Irvine Micropreneur Program Announces Powerful May Line-up

    Irvine Micropreneur Program Announces Powerful May Line-up

    Irvine Chamber of Commerce Free Weekly Webinar Provides Valuable Insight on National Policy and Innovation for Small Businesses

    PR Newswire

    IRVINE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Irvine Micropreneur Program presented by the Irvine Chamber of Commerce discusses and addresses the needs of small businesses. The program hosted by Robert Coleman, President of Pacific Venture Club, is designed to teach entrepreneurs and small business owners how to raise capital, market their products, develop new business opportunities, manage finances, plan for greater prosperity and how to use social media to grow their business by participating in online presentations hosted by experts from many fields. The webinars free for all to attend for participate in.

    "Our May lineup will cover a wide variety of topics and are designed to help small businesses remain at the forefront of technological evolution. International speakers such as Dr. Charles Wessner will draw from decades of experience to discuss business innovation within the U.S.," says Christopher Lynch, VP of Business & Economic Development at the Irvine Chamber of Commerce. Host Robert Coleman adds, "The Irvine Micropreneur Program's May lineup is one of our strongest yet, and will be an invaluable resource for entrepreneurs for developing new business opportunities, and managing their business."

    Since the Irvine Micropreneur Program launched in September of 2010, the weekly webinar series has steadily gained popularity and has seen an increase in viewership of almost 40% since its launch. ?

    The Irvine Micropreneur Program May Line-Up:

    May 5

    National Policy and Innovation in the U.S.- a Forecast- Dr. Charles Wessner is the Director of Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC. Dr. Wessner will draw from his decades of experience as a political insider, adviser, and international spokesperson to discuss the greater scene for business innovation and job creation within the United States.

    May 12

    Careers and Lifestyles for a Changing Economy ? Paul Edwards is the husband and writing partner of Sarah Edwards. Together they have written 17 books for the small entrepreneur and home-based businesses.

    May 19

    How to Identify the Right Approach for Every Prospect – One size doesn't fit all, yet often we approach all prospective clients the same way. Learn some easy tips to recognize different styles and customize your approach, using DiSC Behavioral Styles. The guest presenter is Donna Karson, who is a business coach and a certified DiSC trainer with over 10 years of training experience.

    May 26

    How to Make Your Business More Valuable ? Many small-scale entrepreneurs overlook the fact that they are building asset value in their companies at the same time they are creating revenues.

    The Free Micropreneur Webinars are scheduled for every Thursday, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will feature a different topic every week. To learn more about the Irvine Micropreneur Program visit:, or contact Victor DiCarlo at (949)660-9112 ext. 128 for more information.

    About the Irvine Chamber of Commerce

    The Irvine Chamber of Commerce is one of the most influential Chamber's in Orange County representing hundreds of local businesses. The Chamber's mission is to promote an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of local businesses, while offering members a wide range of benefits, services, programs and information. The Irvine Chamber is one of only 250 Chamber's in the U.S. who meet the requirements for accreditation by the U.S. Chamber. For more information, please call 949-660-9112, or visit

    CONTACT: Victor DiCarlo, +1-949-660-9112 ext. 128

    SOURCE Irvine Chamber of Commerce