Past Events

  • End of Summer Bash Open House

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a Hawaiian themed “End of Summer Bash” Open House on September 21st. Attendees enjoyed Hawaiian food, music, a live dance performance and raffle prizes. Attendees networked and learned with business The Alliance has assisted and new accelerator program businesses including; Goodwill Southern California, Black Market Gelato, Dream Dinners, BuzD, and Virtual Reality Xperience. Guests also supported a Valley […]

  • Valley Hackathon II Group Photo

    Mobile Applications & Websites to Increase Voter Registration & Turnout were presented at Valley Hackathon II

    Sherman Oaks, CA – Valley high school and college students created mobile applications and websites with solutions to increase voter registration and turnout at Valley Hackathon II on September 23rd hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance at Cal State University, Northridge (CSUN). Students from Burbank High School, Cal State University Northridge, Glendale Community College, John […]

  • 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 […]

  • “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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast – Duty Drawback Global Networking Recap

    Nancy Hiromoto presented “Duty Drawback” at VITA’s Global Networking Breakfast on September 28th. Presentation included boosting export profits and changes to drawback law. Nancy explained types of drawback such as unused merchandise drawback, manufacturing drawback and rejected merchandise drawback.  Government offers a refund of 99% of duties, taxes and fees paid for goods imported and then subsequently exported.  First […]