Past Events

  • VITA-Global-Networking-Breakfast-January-2016

    VITA Global Networking Breakfast January 2016

    VITA Global Networking Breakfast | Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Presentation CS Presentation Contact Information Delia Valdivia, CGBP Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service – Los Angeles (West) U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration Phone: (310) 235-7203 Email: Cameron Javdani Director, Sales & Marketing, Louroe Electronics Phone: (818) 994-6498 Email:

  • Jingle & Mingle Holiday Open House

    The Valley Economic Alliance, partnered with VEDC, American Institute of Architects-San Fernando Valley, United Chambers of Commerce, Filipino American Chamber of Commerce-Los Angeles, and Randy Witt Productions to host the annual Jingle & Mingle Holiday Open House on December 16, 2015. Guests enjoyed food provided by Los Angeles Mission College’s Culinary Department and samples of […]

  • Valley Hackathon 1

    Valley Hackathon

    On Friday, November 13th, students from Glendale Community College, John Burroughs High School, Crescenta Valley High School and High Tech LA presented their ideas to attract and expand technology and entertainment businesses to the City of Glendale at the Valley Hackathon, held in Glendale Community College’s Library. Teams presented their final concepts to a professional panel of […]

  • 9th Annual “Honor a Hero – Hire a Vet” Job & Resource Fair

    Veterans exploring career opportunities had the chance to connect with scores of employers looking to boost their workforce at the “Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet” job and resource fair on Thursday, October 22 in Woodland Hills. More than 170 veterans and other job seekers explored career opportunities with 91 employers looking to hire qualified employees. Numerous government […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast November 2015

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 The Cross-Border eCommerce Experience What do you want International Customers to Say? Presentation Click here to view presentation Contact Information Daniel Johnson, Vice President of Sales iGlobal Stores 801-869-8107

  • Transportation Summit

    By Dana Bartholomew, Los Angeles Daily News VAN NUYS – Their motto said, “It’s our turn: Ahora Nosotros!” For the San Fernando Valley leaders who turned out for a Transportation Summit in Van Nuys on Monday hoping to wring more Valley rail projects out of a proposed 1-cent sales tax for public transit, they meant it. Photo […]

  • State of the Professional Organizations

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a “State of the Professional Organizations” on October 7th, with strategic partners including VEDC, VICA, UCC, AIA, ABA and VITA. Organizations shared what they are doing this year to collaborate and leverage with their strategic business partners in order to improve the local economy and better help the community. The evening was […]

  • Microsoft Workshop August 29, 2015

    Workshop at Microsoft

    The Valley Economic Alliance, in partnership with Microsoft, held a workshop on Wednesday, August 19th, on Microsoft 365 and tools to help businesses manage, thrive and grow. Taught by the Alliance’s very own Keith McPherson and Toby Reed, attendees learned how to share information securely, streamline case management wherever your team is located, access files, schedules, email […]

  • Bolton & Company ACA Update June 11, 2015

    Affordable Care Act Update with Bolton & Company

    Bolton & Company’s Chief Compliance Officer John Garner, and Vice President Paul Palkovic presented “Affordable Care Act Update: What Employers Need To Do Now”, on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at New Horizons. Presentations included a detailed look at Affordable Care Act reporting and compliance. Garner specializes in compliance, health care reform, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), […]

  • Seismic Safety and Retrofit Tax Incentives

    Earthquake expert Dr. Lucile Jones presented vital information to brokers, architects, contractors, CPA’s, attorneys and apartment complex owners at the Seismic Retrofit Safety Meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Burbank Association of Realtors. Dr. Jones discussed the City of Los Angeles Resilience by Design report that includes retrofitting unsafe buildings. The report looks […]