The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was recognized by the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) as the “Partner of the Year.”
Sacramento, Calif – This week, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was recognized by the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) as the “Partner of the Year.”
“Congratulations to GO-Biz on being recognized for their efforts as an economic development partner in the Imperial County,” said Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), who represents Imperial County and serves as the chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy. “Imperial County is an excellent place to start and grow a business. With GO-Biz’s assistance, others around the state and U.S. will have an opportunity to see Imperial’s unique business and investment opportunities.”
GO-Biz Senior Business Development Specialist Sid Voorakara accepted the award on behalf of GO-Biz, which works closely with both the IVEDC and Assembly member Garcia’s office to help bolster economic development efforts in the Imperial Valley.
In October, GO-Biz director Panorea Avdis and Asm. Garcia led a delegation of state officials to the region and met with small business owners to discuss available state resources, hosted a bi-national lunch with leaders from California and Mexico and toured the Salton Sea to learn more about the region’s renewable energy opportunities.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California’s leader for job growth and economic development efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more. For more information visit, www.business.ca.gov.
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