Confirmed legislators attending include Representative Katie Porter (US-45), CA Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (CA-74), CA Assemblyman Steven Choi (CA-68), and Supervisor Donald Wagner (OC-3).

Register to Attend!

Friday, November 8 • 7:30-9:30am
University of Irvine - Newkirk Alumni House
450 Alumni Court, Irvine, CA 92617 (click here for map)

Registration includes breakfast. $25 for members, $35 for non-members.

NAWBO OC’s Annual Legislative Breakfast gives women business owners the chance to connect with legislators and talk about the issues affecting small businesses in Orange County.

The conversation will take place in a stress-free, panel format with CA and OC legislators and a moderated interview with Rep. Katie Porter. Moderators will guide Q-and-A for both around issues affecting women-owned small businesses in OC.

Event Schedule:

  • 7:15am - Doors open
  • 7:30am - Event begins
  • 7:40am - Panel and Q&A with CA and OC legislators
  • 8:15am - Short break
  • 8:20am - Interview and Q&A with Rep. Katie Porter
  • 9:00am - Open networking
  • 9:30am - Event ends

Meet The Lawmakers

The people who represent us at the State and Federal level make decisions that shape our lives and our businesses. They need to know what YOU think.

Check out the list of confirmed attendees >

Talk About the Issues

NAWBO-OC has prepared summaries on some of the key issues facing our members and upcoming legislation affected small business. Read our briefs, then get your questions answered.

Learn more about the issues here >

Meet The Legislators

Legislators who have confirmed they will attend NAWBO OC's 2019 Legislative Breakfast.


US House of Representatives, 45th District
Representative Katie Porter


CA Assembly- 74th District
Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris

CA Assembly-68th District
Assemblyman Steven Choi

CA Senator - 37th District
Senator John Moorlach

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OC Board of Supervisors- 3rd District
Supervisor Donald P. Wagner

Explore the Issues

Here are some of the top legislative issues facing small business owners in Orange County that we will be discussing at the Legislative Breakfast. What are your thoughts on these issues with regard to your small business?



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