City Offers Free Business Courses in English & Spanish

Bellflower business owners and operators have a special opportunity to participate with 37 Oaks, 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 by March 17th at

37 Oaks flyer

The City offers an in-person program as well. Spanish speaking Bellflower business owners and residents are invited to enroll with Asociación Emprendedor@s for a free 8-week program that will cover how to start, grow and operate a business. 

Most recently, twenty-four (24) local entrepreneurs graduated from the Emprendedor@s Program in the Fall of 2022. 

The Spring 2023 course will be held in-person with sessions every Thursday beginning on April 13th through June 1st at Bellflower City Hall, 2nd Floor Green Room (16600 Civic Center Dr. Bellflower, CA 90706) A graduation ceremony is planned for Thursday, June 8th at the Bristol Civic Auditorium, which is adjacent to Bellflower City Hall. 
Register here: