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.

Investor Spotlight: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

By |2023-09-11T15:22:04-07:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Investor Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in Palm Springs, California, with more than 31,500 acres of reservation lands that spread across Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage and into the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains. The tribe owns Indian Canyons, which is located [...]

Laura James Earns Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Designation

By |2022-04-18T15:00:33-07:00April 18th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , , , |

Laura James, CVEP's vice president of innovation, earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment, and a commitment to personal and professional growth. Ms. James is the only Certified Economic Developer in the Coachella Valley, a distinction which sets her - [...]

Investor Spotlight: LifeStream Blood Bank

By |2021-10-01T15:49:32-07:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Investor Spotlight|

LifeStream has served the Inland Empire and surrounding areas since 1951, providing lifesaving blood products and services to more than 80 Southern California hospitals and medical facilities in six counties. As a non-profit organization, LifeStream relies upon the generosity of more than 500 blood donations daily. In the Coachella Valley, there are two donor centers [...]

CVEP Investor Spotlight: Imperial Irrigation District (IID)

By |2021-07-23T15:56:54-07:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Investor Spotlight|

Formed in 1911, and headquartered in Imperial, California, the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) is an irrigation district that serves the Imperial Valley in Southern California. Established under the State Water Code, the IID supplies roughly 500,000 acres of Imperial Valley farmland with raw Colorado River water to support irrigation. In addition to providing irrigation, IID [...]

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 [...]

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