Building your business is challenging--
but you don't have to do it alone.
Funding for this program is provided by:
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR BUSINESS
AND BREAK THROUGH THE BARRIERS
HOLDING YOU BACK
Mastermind sessions: peer idea exchange, honest feedback, and the opportunity to help others on their journey.
Personalized coaching to strategically move your business forward in 90-day power increments.
Get support from experts and peers to help see the blind spots in your business. Plus, a group of champions for you and your business.
Focus with added accountability to see real and lasting results.
Does your business work for you or do you work for your business?
What’s next for your business? The last two years showed that what comes next is sometimes beyond our control. When it comes to the success of your business, the question is, are you planning for what’s next or are you just reacting and hoping to make it.
The NEXT program is for highly motivated small business owners and provides the personalized coaching, knowledge, tools, and network to overcome obstacles and get to the NEXT level.
Be bold. Think big.
Do you have big plans for your business but don't know the best way to make your vision a reality?NEXT can help you reach your goals.
This program is for business owners who want to:
increase customers and revenue
develop your strategic plan
build your team
access capital to grow
If this sounds like you, here’s your chance to be part of a group of like-minded entrepreneurs working together to build businesses that become assets and generate wealth.
Gain confidence to make better decisions, faster
NEXT combines personalized coaching sessions with opportunities to network and learn from other business owners.
Individual meeting every other week with a business coach
GrowthWheel online business development tool to help track the decisions and actions needed to advance your business
Monthly small group mastermind meetings to learn from other successful business owners
Vetted group of subject matter experts and service providers
CONNECT networking events with other business organizations
Expert Webinars covering essential topics for business growth
As part of NEXT you will meet twice a month, one-to-one, with your business navigator. Together you will define your goals and create a road map to take action.
Make us part of your business team and get the knowledge, resources, and confidence to take your business to the next level.
Set goals. Take action.
NEXT is structured into 90-day challenges. Each challenge focuses on essential areas that drive business growth:
Develop your business strategy
Increase customers & revenue
Build your team
Leverage technology & data
During the program you decide which areas to prioritize and focus on accomplishing those goals.
Learn & Grow
Masterminds are small groups of business owners that come together to solve their most important business challenges and benefit from others who have done it before. NEXT members expand their perspectives and gain knowledge from other business owners and from small business expert group leaders.
Own your business. Own your future.
Applications Open Now!
If you want to grow your business faster, overcome obstacles, and create your strategy join NEXT.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2022 programs.
Have a question? Get in touch.
About Long Beach Economic Partnership
At the Long Beach Economic Partnership, we believe in the power of collaboration. LBEP is an action-oriented organization that will sustain, grow business and expand citywide economic opportunities with a global vision that is locally focused through meaningful partnerships. We firmly believe that a simple strategy, unwavering focus and deliberate actions will allow us to deliver on our vision for dependable growth.
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping women and BIPOC entrepreneurs reach their business goals, increase the value of their businesses, generate wealth for their families, and connect with a community of motivated business owners.
Our programs are free for participants and funded by foundations, financial institutions, and philanthropic organizations.