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The Business Side of Your Entertainment Business

The Business Side of Your Entertainment Business

The Business Side of Your Entertainment Business

The 10 Things You Should Do With The Business Side of Your Creative Business:  Come listen, learn and ask questions about what you can and should do to maximize your business success all while ensuring you are following the local, state and national laws as you start, build and grow your business.  Presented by Ben Tenn, SBDC Senior Business Advisor (SBA).

Ben Tenn has more than 35 years of business experience, with a focus on marketing, sales and general management.  He has been a corporate executive at Disney for 11 years and Activision for 2 years and the co-owner of a $10 million home video production and distribution company. He has been an independent entertainment business consultant since 1996 serving local and national small businesses, a successful presenter of marketing seminars and Professor at the College of Business at Cal State Northridge.  He earned his MBA from UCLA.


About 30 years ago the Small Business Administration / SBA of the federal government created Small Business Development Centers across the nation with more than 1,000 now open and operating in every community.  The mission was clear and simple – help entrepreneurs successfully start, build and grow their business with no cost yet professional business consulting services.

Your local SBDC is hosted by College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita and serves the greater San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys.  Our Center of 15 Advisors will consult and coach nearly 1,000 small business owners this year with a dedicated outreach to the arts and entertainment industry – meaning you!  And yes, we meet with clients right here in the Valley.  Other Centers have offices near Korea Town and Santa Monica.

In addition, your local SBDC presents 10 group workshops each month for free or at very low cost.  Please visit our website and click on ‘calendar of events’.

For more information or to request a free one-on-one consultation about starting, building or growing your business, call 661 362 5900.

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