Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Sacramento

Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Sacramento

Marking the culmination of a journey that began more than five years ago, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber officially announced today that Major League Soccer (MLS) has awarded an expansion team to California’s capital city, Sacramento.

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...

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...

Sacramento State & Greater Sacramento Lead the Fight for Education

Sacramento State & Greater Sacramento Lead the Fight for Education

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento May 18, 2016#standwithCSU Requires $101 Million from StateSacramento, CA – Sacramento State University President Dr. Robert Nelsen and Greater Sacramento President & CEO Barry Broome were part of a hands-on effort at the California...

Anpac Bio-Medical Moves U.S. Headquarters to Sacramento

Anpac Bio-Medical Moves U.S. Headquarters to Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento January 29, 2016Shanghai-based company develops “breakthrough” cancer screening techniqueAnpac Bio-Medical has chosen Sacramento, California to locate its new United States headquarters. Led by internationally-respected CEO Dr. Chris...

Tech Firm Brings California Jobs Back from Florida

Tech Firm Brings California Jobs Back from Florida

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento January 28, 2016Flippbox Relocating Headquarters to SacramentoFlorida-based tech firm Flippbox is relocating its headquarters to Sacramento, California. The cloud-syncing and mail management company was started in the Bay Area in 2012,...

PowerSchool LLC Expands Operations in Greater Sacramento

PowerSchool LLC Expands Operations in Greater Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento December 1, 2015Significantly Expands CA Presence, Hiring over 200 New Local EmployeesGreater Sacramento Economic Council President and CEO Barry Broome and PowerSchool Group LLC (“PowerSchool”) President and CEO Hardeep Gulati...