Have you taken the 2017 BizFed Poll?

Friday, April 14 marks the final day to take the 2017 BizFed Poll. We’re relying on each of you to communicate the priorities of your region and industry sector. Don’t get left out – take this 10-minute poll and make sure others from your network are taking the BizFed Poll as well! Simply visit bizfed.org/poll […]

Pursuing Different Dividends in L.A.

Friday, February 3, 2017 In May of last year, financial advice website WalletHub released a study gauging diversity among U.S. cities. The study examined several measures including racial, economic, household, and social class. Los Angeles came in at a respectable No. 12 among the nation’s 313 largest cities.Our No. 12 ranking puts us behind five […]

Pasadena, LA County are booming. So what has businesses worried?

By Kevin Smith, San Gabriel Valley Tribune POSTED: 10/25/16, 6:33 PM PDT | Brittany Dodd, left, CBRE senior associate of workplace strategy, and Kim Sidders, people operations coordinator at Bolton & Company, discuss millenials in the workplace during the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce’s annual Pasadena Business and Economic Summit at the University Club in Pasadena […]


  PRESS RELEASE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (GO-BIZ)    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Oct. 26, 2016 Brook.Taylor@gov.ca.gov (916) 322-0667 State Officials from GO-Biz and California Energy Commission to Lead Delegation of Clean Tech Businesses to China on Trade Mission October 27 – November 5 Sacramento, Calif. – As part of ongoing efforts […]

2017 BizFed Officer Nominations – Open until Oct. 31st!

Consider nominating yourself, and/or nominating a key BizFed member – as a 2017 BizFed Officer and member of our Executive Committee! If you are interested in a leadership role – or would like to nominate a BizFed member for a position — please contact Judi Erickson, judi.erickson@bizfed.org, by Monday, October 31. (Positions are open to […]

The TPP and US SMEs: Good for business?

Global Trade Review: SME FOCUS / March 9, 2016 / BY ELEANOR WRAGG With a deliberate focus on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and special provisions to help them integrate into the global supply chain, could the TPP be a chance to bring trade simplicity to small American firms? Eleanor Wragg reports. After almost six years […]

Air Quality Management District Board Ousts Executive Officer

By ELYSE GLICKMAN   Originally published March 4, 2016 at 3:19 p.m., updated March 4, 2016 at 4:38 p.m. The governing board of the Southern California Air Quality Municipal District voted 7-6 to fire Barry Wallerstein, its executive officer since 1997, amid concerns from its new Republican majority that the agency needs to be more […]