Entrepreneurs

Burbank Economic Development champions the entrepreneurial spirit, and supports programs that nurture and inform the next generation of business talent. Burbank’s entrepreneurial programs help your business with the resources to inspire, empower, and grow. For more information, consulting appointments, or customized training opportunities, please contact us at
818.238.5198 or econdev@burbankca.gov.

Burbank, CA tech talks

Click the links below to view previously recorded Tech Talk Webinars:

The Burbank Tech Talks are organized by The City of Burbank and The Burbank Chamber of Commerce, in Partnership with Techfire.

Consulting services in Burbank, CA

Consulting and Job Seeker Services

Consulting
One-on-one professional business consulting services are offered free to Burbank entrepreneurs and businesses in partnership with the Burbank Public Library. Led by experts from SCORE, a nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), a broad range of topics are available for mentorship including:

  • How to Start or Grow Your Business
  • Financing Opportunities For Your Business
  • Operational Management
  • And much more!

Services are currently available virtually online Tuesday's and Thursday's between 11am - 2pm. Consulting services are by appointment only, to sign up for a 1-hour appointment, please visit: Burbank Score

For access to free business templates, eguides, checklists, blogs, infographics, videos and other helpful resources, visit the SCORE website.

Job Seeker Resources
Burbank Public Library provides access to Brainfuse JobNow/VetNow. Here you will find free tools and resources for job seekers including live resume coaching, live interview coaching, unemployment assistance, and more. Tools for learners and veteran's resources are also available. Click here for more information.

For more information on these services, please call 818-238-5180 or e-mail EconDev@burbankca.gov

Training opportunities in Burbank, CA

Customized Business Training Opportunities

Free, specialized, on-site training for you and your employees to help meet the unique needs of your business. Limited to Burbank businesses only.

Sample topics include:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Managing Conflicts

Co-working Spaces

Collaborative work spaces are a hotbed for attracting and fostering new talent and reflect Burbank's entrepreneurial spirit.

Spark! Digital Media Lab

The Spark! Digital Media Lab is a new technology learning space bringing together the computers, software and other technology used in the media industry to create music, movies, animation, video games and more. The Lab provides access to specialized equipment, along with opportunities to learn from experts, practice skills and build portfolios.

The Spark! Digital Media Lab includes equipment for:

  • Video and audio production
  • Animation
  • Video game and app production, including virtual reality
  • 3D printing

Access to the Lab will be for teens 14 or older and adults who are Burbank Public Library cardholders. The Lab is currently open 20 hours per week, Tuesday & Thursday from 10 am - 2 pm and Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday from 1-5 pm. For more information on Lab use and orientation procedures, visit: https://burbanklibrary.org/spark