EAST BAY FORWARD

East Bay Forward is a regional economic assessment and guide to best position the East Bay for a more equitable, resilient, and sustainable economic recovery. Learn more and download the report on September 21, 2021.

INNOVATION AWARDS

The 9th Annual East Bay Innovation Awards will be broadcast virtually on October 14, 2021. Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 East Bay Innovation Awards! Register today to celebrate the best of innovation from our region.

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+

2020 Regional Population

$5.5B+

2020 VC Investment

$236B

2020 Gross Regional Product

LATEST NEWS

Visit our blog and recent highlights from our newsletter for the latest East Bay news.

Supporting Latinx Business in the Bay Area

Supporting Latinx Business in the Bay Area

With Hispanic Heritage Month in full swing, we pay tribute to the legacy of Latinx entrepreneurship and industry across our region. The East Bay has a long history of business ownership and workers from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean to name a few. The...

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East Bay Business Closures and Impacts

East Bay Business Closures and Impacts

More than 11,860 business locations in the East Bay have momentarily or permanently discontinued business activities between March 2020 and July 2021, according to an analysis of inactive business activity using data insights from business analytics company Dun &...

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Take the California Clean Air Pledge

Take the California Clean Air Pledge

East Bay EDA invites our members and affiliates to join us in taking the clean air pledge for the 4th Annual California Clean Air Day. The pledge is a commitment by individuals and organizations to take simple actions to help clear the air in their community. Last...

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Learn how to help shape new City Council district boundaries and submit your own maps.

Come to our virtual meeting:

📅 Saturday, Oct 2 at 1pm
💻 Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87605788482
🤝 Meeting ID: 876 0578 8482
📞 Call: (669) 900-9128

https://cityofberkeley.info/City_Manager/Press_Releases/2021/2021-09-23_Learn_to_submit_maps_for_new_council_boundaries_at_Oct__2_meeting.aspx

BART loves the bus, and there's no better day to ride the bus than Fare Free Fridays courtesy of @rideact!

Whether it be the beach, a brewery or a park, our friends @SFBARTable got 6 places you can take BART (50% off btw) + bus for a great deal and time! https://bartable.bart.gov/featured/6-more-places-east-bay-take-advantage-transit-month-deals

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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.

2021 East Bay Innovation Awards

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The 2021 East Bay Innovation Awards virtual ceremony will be broadcast live on October 14. Often referred to as the “Academy Awards of the East Bay,” the East Bay Innovation Awards is the premiere program of its kind that celebrates and honors the extraordinary companies and organizations that contribute to the East Bay’s legacy of innovation. The virtual awards ceremony will be hosted by Scott McGrew of NBC Bay Area. Stay tuned for special guests to be announced!

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1221 Oak Street, Suite 555

Oakland, CA 94612

+1 (510) 272-6746