Join the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership as we market the SGV at one of the biggest trade shows on the West Coast: ICSC RECon.
RECon offers cities and businesses a major event at which to make deals, network, and plan future moves. The largest show floor in the industry is the prime place for decision makers to connect. And the Partnership’s presence offers SGV cities a place within RECon to make those connections.
Supporters of the Partnership's marketing of the San Gabriel Valley will have access to meeting space at our booth throughout the conference. The first 14 cities to sign up will also receive a pass for all sessions at RECon 2019 as well as access to the show floor.
How can your business leverage the latest tools for low-cost and no-cost marketing? Topics will include:
Come join us for this informative lunch, hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and presented by Cybertegic.
Free for members, $20 for guests
Space is limited.
Michelle Garrett will describe how Innovate Pasadena has been advancing the western San Gabriel Valley as a center of technology and design innovation by promoting collaboration across business and education to attract companies, entrepreneurs, innovators and capital to the broader community.
Speaker: Michelle Garrett is a Special Projects Manager for the City of Pasadena. Michelle has managed a variety of projects on behalf of the city including a recent marketing effort for business and talent attraction. Other notable projects include management of the Tournament of Roses Parade and Amgen Tour of California, marketing of the city’s on-location filming program, and the One Arroyo effort to bring new investment for improvements in the Arroyo Seco. Michelle was instrumental in guiding Innovate Pasadena’s launch and championed various initiatives and programming to connect people and resources within the innovation ecosystem. Michelle studied Politics at Princeton University and earned her MPA with distinction from CSUN. She is a member of the Leadership Pasadena Alumni Network and resides in Altadena.
Join us to learn about an exciting, innovative executive training program coming to Los Angeles this summer!
ICCC is an executive leadership training program that provides capacity-building, coaching and access to capital for businesses located in economically-distressed areas. Businesses will learn how to build capacity for sustainable growth in revenue, profitability, and employment.
Click here for a flier on the Los Angeles program.
What will each business gain?
ICCC is a mini-MBA curriculum designed to help businesses grow and ultimately, access capital. It commences with a 1-day intense local workshop (which will take place in LA on August 20th) hosted by professors from leading business schools such as Harvard, Dartmouth, and Northwestern universities. These professors will cover topics such as: business strategy, sales and marketing, talent management and small business finance. Each participating business owner will also receive coaching and mentoring from industry experts from diverse backgrounds. Participants graduate from ICCC with a clearer understanding of their growth plan, custom solutions to their unique business challenges, and a new network of peers, mentors, and capital providers.
Nominated businesses from the SGVP or the area Chambers can attend the program, completely tuition-free, and then reconnect back in to the community to further work with partners such as yourselves to continue their business growth.
The PowerLunch 2.0 series is proudly sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Join us for a fun and informative morning of networking aboard the Port of Los Angeles' tour yacht. Get to see the harbor from a completely different angle!
Afterwards we will enjoy a lunch sponsored by Majestic Realty Co. and hear about the current economic outlook of shipping, and how that affects the greater Los Angeles region.
Tour guide: Marcel van Dijk, Port of Los Angeles
Lunch speaker: Thomas Jelenic, Pacific Merchants Shipping Association
*Boat Tours depart from Downtown Harbor at Berth 85 between 5th and 6th Streets. Parking is about a block south of the harbor at 600 Sampson Way. Click here for a map.
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