Business Workshops


                                          Business Workshops                                                          

The Glendora Economic Development office makes an effort to support the development and growth of its business community by providing quality workshops.

Access to Capital - Friday, April 11, 2014

The next workshop is scheduled for April 11th, 8am to 10am and will explore the different financing options available for new, start-up businesses as well as existing businesses that are in the growing/expansion phase.  Representatives from the Small Business Administration, Small Businesses Development Center and the City of Glendora will be presenting information and resources available. 

This is a Free workshop, but registration is recommended.  Please send you reservation request to Valerie Escalante with the City of Glendora to or by phone at (626) 914-8292. 

To view the information flyer, please click on the following link:      Access to Capital

                                      Business Workshop

To review past workshops, please see below:

Developing a Business Plan

  On August 9, 2013, a Business Plan Workshop was held to review development of a Business Plan.  The workshop was presented by Dr. Buckles, Associate Professor at Azusa Pacific University. 

To review the information presented, please click on the following:  

Business Plan Workshop - Intro Business Plan - Web Resources
Mission Statements The Eight-Word Mission Statement
Value Propositions Value Propositions Worksheet
One Page Business Plan One Page Business Plan and Worksheet

"The program was great! It covered topics that stimulated my thinking. Lots of insights, food for thought and action. The material packets are awesome. Thank you!"      -Yeh Center of Natural Medicine

Excellent seminar. The speaker was very knowledgable and a good communicator."  -Ask Barb!

Great workshop! It's great to have a city committed to the growth and support of local small businesses."
                                                                                                                                                           -GH Wood Design

Marketing Strategies, Social Media:

The first workshop, Marketing Strategies, Social Media, occurred this past March 2013 with nearly 60 participants. Nearly 90% of participants stated they learned something new that would foster the development of their business. 

To be included on the email information distribution list, or if you would like to suggest a workshop topic, please contact the Economic Development Specialist by phone at (626) 914-8292 or via email at