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 products. The day began with a Board of Governors meeting with presentations by Tony Tartaglia from SoCal Gas, Hilary Norton from Fixing Angelenos Stuck in Traffic (FAST) and Ken Ashford from the Metropolitan Water District.
Expo attendees were also able to receive a one-on-one assessment with a loan consultant from Valley Economic Development Center and attend an Economic Alliance workshop on branding by Scott Holleran. Workshop attendees learned the advantages of branding to promote successful media and productivity for today’s business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs.
Sponsors included Port of Long Beach, Van Nuys Airport, Chase Bank, FAST, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, City of Burbank Water and Power, SoCalGas, L.A Galaxy, Cresa, Smart & Final, Republic Services, VEDC and Cathay Bank. Media sponsors included The San Fernando Valley Sun, Daily News, Largest Mixers and Working World.