Past Events

The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) helped businesses from all over the Valley become more informed and aware of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit abuse on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. TVEA is helping businesses avoid these lawsuits by promoting awareness of the issue, providing information...

The 7th Annual Valley Business Expo '15 featured near 80 exhibitors on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center where more than 350 attendees had the opportunity to get business advice, network, make new connections and sample...

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...

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...

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...

Following The Valley Economic Alliance Board of Governors meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Cal State University, Northridge (CSUN), Economic Alliance board member and Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) President, Bill Allen recognized and presented the Steve Allen Excellence in Education award to...

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...

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....