Governor Jerry Brown once again declared May “Small Business Month” in California. As the State Small Business Advocate, I want to thank the Governor for his recognition and commend all of the hard working entrepreners that make up the foundation of California’s economy by creating innovative new companies and employing the majority of our citizens.

Please join us on May 5 for our next GO-Biz Small Business Summit in Long Beach or participate in one of our other events and webinars this month on topics such as disaster preparedness, international trade and small business financing.  Register for the free summit in Long Beach here or visit our online calendar at

Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Small Business Month

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 2016 as “Small Business Month” in the State of California.

This week, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting a Small Business Summit to provide information on the resources and programs available to business owners across the state.

The text of the proclamation is available here.