Economic Development News From the East Bay | April 10, 2024

The East Bay Innovation Awardees

On March 28, East Bay EDA welcomed an impressive crowd of over 500 attendees for the 11th Annual East Bay Innovation Awards at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. It was a celebratory evening showcasing the region's pioneering advancements. Special thanks to our host, NBC Bay Area's Gia Vang and Presenting Sponsor, Sutter Health. Read more on the blog.

Event: Innovation in Healthcare

Join East Bay EDA and John Muir Health on May 16 for Innovation in Healthcare, a discussion on innovation and the importance of the industry to the East Bay’s workforce and economy. We are pleased to bring together leaders from the region’s diverse healthcare companies at the John Muir Health Walnut Creek Medical Center. Free for East Bay EDA members. Sign up today!

CA Small Business Credit Initiative

CalOSBA is providing resources for small businesses through the Technical Assistance for Capital Readiness Program. The program is backed by funding from the U.S. Treasury’s State Small Business Credit Initiative. SSBCI is designed to spur investment to businesses with 1-9 employees, small manufacturing companies, and businesses operated by owners from underserved communities.

OAK Name Modification News

On March 29, the Port of Oakland announced it will consider modifying the airport's name to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport from its current official name, the Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK). The Port Commissioners will consider the name modification at their April 11, 2024, Port Board meeting. Read the latest news.

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