What to Watch: January

Marin Business Forum Event
with Redwood Credit Union President & CEO Brett Martinez
“What You Should Know About Credit Unions and How They Might Be a Good Resource For Your Business”
Mr. Martinez oversees all aspects of the Credit Union, which serves 240,000 Members with $2.4 billion in assets. He will be giving an overview of Redwood Credit Union and discussing the relevance of credit unions in today’s market, how they compare to banks, their push towards financial literacy and the importance of establishing a budget for businesses and consumers. It will be an educational evening with insight into a sometimes forgotten, but important community focused financial resource.

$10 admission at the door

The TEDxMarin Organizers and Board of Advisors


The 3rd Annual

New Year Community Gathering

and Innovator Showcase

A Private Party with and for our List Members

Plus a showcase of interesting Bay Area companies


Jan 21st 2015   6pm-9pm 

@ Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael

This event will CONNECT

Bay Area executives, artists, angel investors, new companies, board members, dear friends, local tedsters, film makers, authors, educators, entrepreneurs, involved citizenry plus a few slackers WITH existing Marin institutions, businesses, community services, start-ups, politicos and non-profits all within a dynamic social atmosphere.

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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Focus Groups

You are invited to participate in CEDS Focus Groups
Sponsored by the Marin Community Foundation; Employment and Training Branch of Marin County HHS (Health and Human Services); and Union Bank of California
Sign up today by clicking the desired email address below
Housing and Transportation-
Natural Resources-
Broadband Access-
Education and Workforce Development-

Marin Employment Connection

Business Workshop Series

The Marin Employment Connection (MEC) is offering a no-cost workshop for local employers on the latest information regarding domestic workers, California paid sick leave and much more.

Presented by:

Roxanne Cornejo, California Deputy Labor Commissioner

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

HHS Health & Wellness Campus

Connections Center, Room 109-110

3240 Kerner Blvd.,

San Rafael, CA 94903


Thanks to our generous sponsors, there is no charge for this event.


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Please RSVP early to guarantee a spot.

Housing Equality: The Big Picture
Thursday, January 29, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Marin Center Showcase Theater
10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903

Pre-registration required to attend
To register, please click here
Conference is Free of Charge! (Includes catered lunch)

The conference is an opportunity for advocates, housing providers, municipal leaders, and the business community to come together in strategic sessions to address barriers to housing choice.

Unleash your sales skills and grow your profits!

Marin Clean energy has partnered with Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to host a Contractor Sales Training with trainer Tim Hoyle (valued at $250)

Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 1:00pm-5:00pm

Marin Builders Association

660 Las Gallinas Ave.

San Rafael, CA 94903 

Learn your selling strengths and weaknesses

Quickly identify your customer’s goals and priorities

Become a trusted advisor

Learn to use feedback for leads and referrals

Close more deals!

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