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  • The Valley Economic Alliance July 2015 Newsletter

    80 businesses and 461 jobs saved! As the fiscal year comes to an end, The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) wrapped up it’s Layoff Aversion program, that offers one on one assessments, solutions and alternatives to layoffs. The business assistance team at the Alliance personally met with and assisted 80 businesses within the Los Angeles region […]

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    Rocket Engine Maker in Orbit Over Mars Mission

    Rocket Engine Maker in Orbit Over Mars Mission San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ) By Mark R. Madler, Staff Reporter With any government-sponsored program, funding for the Space Launch System is a key component. In that regard, the program has good support, said Keybanc’s Ciarmoli. For the 2016 fiscal year, NASA requested $1.4 billion for the program. The House of Representatives approved […]

  • The Valley Economic Alliance June 2015 Newsletter

    To Many More Years… A recap of The Valley Economic Alliance’s programs, events and accomplishments. Lights, Camera, Action… The 18th Annual Valley of the Stars Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the CBS Studio Center. The evening was filled with Valley stars, awards, jazz, food and drinks. Guests arrived on […]

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    San Fernando Valley Business Journal: Joint Partner Featuring Kenn Phillips

    Joint Partner Kenn Phillips brings an approach forged in the aerospace industry to his new role as chief of the Valley Economic Alliance. By Mark Madler, Staff Report, San Fernando Valley Business Journal Monday, May 4, 2015 Kenn Phillips has been with the Valley Economic Alliance for 16 years working primarily behind the scenes for the Sherman […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast May 2015

    Frank Hallak, Business Development Executive from AFEX discussed How to Manage Foreign Exchange Volatility at the VITA Global Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, May 27, at 8:00am. AFEX is a trusted global payment and risk management solutions specialist with a heritage that dates back to 1979. AFEX offers a comprehensive range of global payment and foreign […]

  • Workshop Offers Businesses ADA Compliance Advice

    By Alene Tchekmedyian, Glendale News-Press During a workshop on Tuesday, roughly 20 people learned how businesses can avoid lawsuits that claim they violated accessibility laws for people with disabilities. Hosted by the Valley Economic Alliance and California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, the workshop was part of a roughly yearlong effort to get businesses and restaurants […]

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    DiSC: The Universal Language Workshop

      The DiSC: The Universal Language Workshop with Economic Alliance board member Madelon Wallace was a huge success!  On April 22, 2015, workshop attendees learned about the four (D-i-S-C) behavioral styles, how to recognize them and how to adapt their style. This versatility is key to effective communication. A workshop attendee said, “Part of what […]

  • The Valley Economic Alliance May 2015 Newsletter

    Jobs, Health Screenings and Networking at the Career Fair/Health and Disability Expo The Career Fair/Health and Disability Expo took place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Los Angeles Valley College’s Monarch Square. Over 1,500 students and attendees met with hundreds of businesses that are hiring, including disability-friendly employers. Attendees were also able to get free onsite […]

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    2015 Career Fair / Health & Disability Expo

    The Career Fair/Health and Disability Expo took place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Los Angeles Valley College’s Monarch Square. Over 1,500 students and attendees met with hundreds of businesses that are hiring, including disability-friendly employers. Attendees were also able to get free onsite health screenings, participate in yoga and zumba demonstrations, and learn about […]

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    VITA Global Networking Breakfast March 2015

    Gina Barro from The Port of Long Beach presented at the VITA Global Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Gina discussed infrastructure projects, green port initiatives, and congestion relief strategies. New projects include the Middle Harbor with initial cargo movement operations in late 2015, additional Ship to Shore Cranes with an outreach of 226 […]