The City of Bellflower Offers Free Small Business Classes For Bellflower Businesses

In celebration of the recent National Small Business Week 2022 in early May, the City of Bellflower's Economic Development Department is sharing a variety of free business workshops available to local business owners, ranging in topics from how to market to your audience, growing your business, what federal resources are available, design and product photography, how to drive  traffic to your website, and more. 

Bellflower business owners and operators have a special opportunity to participate with 37Oaks, a commerce development company that helps product entrepreneurs scale and diversify through e-commerce, wholesale, storefronts and pop ups. The City has partnered with 37Oaks to offer a 10-course certified program that is designed to help support our local product-based merchants.     

To qualify for this course, your business must be product-based (i.e. food, beverages, clothing, beauty, books, art, etc.) located in Bellflower. You must have a desire to grow into a brick-and-mortar store in the city and must have a minimum of 6 months of business operations. Apply today at www.37oaks.com/bellflower

For Spanish speaking Bellflower business owners and residents, the City is working with Asociación Emprendedor@s to host a free 8-week program that will cover how to start, grow and operate a business. This course will be held in-person with sessions every Thursday from June 30th - August 18th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/programa-emprendedors-ciudad-de-bellflower-ca-registration-317725123397 or call (714) 627-2671.

Meet with an experienced mentor at no-cost through SCORE O.C. Sign up at orangecounty.score.org. Para mas informacion www.mentoresdenegocios.org/mentores. For additional small business information visit www.bellflower.org/programs.