11/17/15: FilAmChamber Partnering with SBDC to Advise Small Businesses


Filipino American Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Center Partner to Advise Small Businesses on Navigating a Busy Holiday Season and Protecting from Fraud

San Diego, November 17, 2015 – The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of San Diego County (FilAmChamber) is partnering with San Diego’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to offer expertise and best practices for small businesses navigating a busy holiday season on November 17, 2015 at Crowne Plaza San Diego – 2270 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley at 5:30 p.m.

SBDC’s Director, Carla Holland, will offer top tips every business owner should know about conducting business during the holidays, including driving consumer interest and protecting businesses from holiday scams that target small businesses. Successful, local Filipino-American business owners, including Daisy Mirador, Owner of two Nestle Toll House Cafes in Chula Vista, and Vince Bumanglag, Owner of Aloha Floor Care in Mira Mesa, will share their best practices and lessons learned. Filipino-American lawyer, Valerie Garcia Hong, will serve as moderator. Attendees will enjoy island-inspired refreshments recognized as the “Best of San Diego” while networking with business owners and community leaders. Complimentary parking is provided for all attendees.

FilAmChamber President & CEO, Francine Maigue, shares, “Now in our 30th year, the FilAmChamber invites the community to learn about the new events and resources we provide and learn from our membership’s wealth of business expertise. Whether someone is a Filipino business owner or a business owner who would like to better connect with the Filipino community, we have something for everyone.”

The FilAmChamber welcomes new attendees, offering complimentary entrance for first-time guests. The event is co-sponsored by Small Business Development Center and Crowne Plaza San Diego. Please register at FilAmChamber.eventbrite.com

ABOUT Filipino American Chamber of Commerce San Diego
The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of San Diego County (FilAmChamber) is a non-profit organization committed to supporting, uniting, and sustaining the growth and success of San Diego County’s Filipino American businesses, non-profits, and community.

CONTACT:  Valerie Garcia Hong, Esq.
Filipino American Chamber of Commerce San Diego
TEL 619-252-3671
FAX 858-755-7504