Ruben Garcia of the San Diego District SBA to Speak at Small Business Expo’s VIP Breakfast


SAN DIEGOJuly 13, 2016PRLog — On Thursday, August 25th, Small Business Expo (, the nation’s largest business to business trade show, will come to the San Diego Convention Center bringing local small business owners and entrepreneurs together for a day full of networking, educational workshops and demos ( of the newest products and services out there to assist the local entrepreneurs in their day to day tasks and long-term goals.

Ruben Garcia became District Director of the U. S. Small Business Administration’s San Diego District Office on January 3, 2006. In this role Garcia is responsible for overseeing SBA’s financial, certification and educational programs and outreach events for San Diego and Imperial Counties.  In fiscal year 2015, ending September 30, the U. S. Small Business Administration guaranteed #964 loans worth $434 million with SBA participating lenders and certified development companies within the San Diego District territory.

The VIP Breakfast will take place in room 1A/B at the San Diego Convention Center Hall A on August 25th from 8:30-9:30 AM.  Those interested in attending should email [email protected] for more information.

Small Business Expo expects to have more than 3,000+ registered attendees from

across the San Diego metropolitan area shopping for business resources, developing business

leads, gaining new insights, and networking with peers.

“Experts tell us that more and more San Diego residents are wanting to take the entrepreneurial leap,” says event founder Zachary Lezberg, “but that the biggest barrier to starting a new business is that people don’t think they can” he adds, “With the program we’ve put together, we believe our attendees will feel more empowered by the end of the day.”

This year’s Titanium Sponsor: Powerteam International will be joined by Platinum Sponsors: EmergeAnywhere – Office Space Services, Fidelity Health Marketplace and Paychex; Gold Sponsor: AT&T; and Silver Sponsors: 2Growit4ward Foundation, Benchmark Email, Berkman Financial, BizTV/BizTalkRadio, Dealstruck Inc., Dun & Bradstreet, Energy Upgrade California, Sprint, YP Marketing Solutions and ZipLocal.

SAN DIEGO SMALL BUSINESS EXPO will take place at the San Diego Convention Center | Hall A – 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm.

For media inquiries, or complimentary press passes please contact:  Brittany Cattaruzza, 212-651-0701, [email protected].

About Small Business Expo

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO® is the nation’s largest small business networking and learning event, and an Inc. 5000 company. Every year, over 65,000 small business professionals and entrepreneurs across the country attend the SMALL BUSINESS EXPO in 14 MAJOR US Markets to take their business to the next level. The show’s owner, Film, Stage & ShowBiz Expo LLC. was founded in 2008 by Zachary Lezberg. The company’s headquarters are located at 555 8th AVE Suite 909 New York, NY 10018. For more information, visit, call (212) 404-2345, or email: [email protected] . For additional information, follow and connect on our social networks:




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