Past Events

  • Valley Stars recognized at 20th Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony on June 3rd

     San Fernando Valley stars were recognized and awarded for business, leadership and entertainment at The Valley Economic Alliance’s 20th Annual Valley of the Stars Gala and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 3rd at The Collection at Galpin Auto Sports. The 2017 “Star of the Valley” award recipients were: -Jane Boeckmann – Business Award. Jane has […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast – “Legal 101 for Doing International Trade” by Jeffery Daar and Jonathan Arnold Recap

    With the continued growth of international business opportunities in the San Fernando Valley, VITA Board member Jeffery Daar and VITA member Jonathan Arnold of Daar and Newman, presented “Legal 101 for Doing International Trade” at the Global Networking Breakfast on May 31st.  The presentation included the basics of international trade, introducing the Convention on the […]

  • The Sky is the Limit for students at Aviation Career Day

    The Valley Economic Alliance has partnered with Van Nuys Airport (VNY) for 12 years to present “The Sky’s the Limit – Aviation Career Day.” Over 1,200 students met with industry professionals to explore aviation careers at the annual event at the Van Nuys Airport’s Clay Lacy Hangar on May 19th.  Kenn Phillips, President and CEO […]

  • San Fernando Valley Schools, Educators and Students Recognized at Economic Alliance Board Meeting

    San Fernando Valley schools, educators and students, who have recently received national education recognition, were recognized and awarded at the 17th Annual Steve Allen “Excellence in Education” Awards on May 18th at The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) Board of Governors meeting. Steve Allen “Excellence in Education” Award recipients include: Los Angeles Valley College Speech & […]

  • TVEA’s Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program launched at CA Women’s Conference

      The Valley Economic Alliance launched it’s Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program (WCMP) at the Speed Mentoring Event at the 30th Annual California Women’s Conference (CWC) on May 10th at the Long Beach Convention Center!  This year the CWC introduced a special breakout session focused on the importance of mentoring. The mentoring session included a panel discussion […]

  • HealthX – Career Fair & Health Expo Recap

    HealthX – Career Fair & Health Expo Recap The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) and Los Angeles Valley College hosted HealthX – Career Fair & Expo on April 19th at Los Angeles Valley College. An Alliance Board of Director’s meeting kicked off the eventful morning, where the DIY Girls received a $5,000 check towards their solar […]

  • TechX & Expo Recap

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted it’s second annual TechX & Expo on March 16th at The Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center. A TVEA Board of Governor’s meeting kicked off the eventful day. Newly appointed Board members were recognized including Roschell Ashley of New Horizons, Frank Miller of Hollywood Burbank Airport, Thomas Priselac of Cedars Sinai, David […]

  • “Housing our Workers” Forum Recap

    The Valley Economic Alliance, Southland Regional Association of Realtors, Inc., Biz Fed Institute, and National Association of Realtors hosted the “Housing our Workers” Forum on February 8th at the Airtel Plaza Hotel. The goal of the forum was to educate attendees regarding Los Angeles’ housing supply shortage for workers and to motivate policy makers to […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast – “A Case Study in Exporting U.S. Made Products” by Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. Recap

    Andrew Sweibel, International Vice President of Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. presented “A Case Study in Exporting U.S. Made Products” on January 25th at Bobrick’s headquarters in Van Nuys. Bobrick has been exporting products from its U.S factories for nearly half of its 110 year history. Global exports have grown to become a key element in […]

  • Helping Businesses Grow at the San Fernando Biz Fair 2017

    More than 100 entrepreneurs attended the San Fernando Biz Fair on January 24th to learn about resources and tools to help their business grow. The fair was hosted by The City of San Fernando Chamber of Commerce and co-hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance. Event sponsors included The City of San Fernando, Los Angeles Economic […]

  • ‘Tis the Season to Jingle & Mingle

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a full house at their annual Jingle and Mingle Holiday Party on December 14th. Attendees enjoyed delicious food provided by Lusy’s Mediterranean Food and Grill, drinks, music, and raffle prizes! Guests brought blankets to donate to Love is a Warm Blanket, a blanket drive whose mission is to warm the […]

  • Welcoming Councilmember Herb Wesson

    The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) hosted a welcome reception for Herb J. Wesson, Jr. on December 2nd at Blvd Hotels in Studio City, co-sponsored by Blvd Hotels and Spiegel Development. Mr. Wesson has served as the President of the Los Angeles City Council since November 2011 and has represented Council District 10 since 2005.  Since September 2017, Mr. Wesson assumed […]