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Business Network Chapter Meetings

South Bay
Thursday, July 02, 2015, 7:30:00 AM - 9:30:00 AM
Marmalade Cafe • 2014 Park Place • El Segundo
TOPIC: Think Tank - "Your Favorite Problem (Solved)" PLEASE RSVP for food count! We would like to extend an extra warm welcome to all new guests. In a relaxed and enjoyable format, you will be getting to know other Bruin Professionals while getting to know you and your business! Join us! For this month's meeting we will be organized in table groups by 4-5 Bruins to discuss your favorite problem (Current/Past/or Future business scenario problem) and utilize the human capital of your fellow Bruin Professionals (The Think Tank), to help solve the problem. Why the word "Favorite"? Well, we are keeping this on the positive side of problems as the best opportunities often come disguised as problems. This networking exercise will help us understand your business by this example/problem and at... read more
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Beverly Hills
Tuesday, July 07, 2015, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP • 9401 Wilshire Boulevard, 9th Floor • Beverly Hills
Success in today's business world is all about the basics -- expertise, experience, doing good work, networking -- and getting the word out. BP Beverly Hills is happy to present Michael Stein, President of Connection Marketing, a full-service web marketing agency based in Sherman Oaks, California. Michael will talk about the basics of Search Engine Optimzation to help you get to the top of the list when someone "Googles" or "Bings" your area of expertise. Join us for a morning of great company, eats and information, and be sure to "Bing" lots of questions about how you can maximize your Internet Exposure! ... read more
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Orange County
Wednesday, July 08, 2015, 7:15:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Rutan & Tucker, LLP • 611 Anton Boulevard, 14th Floor • Costa Mesa
Join us in Orange County this month, as we network and have an exercise designed to help us get better acquainted with each other and our respective professions/businesses. ... read more
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Downtown LA
Thursday, July 09, 2015, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Paul Hastings • 515 South Flower St 25th Floor • Los Angeles
Topic: How to extract more value from an unsolicited offer It's not a bad position to be in when you own a business and you are approached out-of-the-blue by a buyer who makes an offer to acquire your company for more than you thought it was worth. Faced with that situation, the business owner occasionally signs on the dotted line, not wanting to risk a good opportunity slipping through his or her fingers. Unwittingly though, the seller may have inadvertently left quite a bit of money on the table, either because the seller didn't fully understand what he or she was agreeing to, or was undervaluing the business. Josh Schneiderman, an M&A partner at Snell & Wilmer, and Tony Borrego, a Managing Director at Investment Bank Envisage Advisors, will walk through a few examples of how a good... read more
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Business Mixers Special Events

Warner Center & Westlake Lunch Meeting , Warner Center
Wednesday, July 08, 2015, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
Join Warner Center & Westlake BP Chapters for a lunch meeting at The Villa Restaurant. Sure to be great food, even better company and potential business opportunities for those in attendance. $25 in advance $30 at the door ... read more
The Villa Restaurant • 22160 Ventura Blvd • Woodland Hills
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Metro West LA July Lunch, Beverly Hills
Thursday, July 09, 2015, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
Join us this summer as the Metro West LA Lunch series continues to be a huge hit. $25 in advance, $30 at the door Lunch Choices: -Lobster Mac 'n Cheese, aged cheddar -Turkey Club, house roasted turkey, applewood smoked bacon, tomato, lettuce, mayonnaise, multigrain bread, mixed greens -Chopped Chicken Salad, romaine, green beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, avocado, bacon, garbanzo beans, sherry vinaigrette... read more
Caulfields Beverly Hills • 9360 Wilshire Blvd • Beverly Hills
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San DIego July Golf Event, San Diego
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 4:00:00 PM - 7:00:00 PM
Bruin Professionals San Diego Chapter invites you to a fun, casual afternoon of wine, beer, BBQ and wedges! Bruins and PGA Golf Professionals, Patrick Brown and Holly Kennedy, will host a golf clinic, putting contest and wine/beer/BBQ reception on the patio at Emerald Isle Executive Golf Course in Oceanside. Experienced golfers as well as beginners and non-golfers are welcome! And for those that would like to come early and play golf, tee times will be available at a special Bruin rate of $15 per player for Green Fee and Cart. For information or to register go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ucla-alumni-san-diego-summer-fun-golf-event-tickets-1812861317 SATURDAY, JULY 11th Emerald Isle Golf Course ~ Oceanside 4pm-7pm ~ $25/pp Includes: Golf Clinic (range balls and golf clubs provided if y... read more
Emerald Isle Golf Course • 660 South El Camino Real  • Oceanside
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BP Summer Family Picnic, Pasadena
Sunday, July 12, 2015, 4:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Join BP at our 1st Family Event. Bring the spouses, significant others and kids to enjoy a great time with your fellow Bruins! Join us for some fun in the sun with your family and Bruin colleagues. Kid's Zone with crafts and activities fun for all ages! Register on Eventbrite: https://ucla-bruin-professionals-summer-family-picnic.eventbrite.com Exact address will be provided upon registration - email admin@bruinprofessionals.com BP Members & Spouses: $25 Non-Members: $30 Kids under 13: FREE ... read more
Bob Green's Residence  • Given upon Registration • Pasadena/Arcadia
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To qualify to become a BP Member, candidates must be seasoned professionals who are well established in a business, which may be reflected by a minimum of five (5) years of experience in your profession. The candidate must maintain an active UCLA Alumni Association Annual or Life Membership and demonstrate a strong affiliation with UCLA, which may be reflected by having obtained a degree from the University, attended UCLA for a minimum of two (2) years full-time, completed a professional certification through UCLA Extension or other University entities that are consistent with BP's mission, served as a faculty or staff member at the University, and/or being actively engaged with the University and its mission. The BP Membership Committee reviews all applications, and may decline membership to any applicant, who, in the Committee's discretion, may not benefit from participation in BP and may not benefit BP by being a member. Further, BP Members must complete their personal BP Professional Profile and post a compliant professional portrait on the BP website.

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