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Pleasanton Weekly

- August 3, 2012

Symposium set for Tuesday for small business owners

Experts to offer free counseling in finance, marketing, other business needs

The East Bay Small Business Initiative will hold a free symposium Tuesday, July 31, to help owners and operators of small businesses.

Jim Horan, president and chief executive of The One Page Business Plan Company, who has written a book by the same name, will be the featured speaker.

A wide range of experts in small business resources, such as financing, marketing, planning, employee recruitment and training, will be available during the symposium to offer help and guidance for participants.

The event will include four interactive breakout sessions with resources matched by business age and needs, including startups, young, growing and maturing businesses.

The symposium will be held from 7:30 to 11 a.m. in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, 2086 Allston Way, in Berkeley.