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*WEBINAR WEDNESDAY: Chevron looking to partner with diverse businesses

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
A representative from Chevron will discuss how the company is looking for diverse local businesses that could potentially serve the oil and gas industry on this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.  
Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will be joined by Valerie Nafius, Contracts Lead for Chevron’s San Joaquin Valley Business Unit. Nafius will provide details on what the company is looking for in businesses that could serve the oil and gas industry, Chevron’s inclusive procurement vision, what has already been done in the Valley, and how businesses can connect with them.   
Bearden will begin the webinar with information on the upcoming Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) set to take effect Jan. 1, 2024, available capital resources programs, and weather-related disaster assistance for businesses from local, state, and federal governments. 
Questions from attendees will be taken.  
This marks the 299th episode of the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” business series that provides news and information helpful to employers and business owners. 
The CSU Bakersfield SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.