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County of Sonoma California
Economic Development Board

EDB Events

The Economic Development Board presents several seminars and events throughout the year that address key opportunities, challenges, and initiatives facing Sonoma County. These events and online reports are supported by business and community sponsors through the Economic Development Board Foundation.

April 24, 2015 - Creative Sonoma Workshops

Creative Sonoma Workshops

Meet the Funder

Friday, April 24, 2015 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This workshop will present a panel of Foundation leaders representing funders of the arts and creative activities in Sonoma County. It will be moderated by John McGuirk, Program Director of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

What:
Creative Sonoma Workshops
Where:
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Rachel Yeoh at (707) 565-6416 or Rachel.Yeoh@sonoma-county.org

2015 Sonoma County Green Business Awards

This annual event recognizes the Sonoma County businesses that through commitment and much hard work, received their Green Business Certification in 2014 and early 2015.

What:
2015 Sonoma County Green Business Awards
When:
Thursday, May 14, 2015
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where:
The Warehouse at the BARLOW, Sebastopol
Cost:
Free
RSVP:
Open only to certified and in-process Green Businesses
Contact:
Kevin Kumataka at(707) 565-6455 or Kevin.Kumataka@sonoma-county.org
Info:
Recipients of Green Business Certification in 2014 / early 2015

Spring Economic Forecast Breakfast

Dr. Steve Cochrane, of Moody’s Analytics, will be returning to give us his thoughtful and insightful economic forecast for California and Sonoma County. Always a popular speaker, we look forward to his return to Sonoma County. He will be joined by Diego Tamburini, Manufacturing Industry Strategist (aka Manufacturing Evangelist) at Autodesk. Invited back by popular demand, Mr. Tamburini’s presentation will focus on future manufacturing and consumer trends. His presentation will provide a lead-in to the upcoming Focus on the Future seminar scheduled for September.


Dr. Steve Cochrane, of Moody’s Analytics and Diego Tamburini,
Manufacturing Industry Strategist
What:
2015 Spring Economic Forecast Breakfast
When:
Friday, June 26, 2015
7:00 am – 9:15 am
Where:
Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel
170 Railroad Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Cost:
$ 60
RSVP:
Return to the website May 26, 2015 to register.
Contact:
Ann Gospe at (707) 565-7298 or Ann.Gospe@sonoma-county.org