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Business Network Chapter Meetings

South Bay
Thursday, June 01, 2017, 7:30:00 AM - 9:30:00 AM
Il Fornaio Restaurant • 1800 Rosecrans Ave. • Manhattan Beach
***Thank You Sponsors: Abacus Wealth Partners & Guzman Law Group P.C.*** All BP Members and Guests, we invite you to join us at the elegant Il Fornaio Restaurant (in Manhattan Beach, on Rosecrans Ave conveniently located near the 405, free convenient parking, an exquisite warm breakfast buffet-they are bringing in a Chef early just for us, AND we have the entire restaurant all to ourselves!). RSVP at a discount now for only $12 ($20 at the door). This month's meeting will host speaker Misha Slade, CEC, PCC. Misha is a strategic advisor and executive coach. On June 1st, 2017 she will provide guidance to Bruin Professional members on how they can apply more strategy and planning to the energy and diligence that they are currently putting into their business. This discussion will be explori... read more
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Warner Center
Thursday, June 01, 2017, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
CohnReznick LLP • 21700 Oxnard Street • Woodland Hills
Interested in Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts? Learn about the growing and vibrant start up community in Ventura County! Our speaker, Michael Panesis is the Executive Director of the Cal Lutheran Center for Entrepreneurship. He is the start up community leader for Ventura County heading the the TCA Central Coast Investor Network and he is a founding member of the Santa Barbara Angel Alliance. He also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Governors of Tech Coast Angels, the largest accredited angel investor group in the country. ... read more
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Beverly Hills
Tuesday, June 06, 2017, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce • 9400 South Santa Monica Blvd, 2nd Floor • Beverly Hills
Prepare to be treated to the ultimate insider's guide to doing business in Beverly Hills several key members of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce provide key insights about increasing business and business contacts in Beverly Hills and about the Chamber itself!... read more
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Glendale
Wednesday, June 07, 2017, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP • 655 North Central Avenue • Glendale
The Past, Present & Future of Legalized Cannabis in California On June 7th, Marco Costales will be presenting on the past, present and future of legalized cannabis in California.  He will cover a wide-range of topics concerning this fast growing and emerging industry, not the least of which is the problematic interplay between state and federal law. Marco Costales is a beverage alcohol and craft beer attorney who represents clients in all three tiers of the alcoholic beverage industry (manufacturers, distributors/wholesalers and retailers).  His clients include craft breweries, beer wholesalers, importers, major restaurant groups, hotel owners/operators, golf course facilities and airlines carriers, and assists them with license transfers, compliance and regulatory matters.  Marco has ex... read more
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Century City
Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 7:30:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger • 1900 Avenue of the Stars, 21st Fl • Los Angeles
Paris or LA?!!! Join us as representatives from the LA2024 Olympic Bidding process talk about the efforts LA is putting into getting the Olympics back to town and provide an update on our prospects!... read more
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Orange County
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 7:15:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Knobbe Martens • 2040 Main Street 1st Flr Conf. Rm. • Irvine

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San Diego
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 7:30:00 AM - 9:30:00 AM
Jones Lang LaSalle • 8910 University Center Lane, Suite 100 • San Diego

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Business Mixers Special Events

All BP Summer Mixer @ Lexus in Santa Monica, All BP
Thursday, June 08, 2017, 5:30:00 PM - 8:30:00 PM, Cost: $15.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!
Join us this summer for an All BP Summer Mixer at Lexus Santa Monica. More details to follow! Open to all BP members, significant others, Bruins and networking aficionados. $15 Registration Fee will include 2 drink tickets. Additional Drink Tickets can be purchased at the Registration Desk for $7/ea. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served throughout the evening. FREE VALET PARKING WILL BE PROVIDED ON 15TH STREET JUST NORTH OF SM BLVD.... read more
Lexus Santa Monica • 1501 Santa Monica Blvd. • Santa Monica
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BP/REAG Real Estate Power Networking Lunch, Real Estate Affinity Group
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:30:00 AM - 1:15:00 PM, Cost: $10.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-Members
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!
UCLA Bruin Professionals and the UCLA Real Estate Alumni Group (REAG) present: The Inaugural Real Estate Power Networking lunch Calling all Bruin real estate professionals! BP and REAG invite you to a lunch event where you’ll network with other UCLA real estate experts that include attorneys, brokers, investors, engineers, architects, and urban planners. Immediately after lunch, everyone will give 30-second self-introductions. Cards will be distributed to all attendees. Needs and deals will be summarized. Mini break-out lunches will be scheduled for groups of three. And we will conclude with a featured speaker. Speaker: Tim Kawahara, Executive Director, UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate Topic: “Real Estate Business Resources within the UCLA Community” Experience UCLA real e... read more
Manatt Phelps Conference Center • 11377 W. Olympic Blvd • Los Angeles
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Westside Networking Lunch (7/13 - WW Host), West LA Monthly Luncheons
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
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July LAG Meeting, Lawyers
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $15.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!

Seyfarth Shaw, LLP • 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3500 • Los Angeles
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September LAG Meeting , Lawyers
Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $15.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!

Seyfarth Shaw, LLP • 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3500 • Los Angeles
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November LAG Meeting , Lawyers
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $15.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!

Seyfarth Shaw, LLP • 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3500 • Los Angeles
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BP Thanks
All Our Chapter Meeting Sponsors:

Jonathan Schreter, Executive VP
JSchreter@boltonco.com
(626)535-1408


Michael Anderson, Vice President | Registered Principal
Michael.Anderson@RaymondJames.com
(310) 432-7018


Jonathan Schreter, Los Angeles Chapter President
JSchreter@BoltonCo.com


Debra Gentz, Vice President, Sr Relationship Manager
Debra.Gentz@BankoftheWest.com
(818) 456-8045
& Rod Ponce, Financial Services Officer
Rodnell.Ponce@BankoftheWest.com
(310) 393-705


Robert A. Green, Partner
rgreen@lrrc.com
(626) 683-4514


BECOMING A BP MEMBER

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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