Monday, Oct. 14

Small Business Seminar

“Human Resources and Payroll Taxes”

Valley Economic Development Center

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

VEDC, third floor

5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

Free

(818) 907-9977 or lhawkins@vedc.org

Business Networking Dinner

“The Seven Deadly Sins of Business Networking”

California Women Business Owners

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Maggiano’s Restaurant

6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills

Cost: $30

(818) 925-6908 or reservations@cwbo.org

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Small Business Seminar

“Women Owned Small Business Certification”

Valley Economic Development Center

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

VEDC, third floor

5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

Free

(818) 907-9977 or lhawkins@vedc.org

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Ninth Annual Mayor’s Luncheon

United Chambers of Commerce,

San Fernando Valley and Region

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Warner Center Marriott

21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills

Cost: $55, RSVP required

(818) 981-4491 or marian@unitedchambers.org

Business Networking Mixer

Chatsworth-Porter Ranch Chamber of Commerce

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Orange Grove Bistro

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge

Free

(818) 341-2428 or info@chatsworthchamber.com

Business Networking Mixer

Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Palm Garden Hotel

495 Ventu Park Road, Thousand Oaks

Cost: $5 members, $15 non-members

(805) 370-0035 or dborja@conejochamber.org

Thursday, Oct. 17

Business Networking Breakfast

Canoga Park-West Hills Chamber of Commerce

7:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Hometown Buffet

6705 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills

Cost: $15 members, $20 non-members

(818) 884-4222 or info@cpwhchamber.org

Friday, Oct. 18

Leadership Forum

Guest speaker: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Valley Industry & Commerce Association

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center

12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City

Cost: $50 members, $100 non-members

(818) 817-0545 or katie@vica.com

Saturday, Oct. 19

Small Business Seminar

“Business Survival in a Bad Economy”

Valley Economic Development Center

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

VEDC, third floor

5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

Free

(818) 907-9977 or lhawkins@vedc.org

Annual Calabasas Pumpkin Festival

Calabasas Chamber of Commerce

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (runs through Sunday)

Juan Bautista de Anza Park

3701 Los Hills Road, Calabasas

Cost: $5

(818) or info@calabasaschamber.com

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Small Business Seminar

“Networking and Mentoring for Businesses”

Valley Economic Development Center

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

VEDC, third floor

5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

Free

(818) 907-9977 or lhawkins@vedc.org

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Business Networking Breakfast

Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce

7:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Braemar Country Club

4001 Reseda Blvd., Tarzana

Cost: $30 members, $35 non-members

(818) 981-4491 or marian@unitedchambers.org

Small Business Seminar

“QuickBooks Tutorial”

Valley Economic Development Center

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

VEDC, third floor

5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

Free

(818) 907-9977 or lhawkins@vedc.org

Friday, Nov. 1

Business Networking Breakfast

Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce

7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Palm Garden Hotel

495 Ventu Park Road, Thousand Oaks

Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members

(805) 370-0035 or dborja@conejochamber.org

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