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Monday, May 23


Flavors of San Francisco - Sold Out

This Event is Sold Out - no tickets will be available at the door.

The Gala kick-off to San Francisco Small Business Week will once again bring together more than 1,200 Small Business Owners and Community members to celebrate Small Business in San Francisco. Mingle and connect with 70 Small Business resources.

Join the festivities at Flavors of San Francisco for a fun filled celebration at the Cityview at Metreon! Meet and mingle with a variety of small business owners and community leaders. Connect with dozens of business resources. Savor and sample food from San Francisco’s local restaurants, bars and food entreprenuers.

Sponsored by the Office of Small Business

Monday May 23, 2016 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Cityview at Metreon 135 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Tuesday, May 24


USF Gellert Family Business Center Awards
The Gellert Family Business Center recognizes two family businesses who have been established for more than 15 years and who have made a difference in the way our neighborhoods work. Join the Gellert Foundation, Gellert Advisory Board, USF President Fitzgerald and local legislators in recognizing our 2015 winners and introducing our 2016 awardees.


Tuesday May 24, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
University of San Francisco Lone Mountain Handlery Room 100 2800 Turk Blvd


African America Entrepreneurs: “Innovators of the Local Economy”
Join the SF African American Chamber of Commerce in SF’s historic Fillmore Jazz district. Meet African American founders, entrepreneurs, and business owners who are innovating and transforming SF’s local economy. Fuel your business vision by engaging with exceptional individuals who will share their journey to business success. Network as you enjoy the ambiance and haute hors d’oeuvres of one of SF’s finest African American owned restaurants.

Sponsored by:    MAIN STREET LAUNCH

Co- Hosted:   The San Francisco African American Black Chamber of Commerce, Urban Solutions & Wells Fargo

Tuesday May 24, 2016 5:30pm - 8:30pm
1300 on Fillmore 1300 Fillmore Street


GGBA Mega Make Contact - LGBT Business Networking Mixer
MEGA Make Contact is happening at “The Market,” last year’s SFSBW Mayor’s Honoree and recipient of Congressional and Senate Recognition. Join the GGBA, other regional LGBT Chambers, the Castro Merchants Association and local growers, purveyors and artisans from The Market for one of the largest networking events of the week!

Tuesday May 24, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Market 1355 Market St.
Thursday, May 26


Small Business Conference Reception
After the Small Business Conference join us for a reception in the expo area.  Meet and mingle with small business owners, educators and small business resources.

Thursday May 26, 2016 4:30pm - 6:30pm
City College, North Beach/Chinatown Campus 808 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108
Friday, May 27


Operation Opportunity and Service to Success: Building Veteran-owned Businesses

As we prepare to remember heroes lost and the significance of Memorial Day, we want to provide those who have worn our nation's uniform with significant assistance in their business pursuits. We have assembled the leading experts in federal, state and local government agencies along with their peers from major corporations.

This will be a door opening, best pracice learning, extreme networking experience. Three hours on a Friday morning can be a game changer for you and yours in the competitive world of entrepreneurism.

 This event is targeted to veterans but all small businesses are welcome to attend.

Friday May 27, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
San Francisco War Memorial 301 Van Ness Ave.