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Digital Upskill Pilot Program Launches to Help Those Affected by COVID-19

People who are looking to improve their digital skills and be professionally trained during COVID-19, now have their opportunity thanks to a new Digital Upskill Sacramento Pilot Program.

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Greater Sacramento Executive Vice President to Lead New Mexico Economic Development Group

The Greater Sacramento Economic Council’s Executive Vice President, Danielle Casey announced on Thursday she will be leaving Greater Sacramento to be the next President of Albuquerque Economic Development, Inc. beginning October 26, 2020.

Greater Sacramento Sees Influx of Business Activity to the Sacramento Region

The Greater Sacramento region has seen a significant increase in companies interested in relocating to our area. The Greater Sacramento Economic Council whose primary responsibility is to bring and recruit new businesses to the Sacramento region, has identified and connected with 152 targeted companies in 2020 compared to 68 last year over the same period.

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Greater Sacramento Sees Influx of Business Activity to the Sacramento Region

The Greater Sacramento region has seen a significant increase in companies interested in relocating to our area. The Greater Sacramento Economic Council whose primary responsibility is to bring and recruit new businesses to the Sacramento region, has identified and connected with 152 targeted companies in 2020 compared to 68 last year over the same period.

Media Highlights

California officials implore companies moving to places like Texas: 'Give us a shot’

It may look like the promised land when you move your company from the Bay Area to Texas," but companies have to consider the turnover and turmoil that comes with moving there, the Sacramento economic development executive said.

Aggie Research Campus Name Changed to Davis Innovation & Sustainability Campus

Just under a year after the Mace Ranch Innovation Center relaunched as the Aggie Research Center, the name is changing again—this time bringing back both the notion of innovation as well sustainability, in what is believed to be the first 100 percent renewable energy project of its type.

Broome to Tesla: Sacramento is still manufacturing

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk snapped California officials to attention when he said he wants to move his electric car manufacturing out of the state because his Alameda County car plant is not being allowed to open, but a Sacramento economic development official says the company could manufacture here.

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