California Central Valley Economic Development Corporation
2671A Oswell #137
Bakersfield, CA 993306
Year In Review 2016
California Central Valley Economic Development Corporation (CCVEDC) markets the eight-county region to businesses and site selectors looking for a business location. In addition, CCVEDC provides regional leadership on economic development through the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley.
CCVEDC continued to provide regional leadership through meetings with legislators to discuss San Joaquin Valley issues and priorities. In 2016, meetings were held with 23 legislators, state officials and consultants. Regulatory reform, incentives and water storage topped the list of issues in the Central Valley. Regional collaboration focuses on various cluster industries that create jobs in the San Joaquin Valley including food processing, Ag tech and bio tech, manufacturing, supply chain management and logistics, health and medical care, and energy.
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