• North Valley Community Connection: The Valley Economic Alliance – Working For Business

    Following the devastating impact of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, key Valley business and civic leaders formed a unique partnership to help direct the rebuilding of the economy and the community. Today, The Alliance is an important strategic collaborative made up of public and private businesses, government, educational and community organizations. TVEA’s mission is to elevate […]

  • 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 […]

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    Seismic Safety and Retrofit Tax Incentives

    Earthquake expert Dr. Lucile Jones presented vital information to brokers, architects, contractors, CPA’s, attorneys and apartment complex owners at the Seismic Retrofit Safety Meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Burbank Association of Realtors. Dr. Jones discussed the City of Los Angeles Resilience by Design report that includes retrofitting unsafe buildings. The report looks […]

  • 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 […]

  • VITA Newsletter June 2015

    A Note from your VITA Chairman In the coming months, in addition to meeting and exchanging ideas with other business persons who are working at, and servicing others engaged in import and export trade, we plan to bring you programs such as “Exporting in the Connected World” with distinguished authors Mark Matsumoto and Miguel Olivares. […]

  • 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 […]