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Education & Workforce Development Committee Meeting

Help strengthen the local workforce and our communities! Join us for this virtual meeting as we work collaboratively to connect our local talent base with education and skills-based training, ensure good paying jobs for local residents, and stimulate economic activity that improves our quality of...

Next Level Business Growth & Capital Summit

Los Angeles Mission College 13356 Eldridge Ave, Sylmar, CA

Take Your Business To The Next Level! Join The Valley Economic Alliance and DCMA for a half-day conference designed to propel your business to the next level. Attend expert-led sessions across three Tracks: Federal Procurement & Contracting, Global Growth Strategies, and Capital Acquisition. Hear from Pentagon Officials...

Black In The Valley Marketplace Juneteenth Community Celebration

Pierce College

    Black In The Valley Annual Juneteenth celebration featuring entertainers, games, music, awards, giveaways and their very popular Marketplace. The BITV Marketplace will feature the very best black owned businesses the valley has to offer. Click here for Registration and Information

Next Level Growth: Building Culture and Connection with Paylocity

Welcome Remarks: Paul Palkovic, Commercial Insurance and Employee Benefits Broker, Kulchin Ross Insurance Services Featured speaker: Rick DeWeese, HCM Account Executive, Paylocity Program participants will learn how to: Build a healthy culture Create authentic connections Attract and retain talent Streamline HR and payroll processes Increase...

Valley Growth Lab

Join us for the July Valley Growth Lab — an innovative series of in-person events designed to connect local business owners with new skills, the latest insights on key topics, and experts in a variety of fields. Finance & Lending - Facilitator: Paula Bahamon, Vice...

Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee Meeting

Are you ready to make a positive impact on the San Fernando Valley? Join us for the quarterly meeting of the Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee as we work to enhance the livability, sustainability, and economic vitality across our communities. This virtual meeting is free...

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Join us for the monthly meeting of The Valley Economic Alliance's Economic Development Committee. Maria Camacho of the Los Angeles Rams and Brad Rosenheim of Rosenheim & Associates, Inc. will provide the committee with an overview of the Los Angeles Rams’, Warner Center Football Operations...

Onyx African American Business Hub

The Valley Economic Alliance 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, California - CA

Get social and enjoy some soulful bites while we learn from the best about Money and Marketing this Black Business Month. Special Guest - Richard Pallay US SBA Roundtable Topics: Mastering Credit - Evelyn Zartner, HSBC "Ask Me Anything" with serial entrepreneur Cleveland Brown, Payscout...

Valley Growth Lab

The Valley Economic Alliance 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, California - CA

Join us for the August Valley Growth Lab — an innovative series of in-person events designed to connect local business owners with new skills, the latest insights on key topics, and experts in a variety of fields. August Table Topics Marketing - Facilitator: Patty Ross,...

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Meeting

Add your voice to The Valley Economic Alliance's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee! Join us for this virtual meeting as we work to better reach and serve diverse audiences across the San Fernando Valley. This important meeting will include nominations for committee leadership positions. Sponsor...

Next Level Growth: Fuel to grow: How to obtain loans in todays environment

Let us give you the information and tools to access capital! Join us for this virtual meeting packed with expert, insider advice on how to obtain necessary funding. Learn the “6 C’s of Credit,” alternative financing, and the most common financing options available. Presenter Valerie...

Education & Workforce Committee Meeting

Help strengthen the local workforce and our communities! Join us for this virtual meeting as we work collaboratively to connect our local talent base with education and skills-based training, ensure good paying jobs for local residents, and stimulate economic activity that improves our quality of...

Valley Growth Lab

The Valley Economic Alliance 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, California - CA

Join us for the September Valley Growth Lab — an innovative series of in-person events designed to connect local business owners with new skills, the latest insights on key topics, and experts in a variety of fields. Host: Tallin Semerjian - Tinq Tabletop Topics and Facilitators:...

Adelante Business Hub

The Valley Economic Alliance 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, California - CA

Join us as we work together to close the information gap, capital gap and network gap experienced by many Latino businesses in the San Fernando Valley. This program is designed to offer the tools, resources, and support needed to start or grow your business! Featured...

Next Level Growth – Digital Marketing for Explosive Growth

Learn strategies for maximizing your marketing budget before and during the year-end holiday season. Join us for our Next Level Growth seminar: Email strategies to maximize holiday sales and get the biggest returns. How to adjust online advertising campaigns to retarget people who will be...

Valley Growth Lab

 Join us for the next Valley Growth Lab — an innovative series of in-person events designed to connect local business owners with new skills, the latest insights on key topics, and experts in a variety of fields. Welcome Facilitator: Ajit Dodani,  EmpathifyU October Table Topic:...

Livable and Sustainable Communities

Are you ready to make a positive impact on the San Fernando Valley? Join us for the quarterly meeting of the Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee as we work to enhance the livability, sustainability, and economic vitality across our communities. This virtual meeting is free...

