Coachella Valley Business Conference & Economic Forecast 2022

By |2022-04-14T15:21:10-07:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The economy is rebounding and driving forward! Spring has arrived and with it Innovation Month and this year’s annual Coachella Valley Business Conference & Economic Forecast! This event will take place in the City of Indio, is brought to you by the Riverside County Office of Economic Development, and hosted by the Cabazon Band of [...]

Coachella Valley Fast Pitch

By |2022-03-30T14:58:18-07:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , |

Coachella Valley Fast Pitch will be held LIVE and IN-PERSON for 2022. It's the region's signature Riverside County Innovation Month event, and you can be part of the action as an audience voter! Coachella Valley Fast Pitch winners are decided by a panel of 4 judges, plus a 5th judge: you, the audience. Audience members [...]

Join Us For Coachella Valley Fast Pitch 2022

By |2022-04-02T11:22:17-07:00April 1st, 2022|Categories: Innovation, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Riverside County Innovation Month is a chance to celebrate all types of innovators. On the official events calendar, you might find webinars, workshops, podcast premieres, networking events, virtual tours, and more. But the real showcase of Innovation Month is the series of Regional Fast Pitch events and the Fast Pitch Finale. One of only four [...]

Population Growth in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA and Riverside County: July 2020 to July 2021

By |2022-03-29T18:28:24-07:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , |

Last week the US Census released their 2021 county and Metro/Micro population estimates. Nearly three-quarters of the nation’s counties had a natural decrease in population in 2021 from the year before. That is up substantially from 45.5% in 2019, and 55.5% in 2020. A natural decrease happens when more deaths than births occur. Of course, [...]

Riverside County Zoning in the Coachella Valley

By |2021-08-05T14:42:47-07:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Business Development, Data Digest|Tags: , , , |

We continue our exploration of land designation in the Coachella Valley with an overview of zoning. Typically, counties or municipalities establish codes that divide the land into “zones” to guide growth and development within their jurisdiction. Zones define compatible uses for land and establish regulations for how to develop those uses, e.g., manufacturing. Each city [...]

Fast Pitch Greater Palm Springs 2021

By |2021-04-13T13:18:30-07:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Innovation, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Riverside County Innovation Month is a chance to celebrate all types of innovators. On the official events calendar, you might find webinars, workshops, podcast premieres, socially-distant networking events, virtual tours, and more. But the real showcase of Innovation Month is the series of Regional Fast Pitch events and the Fast Pitch Finale. One of only [...]

Help Our Recovery. Get Tested.

By |2020-06-25T15:57:12-07:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Economic Development, Jobs, News|Tags: , , , , , |

An overwhelming number of the businesses we’ve talked to are eager to re-open. Despite some of the negative labels being hurled about, these people aren’t all denying science, nor are they all putting profit over health. These are entrepreneurs, independent contractors, and small business owners who have spent lifetimes building their businesses, brands, or skills. [...]

How Greater Palm Springs Celebrates Innovation Month

By |2019-03-26T09:42:45-07:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Innovation, News|Tags: , , , |

Greater Palm Springs is a pretty exciting place to live, and certain times of the year are even more exciting than others. Spring is one of those times. Wildflowers are blooming (please, don’t trample them); some of the region’s biggest events are happening (BNP Paribas Open just wrapped up, Desert X is in full swing, [...]

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