Check out our first Interactive Web Map – Annual Household Income Comparisons for the Coachella Valley

By |2024-03-05T16:10:02-08:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Data Digest, Economic Development|Tags: , , , , , |

For today's Data Digest, we are shaking things up a bit. Prepare to get interactive! Instead of a static map and commentary, today we present to you an interactive web map application. This web map allows you to investigate household income statistics at the Census Block Group level. Click here to explore today's map more [...]

Birds Eye Aerial Drones Joins Palm Springs iHub

By |2024-02-20T09:57:17-08:00February 16th, 2024|Categories: Economic Development, Innovation, News|Tags: , , , |

Earlier this week, we officially announced that Birds Eye Aerial Drones, LLC (BEAD) has been accepted into the Palm Springs iHub business incubator program. BEAD, a veteran-owned organization out of San Diego, is a leader in aerial drone services, providing high-caliber imaging for construction, utilities, government, agriculture, golf courses, and other industries. In their expansion [...]

Laura James to Speak at 2024 IEDC Leadership Summit

By |2024-01-28T17:33:52-08:00January 28th, 2024|Categories: Economic Development, Innovation, News|Tags: , , , |

Economic development leaders from across the globe will convene next week in Phoenix, Arizona for the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2024 Leadership Summit. The profession’s foremost conference for industry leaders will feature distinct learning tracks including: Infrastructure, Innovation, and Industry By championing innovative, sustainable technologies and ensuring equal and universal access to information and [...]

New Partnership Benefits Palm Desert Businesses

By |2023-08-08T14:58:51-07:00August 7th, 2023|Categories: Business Development, Economic Development, News|Tags: , , , |

For business owners, or those who dream of starting a business, the Coachella Valley is an ideal place to be. With numerous business-centric organizations and a strong movement among local chambers of commerce and consumers to shop locally, support networks in the Coachella Valley are in many ways stronger than those in other, similarly sized [...]

CVEP’s CEO Named One of the Top 50 Economic Developers in North America

By |2023-06-01T16:28:42-07:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , , |

The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) announced that Chief Executive Officer, Joe Wallace, has been named one of the of top 50 Economic Developers in North America in 2023 – the only one in California and one of three in the western states. Recipients will be presented with their award at Consultant Connect’s ECONOMIX event [...]

Entrepreneurs and City Leaders Meet to Celebrate Innovation Month

By |2023-04-24T20:29:00-07:00April 24th, 2023|Categories: Economic Development, Innovation, News|Tags: , , , , |

Cities invest in economic development programs for many reasons, including enabling job creation and strengthening the economic base of their communities. One increasingly important part of many cities' economic development strategies is entrepreneurial development. Entrepreneurial development programs support high-potential local businesses through startup and growth phases, leading to job creation and increased business success rates. [...]

Laura James to Speak at 2023 IEDC Leadership Summit

By |2023-01-24T21:04:13-08:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , , |

Economic development leaders from across the globe will convene next week in Tucson, Arizona for the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2023 Leadership Summit. The sold-out conference will feature three distinct learning tracks for leaders to choose from: The Intersection of Innovation and Economic Development: Strategies for entrepreneurial and workforce development that will help leaders [...]

Expansion Coming to CSUSB – Palm Desert Campus

By |2022-06-28T22:38:19-07:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , , |

On Monday, June 27, it became public that the California Assembly and Senate reached a budget agreement with Governor Gavin Newsom that includes $79 million for expanding the CSU San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus capacity to 4,000 students. These funds will serve as the foundation to build out our campus in a way that delivers [...]

Look to the Future! Economic Development Week is Here!

By |2022-05-12T09:52:52-07:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , |

Economic development is back on track! With the Coachella Valley now truly open for business after the return of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach it’s time to reevaluate, reassess and plan for the future of the Coachella Valley. Cue Economic Development Week, a time to celebrate the often-unseen work that builds a [...]

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 - [...]

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