Economic Development News From the East Bay | June 23, 2022
Meet the 2022 iAwards Finalists
The 10th annual East Bay Innovation Awards returns in person to the historic Fox Theater in Oakland on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Take a minute to learn about this year's ground-breaking companies and organizations as well as Legacy Awardee, Cal State East Bay. Tickets for the 10th annual awards ceremony presented by Kaiser Permanente are now on sale. Register today!
Cal State East Bay Legacy Award
Cal State East Bay has been named the honoree of the 2022 Legacy Award by the East Bay Economic Development Alliance for the lasting impact it has made on the region’s economy and communities. The announcement was made at East Bay EDA’s Innovation Block Party on June 16. The honor is part of their annual East Bay Innovation Awards that celebrate...Read more.
Microbusiness & Nonprofit Grants
The Chabot - Las Positas Community College District is accepting applications for the Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, which is providing grants to microbusinesses in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Grants of $2,500 are available for businesses that were in operation in 2019 and were impacted by public health restrictions. Apply by August 12!
2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit
The 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit returns next week to the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The annual Summit is the highest-profile event in the United States dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI). East Bay EDA is proud to represent our region this year as part of the California Delegation. Learn more.
Inaugural Block Party Recap
The first annual East Bay Innovation Block Party was a success last week. Thank you to everyone who joined East Bay EDA at the Bridge Yard in Oakland. It was great to celebrate with local artists, businesses, and the newly announced iAwards finalists. Our event photo gallery and photo booth gallery are now live. We look forward to seeing you at the Fox Theater on August 4!