Business Expo

Annual Business Expo

Business Development Expo

Clarity Growth and Resources


Admiral Baker ClubHouse 

2400 Admiral Baker Rd. (end of the road)
San Diego, CA 92120

Join us for a dynamic business development expo featuring five powerful business building sessions focused on refining your story, marketing, lead generation, finance and growth resources.

10:30 am to 2:30 pm includes a seated lunch and learn with $10 admission.


10:30a DOORS OPEN – pick up your business growth workbook for the day.

Explore the resources available for your business growth and finances at more than a dozen resource tables set up with both advisors and vendors to assist you in meeting your business growth needs.

Use this time to network with other business owners in the community.

11:15 am Find your seat and prepare for the “Big Story Formula” interactive working lunch exercise.

11:30a Main Session begins – Welcome, Event Recognition, Lunch is Served!

11:45 – Main  speaker Eric Westreich – Big Story Formula  Workshop

The BIG Story Formula Hands-on workshop is based on the proven principle that if you want more business, tell better stories. For over four years, Eric Westreich has been helping business owners identify the six reasons that business owners don’t tell better stories, and fix them, in an hour.

Eric is an award winning academic, media host, entrepreneur, branding expert, and business coach. Instructor California Miramar University.

Following lunch, stay engaged in growing your business by attending two of the four post lunch workshops, attend with a co-worker and don’t miss any of the great content being shared! 

1:00p Mini-Sessions I & II   – Choose One

Session I – What Your City Can Do for You – Property Improvement, Business Financing, and Green Resources – Speaker Kellie Quinn – IRC/SBDC

Session II – Raising Funds & Getting Money Working for you (e-myth)     Mission Trails Financial with Bryan & Brigin

1:30p Mini-Sessions III & IV  – Choose One

Session III – Social Media/ Marketing Where to begin?
Speakers -Jordan Cordova / Louis Nava – Social Media and Google   Specialists

Session IV – Rapid Growth and Who – planning for growth and hiring talent for your business. Speaker – Joseph Lerner Coach, Guide

Open Networking

2:30 pm  Event Ends

We expect 200 local business owners to attend and 20 local vendors (including you) in partnership to gather at the Admiral Baker Center

Hosted by Friends of Del with support from the City of San Diego, Office of Business and Economic Development, California Bank & Trust and the International Rescue Committee.

Small Business Feedback

In partnership with the services the City of San Diego offers, we are the “Friends of Del Cerro” a local non-profit group seeking to improve our community businesses success. In order to do this,we are seeking feedback on the needs of our communities small businesses and how we can assist them.

Small Businesses face numerous challenges and collectively our goal is to make sure you know that you are not alone.

Please take a moment to share the survey below, and let us know where you need support by providing feedback.

This project is funded in whole or in part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of San Diego.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.

Funding is made in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration.