Economic Summit 2007
Economic Summit 2007: Presented by Cal State East Bay Small Business Development Center Cal State East Bay Small Business Development Center Partners
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Economic Summit 2007, presented by the Cal State East Bay Small Business Development Center (SBDC), brings together a new and exciting generation of companies and leaders who are changing the global economic landscape.

Over the course of four Sessions throughout the year, attendees take part in workshops and interactive panel discussions that focus on critical global, regional and industry issues. Summit participants include business leaders, entrepreneurs, government representatives, media, and the academic community.

Session One
Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
de Young Museum, San Francisco | Monday, June 11, 12:30pm - 8pm

Presented in partnership with:

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability focuses on how your organization can improve its competitive position, reduce costs, and increase profits while becoming a more environmentally and socially responsible business.

Session Two
Accessing Capital
Oakland Museum of CA | Tuesday, September 25, 12:30pm - 7pm

Presented in partnership with Citibank

Accessing Capital focuses on the range of financing available to different types of companies and organizations, including start-ups, growth companies, later stage companies, and non-profits.

Session Three
Contracting Opportunities
Chevron Corporation San Ramon Headquarters | Tuesday, October 9, 12:30pm - 7pm

Presented in partnership with:

Citibank

Contracting Opportunities focuses on best practices in selling your products or services to large corporations and the public sector, including effectively marketing your company to procurement officers.

Session Four
Technology and Innovation
Microsoft Silicon Valley Conference Center | Thursday, November 8, 12:30pm - 7pm

Presented in partnership with:

Attend Technology and Innovation and explore new technology trends, hear from industry experts, be inspired by emerging business models, network with successful entrepreneurs, and learn how to build businesses that leverage a new wave of innovation.

Panel topics include "Web 2.0: Marketing Opportunities for Your Business", "Accessing Capital for Technology Ventures", "The Art of Innovation", "What's Next", "Building a Successful E-Commerce Business", "Cleantech", and "Smart Office: Web-Based and Mobile Applications."

Online, paid registration includes a one year subscription to Fast Company
(valued at $10).

Session One
Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
Monday, June 11
12:30pm - 8pm
de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
Review Photos and Podcasts

Session Two
Accessing Capital
Tuesday, September 25
12:30pm - 7pm
Oakland Museum of CA

Session Three
Contracting Opportunities
Tuesday, October 9
12:30pm - 7pm
Chevron Corporation
San Ramon Headquarters

Session Four
Technology and Innovation
Thursday, November 8
12:30pm - 7pm
Microsoft Silicon Valley
Conference Center
Mountain View
Advance Registration: $50
At the Door: $75
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Honorary Co-Chairs
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
Chair, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works
U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Lead Partners

Citibank

East Bay Business Times

Bay Area Development