Connect & Learn with the LA Small Business Community on March 30, 2023

Join us on Thursday, March 30th at Blackbird Flagship Culver City to meet and mingle with other small business owners who are looking to grow their small businesses too.

Registration Closed!

Registration has closed for the 2023 Access Summit - stay tuned & follow us on Instagram for news about 2024!
What to Expect

Be a part of the inaugural Access Summit LA


Get to know other LA-based small business owners just like you!


Learn about small business funding, tax, legal, and more.


Grow your business when you get your "MBA in a day" at this amazing event.

About the Event

A business game-changer you don't want to miss!

The Access Summit was created by Shiloh Johnson and the team at ComplYant. On March 30th, 2023, LA small business owners will converge on Blackbird House Culver City to learn, grow, and feel more confident navigating the "back office" of your business. Attendees will hear experts speak on small business topics and get a chance to network with peers - swapping stories, tips, and contact info! Learn something that could be game-changing for your business and meet your new small biz BFF.

Small business-focused breakout sessions include:

  • Tax
  • Funding
  • Legal
  • Billing
  • Banking

Get inspired by thought leaders, industry experts and educators!

Shivani Honwad, Esq.

Attorney. Professor. Entrepreneur.

Aaron Gilbreath

CEO A1plus1 Academy Business Developer, Author, Speaker

Mario Holten

VP, Social Impact at Wells Fargo

Boltran Hu

Vice President & Business Banking Sales Manager, U.S. Bank

Shiloh Johnson

CEO & Founder of ComplYant

Marsha Olson

Director of Community Partnerships & Programs, Wurwand Foundation

Chaz Pringle

Head of Partnerships, SKNMUSE

Miki Reynolds​

CEO & Co-founder of Grid110

Elianne Rodriguez

Vice Chair of PledgeLA Director, LA Economic Equity Accelerator and Fellowship

Calvin Selth

Program Manager of AnnenbergTech

Lori Shao

CEO and Founder of Finli

April Showers

Entrepreneur, innovator, and founder

Ro Williams

Tax Technology Manager at ComplYant


Choose your own adventure.

(and let's be real - find out when snack breaks are)


Doors Open!


Welcome Kickoff (15 min)

Nest Stage

Essentials of Entrepreneurship via a Legal Lens (40 min)

Nest Stage

Payment Automation (40 min)

Nest Stage

All Things Business Tax: LA Edition

Seeds Cafe Stage

Lunch Break (60 min)

Chef Q's Food Truck

Money Talks: Mastering the Art of Small Business Funding (40 min)

Nest Stage

Fireside Chat with April Showers & Shiloh Johnson (40 min)

Nest Stage

Getting the most out of your small business bank (40 min)

Nest Stage

SMB Strategy (40 Min)

Seeds Cafe Stage

Closing Session (30 min)

Nest Stage

Networking Happy Hour (60 min)

Seeds Cafe + Terrace

Registration Closed!

Registration has closed for the 2023 Access Summit - stay tuned & follow us on Instagram for news about 2024!

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Join hundreds of LA small business owners as they network, learn, and grow during this one-day event.