Vote for Greater Sacramento panels for SXSW 2020

Vote for Greater Sacramento panels for SXSW 2020

Help us highlight the Greater Sacramento region and our innovative solutions to the challenges of the future by voting for our proposed panels at SXSW 2020. This is a can’t-miss opportunity to showcase the region’s value proposition to an international crowd of thought-leaders and pioneers.

Learning through collaboration

Learning through collaboration

OP-EDS Leidhra Guild June 28, 2019 Collaboration and inclusion are key to success. This is the message that resonates loudest with me every time I participate in a California Stewardship Network session. It is also the lesson I try to take with me and continue to...

Arizona launches #CAStruggles campaign, California pushing back

Arizona launches #CAStruggles campaign, California pushing back

BUSINESS Greater Sacramento June 14, 2019 California is known as the Golden State and other states are doing their best to get a piece of the gold.  Arizona is among the latest to join in the fray – coming into the Golden State, trying to poach California...

Reaction to yesterday’s Budget and Audit Committee meeting

OP-EDS Barry Broome June 15, 2019 City of Sacramento takes bold step forward – votes 8 to 1 on Mayor’s budget proposal Data show need for inclusive economic development in Sacramento and city acts accordingly Today was a bold step forward toward realizing the true...

Brookings Metro Monitor: May 2019 Update

Brookings Metro Monitor: May 2019 Update

BUSINESS Danielle Casey May 28, 2019 Growth and prosperity see improvement, but inclusion still needs work Brookings Metro Monitor released its 2019 updates and the Greater Sacramento region saw overall improvements in growth and prosperity over the last...

SMUD paves the way for California Mobility Center

SMUD paves the way for California Mobility Center

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento May 17, 2019Provides up to $15 million for transportation innovationThe SMUD Board of Directors took a bold step toward fostering innovation in the region by formally approving its Founding Membership in the California Mobility Center,...

Cacao Research Comes to Downtown Davis

Cacao Research Comes to Downtown Davis

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento March 18, 2019 Mars, Incorporated Builds New Collaboration Effort with UC Davis Downtown Davis will soon be home to the newest research facility for Mars, Incorporated.  Improvements are underway at 430 G Street in the building that is...

Applied Spectra Moves Global Headquarters to West Sacramento

Applied Spectra Moves Global Headquarters to West Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations March 18, 2019 Greater Sacramento region adds another international company to its ranks Sacramento, CA – With locations in Australia, Europe, and Asia, Applied Spectra now calls West Sacramento home.  Moving...

Israeli Company–Saturas–Makes Woodland its First U.S. Home

Israeli Company–Saturas–Makes Woodland its First U.S. Home

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations March 6, 2019 Greater Sacramento region positioned on the international stage Greater Sacramento, CA – Saturas, an Israeli irrigation company, has found a home in the Greater Sacramento region making this their...

Fortune 500 Company Makes Greater Sacramento Home

Fortune 500 Company Makes Greater Sacramento Home

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations March 4, 2019 It’s all right here in the Greater Sacramento region Greater Sacramento, CA – It is all right here in the Greater Sacramento region.  In the past month, IBM announced an expansion into Aggie...

UC Davis Collaborates With IBM in Aggie Square Launch Facility

UC Davis Collaborates With IBM in Aggie Square Launch Facility

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento February 21, 2019 University of California, Davis, Chancellor Gary S. May today (Feb. 21) announced a collaboration that previews Aggie Square’s formula for success. A select group of IBM specialists will join staff from Aggie Square...

California Says, Texas – Stay Home!

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations February 20, 2019 In a head to head comparison between Texas and California, California wins! Sacramento, CA - While the saying in Texas is Go Big which is a shortened version of Go big or go home; California...

Greater Sacramento is the Partner Amazon Needs to Get HQ2 Done

Greater Sacramento is the Partner Amazon Needs to Get HQ2 Done

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations February 14, 2019 In the wake of Amazon’s announcement of a failed HQ2 in New York, the Greater Sacramento region lobbies Amazon to try again. Sacramento, CA - The Greater Sacramento region is a proven partner...

Brokers, influencers and development leaders descend on Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations February 6, 2109 Talking Economic Development and Investment in the Sacramento Sacramento, CA - Tonight, the Greater Sacramento Economic Council in collaboration with the CoreNet Northern California Chapter...

Connecting the dots between research, academics and industry

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations January 23, 2019 Join thought leaders and industry experts to discuss the center for future mobility Sacramento, CA – The future of mobility is shaking up the auto and technology world.  From autonomous to...

SMUD to Make Special Announcement Today, Jan. 23, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Petula Burks, Director of Public Relations January 23, 2019 SMUD TO MAKE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY, JAN. 23, 2019GREATER SACRAMENTO ECONOMIC COUNCIL TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE WITH SMUD WHAT:  GREATER SACRAMENTO ECONOMIC COUNCIL HOSTPRESS CONFERENCE WITH...

New $750 Million Hospital to be Built in Elk Grove

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento December 20, 2018 A new medical center and teaching hospital run by California Northstate University is coming to Elk Grove. Officials from the for-profit medical school unveiled plans for a 250-bed hospital Thursday morning....

CalSTRS Approves Planned Expansion in West Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento December 18, 2018 The Teachers’ Retirement Board, trustees of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, approved the construction of a nearly 275,000 square foot expansion of its West Sacramento headquarters. The additional...

GSEC 2018 Annual Dinner: We Are One Region

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento December 7, 2018 With more than 700 attendees representing business, non-profits, and communities from the Greater Sacramento Region, the Greater Sacramento Economic Council celebrated growth, development and the ever-evolving region...

Governor Brown’s Veto of AB 2596

CATEGORY Barry Broome November 2, 2018 Governor Brown's Veto of AB 2596 — Barry Broome It didn’t make headlines, but just before the September close, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have put the state on a path to address...

City of Yuba City Ranked 7th “Best-Performing Small City”

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento October 11, 2018 City of Yuba City Ranked 7th “Best-Performing Small City” City of Yuba City1201 Civic Center BoulevardYuba City, CA 95993 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Darin GaleTelephone: 530-953-6886Email: dgale@yubacity.net CITY OF...

Wisetek Expands U.S. Operations in Sacramento, California

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento June 15, 2018Company Opens New Recycle and Reuse Electronic Data Warehouse FacilitySacramento, California [June 12, 2018]: Wisetek a global leader in advanced IT asset disposal, data destruction, technology reuse and manufacturing...

Bayer Collaborates with Greater Sacramento in New Incubator Space

Bayer Collaborates with Greater Sacramento in New Incubator Space

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento March 22, 2018Bayer Collaborates with Greater Sacramento in New Incubator SpaceWest Sacramento, CA — Bayer officially announced today the newest addition to its network of startup incubators, the Crop Science CoLaborator. Located...

Launch – Machine Learning at 240 MPH

Launch – Machine Learning at 240 MPH

BUSINESS, FEATURED, INNOVATION Greater Sacramento February 16, 2018Launch Consulting accelerates decisions to keep Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at the front of the race.Have you ever been behind a slower driver on a twisty, winding road, unable to pass for...

If Sacramento Builds It, Tech Will Come

If Sacramento Builds It, Tech Will Come

OP-EDS Neal Best August 24, 2017If Sacramento Builds It, Tech Will ComeThe bi-annual blog returns, I know you have all been waiting for this! It has been clear over the past 6 months that Sacramento has nudged over the tipping point from relative national...