business Owners SPECIAL EVENT Monthly Virtual Meetup Wed. Apr 3,[masked]:00- 11:00 am PST (online) | Pacific Time RSVP required FREE == TOPIC COMMON MISTAKES WHEN OPENING A BUSINESS plus tips to transition to an employer Discussion Topics: Learn from US Air Force veteran Alicia Ogozaly who transitioned from a jet fighter mechanic to the owner of a two-location beauty salon. Alicia will share... -The basics of starting any type of business -Tips to a smoother grand opening than what she had -Lessons learned from hiring onsite contractor If you are thinking about opening a brick and motar or are hiring employees and contractors soon, Alicia can provide you insight from a unique perspective. == MEETING LOGIN INFO - updated 2/18/19 https://guidedbusinessplan.my.webex.com/guidedbusinessplan.my/j.php?MTID=mea1b09da2956e716849bd47e8af0915c Access Code:[masked] Call-in No:[masked] Be inspired! Topics are subject to change. The group is designed for military-connected women but open to all. CAMEO's WOVEN is a program of the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (microbiz.org/woven)