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  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal: Goodwill & TVEA Help Businesses Comply with ADA

    Small business owners know all too well about the costs of being ambushed by lawsuits over non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now the Valley Economic Alliance wants to help prevent the egregious abuses of the federal law with a most unlikely partner – Goodwill Southern California. Together, they are promoting the All-Access ADA […]

  • Board of Governors Annual Meeting

    Twenty four new Valley leaders were unanimously elected to the Board of Governors of The Valley Economic Alliance at their annual meeting on August 25, 2016, Richard Katz, Chairman of The Valley Economic Alliance, announced today.  The Board of Governors’ business leaders represent a wide sector of the business arena; from government to real estate, from health […]

  • Valley of the Stars Gala and Awards Ceremony

    The Valley of the Stars Gala and Awards Ceremony, hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA)  recognized exceptional Valley stars in Arts and Entertainment, Business, Humanitarian and Leadership on May 21st at the Los Angeles Zoo, hosted annually by The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA). Attendees arrived in safari chic attire to enjoy cocktails and appetizers next to the Cambodia Pavilion, followed […]

  • The Valley Economic Alliance Newsletter May/June 2016 Highlights

    A Safari Affair The Valley of the Stars Gala and Awards Ceremony, hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) recognized exceptional Valley stars in Arts and Entertainment, Business, Humanitarian and Leadership on May 21st at the Los Angeles Zoo. Attendees arrived in safari chic attire to enjoy cocktails and appetizers next to the Cambodia Pavilion, […]

  • “How to Avoid ADA Lawsuits” Workshop & Goodwill Southern California ADA Parking Lot Program Launch

    Goodwill Southern California in partnership with The Valley Economic Alliance launched a new parking lot re-striping and signage program on May 24th to help businesses avoid costly American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations and lawsuits, and helping them becoming compliant. The event also included a presentation on “How to Avoid ADA Lawsuits” by attorney David Warren who […]

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    Steve Allen “Excellence in Education” Award Honoring Valley Schools, Educators, and Students

    San Fernando Valley schools, educators and students, who have received national education recognition this year, were recognized and awarded at the 16th Annual Steve Allen “Excellence in Education” Awards on Thursday, May 12th at The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) Board of Governors meeting at the Vaughn G3 Learning Academy. This award was named after Valley resident and legendary entertainer Steve […]

  • The Valley Economic Alliance Newsletter May 2016

    4th Annual Career Fair And Health Expo Over 800 attendees took advantage of job opportunities and health and wellness services offered at the 4th Annual Career Fair and Health Expo on Wednesday, April 13th, hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance and Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC). Health services included blood pressure testing, BMI, glucose testing, […]

  • VITA Newsletter April 2016

    A Note from your Former Chairman I have had the extraordinary privilege of serving The Valley International Trade Association (VITA) Board of Directors and Membership as Chairman for about 8 years. Never did I imagine when Bruce Ackerman asked me to get involved in VITA, that I would have as much fun working with such […]

  • San Fernando Valley’s Top Manufacturers Presented Latest Innovations at TradeX-Trade Connect

    San Fernando Valley manufacturers and international companies attended TradeX-Trade Connect on Thursday, March 17th, hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) and the Port of Los Angeles at Los Angeles Mission College. A manufacturing executive policy roundtable kicked off the day, where manufacturers discussed policy issues with Council District 3 Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and other city representatives. TVEA shared […]

  • The Valley Business Expo ’16 Recap

    The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) Board of Governors and commercial and retail brokers met at the Sportsmen’s Lodge on Thursday, March 17 for a board meeting and presentation on LocateLA, a property and community search tool. Ricky Rivers, TVEA intern and UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs student, also presented his urban and regional planning […]