Past Events

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast January 2015

      Gregory Moore from Export-Import Bank presented at the VITA Global Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Gregory Moore is the export finance director of the western region, where he helps small businesses close export sales by insuring and financing those sales. Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. companies, both large and small, to turn export […]

  • Executive Forecast January 2015

    Drones, recycled water, social media, live polling, compact scooter and more…the first ever Executive Forecast was a huge success. With more than 150 attendees and elected officials including Mayor of Calabasas David Shapiro and City of Burbank Councilmember Emily Gabel-Luddy, the morning was filled with innovative technology, interactive surveys and tools to stimulate productivity and […]

  • The Valley Economic Alliance Grand Reopening

    On Thursday, January 22, 2015, The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a grand reopening after their remodel during the Holidays. The ribbon cutting took place after the board of directors meeting. Ron Galperin, Los Angeles City Controller was in attendance and spoke on encouraging businesses to locally bid for Request for Proposals (RFP) through the City […]

  • Jingle Mingle Holiday Open House

    The Valley Economic Alliance and their Strategic Partners including The American Institute of Architects, The Valley Industry and Commerce Association, The Valley Economic Development Center, United Chambers of Commerce, Randy Witt Productions and the Filipino American Chamber collaborated and opened their doors to over 150 guests at their annual Jingle Mingle holiday party on December […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast November 2014

    Meridian Finance Group and U.S. Commercial Service presented at the VITA Global Networking breakfast on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Mabel Luen, Trade Credit Specialty Broker with Meridian Finance Group discussed trade finance tools that exporters can use to expand their international sales. Luen presented on the global demand for credit and how to address it […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast – Dispute Resolution in International Transactions

    Jeffery J. Daar with Daar and Newman Lawyers discussed Dispute Resolution in International Transactions at the VITA Global Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Daar discussed dispute cross-border transactions and cross-border resolution, as well as considerations when dealing with contracts, venue issues, choice of law issues, enforcement of judgment issues, mediation issues and so […]

  • Chief of Staffs of City Councilmember Roundtable

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted Chief of Staffs of City Councilmembers for an economic development dialogue, outlining the services that the Alliance provides to the business community. Greg Krikorian, President and CEO of The Valley Economic Alliance along with Kenn Phillips, Vice President updated the Chief of Staff’s several new economic and workforce development projects […]

  • Success, New Initiatives, Awards, Election: VEA Board of Governors Annual Meeting

    A packed networking reception at Fletcher Hall in Burbank’s Woodbury University preceded the Valley Economic Alliance (VEA) annual Board of Governors meeting, drawing industry leaders and local dignitaries on August 21, 2014. New leadership and a new CEO have united San Fernando Valley area businesses, putting the VEA’s finances on a positive track with activation […]

  • Claes Nobel & World Peace One Lunch & Meeting

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a special visit with Claes Nobel, Humanitarian & Co-Founder of World Peace One on Monday, June 23. Claes is the grandnephew to Alfred Nobel who established the Nobel Prize. Mr. Noble shared his support and passion for World Peace One. He is the Founder of the National Society of High […]