From banking tips to the latest marketing tools, this reference guide provides valuable information to small business owners at all stages of growth. Program materials on the U.S. Small Business Administration annual awards luncheon is also included.
SBA Region IX Sub-Contractor Award of Excellence Bob Hannah Pell Mell Supply Inc. Sponsor: National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
Whether your business is just starting up with a checking account and limited additional banking needs, or you are preparing to enter into a complex acquisition transaction financed in part with the proceeds of a commercial loan, the ease with which your business can satisfy its present and future banking needs will depend upon a variety of factors.
As it heads into its third century, the business community in National City is varied and thriving. Located close to the Mexican border and offering easy shipping, rail and freeway access, San Diego County's second oldest city is experiencing solid growth and is attracting new ventures and projects.
North Island Credit Union believes in putting people -- members and employees -- first. The credit union's formula for success has proven that employee satisfaction drives member satisfaction, and that, in turn, drives a strong bottom line. North Island Credit Union places value on every employee as an individual, and provides each with a career rather than just a job.
Although most customers remain loyal patrons when their most recent experience with frontline employees were good ones, many companies have relied primarily on marketing gimmicks and low prices to bring customers back.
As a business owner, are you looking for ways to maximize the efficiency of your company? One way to accomplish this is a properly structured balance sheet. Matching short-term needs with short-term loans and long-term needs with long-term loans is one of the easiest ways to meet your goals.
Community Health Group is the oldest nonprofit health plan in San Diego County. We have been providing health care services to San Diego County's growing and diverse population since 1982 and currently serve over 100,000 members. Our plan members have a wide network of health care practitioners, hospitals and ancillary providers from which to choose.
SBA lenders in San Diego and across the country have achieved outstanding results year after year, especially during the last year. It took great effort and partnership to achieve these results.
Small Business Person of the Year
Small Business Person of the Year
Once again, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the Small Business Administration, North Island Credit Union and The Daily Transcript to celebrate small business at the 2004 San Diego Small Business Awards, featuring the North Island Credit Union "Excellence in the Work Environment" award.
By definition, an entrepreneur is one who assumes the risk of a business or venture. Self-made men and women can often point to their ability to assume risk and thrive in uncertain situations as a key to success. These business owners have become successful by seeking risk and concentrating their assets and efforts.
As an entrepreneur, you may regularly get letters that say:
Do you blog? According to Entrepreneur Magazine, blogs are one of the hottest and coolest Web-based communication strategies. Current estimates place the number of blogs at 4 million plus and growing every day.
Let's face it. We're in business to make money. But do we actually have all the information we need to do that?
North Island Credit Union marked a milestone late last year by becoming the first credit union to fund Small Business Administration 504 loans in two counties -- San Diego and Orange.
Finding financing for a growing business often proves to be an entrepreneur's biggest challenge. The loan process can be so frustrating that it leaves some feeling, as one local business person put it, they've "been turned down more than the sheets at the Holiday Inn."
In this special report, we offer a variety of resources available to business owners, including advice for getting your business off the ground and growing it to a successful establishment. This report also serves as the program guide for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual Small Business Awards Luncheon.