Business Programs

Business Assistance Program
Layoff Aversion Program

Many Valley businesses find it difficult to grow and prosper in this 21st century economy. They need help and answers. The Valley Economic Alliance has joined forces with the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board and the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation to provide businesses confidential and complimentary consultations and connect and refer them to helpful resources and services through our business assistance and layoff aversion programs. This work is performed via contracts with the County and City of Los Angeles, saving thousands of local jobs per year. 

The Valley Economic Alliance’s business assistance team will help your business succeed, grow, and prosper. Your success is our business!

 

We offer help with:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Financing: includes business loans and introductions to banks.
  • Marketing Plan Development
  • Attracting New Customers: includes networking opportunities through TVEA’s special events such as expos, career and job fairs, open houses, seminars and more.
  • Site Selection
  • Permits: includes attaining a business license
  • Cost Containment: includes lowering utility and energy costs
  • Layoff and Downsizing
  • Workforce Training and Development: includes introductions to WorkSource centers, career centers and staffing agencies
  • ADA Compliance
  • Tax Credits and Incentives: includes employee hiring tax credits

Contact Information

For more information about TVEA’s Business Assistance Program or to schedule an appointment, contact:
Kenny Broderick – Business Assistance Consultant
818-379-7000 ext. 111
KBroderick@economicalliance.org

Business Accelerator Program

  • Create the business you’ve always dreamed of
  • 90 day business acceleration
  • Ongoing support after your 90 day jump start

The Valley Economic Alliance and C-Level Roundtable in partnership provide an environment for businesses to propel their growth.

Working with other entrepreneurs in TVEA’s shared office space creates the momentum, opportunities and fun.

Business owners have support and build meaningful relationships and prospects for accelerated growth.

Our community of members collaborates to have every member identify objectives and take relevant actions to meet their goals.

Contact Information

For more information about TVEA’s Business Accelerator Program, contact:
Jeff Cohen – Director, Business Accelerator
661-373-5063
jeff.cohen@clevelrountable.com

Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program

  • Serving economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses
  • NO COST directive business training
  • Qualified assessment of your business helps WCMP customize a business mentoring and training program

In partnership with The Valley Economic Alliance, the WCMP provides resources for economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses to propel their growth.

Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program provides personalized mentoring to economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses.

Working with 20 mentoring organizations and agencies helps you take advantage of opportunities including directive training and one-on-one group mentoring so that you can continue growing your business.

Business owners have support and build meaningful relationships and prospects for accelerated growth.

Contact Information

For more information about TVEA’s Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program, contact:
Gail Lara – Director, WCMP
818-359-2692
gail.lara@thewcmp.com

Antonio LopezThe Valley Economic Alliance has been a true partner to the City of San Fernando. They always promote our City to potential businesses and opportunities.

 

Antonio Lopez Former Mayor of the City of San Fernando