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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

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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2.8M+

2020 Regional Population

$5.5B+

2020 VC Investment

$236B

2020 Gross Regional Product

LATEST NEWS

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2021 East Bay Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

2021 East Bay Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

Oakland, California - 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...

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East Bay Proud Photo Campaign

East Bay Proud Photo Campaign

The East Bay has it all – amazing people, stunning landscapes, unique buildings, incredible businesses, and so much more. To show our East Bay pride and the release of the East Bay Forward publication in September 2021, East Bay EDA is calling on our creative...

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Helping Alameda County Manufacturing Recover

Helping Alameda County Manufacturing Recover

While the economic recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 for manufacturers is still in progress—the sector saw more than 10,000 jobs lost in the East Bay (representing over a 10 percent decline) during the pandemic— East Bay EDA provided critical support and...

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Looking for a place to get tested for COVID? Check out the current list of all testing sites in Alameda County: https://covid-19.acgov.org/testing

Free Hazardous Waste Drop-off for Emeryville Residents on 8/15! Hazardous waste piling up? Safely dispose of it free at a 1-day drop-off event in Oakland. You can also bring up to 2 mattresses/2 box springs, or old medicine: https://www.stopwaste.org/about-stopwaste/events/hhw-one-day-event-in-oakland-2021-08-15.

Here is the latest #economic summary of #labor data, including industry employment, unemployment rates, and jobs for the #Oakland #Hayward #Berkeley MD, which includes #AlamedaCounty and #ContraCosta. Source: @CA_EDD

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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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Contact Info

1221 Oak Street, Suite 555

Oakland, CA 94612

+1 (510) 272-6746