Date & Time:

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM PDT
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Newport Beach Public Library (VM Heard) 
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Walk-ins Please Bring A Business Card
 A no-charge event sponsored by:


Newport Beach Public Library

Funded (in part) through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration


5 Hutton Centre Drive, Ste 900
Santa Ana, CA 92707


How To Start A Successful Business & Avoid The Pitfalls

Start-Ups fail at a very high rate. There is a lot more to starting a business then getting a name, license and location. Follow these steps and it will help to insure success. Learn what to focus on and how to overcome common obstacles. Mistakes cost money and can bury your business early on.  Step by Step guideline.

• Basic Startup Requirements
• Startup or Buy Existing
• Creating a Workable Plan
• Financing & Projections
• Legal Forms of Organization
• Hiring & Training

Barry Mc Kinley of SCORE has started, owned & operated 10 different companies in 5 different industries. He sold each of the companies to investors, employees and competitors including Fortune 1000 companies. With his vast experience he has been involved in all segments of business, from hiring, financing to sales and promotions, and has counseled over 2,100 SCORE clients.

(Registration/Check-in 5:30 to 6:00 PM)




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SCORE services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, gender, national origin or disability