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Upcoming events

    • Mon, July 24, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • DiCicco's, 5251 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno, 93710
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    It’s difficult to overstate the importance of mobile in today’s digital marketing landscape. The fact is, if you aren’t focusing on how to appeal to audiences on mobile, you’re already falling behind the competition.

    That said, diving headfirst into mobile marketing can seem intimidating. Do you have the technological capabilities? Will it cost a fortune? These are common concerns, but mobile marketing doesn’t necessarily mean launching a costly mobile app (in fact in 99% of cases it doesn’t). Mobile marketing isn’t about flashy apps that no one uses or trendy technology that will fall out of fashion in a matter of months - it’s about doing everything you can to be present on mobile when your users are, and meeting their needs whenever they encounter your brand in a mobile setting.

    Join the discussion at the July SBO meeting and learn about mobile marketing strategies.

    Pay for own meal and drinks.

    Non-members are welcome to attend one time!

     Check out more about the FWN Small Business Owners Mastermind

    • Tue, August 08, 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Elbow Room, 731 W. San Jose Avenue, Fresno, CA 93704


    Please join us on August 8th for a networking bonanza! Have you ever wondered who the people are who are sitting at your table? This event will allow you to get to know them better as there will be 4 questions and everyone can participate in the answers.

    Bring business cards and have fun!

    Our Non-Profit Support for August


    Valley Caregiver Resource Center provides much needed support for Valley seniors and their families.  The Center is an advocate and teacher; a counselor and a friend to seniors in our region and who are often overlooked – as well as the people caring for them.  By using the services we offer, seniors and caregivers alike find what they need most in order to live the quality of life they deserve.

    At our August meeting we are collecting items for this valuable resource center so bring anything you can either new or used.

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    Valley Care Givers Wish List for August

    20 pairs of colored socks, Laundry basket, Glue sticks, Craft glue (Gold bottle), Water color paper, Paint brushes, Acrylic paints – any color, Buttons, Elastic jewelry string, Medium/large bracelet Beads, Card stock paper –any colors, Small/medium blank canvases, Ceramic/wood figurines to paint (animals, small picture frames, bird houses, etc.), 100 piece or less puzzles, Small terracotta flower pots w/saucers, Potting Soil, Seeds, Bird seed, Black pipe cleaners, Small bottles of eyeglass cleaner, Adult sock/slippers, Word search books and Word scramble books, Moving solar clocks/figurines, Chapstick, Hard candy, Sugar free hard candy, Pocket calendars, Small note tablets, Wax paper, Small packs of tissue,Small flash lights, Documentary DVDs, 60,70,80’s (TV Shows) DVDs or Movies DVDs, Music DVDs, Uno cards, Phase 10 cards, Regular playing cards, Poker chips, Easy to play board games, Trivia games, Artificial flowers (Dollar Tree), Crafting foam

    Invite friends who might be interested and get them to register online.

    All registrations for this luncheon must be made online prior to luncheon.

    Check in and Networking starts at 11.10 am.

    • Mon, August 21, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • DiCicco's, 5251 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno, 93710
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    Leadership

    People always want to know what makes a good leader. It’s normally because they’re trying to become a leader, or they’re trying to find a leader to work for their company.


    Some people are naturally good leaders. Other people have the potential to be leaders if they’re willing to develop their leadership skills. But, you need to recognize that leadership is more than standing at the front of a room, having an office or getting people to do things for you.

    Leading isn’t as easy as it looks. Leaders take on more work, more stress and more demands than meet the eye. But, if you have the characteristics of a leader, you are equipped to be successful.

    Join the discussion at the August SBO meeting and learn leadership charaacteristics.

    Pay for own meal and drinks.

    Non-members are welcome to attend one time!

