Category: Event Archives

Recap of EconAlliance 2018 Ag Forum “Growing Possibilities” On Friday, February 2, 2018, nearly 300 northern Santa Barbara County agriculture and economic stakeholders gathered at the Santa Maria Fairpark for the third annual “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum (held previously in…

Northern Santa Barbara County economic stakeholders gathered Thursday, November 9, 2017 for the EconAlliance annual dinner and Future Forum this year at Hotel Corque. Program highlight this year was a panel on Artificial Intelligence (“AI – For Better or For…

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EconAlliance Wine Forum 2017 Nearly 200 vintners, public officials, economic stakeholders and industry leaders gathered Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott for the EconAlliance Wine Forum organized in cooperation with the Santa Barbara Vintners Association. Keynote…

The week of June 12, 2017, EconAlliance coordinated with Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) and numerous industry partners to bring students from two low-income neighborhoods a Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Industry Day Camp. The STEM Industry Day Camp is…

Nearly 100 education, community, industry and business stakeholders attended the spring Workforce Development & Literacy Initiative (WALI) forum held May 3, 2017, at the Santa Maria Inn. Co-hosted by WALI organization co-leads EconAlliance and United Way, the forum featured Kevin…

Recap: Virtual Reality Nov 30 2016 Event About 30 tech fans and trend followers attended the EconAlliance IDEA Meet-Up November 30, 2016 at the Santa Maria Small Business Development Center for a taste of the Virtual Reality technologies on the…

WALI Activity Recap December 2016 – January 2017 EconAlliance held two Workforce and Literacy Initiative (WALI) forums back to back, one December 8th in Guadalupe, and one January 25th in Lompoc. As typical for WALI forums, each event featured an…

On November 3, 2016, Christine Peterson, Co-Founder of The Foresight Institute in Palo Alto, treated an audience of 200 economic and industry stakeholders to a peek at the technologies of nanotechnology, biotech and artificial intelligence that are already driving innovations…

EconAlliance “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum: February, 2016 The EconAlliance “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum held Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Santa Maria Fairpark, was a “Forum to Celebrate and Support Regional Agriculture”. Co-sponsored by Allan Hancock College, PG&E, Farm Credit West, Aera…