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Join us for the monthly meeting of The Valley Economic Alliance's Economic Development Committee. This virtual gathering will feature an engaging conversation aimed at fostering economic growth and prosperity for businesses in the San Fernando Valley.

2023 Women’s Entrepreneurship Day – presented by the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

The Valley Economic Alliance 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, California - CA

Celebrate Women in Business with Ellevate Women’s Business Hub, and our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee! Join us for an impactful evening with knowledgeable business owners and professionals who will share their insights and expertise. Highlights: Building and growing a successful business Overcoming adversary as...

Education & Workforce Development Committee Meeting

Help strengthen the local workforce and our communities! Join us for this virtual meeting as we work collaboratively to connect our local talent base with education and skills-based training, ensure good paying jobs for local residents, and stimulate economic activity that improves our quality of life....

29th Annual Board of Directors Meeting

Woodbury University 7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA

Join us on Thursday, December 14, 2023, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am for our annual Board of Directors meeting. Location: Woodbury University, Fletcher Jones Auditorium 8:00 am – Breakfast 8:30 am – Program Election of Officers & Board of Directors Installation of Officers &...

Our Region | Our Future Regional Development Summit

The Orchard Conference Center - CSUN

The Valley Economic Alliance hosted our first signature and premier event of 2024 with a sold-out crowd of over 250 Valley government, corporate, small business, and community leaders for the 2nd Annual Our Region | Our Future Regional Development Summit.    The half-day program, which...

Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee Meeting

Join us for the quarterly meeting of the Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee as we work to enhance livability, sustainability, and economic vitality across our communities. This virtual meeting will feature a State of Philanthropy Panel Discussion, including Q&A. The meeting is free and open...

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Join us for this virtual gathering and engaging conversation with Coby King, president and chief executive officer of High Point Strategies, LLC, one of Southern California’s leading public affairs firms. Mr. King specializes in strategic and crisis communications and governmental advocacy and will discuss the...

Connect to Contracts Accelerator Information Session

The Valley Economic Alliance 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, California - CA

Do you want to get more public and private contracts, and get them faster? Here’s your chance to find out how to do it! Join us on February 13th virtually or in-person to learn about the Connect to Contracts Accelerator program — a new, no-cost...

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Meeting

Join The Valley Economic Alliance for an engaging virtual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Meeting as we strive to better connect with and serve diverse communities in the San Fernando Valley. Our special guest, Angelou Masters Jr., owner of digital marketing agency Jacker Digital, will...

Education and Workforce Development Committee Meeting

Help strengthen the local workforce and our communities! Join us for this virtual meeting as we work collaboratively to connect our local talent base with education and skills-based training, ensure good paying jobs for local residents, and stimulate economic activity that improves our quality of life.

Board of Directors Meeting

Join The Valley Economic Alliance for our upcoming Board Meeting, where we delve into the heart of economic prosperity in our region. This month, we are honored to host Shannon Sedgwick, the esteemed Director of the Institute for Applied Economics at the Los Angeles County...

Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee Meeting

The Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee quarterly meeting focused on enhancing the livability, sustainability, and economic vitality of the San Fernando Valley. We heard updates on two pivotal initiatives shaping the future of the San Fernando Valley: the Orange (G) Line Transit Neighborhood Plan and the...

Economic Development Committee Meeting

The Valley Economic Alliance's Economic Development Committee hosted guest speaker Rosa Penaloza, Assistant Chief Administrator of the Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department. Click below to view presentation slides.

Glendale Small Business Summit

Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Glendale 800 North Central Avenue, Glendale, CA

Small businesses are the backbone of our community and the driving force behind our local economy.The City's Economic Development Division in partnership with the Small Business Administration/SBDC Los Angeles presents a series of events aimed at showcasing resources and opportunities that canhelp small businesses flourish in today's competitive...

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Meeting

Co Chairs Armida Colmenares-Stafford from Pacific Premier Bank and Carmen Bowen facilitated the meeting. Our speaker was Valerie Rivas from Bank of America. Topics included: Learn about alternative financing options (loans, grants crowdfunds, CDFIs) Discover the 5-3-2 Rule Gain options for unlocking capital for business...

Education and Workforce Development Committee Meeting

The goal of our June 12th meeting was to discuss education and workforce development initiatives in the San Fernando Valley region, including updates on Tech Talent Connect program and presentations from CSUN professors. Below are key takeaways:  The Valley Economic Alliance is developing a Tech...

Black in the Valley Juneteenth Marketplace

Pierce College

Black In The Valley will present the community with the opportunity to support black owned businesses 2 times a year. The BITV Marketplace will feature the very best black owned businesses the valley has to offer.

Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee Meeting

Join us for an engaging discussion on the future of mass transit in the San Fernando Valley, focusing on the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project. We'll explore two transit solutions proposed for the corridor: Sepulveda Transit Corridor Partners - Bechtel's heavy rail lines and the LA...