Sacramento Wins Big with March Madness  

Sacramento Wins Big with March Madness  

FEATURED, TALENT Greater Sacramento April 19, 2017This past March, tens of thousands of fans descended upon the Sacramento region to watch the first two rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.The last time Sacramento hosted March Madness was during...

The Only Prescription is More Cowbell

The Only Prescription is More Cowbell

FEATURED, INNOVATION, TALENT Greater Sacramento April 19, 2017“I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell.”So said Christopher Walken during his infamous Saturday Night Live skit about Blue Oyster Cult. Will Farrell jumped in with his...

Rocklin is Building for the Future on a Solid Foundation

Rocklin is Building for the Future on a Solid Foundation

COMMUNITIES, FEATURED Greater Sacramento March 17, 2017The Greater Sacramento Economic Council represents a unique mix of communities across a six-county area.  Each of these counties contain unique cities that have something to offer for everyone. Rocklin...

Conversations with the Community – The Visitation Economy

Conversations with the Community – The Visitation Economy

GREATER SACRAMENTO EVENTS Greater Sacramento March 15, 2017What Investments Offer the Highest ROI for the Sacramento Region's Visitation Economy?This is the topic that the Greater Sacramento community discussed during out latest 'Conversations with the...

Brand Sacramento: Perception vs. Reality

Brand Sacramento: Perception vs. Reality

OP-EDS Neal Best January 11, 2017This is a guest post by Neal Best.As I speak with companies in the Bay Area every week, it has become clear that most Bay Area residents have a persistent, lingering perception of the Sacramento region that is seemingly...

The California Option

The California Option

BUSINESS, INNOVATION, TALENT Greater Sacramento January 5, 2017California has the most innovative economy in the world, and boasts legendary tech giants such as Apple ($635 billion) and Google ($561 billion) that have consistently dominated the list of...

An Economy Built on Diversity

An Economy Built on Diversity

California embraces diversity and innovation as the route to economic prosperity while the rest of the nation is pulling back from the international stage and showing increasing intolerant to groups with different skin colors, religions, languages, and sexual identities. Instead of seeking to create the new industries propelled by technology and innovation, the incoming administration is focused on resurrecting old industries that have been in decline for decades.

Tech Scale-ups Enjoy Longer ‘Runway’ in the Sacramento Area

Tech Scale-ups Enjoy Longer ‘Runway’ in the Sacramento Area

Time is of the essence for any startup, especially for tech startups that place a premium on the commercialization process. Tech startups are increasingly recognizing the competitive advantage and cost savings that operating in the Sacramento region affords them. The Sacramento area offers them increased ‘runway’ to get their product off the ground by offering business cost advantages that allow the dollars invested in their product to go much further in the Sacramento region relative to those tech startups operating in other markets.

America’s Fork-to-Farm Capitol

America’s Fork-to-Farm Capitol

“Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capitol. We want to make Sacramento America’s Fork-to-Farm Capitol as well,” California Safe Soil CEO Dan Morash says.

Sacramento Region Must Focus on Jobs to Ensure a Brighter Future

Sacramento Region Must Focus on Jobs to Ensure a Brighter Future

During the past year, we have witnessed many leaders in the Sacramento region stepping forward to take ownership of the strategic vision for our market.

We have served as chairman and vice chairman of the board for the Greater Sacramento Economic Council. It is astounding to see what has been accomplished in such a short period. We are especially heartened by the collaboration among business and political leaders in our region.

Rancho Cordova Brings in Personal Watercraft Manufacturer

Rancho Cordova Brings in Personal Watercraft Manufacturer

BUSINESS Greater Sacramento June 29, 2016Free Form Factory, a New York company specializing in extra-durable personal watercraft, has moved its operations to Rancho Cordova, choosing the local community over Austin, Texas, according to...

Anpac Bio-Medical Moves U.S. Headquarters to Sacramento

Anpac Bio-Medical Moves U.S. Headquarters to Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento January 29, 2016Shanghai-based company develops “breakthrough” cancer screening techniqueAnpac Bio-Medical has chosen Sacramento, California to locate its new United States headquarters. Led by internationally-respected CEO Dr. Chris...

Tech Firm Brings California Jobs Back from Florida

Tech Firm Brings California Jobs Back from Florida

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento January 28, 2016Flippbox Relocating Headquarters to SacramentoFlorida-based tech firm Flippbox is relocating its headquarters to Sacramento, California. The cloud-syncing and mail management company was started in the Bay Area in 2012,...

PowerSchool LLC Expands Operations in Greater Sacramento

PowerSchool LLC Expands Operations in Greater Sacramento

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento December 1, 2015Significantly Expands CA Presence, Hiring over 200 New Local EmployeesGreater Sacramento Economic Council President and CEO Barry Broome and PowerSchool Group LLC (“PowerSchool”) President and CEO Hardeep Gulati...