Featured speaker Bruce Katz suggested the Monterey Bay area look around the country and around the world for similar areas that have found solutions. Photo provided by Lucid Sound and Picture.

Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership grows, and with it, its influence

Summit speakers promote development of local funding solutions.

MBEP event was packed all day. Panels talked on several topics and then groups broke up into smaller sessions for discussions. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

Panel forecasts 15.5 percent regional growth in 20 years

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership says ‘urban suburbia’ describes the future of San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.

MBEP Co-Chairman Bud Colligan joins the breakout session on Agtech led by John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Partners

Agriculture

Regional Economic Summit recap: Spotlight on jobs, housing is key

Annual economic summit hosted by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership highlights improving economy, challenges to job creation: housing, workforce development, collaboration

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Agriculture

Monterey Bay Housing Trust established to help fund affordable housing projects in three counties

In an effort spearheaded by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, a $10 million loan fund has been established for the development of affordable housing projects in the region

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Agriculture

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership to Host Second Annual Regional Economic Summit April 26

The Monterey Bay Economic Partnership announces Public-Private Partnership Award, participants of ES16 Marketplace and sponsors of the Winemakers Reception for the Second Annual Regional Economic Summit “Building Regional Excellence” on April 26

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership names local business leader to its board

President and CEO of Marich Confectionery joins others to focus on regional economic development