Past Events

  • Steve Allen “Excellence in Education” Awards Honor Valley Schools, Educators, and Students

    SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. – On May 19, 2014 – Seven truly remarkable Californians from our San Fernando Valley, who received national education recognition this year were honored at the 14th annual Steve Allen “Excellence in Education” Awards at our Board of Governors meeting. The awards, named for long-time Valley resident and legendary entertainer Steve Allen, […]

  • Up-to-the Minute Tips for Social Media, E-Commerce Success

    “Putting up a website is like being in a lake,” said Nick Cavarra, founder of SocialPunch Media to a room full of small business owners. Instead, “you need to be in a river – traveling with the current!” Cavarra gave two presentations on April 24 at the Spring Forward Mega Marketing Workshop powered by The […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast April 2014

    The VITA Global Networking Breakfast was held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the The Valley Economic Alliance Board Room. Our panel was moderated by Katherine Whitman from Pomegranate International and featured Stephanie Johnson-Sandoval from Mirabella, Richard Brent from Louroe Electronics, and Leslie Levy August from Boomerang Carnets. Download our panelist’s presentations from the event below: Stephanie Johnson-Sandoval, Mirabella Richard Brent, Louroe Electronics Leslie Levy August, Boomerang Carnets

  • 60+ Jobs, Health Screenings, 40+ Businesses at LAVC for VEA Career Fair and Health Expo

    Employers were looking for nurses, CAN’s, medical assistants, caregivers, coaches and trainers for disabled adults and much more at Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) on April 17. The Valley Economic Alliance’s 2014 Career Fair and Health Expo drew a crowd, with exhibitors collecting resumes from visitors to the campus as well as students. Some sponsor […]

  • Hospital Human Resources Professionals Discuss Critical Employee Skills & Training Best Practices

    Valley Glen, CA – You can’t be in healthcare, unless you care-was the theme amongst Human Resources professionals from hospitals in the greater San Fernando Valley at the Hospital HR Dialogue on Thursday, April 17 at Los Angeles Valley College. Hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance and Regional Higher Learning Consortium, HR professionals shared employee training best […]

  • Hospital Executives Meet with OSHPD and Economic & Workforce Development Representatives to Discuss Re-Development Project Issues

    Sherman Oaks, CA – The Hospital Executive Dialogue, hosted by The Sherman Oaks Hospital, and sponsored by The Valley Economic Alliance and Regional Higher Learning Consortium, took place on Friday, March 28, 2014. Download PowerPoint Presentation Executives from hospitals from the greater San Fernando Valley were given an opportunity to have a constructive conversation with […]

  • Advanced Manufacturing Human Resources Dialogue with Baxter Healthcare Corporation & Top Manufacturers

    Sherman Oaks, CA – The Advanced Manufacturing Human Resource Dialogue, hosted by Cal State University, Northridge, and sponsored by The Valley Economic Alliance and Regional Higher Learning Consortium, took place on Friday, March 21, 2014. Human Resource professionals from some of the largest advanced manufacturing businesses in the greater San Fernando Valley were given an […]

  • Glendale Hilton Hosts Crowd at Valley Business Expo ‘14

    Business owners and representatives – a crowd of prospects – came to this year’s Business Expo, held March 6 from 9-2. Attendees came to a new venue, the Glendale Hilton, to visit more than 80 exhibitors. The room was full throughout the day, as the crowd came and stayed. Morning refreshments, networking, and a series […]

  • VITA Global Networking Breakfast

    VITA Breakfast – Grow Your Business! Maximum Impact through Trade Show and Event Marketing Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Attendees learned how to research trade shows before you attend, how to get the most value out of attending a trade show and event investment, and how to stretch your marketing budget. Speakers included Andrew Sweibel, Bobrick […]

  • Advanced Manufacturing Executive Dialogue

    Jan Perry, City of Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department addressed Advanced Manufacturers on pressing issues keeping them up at night. The first ever Advanced Manufacturing Executive Dialogue, Hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance and Regional Higher Learning Consortium, took place on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Esterline Control & Communications Systems in the […]