At Bay Area Escrow, we’re a proud sponsor of CABB’s 2020 Virtual Conference. Join your fellow business brokers, intermediaries, and industry professionals for this online event, scheduled for September 17-18 and 24-25.

To make the conference easier on your schedule, the California Association of Business Brokers is offering you four days of content delivered in two different weeks. The format will include two 90-minute sessions per day beginning at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

Whether you are a seasoned veteran, brand new to the industry, or somewhere in between, there is something for everyone.

Registration Fees:

Early-Bird MEMBER Registration

Regular MEMBER Registration

NON-MEMBER Registration

ENDS August 31, 2020

STARTS September 1, 2020

Become a first-time CABB Member and get your conference fee waived.




NON-MEMBERS: Click here to submit your membership application.
*Membership applications are subject to review and approval by the CABB Membership Chair. Please submit a membership application, wait for the approval and discount code to waive the conference fee.

*All sessions will be recorded and made available to registrants. As such, there will be no refunds for cancellations.

Check Out the Schedule:

Thursday, September 17, 2020




10:00 am – 11:30 am

The US & California Economy
The introduction to the conference will be an economic overview by Dr. Robert Eyler, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Regional Economic Analysis at Sonoma State University. Dr. Eyler will provide insight into the US and California economies with an eye on the Covid-19 effects to specific industries.

Rob Eyler

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Marketing Bootcamp – Generating Listings
Industry veteran, Len Krick will be opening up his playbook and identifying all the ways business brokers can build their book of business and how to keep the pipeline full.

Len Krick

Friday, September 18, 2020

10:00 am – 11:30 am

State Guarantee Loan Program
Were you aware that the SBA loan program is not the only option to allow Buyers to finance a business acquisition?  During this workshop, our members will learn about how the State Small Business Loan Guarantee Program works its similarities and differences to SBA loans, and instances that Buyers and Brokers might explore its use.

Nur Nadir

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Ask the Attorneys Panel
Back by popular demand, the ask the attorney panel will feature three experienced corporate attorneys, Tom Georgiano, Romin Thomson, and William Ziprick. They will discuss various issues they see arising in transactions and take questions from the audience about real-life challenges our brokers are dealing with.

Bill Ziprick,
Romin Thomson,
Tom Georgianna

Thursday, September 24,2020

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Supercharging Your Results & Business Success
Do you ever feel like your practice is falling short of what you know you are capable of achieving? Why does one broker thrive while another struggle? In this session, you will learn about the dimensions of knowledge, skills, and values, barriers to success and prosperity, the 4 traits of highly successful salespeople, and the law of limited belief.

Bob Azrt

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Brokering Commercial Leases
Are you looking for new revenue streams to add to your practice or do you get stuck in the middle of lease negotiations when brokering a business transaction? Learn the ins and outs of brokering commercial leases in California, including best practices, necessary forms in order to be compliant, and clauses that are important to be aware of.

David Scarpinato

Friday, September 25, 2020

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Top 10 Legal Mistakes Made By Business Brokers
The name says it all. An important part of a business brokers’ role is to facilitate and negotiate agreements between buyers and sellers. As a corporate and litigation attorney, Scott Williams has a valuable perspective on identifying where legal issues arise with business brokers and how brokers can protect their commissions and avoid litigation.

Scott Williams

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Application of Tax and Industry Changes
As has become customary with the CABB conference, Monty Walker, the business transaction CPA will take us home. Monty will discuss the recent tax and industry changes along with the practical applications in our business transactions. Case studies will be used as applicable. This is one session you’ll never want to miss.

Monty Walker

Registration for 2020 CABB Virtual 4-Day Conference

We hope you can attend this year’s virtual event. To register or learn more about the scheduled speakers, please click here for more information.