Accessing Capital for Defense Suppliers

This series of workshops helps defense suppliers find out what financial option makes the most sense for access to capital.  Each event has a a financial overview of the Aerospace & Defense industry, followed by a panel of experts presenting various capital options for defense suppliers. Below you will find the highlight video and agenda for each workshop, and a link to an individual page that has the full presentations and materials.

Each event is hosted by the the AMP SoCal Strenghthening Competitiveness Program, which is funded under a sub-award with the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, with financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. 

For future AMPSoCal events, please check our upcoming events page.


September 18, 2019

Orange County, CA

This event featured a financial overview of the Aerospace & Defense industry,  presenting financier expectations and investment conditions, and a panel discussion covering different capital access options.  This workshop covered a wide range of assets and approaches to suit access to capital needs, such as covering short term expenses, restructuring or consolidating debt, expansion, operations purchases or upgrades, or elevating business to the next level.  This event featured guest speakers from  Citizens Business Bank, the California Credit Union, CDC Small Business Finance, and more.

You can view the agenda here.

Highlight Video:

To view the full presentations and materials click here.


September 11, 2019

San Diego, CA

This event featured a financial overview of the Aerospace & Defense industry,  presenting financier expectations and investment conditions, and a panel discussion covering different  capital access options.  This workshop covered a wide range of assets and approaches to suit access to capital needs, such as covering short term expenses, restructuring or  consolidating debt, expansion, operations purchases or upgrades, or elevating business to the next level.  This event featured guest speakers from Propel San Diego, the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center, and more.

You can view the agenda here.

Highlight Video:

To view the full presentations and materials click here.