Countdown to Riverside Business Week 2017


Local businesses mark your calendars! The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce Annual Business Week runs from June 27th through the 30th. What started nine years ago as a single day expo supporting businesses during the great recession has become a week-long series of events devoted to celebrating, educating, and providing valuable networking opportunities for Riverside’s local entrepreneurs.

The week begins with a 7:15 a.m. wakeup call at the Downtown Marriot hosting INSIDE Riverside, a fast-paced meeting packed with good information about the Riverside Intern Connection, the Homeless Outreach Team, microloan financing, and much more.

Rise early again on June 28 th as the Chamber hosts Business in Action focusing on City resources, where entrepreneurs can learn about licensing and permitting for new and expanding businesses.

June 29 th is the Business Expo & Mixer at the Riverside Convention Center running from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., showcasing over 50 exhibitors that cover a wide range of business service topics. It is the best one-stop opportunity to efficiently gather free, valuable resources that are tailored to the needs of businesses in Riverside and the region. The expo features free workshops where business owners and managers can ask specific business questions about the legalization of marijuana and its impact in the workplace, Constant Contact email marketing, and cyber security. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with labor law and human resource professionals and learn ways to hire quality interns. Business Week officially wraps on June 30th back at the Chamber from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. with an opportunity to learn more about social media marketing from local experts during the Business Seminar Series.