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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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A Resilient East Bay is a Stronger Bay Area for All

A Resilient East Bay is a Stronger Bay Area for All

In early August, East Bay EDA’s Economic Development Directors’ (EDD) Council was invited to provide input and feedback on the Economy element of Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint, a long-range plan developed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and...

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Our Census, Our Future

Our Census, Our Future

With less than 100 days until the completion of Census 2020, we are encouraging all residents of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties to get out the count. Now more than ever, it is critical that we complete the most accurate count possible to ensure our businesses and...

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Staying Healthy, Safe, and Strong

Staying Healthy, Safe, and Strong

The coronavirus pandemic and efforts to mitigate its spread have presented extraordinary challenges for our region’s residents and small businesses. This past weekend, the Alameda County Public Health Department and Contra Costa Health Services issued updated guidance...

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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.

2020 East Bay Innovation Awards

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 | 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

The 8th annual East Bay Innovation Awards has gone virtual! Join us for a fun-filled evening presented by Kaiser Permanente, where the 2020 awardees will be revealed. Stay tuned for exciting announcements on entertainment and the unveiling of our 2020 Oaklandish t-shirt. In the spirit of innovation and community, this year’s celebration will also feature an opportunity to support economic recovery.

2020 Speaker Series: Made in the East Bay

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Join us for Made in the East Bay, a 2020 Speaker Series webinar just in time for Manufacturing Day. We’re excited to feature the perspectives and strategies from East Bay manufacturing leaders as they discuss their response to the continually changing COVID-19 environment. This program is presented in partnership with Manex and open to both members and non-members. Register today!


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Oakland, CA 94612

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