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    September 17, 2012

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    King City – Nationally recognized business planning expert Tim Berry will be speaking at a business luncheon in Salinas on Monday, September 17. Berry is founder of Palo Alto Software (PAS) and creator of Business Plan Pro, the number one selling business plan software.

    The luncheon program will be held at the Monterey Coast Brewing Company located at 165 South Main Street. The two hour program will begin at 11:30 am.

    Berry will discuss keeping business plans short; five business plan fundamentals; sales forecasting; marketing and developing an identity; and basic financials. Berry taught business planning at the University of Oregon for 11 years. He is author of the Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan and other business titles. He is an investor member of the Willamette Angel Conference; consultant to Apple Computers for 14 years; successfully landed Venture Capital for PAS in 2000 and bought them out in 2002; grew his company from zero to 40 employees; and writes for various business publications including Inc. and Entrepreneur.

    Sponsoring the luncheon are Pacific Valley Bank as the primary corporate sponsor, Hartnell College, the Women’s Business Center hosted by Mission Community Services Corporation, SUBA, Citibank and the CSU Monterey Bay Small Business Development Center.

    The luncheon is $20. The price includes one of three lunch menu items and the Berry presentation. Seating is limited to the first 45 registrants. For more information or reservations, call the Women’s Business Center at 877-831-9377. Or email

    The Women’s Business Center is a program of Mission Community Services Corporation and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Main Office is located in San Luis Obispo, with outreach offices in Bakersfield and King City (Hartnell College).

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        Monterey Coast Brewing Company

        165 South Main Street
        Salinas, CA

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        Info Phone: 877-831-9377

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        September 17, 2012


        11:30 am

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