about us

For over 30 years East Bay EDA has convened diverse networks of business, government, and community leaders who embrace the extraordinary value of our region as an unrivaled place to live, work, and do business.

THE EAST BAY

The East Bay is home to one of the world’s most dynamic economies and fastest growing regions in the U.S. We are the most populous and geographically diverse region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Learn more and explore our interactive map of business resources.

2.8M+

2019 Regional Residents

$5.1B

2018 VC Investment

$30B

2019 Regional Imports

LATEST NEWS

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A Statement to Our Community

A Statement to Our Community

Blatant systemic inequalities have surfaced during the current pandemic. They were recently punctuated by the killing of George Floyd, underscoring a longstanding pattern of violence against Black Americans. We understand the pain, anger, and grief expressed here in...

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Seeking Economic Relief and Preparing for Reopening

Seeking Economic Relief and Preparing for Reopening

Nearly 2,000 business owners in the East Bay region responded to our East Bay Business Recovery Survey between mid-April and early May, where they weighed in on the impacts of the pandemic on their operations. Their responses underscored the breadth, depth, and...

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East Bay Innovation Endures

East Bay Innovation Endures

Although East Bay EDA had to postpone its annual East Bay Innovation Awards event until later this year, we were excited to announce and celebrate the accomplishments of our 2020 Finalists in the May 15, 2020 insert of the San Francisco Business Times. The 2020...

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Added flights at Oakland International Airport prompt full reopening of Terminal 2; airlines adding capacity #Oakland #oaklandairport #IFlyOAKland #airtravel
https://www.portofoakland.com/press-releases/added-flights-at-oakland-international-airport-prompt-full-reopening-of-terminal-2/

Employers! Register for our informative #labor #law update with @CEAemployers. Join us to ensure you haven’t missed out on new California employment laws that have taken place before and since the Pandemic began.
#bouncebackcontracosta @eastbayeda

https://employers.org/events/private-webinars/mid-year-labor-law-update-for-contra-costa-county/07/21/2020/

Good article on #BlackOwned businesses in #Berkeley featuring Nenna Joiner, who recently spoke with our #EconomicDevelopment Directors' Council & local chambers
https://www.berkeleyside.com/2020/06/26/black-owned-businesses-in-berkeley-demonstrate-the-citys-economic-resilience #DiscoveredinBerkeley #EastBayEconomy #EastBayNow

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UPCOMING EVENTS

East Bay EDA hosts signature events that are members-only as well as open to the public. Please visit our Events page for information and materials from past events.

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Contact Info

1221 Oak Street, Suite 555

Oakland, CA 94612

+1 (510) 272-6746