2023 Small Business Expo

In Celebration of APEX Accelerators – The San Diego, Orange, and Imperial APEX Accelerator stands as a beacon of support and expertise for local businesses aspiring to succeed in the realm of government contracting. Entrepreneurs and small business owners, connect with your resource partners in person this Fall! From new opportunities to funding options, join us October 13th at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido for light refreshments and a bounty of information, insights, and connection.


  • Support and lending – Get to know your small business resource centers and specialized lenders with guest speakers from the Women’s Business Center, Small Business Development Center, SBA, San Diego/Orange/Imperial APEX Accelerator (formerly PTAC), and more
  • Procurement – Learn about government contracting opportunities with specialty guest speakers
  • Networking – Meet key entities and others in the regional small business community

This event is brought in part to you by support from the City of Escondido, Union Bank of California, County of San Diego, San Diego Gas & Electric, Civic Communities, California Department of General Services, General Atomics, Metropolitan Water District, Banner Bank, Pacific Premiere Bank, Primary Funding, Harper Construction, Otay Water District, SANDAG, LendSpark, CDC Small Business Finance, San Diego International Airport, San Diego Unified School District, Sundt Construction, Sweetwater Authority, Founders First Capital, and Wells Fargo Bank.


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Oct 13 2023


8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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CA Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N Escondido BLVD Escondido, CA 92025