Resources for Business

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Luncheon Alliance on the First Wednesday of Each month at 11:30am presented by Athens Services. March lunch is sponsored by Rob Levy and CMG Mortgage.  Click here to sign up and pay.  

 

 

Cheeseburger Week returns January 21st to 27th.

Details at pasadenarestaurantweek.com

Click here to view our New Homeowner Welcome Postcard. It is sent to everyone who purchases a home in the greater Pasadena area.

Pasadena Perspective

Click here to read Pasadena Perspective the digital magazine of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

Thank You for Recruiting New Members:

Loxi Windle, Schweitzer Paw Partners

Paul Arevalo, Rose Bowl Operating Company board member

George Falardeau, Pasadena Media

 

Networking Breakfast on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30am at Villa Gardens. Click here to sign up and pay. Unique Hospice sponsors for February.  If you would like to sponsor a breakfast, please email kelly@pasadena-chamber.org

Here are some useful links to resouces and offices that may be necessary or useful for your business or start-up:

Business License (www.cityofpasadena.net/Finance/License/)

Planning and Permitting (www.cityofpasadena.net/PlanningandDevelopment/)

Economic Development Office (www.cityofpasadena.net/EconomicDevelopment/)

Future Yourself here (https://www.futureyourselfhere.com/) Information on Pasadena's economy, demographics and more.

City of Pasadena resources for business (www.cityofpasadena.net/Business/#Business%20Assistance)

Los Angeles County Development Authority (Community and Economic Development Division) (https://wwwa.lacda.org/economicdevelopment/smart-funding) Can provide funding through loans for businesses and grants for facade improvements.

Workforce Investment Board (www.foothilletc.org) Workforce and hiring support, lay-off assistance and more.

Old Pasadena Management District (www.oldpasadena.org)

Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau (www.visitpasadena.com) Visitor, convention and meeting space provider.

Pasadena CityCouncil meeting

Playhouse District Association (www.playhousedistrict.org)

South Lake Avenue Business Association (www.southlakeavenue.org)

Health Department (www.cityofpasadena.net/PublicHealth/) Restaurant health permits

Fire Department (www.cityofpasadena.net/Fire/) Fire inspection and certification, firepermitsfor restaurants and events.

Code Enforcement (ww2.cityofpasadena.net/planning/deptorg/insp/codehome.asp) Problem property assistance.

Pasadena Water and Power Department (www.cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/)

Service Corps of Retired Executives SCORE (www.scorela.org) Free coachingand assistance.

Small Business Administration (Los Angeles Area (www.sba.gov/localresources/district/ca/la/index.html) Small business loans, coaching ans assistance.

Small Business Development Center at Pasadena City College (www.pccsbdc.org) Advice, workshops, coaching for small businesses and start-ups.