Antonovich Appoints John Krikorian to Small Business Commission

LOS ANGELES–Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich recently appointed John Krikorian to the Los Angeles County Small Business Commission–which serves to provide ongoing advice and support to the Board of Supervisors to help small business grow in Los Angeles County.

A resident of Glendale–Krikorian is a publisher/consultant for Cal-Conn Enterprises–Inc.–publisher of Business Life and Senior Living Magazines–along with Krikorian Marketing Group. He is also a member of the Glendale Adventist Medical Center Civic Advisory Board–Pasadena’s Mayor Disability Committee–Woodbury University President’s Executive Council–County of Los Angeles Human Relations Corporate Advisory Council–and County of Los Angeles Area Agency for Aging.

Krikorian and his son Greg Krikorian (serving as President on the Glendale Unified School Board) founded in 1989 Business Life Magazine–a four-color business lifestyle magazine that serves readers and advertisers in Los Angeles County. Readers include business owners–small and large–movers and shakers in cities served–professionals and various members of multicultural chamber and business associations–Hispanic–Armenian–Asian–Filipino–Black–etc. Senior Living Magazine serves the over 55 market in Los Angeles County and delivers quality journalism in a four-color format.

Business Life Magazine has received many awards over the past years–including the State of California "Media Advocate" award from the US Small Business Administration–as well as Soroptimist International’s prestigious "Improving the Status of Women" award.

In the mid-90’s–with the emerging ethnic market–they saw the need to develop a multicultural agency. Krikorian Marketing Group (KMG) was born to serve the needs of the multicultural market located in Los Angeles County and in California. The concentration was on emerging multicultural populations that included a large and growing number of Armenia’s and extended to connect with the Russian–Arabic–and Iranian communities.

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