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Economic Development Committee Meeting

Join us for the monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee for the San Fernando Valley. Tuesday, November 9, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Speaker: Clint Harper, Urban Air Mobility Fellow Urban Movement Labs Urban Air Mobility envisions a safe and efficient aviation transportation...

Livable and Sustainable Communities Committee Meeting

Join us for the monthly meeting Livable and Sustainable Communities for the San Fernando Valley Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Speaker: Matthew Glesne Senior City Planner Los Angeles Department of City Planning Presentation Highlights: 2021-2029 Housing Element: The Plan to House...

Accessing LA 2021

In partnership with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development, numerous Council offices, the Office of Procurement and the Department of Public Works, The Valley Economic Alliance invites you to join us at Accessing LA, the City of Los Angeles’ flagship networking series on how...

Diversity Business Huddle – 50 Free Ways to Promote Your Business

Join us on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm. 50 Free Ways to Promote Your Business with Jessica Reveles, digital and social media marketing strategist of J Squared Communications Discover promotional tactics of growing businesses The Valley Economic Alliance has created special audience...

Adelante Business Hub – Marketing for Growth

Join us for our Adelante Business Hub on Thursday, September 30 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. The Valley Economic Alliance is committed to closing the information gap, capital gap and network gap experienced by many Latino and Latina businesses through our Adelante Business Hub. Join...

eCommerce Week 2021

Hawke Media and The Valley Economic Alliance present eCommerce Week LA™ . Join us on September 27 – October 1, 2021 for a free virtual action-packed week of growth with a star-studded lineup of rockstar CEOs, best-selling authors, and true change-makers. Listen and learn from their stories,...

Adelante Business Hub – Financing Your Business

Join us for our Adelante Business Hub on Thursday, September 23 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The Valley Economic Alliance is committed to closing the information gap, capital gap and network gap experienced by many Latino and Latina businesses through our Adelante Business Hub. Join...

Diversity Committee Meeting

Join us for the Diversity Committee meeting for the San Fernando Valley Wednesday, September 15, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Speaker: Mel Wilson, MRE, Asset Management Consultant Mel Wilson & Associates Presentation Highlights: Ensuring equity in LA's transportation system The historical impact of housing...

Diversity Business Huddle – How to Get Grants

Join us for our Diversity Business Huddle on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm. How to Get Grants Discover what grants are available now Find out what makes a successful application Who can help you apply The Valley Economic Alliance has created special...

Valley Capital Conference

CLOSING THE FUNDING GAP FOR YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (PST) Register now and receive a list of small business grants. Click here to submit a 500-word business pitch for a chance to win $500 Program Agenda Welcome:...

Onyx African American Business Hub – Black Business Month Series

The Valley Economic Alliance is committed to closing the information gap, capital gap, and network gap experienced by many African American businesses. Join us for our Onyx African American Business Hub for our Black Business Month Series and get help starting or growing your business...

Back to Business Webinars – Exporting to Global Markets

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:00 Am - 11:30 AM Are you selling in the 10 fastest growing trillion-dollar economies in 2021? Join us during World Trade Week to find out what they are and learn how to accelerate your growth by capturing global markets. Generate...

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Join us for the monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee for the San Fernando Valley. Speakers: Don Skeoch, Chief Marketing Officer, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board Rochelle Nitka, Senior Payroll & HR Advisor Heartland...

HSBC Financial Literacy Workshops

HSBC financial workshops provide the tools to help you manage your money, build and manage personal & business credit, safeguard against identity theft and plan for retirement. The workshops are held on Tuesdays (Spanish & Mandarin) and Thursdays (English), from 10:00-11:00 AM PST English Workshops...

Meet Your Local Small Business Support Network

Join FOUND/LA and Small Business Majority for a panel discussion with small business advocates and technical assistance providers in the Los Angeles area. During this webinar, you will learn about the different types of small business support organizations near you and how to find free...

Now More Than Ever – Nonprofits Need an Entrepreneurial Mindset

              Nonprofit leaders need an entrepreneurial mindset as they plan, operate and fundraise for their organizations, with the same kind of creativity, “customer” focus, and attention to the bottom line (not profit, but financial success just the same while...

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Join us for the monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee for the San Fernando Valley. Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Special Presentations: District NoHo Project - a New Transit-Oriented Destination with 500,000 SF of Office Space, 1,500 Multifamily Units with...

Conversation with Julia Hu, Lark Health

Fireside Chat with Julia Hu, CEO of Lark Health Thursday, March 25th-4:00 PM-5:00PM In collaboration with ScaleHealth, DIY Girls, Center for a Competitive Workforce (CCW), Los Angeles Economic Development Group (LA-EDC), and The Valley Economic Alliance, the UCLA Biodesign Medtech and Digital Health Hub, this...

Back to Business Webinar Series – Procurement & Contracting

Join us for an informative presentation discussing important procurement issues facing business owners today and how to position your company for growth. Featuring a Q & A  session with a panel of experts. Click here to register

How To Prepare For The Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Join us in partnership with MCS Economic Development, the City of Los Angeles Economic and Work Force Development Department (EWDD) on Wednesday March 24th, 2021 from 11am-12pm as Derek Kissinger, MBA, MCS Economic Development Director, speaks on important key points about the new $28.6 billion...

L.A. 2.0: Rising to Our Challenges and Emerging A Stronger Valley

The Livable and Sustainable Committee presents a conversation with Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer. Public Safety Gun violence prevention Quality of life City-wide Consumer protection Justice system reform Registration is free, but required.  Please register by March 9 by emailing ataslakian@economicalliance.org to receive call-in information....

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Join us for the monthly meeting of the Economic Development Committee for the San Fernando Valley featuring an update on Avion Burbank. Avion Burbank, 3001 N. Hollywood Way A new 60-acre master-planned mixed-use campus environment features creative office space for sale or lease and creative...

Getting PPP Loan Ready

Small businesses now have access to much-needed funds with the PPP Round 2. Join us for an education and resource network building event aimed at answering questions about PPP loans. Keynote Speaker: Ben Raju - Los Angeles District Director, US SBA Q & A with...

COVID Grants Workshop

Join us to learn about the resources available to keep your business open and thriving. Review of the Alliance Covid Resource Sheet. Learn about public and private grant programs Learn about venturize.org, a free online resource hub for information about small business loans, retirements, and...

Promotional Secrets to Grow Your Business in a COVID World

In the light of the recent additional closures triggered by the increased threat to public health, The Alliance is pleased to partner with an expert panel of exceptionally gifted marketing professionals who care about the future of the Valley's small businesses. These experts will present...