Educational Seminars

As one of the benefits of Chamber membership, the seminars listed below are designed to help you and your business. Please RSVP and reference the seminar to Yianna Theodorou at or (925) 846-5858 ext. 200. If you are interested in hosting a seminar, please contact Dawn Wilson at 

Grand Slam Marketing: Maximizing Your Q4 Sales

Presented by Alay Yajnik, FocalPoint Business Coaching

Thursday, September 18
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
At the Chamber - 777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton

Who Should Attend
 Business Owners who want to maximize their Q4 Sales 

Workshop Content
Coach Alay's proven process re-focuses your existing Marketing efforts to maximize Sales
This practical, hands on workshop ensures that you receive the full benefits of your Marketing efforts in Q4
During this workshop, you will build your Q4 Sales Plan and Marketing Dashboard
This workshop provides several $10,000 ideas for your business...but only if you act on them!

We request that only serious participants attend this workshop. 

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About the Presenter
Business Coach Alay Yajnik, the #1 Business Coach in the Tri-Valley, offers "Business Coaching for Driven Achievers." He is referred to local business owners and elite professionals who are passionate about their personal and professional success.

Employment Law for the Small/Medium Business

Presented by Kirsten Barranti, Barranti Law Group

Tuesday, September 30
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
At the Chamber - 777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton

This seminar will navigate the complex waters of wage and hour law and when determining whether an employee should be salaried, hourly or an independent contractor. 

 Dangers $$ of Misclassifying Employees (Salaried/Hourly) vs. Independent Contractors


 New Business Owner, HR Managers, Office Mangers, Persons responsible for hiring persons. The seminar will be refresher course for existing business owners.

 Steps to Determine Proper Classification
1.       Review the exempt verses non-exempt tests
2.       Review independent contractor tests
3.       Compliance with state and federal hiring regulations 


About the Presenter 
Kirsten Barranti earned undergraduate degrees from the Western Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Pennsylvania State University. She obtained her J. D. from John F. Kennedy University School of Law in 2000, where she was awarded the American Jurisprudence Book Award in Remedies. Ms. Barranti concentrates her practices in the areas of general business, corporate, labor/employment, mediation, and healthcare matters.




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