CALED, working in conjunction with the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development and Lendistry, held a webinar on December 29 on the $500 million grant program for small businesses prior to releasing the application on December 30. To access the recording of this webinar, click here.
Paul Saldana, who has served as President & CEO of the Tulare County Economic Development Corporation for the past 20 years, will be retiring from his position effective October 31 to pursue projects to advance emerging industries in the post pandemic economy. Hired just before the 9/11 economic downturn, Saldana has shepherded the EDC through [...]
Washington, DC – Tulare County Economic Development Corporation was recognized by the International Economic Development Council as an Economic Development Organization of the Year for organizations serving a population between 200,000 and 500,000 people. The EDC received the award along with the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission and the New Orleans Business Alliance in this population category. [...]
This summer, the Board of Regents for The California Academy for Economic Development (The Academy) awarded Gurbax Sahota, President and CEO of the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) an Honorary Accredited California Economic Developer (ACE) designation for her statewide leadership in economic development policy and programs. Past Academy Regents Chair Bruce Kern noted [...]
*From LocalIntel Economic Development California’s metropolitan areas continue their road to recovery by adding 30,100 manufacturing jobs last month. Using Localintel’s free and publicly accessible Industry Job Tracker, this report provides 7 observations highlighting changes in manufacturing employment levels for the state’s metro areas. At the time of writing, the Tracker draws on the data from [...]