     Check out more about the FWN Small Business Owners Mastermind

Past events

Tue, July 11, 2017 "Breaking Chains of Human Trafficking One Life at a Time" - Debra Rush
Mon, June 19, 2017 "Intellectual Property 101: What Your Business Needs To Know About Copyright Law" - SBO Dinner
Tue, June 13, 2017 "FWN 30th Anniversary Party" - Luncheon
Mon, May 22, 2017 "How to Protect Your Online Reputation" - SBO Dinner
Fri, May 19, 2017 Dueling Pianos at Engelmann Cellars
Tue, May 09, 2017 "Networking. How to Meet the Right People" Luncheon
Mon, April 24, 2017 "How Smart People Handle Difficult People" - SBO Dinner
Tue, April 11, 2017 Human Trafficking in the Central Valley
Mon, March 20, 2017 "Forget Your Product: Start Selling 'Solutions' Instead" - SBO Dinner
Tue, March 14, 2017 "Ready or Not" - A Personal Emergency Preparedness
Mon, February 20, 2017 "Signs of Lack of Emotional Intelligence" - SBO Dinner
Tue, February 14, 2017 "Heart-to-Heart Networking" Luncheon
Mon, January 23, 2017 "Things You Should Give Up to be Successful" - SBO Dinner
Tue, January 10, 2017 "Focus Discussions at the Round Table" - Luncheon
Tue, December 13, 2016 FWN Christmas Luncheon
Tue, December 06, 2016 Christmas Shopping Mixer @ Jude's Fantasy Land
Mon, November 21, 2016 "Small Business Marketing Trends to Prepare for in 2017" - SBO Dinner
Sat, November 12, 2016 "Girls Day Trip" - Shopping Spree at Tulare Outlet
Tue, October 25, 2016 Networking Mixer @A-List Signs & Banners
Mon, October 24, 2016 "Everyone Has a Story" - SBO Dinner
Tue, October 11, 2016 "Hot Topics - 50 Shades of Business" - Luncheon
Mon, September 19, 2016 Putting More “You” in Your Business - SBO Dinner
Tue, September 13, 2016 "Alternative Solutions to Handling Stress in the Work Environment" - Luncheon
Tue, August 23, 2016 Paint and Sip Mixer @ Pinot's Pallette
Mon, August 22, 2016 "Evaluate your Life and Business" - SBO Dinner
Tue, August 09, 2016 Non-Profit Panel Speakers
Mon, July 18, 2016 "Overcome the Anxiety of Failure" - SBO Dinner
Tue, July 12, 2016 "Hot Topics - 50 Shades of Business" - Luncheon
Thu, June 23, 2016 Friends & Members Mixer at AAA Fresno
Mon, June 20, 2016 "Must-Have Communication Skills for Business Success" - SBO Dinner
Tue, June 14, 2016 "Presentation of 2016 Scholarships" - Luncheon
Tue, May 24, 2016 Peeves Pub Mixer & Walking Tour of Fulton Mall Renovations
Mon, May 16, 2016 "Taxation: When Uncle Sam is Calling" - SBO Dinner
Tue, May 10, 2016 "Helping the Community Develop Strong Leadership in Students - Dr. Joseph I. Castro" - Luncheon
Mon, April 18, 2016 "Successful Entrepreneurs' Secrets to Mastering Work-Life Balance" - SBO Dinner
Tue, April 12, 2016 "Hot Topics - 50 Shades of Business" - Luncheon
Tue, March 29, 2016 Bite of Lunch and Tour at Evangel Home
Mon, March 21, 2016 "Key Mobile Apps for Business Owners" - SBO Dinner
Tue, March 08, 2016 "Smart Social Networking and Communication Tips +Q&A" - Luncheon
Mon, February 22, 2016 "Customer Service: A Market Differentiator For Small Business" - SBO Dinner
Tue, February 09, 2016 "Downtown Fresno Revitalization - Craig Scharton" - Luncheon
Mon, January 18, 2016 Millennials: Work Ethics and Personality Traits You Can’t Ignore - SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, January 12, 2016 50 Shades of Business! - January Luncheon
Tue, December 08, 2015 FWN Christmas Luncheon
Mon, November 16, 2015 "The Power of Images in Social Media Marketing" - SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, November 10, 2015 "Networking Outside Your Comfort Zone" - November Luncheon
Thu, October 22, 2015 "What Men and Women in Business Can Learn From Each Other" - SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, October 13, 2015 Bra LaLa - October Dinner
Thu, September 17, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting - "The ABCs of an Effective Business Pivot"
Tue, September 08, 2015 September Luncheon - The Brand Equation: Communicating your Message to the Community
Thu, August 20, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting - "Traits of Courageous Leaders"
Tue, August 11, 2015 August Luncheon - 50 Shades of Business!
Sat, August 08, 2015 "Girls Day Trip" - Shopping Spree at Tulare Outlet
Thu, July 23, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Thu, July 16, 2015 Third Thursday ArtHop "Martini Magic" Mixer
Thu, June 18, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, June 09, 2015 Scholarship Dinner
Thu, May 21, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, May 12, 2015 May Luncheon
Thu, April 23, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, April 14, 2015 Spring Fling
Thu, March 19, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, March 10, 2015 March Luncheon
Thu, February 19, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, February 10, 2015 Dinner Meeting
Tue, January 20, 2015 SBO Dinner Meeting
Tue, January 13, 2015 January Luncheon
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