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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 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.
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East Bay EDA Assists CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

East Bay EDA Assists CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

Oakland, California – East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is pleased to announce a partnership with CMTC’s California’s Manufacturing Network to provide direct support to manufacturers negatively impacted by COVID-19. “We recognize the critical...

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Alameda County CARES Grant Program

Alameda County CARES Grant Program

Oakland, California - The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the launch of the Alameda County CARES Grant program, which was made possible by the Board’s recent action to redirect $5 million in CARES Act funds to assist small businesses in...

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This Friday, 1/22 join @JVSBayArea and Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich for a virtual discussion on growing inequalities of income, wealth, and race and what to do about them. Register today! http://ow.ly/dex550DdRSG

The Bay Area Lab Innovation Center (LINC) will be hosting a virtual #networking event on 1/28 "Open the Door to Innovation" - learn how #federal #labs can benefit your #business. Register: http://ow.ly/3X4I50DdQ4m @SLAClab @BerkeleyLab @SandiaLabs @Livermore_Lab #nationallabs

HISTORY MADE: Kamala Harris is the VP of the United States! 🇺🇸

Harris is the first woman, first Black person, and first Indian American to be VP. Harris:

✅ Is an Oakland native
✅ Was raised by a @BerkeleyLab scientist
✅ Spent her early years in Berkeley

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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.

2021 Speaker Series: Biomedical Manufacturing & Public Health

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Join us for our second Speaker Series event in the New Year, Biomedical Manufacturing & Public Health, for an important discussion on workplace and industry safety. This Outreach Program is funded by the CARES Act Stimulus Package 2020 – and is managed by CMTC – California’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center. This webinar is open to both members and non-members.


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