Imperial Valley, CA.- The Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) is proud to announce the highly anticipated annual Imperial Valley Economic & Energy Summit, taking place today, June 15, 2023, at Imperial Valley College. This premier event, co-hosted by the Imperial Regional Alliance (IRA) and the Imperial Valley Business Resource Center (IVBRC), will bring together local leaders, industry experts, and stakeholders to explore and discuss the exciting opportunities for industry and economic growth in Imperial Valley.
A highlight of the summit will be a Listening Session led by California Forward, a renowned organization dedicated to advancing policies and initiatives that promote sustainable economic growth in the state. The session aims to gather valuable insights and perspectives from attendees in preparation for the upcoming California Economic Summit, which will be hosted and centered around Imperial and Coachella Valleys in October 2023. This presents a unique opportunity for Imperial Valley to contribute to the state’s economic vision and showcase its potential as a key player in driving regional prosperity.
The theme of the full-day event revolves around the future of Imperial Valley, with a particular focus on the top industry clusters that are driving innovation and sustainability. Sponsored by ORMAT Technologies, a global leader in renewable energy, the conference will explore key areas such as Lithium Valley, recycling, transmission, and clean transportation. Discussions will delve into critical topics such as the electric vehicle battery supply chain, green hydrogen, and renewable natural gas and fuels.
Tim Kelley, President of IVEDC and the event host, expressed his excitement about the summit, stating, “This event is undoubtedly related to renewable energy and top industry clusters, including Lithium Valley, recycling, transmission, and clean transportation. Our goal is to attract manufacturers to Imperial Valley, creating a robust supply chain and paving the way for the future of Lithium Valley. By doing so, we will bring progress and prosperity to our Valleys.”
In addition to thought-provoking discussions and presentations by industry experts, attendees will have ample opportunities to network and engage in conversations that will shape the future of Imperial Valley. This summit serves as a platform for collaboration, innovation, and building strong partnerships that will drive economic growth and foster sustainable development.
The Imperial Valley Economic & Energy Summit promises to be a transformative event, drawing attention to the immense potential of Imperial Valley and positioning it as a leader in renewable energy and economic diversification. As the region continues to embrace clean technologies and sustainable practices, the summit serves as a catalyst for driving positive change and propelling Imperial Valley towards a prosperous and vibrant future.
For more information about the Imperial Valley Economic & Energy Summit, please visit the IVEDC website or contact the event organizers directly.
The Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) is dedicated to fostering economic growth and diversification in the Imperial Valley. IVEDC plays a vital role in attracting new businesses, promoting job creation, and supporting the region’s overall prosperity. With a focus on renewable energy, agriculture, manufacturing, and logistics, IVEDC is committed to unlocking the full potential of Imperial Valley and positioning it as a leading economic powerhouse.