Imperial Valley College, May 7, 2012: Ken Rosevear, Yuma Chamber of Commerce Director, will present his timely "Strategies Mandatory at Recessionary Times (SMART) training" at Imperial Valley College's "Unleash Your Business Potential" inaugural business conference on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. "SMART training" presents a proven 12-point business strategy that serves as a model for success in today's economy. It will help guide businesses through these uncertain economic times. Check-in starts at 1 p.m. in the new IVC 2700 building. Conference attendees will be offered a series of breakout sessions covering business planning, employment law, social networking, business loans, sales growth, and customer service. A reception, that includes hors d'oeuvres, begins at 5 p.m. for networking opportunities before Mr. Rosevear's seminar at 6 p.m.

Registration is required to attend at no cost. To register go to and click on IVC Business Conference, or call Sylvia Marroquin at (760) 312-9800, or Roy Dorantes at (760) 355-6510. Parking is free of charge on the day of the event.

This event is funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Imperial Valley College, in partnership with Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Imperial Valley Independent Business Alliance (IVIBA), Imperial Valley Joint Chambers of Commerce, Brawley Chamber of Commerce, Imperial Chamber of Commerce, El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, and Calexico Chamber of Commerce. Imperial Valley College is located at 380 East Aten Road, Imperial, CA 92251. For more information please contact Melisa M. Vasquez at (760) 355-6156, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..