South Valley Industrial Summit

Join us Wednesday, November 14th for the
optional pre-summit workshops offered free of
charge to industry partners. Come and learn about
new technologies and processes.
Thursday, November 15th is designed to be a
full-day event that will feature vendor booths,
keynote speakers, and various breakout sessions
offered by industry experts and practitioners.
Keynote Speakers
 President & CEO, California Dairies
 Faraday Future
 Surf Ranch, Kelly Slater Wave Company
NEW! Optional Pre-Summit Workshops
Nov. 14
 Lean Principles
 ABB Inc in Robotics
 Variable Frequency Drive Basics & Control Methods
 Intro to Machine Vision
 Safety Solutions: Introduction to Automation Safety

2nd Annual Career & College Expo

The goal of the Career and College Expo is to showcase careers, career pathways and current job opportunities of all industries within our community. Some of individuals participating will be local high school seniors throughout Stanislaus County, college students, and the general public excited to learn about new career pathways/opportunities.


The Career and College Expo will take place on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Turlock Fairgrounds from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM; with set-up starting at noon the day of the expo. We are estimating over 700 people in attendance.

15th Annual Fresno County Real Estate Forecast

As a guest, you will walk the red carpet, have your pictures taken, enjoy hordevours, an incredible cocktail hour, and a complimentary publication that highlights & forecasts the real estate market including statistical data, market comparisons, and future projects within Fresno County.
Who are the panelists?
  • Jeffrey W. Lauritzen will discuss Commercial Real Estate
  • Brandon Gonzales will discuss Residential Real Estate
  • Rachael Orlando will discuss Retail Real Estate
  • Stanley Kjar will discuss Agriculture Real Estate
  • Terance Frazier will discuss Dowtown Fresno Real Estate
  • Tony Cortopassi will discuss Office Real Estate
  • Robin Kane will discuss Multi-Family Real Estate

2018 Sequoia Regional Economic Summit

We are presenting a streamlined format based on feedback from previous years.  Chris Thornberg will be the primary speaker, with a few (no more than a few!) 5 minute economic updates.
Doors Open/Breakfast Buffet: 7:30 AM
Program Kick Off: 7:45 AM
Adjournment: 9:30 AM

Kern County Energy Summit

Each fall, industry leaders gather in Bakersfield to exchange information on the latest advances and innovation in the energy industry, specifically as it affects Kern County’s position as a U.S. energy leader.

Kern EDC partners with other industry supporters every November to explore current challenges and opportunities facing the petroleum, utility, and renewable energy industries. By attending this annual forum, you too will have a chance to network with top industry experts and suppliers to learn about local innovations and technologies that are shaping the energy future of the state and nation.