About Coachella Valley Economic Partnership

CVEP is a nonprofit economic vitality organization devoted to attracting, retaining and expanding business and developing a high-skilled workforce to enhance the economy and quality of life of the region.

2019 CVEP Board of Directors Retreat a Resounding Success

By |2019-06-25T11:50:55-07:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , , , , |

On Wednesday June 19, 2019, the CVEP Board of Directors assembled at the University of California Riverside's Palm Desert Campus for its second annual board retreat.  The retreat brings together those leaders in Greater Palm Springs who are most committed to key regional economic development priorities. Every seat in the room was taken, and some [...]

Ankur Gopal to Speak at Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit: Elevate

By |2018-10-25T20:25:46-07:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Ankur Gopal, CEO of Interapt, will present Retraining for Automation at the 14th annual Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit on November 8, 2018. […]

Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit: Elevate | Tickets and Sponsorships Available Now

By |2018-10-25T20:37:16-07:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 14th annual Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit: Elevate on November 8 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Summit is produced by the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and presented by Desert Care Network. Individual tickets are $110, tables of 10 are $950. Register at cvep.com. [...]

Palm Springs iHub Approved for 5 Years of Funding from Palm Springs City Council

By |2018-10-25T20:17:39-07:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

On June 6, the Palm Springs City Council approved two amendments and additional funding totaling $1,878,000 over the next five years to the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and for their management of the Palm Springs iHub and Accelerator Campus. “The unanimous vote of our City Council to continue to support the Coachella Valley Economic [...]

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Named LifeStream’s 2018 Humanitarian of the Year

By |2018-10-25T20:11:36-07:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) recently was honored with the LifeStream’s 2018 Humanitarian of the Year award. Joe Wallace, CVEP’S CEO, accepted the award at the Riverside Convention Center at LifeStream’s 35th Annual Gift of Life Tribute and Awards Ceremony, with special acknowledgement to La Quinta Mayor Linda Evans, Councilmember Jan Harnik of Palm [...]

H3K Chosen to be Featured in HGTV ‘Faces of Design’

By |2018-04-04T20:37:04-07:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Innovation|

H3K, a Palm Springs-based firm specializing in design consultation and project management for upscale residential and commercial remodeling and renovation, is one of the companies selected to participate in the annual The HGTV “Faces of Design Awards."

Author of New Book Looks at Coachella Valley Renewable Energy Prospects

By |2018-04-04T20:37:19-07:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Business Development|

Dr. James Pick, professor in the School of Business at the University of Redlands, explores the prospects and challenges of renewable energy growth in the Coachella Valley in his new book, Renewable Energy: Problems and Prospects in Coachella Valley, California. Using geospatial mapping and analysis, and interviews with leaders in small innovative firms, government agencies, [...]

CVEP Partners with Austrian Trade Commission

By |2018-04-04T20:37:36-07:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Business Development|

CVEP recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, the official Austrian trade commission. CVEP and ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA will work together to attract Austrian renewable energy companies to the Palm Springs iHub. According to the official MOU signed on July 5, 2017, “CVEP has a primary mission to attract, inspire, and mentor start-up [...]

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