7th Annual Coachella Valley Business Conference & Economic Forecast

March 19, 2024

Riverside County, CA (February 28, 2024) – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors and  Riverside County Office of Economic Development invite you to attend the Coachella Valley  Business Conference & Economic Forecast on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Fantasy Springs  Resort Casino’s Special Event Center.

           The event starts at 7:30am with registration, breakfast, networking and exhibitor booths to  visit. The main program will take place from 8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m., featuring keynote speaker Dr.  Christopher  Thornberg,  Founding  Partner,  Beacon  Economics.  A  renowned  economist  with  deep expertise in economic and revenue forecasting, regional economics, economic policy, and  labor and real estate markets, Dr. Thornberg has consulted globally for private industry, cities,  counties, and public agencies. Additional speakers for the conference line-up include Master of  Ceremonies,  Brooke  Beare,  Emmy-winning  journalist;  Doug  Welmas,  Chairman  –  Cabazon  Band of Cahuilla Indians and V. Manuel Perez, Fourth District Supervisor, Riverside County.

           The Coachella Valley Business Conference & Economic Forecast will provide business  professionals with insight and knowledge in learning about current trends, the health of the  region’s economy, as well as the economic outlook for the Coachella Valley. Riverside County  is California’s 4th most populous county and encompasses 28 cities, tribal governments, and  numerous major universities and community colleges. The area is also home to the March Air  Reserve Base and the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Corona Division, offering entrepreneurial  opportunities with military research, development and technology. Riverside County has built an  ecosystem of Innovation Centers to welcome and attract entrepreneurs and support innovation. There are  ten Innovation Centers to support the entrepreneurial and tech ecosystem in Riverside County,  including the Palm Springs iHub & Accelerator Campus, Inland Empire Tech Bridge, the Murrieta  Innovation Center, Riverside ExCITE, Southern California Energy Innovation Network (SCEIN),  and Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange, among others.

         To  purchase  a  ticket  and  register  for  the  Coachella  Valley  Business  Conference  &  Economic Forecast, please visit bit.ly/cvbc2024.

For more information contact us at bizinfo@rivco.org or (951) 955-0493.