For over thirty years, Capital Network Solutions has helped Northern California businesses solve their technology problems.  However, our commitment to the Sacramento community doesn’t end at the computer terminal.  Besides providing IT support to local organizations, we also provide charitable support to local nonprofits like the Children’s Law Center of California.

In this post, we highlight a handful of the top tech events in Sacramento in December.  Click the title of the event to learn more about it on Eventbrite.

Tech Events in Sacramento — December 2019

Sacramento Library Tech Help

Tuesdays and Saturdays, 2 to 3 p.m. (Sylvan Oaks location in Citrus Heights)

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 3 to 4 p.m. (Colonial Heights location in Sacramento)

If you need quick, personal assistance with technology, check out the Sacramento Public Library’s ongoing Tech Help program.  Staffers at the Sylvan Oaks and Colonial Heights locations will set aside a couple of hours a week to answer your basic technology questions.  Visit to get free advice about things like email, Microsoft Word, Excel and more.  However, be aware that assistance gets administered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

State of Technology – CA Industry Forum

Monday, Dec. 2, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento)

In California, the state and local IT markets comprise an $11 billion industry.  This Techwire-sponsored event will feature forums with top-level CIOs, with a focus on current and future initiatives affecting IT in California.  Meanwhile, get access to government technology influencers and gain a deeper understanding of the public sector technology landscape.  Tickets cost $195, but there is an early bird discount, as well as additional savings for Techwire members

Digital Marketing Training for Beginners

Mondays and Wednesdays, Dec. 9, 2019, through Jan. 8, 2020, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Entirety Technology, Elk Grove)

If you’re looking for a comprehensive digital marketing course geared toward beginners, consider this four-week course from Entirety Technology.  The course will cover SEO (search engine optimization), SEM (search engine marketing), social media management and more.  Tickets to the event cost $550.

Amateur Radio Study and FCC Examination Session

Saturday, Dec. 14, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Stockton Fire Station #2 – Training Division Classroom)

Get your amateur radio license in a single Saturday with HamCram.  Rather than an amateur radio training course, this is a guided study that comprises  six 50-minute reading sessions.  At the end of the study portion, you take the 35-question FCC exam, which HamCram students pass with a 98% success rate.  No Morse code test is needed, although attendance is limited and preregistration is required.  Meanwhile, there are no age limits on people studying for or taking the test.

100 Women in 100 Days – Cybersecurity Certifications for Women

Dec. 16-20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (McClellan Business Park)

Roseville-based Inteligenca sponsors this program, which aims “to inspire, train, certify, mentor and provide opportunities” for women looking to pursue careers in cybersecurity.  Women can earn their certification in CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).  Visit the Inteligenca website to select a date and register for your spot in this training, mentorship and internship program.