Special Events

2016 Inland Prosperity Conference

The fourth Inland Prosperity Conference is Friday July 29th at the Ontario Airport Hotel! Get registered today, ticket prices go up June 29th.

Special thanks to our 2016 Inland Prosperity Conference sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: College of Business and Public Administration at California State University San Bernardino

Panel Sponsor: Bank of America

Media Sponsors: The Wright Place T.V. Show, Hispanic Lifestyle News, Mompreneur.buzz

Participant Registration

Vendor Registration

Sponsorship opportunities available, contact Michelle Skiljan, 909.322.3445.

InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge

Do you have product that has a measurable impact on the lives of women, potential for commercialization and fills a need in the marketplace? If so, you are ready for InnovateHER! To compete you must review all rules, complete the one page application and submit your 20 page business plan by 5 p.m. November 12, 2015 (no late submissions will be accepted). Fill out the application below and be sure to review all event details.


Application (This application is a fillable PDF and requires a signature. If you only have an Adobe Reader you will not be able to save the completed application, you will need to print and scan it.)



The winner of this local competion will advance to the national competion. The only way to compete at the national level is to win a local competition.

90 Day Business Challenge

Have you failed at starting a business or failed at trying?Whether you have a business idea or not, this program is designed to help you find the right idea and start or grow a profitable business that you love without spending a ton of money. In this unique and proprietary 3-month course you will focus on taking action and getting real results, GUARANTEED!

The application period for this program is currently closed, stay tuned for updates!

This could be you!! Meet Patricia Mannatt, winner of January's 90 Day Business Challenge. Patricia was awarded the coveted 90 Day Business Challenge Cup! In the photo below, Patricia is pictured with the creator of the 90 Day Business Challenge, Rachel Jimenez.

Inland Prosperity Conference - 2015 Recap

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The Inland Empire and Coachella Valley Women’s Business Centers are pleased to announce the third Inland Prosperity Conference on Saturday, March, 28th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at California State University, San Bernardino, Santos Manuel Student Union, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407.

The event mission is to bring regional focus to the plethora of opportunities available in every economy – visible to those in the right mindset. This event will serve as a reminder that to prosper takes action – this conference will present many prospects for learning and advancement – prospects for taking action.

Ticket prices are $47 and include: continental breakfast, lunch buffet, parking and a day focused on connecting you with information and resources that will propel your business to the next level!

Register Today!

March 11th ticket prices increase to $77. Lock in the lower rate now!

Vendor and sponsor opportunities available, download the packet here.  


Time Title Speaker(s)
9:00 am Welcome Michelle Skiljan & Nicole Kinney
9:15 am Panel: Going for It! Taking the Leap to Achieve Your Dreams Jan Steiner- Thoro Packaging, Janie Scott- Subway, Jamba Juice & Wing Stop Franchisee, C.C. Vest- Midpoint Bearing & Kelli Holmes- TEAM Referral Network
10:30 am Panel: The Power of Profitability Hilda Kennedy- AMPAC Tri State CDC, Diane Weklar- Mastering the Money Maze, Beth Bockenhauer, CPA, Sylvia Gutierrez- US Small Business Administration
12:30 pm Janice Bryant Howroyd: Founder & CEO Act 1 Group Janice Bryant Howroyd
2:00 pm Believe to Succeed: The WBC Experience Rachel Jimenez & WBC Clients
4:00 pm Group Mastermind – Technology Time Savers & Money Makers Interactive Group Session led by Kimi Rhochelle Porter

*Schedule and speakers subject to change without notice.