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The TCDA offers free training opportunities in partnership with Sierra Small Business Development Center and local professionals. Thanks to our TCDA members’ annual memberships, our community volunteers generously giving their time, and the local support of Tahoe City as a whole, we produce free seminars, events, and much more.

Additionally, if you have interest in connecting with free business and marketing counseling with the Sierra Small Business Development Center, call (530) 582-5022. For a free business resource guide click here.

Business Development Workshops

Twice per year, we offer free business development workshops for our community members. If you’d like to lead or participate in future workshops, we welcome your support and enthusiasm.

November 9, 2016
Free workshop: Digital Marketing 101 with Kevin Wallner of First Chair Digital Marketing and Jessica Carr of Sierra Small Business Development Center

April 27, 2016
Free Workshop: Free Access to Capital Workshop focusing on alternative funding and crowd sourcing

November 3, 2015
Free Workshop: Beating the Shoulder Season with Online Marketing Tools

May 13, 2015
Free Workshop: Business Planning & Social Media Workshop

February 26, 2019
Free Workshop: Digital Marketing & Communicating Your Brand

April 30, 2019
Free Workshop: Marketing 201

 Sierra Business Development Center and Placer County to open satellite North Tahoe business counseling center

The Sierra Small Business Development Center at Sierra Business Council and Placer County will open a North Tahoe satellite office for business counseling this week, located in the Placer County Administrative Center at 775 North Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City.

Counseling services will be provided on the second Wednesday of every month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with four appointments available per day, beginning April 10.

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Placer County announces North Lake Tahoe Business Workshop Series

Continuing its commitment to supporting local business, Placer County announced its Business Resource Center business workshop series in North Lake Tahoe. The series will consist of one workshop each month that will cover topics ranging from business plan development to social media marketing.

Workshops will be hosted out of the Placer Business Resource Center in Rocklin and streamed live to the Placer County Administrative Center in Tahoe City. A business consultant from the Sierra Small Business Development Center at Sierra Business Council will be present in the Tahoe City office during the workshops to provide in-person consulting to workshop attendees.

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