To become a member, please download and complete the membership application below and submit by mail or email. For more information, please contact VCEDA at (805) 676 – 1332 or Info@VCEDA.org.
Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) is a 501(c)6 organization led by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of regional business leaders. VCEDA is an influential organization that has credibility with national, state and local elected officials, government staffs, the media, other organizations and the public. Our strength is enhanced through local, regional, and statewide partnerships, collaborations, and alliances. Membership in VCEDA leverages the power of a unified group focused on strengthening the economy.
Advocacy – A voice at the local and state level on issues that impact business. VCEDA fights on a daily basis for a regulatory environment that supports business retention and expansion while maintaining a vital quality of life in the region.
Intelligence – VCEDA disseminates information to members to help them address and stay ahead of the challenging issues facing business.
Networking – VCEDA gives members an opportunity to interact with civic, corporate, small business and government leaders to establish relationships and networks vital to the success of their business.
Support – VCEDA helps members navigate through the bureaucracy of local government and acts a liaison and ombudsman for business.
"The HR manager of a large manufacturer in Newbury Park came to me with a dilemma. She could not find skilled manufacturing employees to replace those that were retiring. I turned to VCEDA for help. VCEDA put me in touch with several key educators in the county. I am now part of several groups of educators and business people working together to either develop new or customize existing programs to meet the needs of local manufacturers. VCEDA’s assistance helped me better serve my client’s needs."
"VCEDA provides valuable research and information that helps local businesses grow. It was instrumental, for example, in helping Agromin connect with other businesses that support incorporating sustainable practices in their day-to-day operations. In addition, as members of this powerful organization, all of us have an influence on how decisions are made in Ventura County. Businesses outside of VCEDA do not have that advantage."
"Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton values its membership in VCEDA and the role that VCEDA has played, on a countywide basis, in advocating for the best interests of the economic growth of all segments of the county's business community. VCEDA has continuously taken a leadership position in identifying and coalescing various elements of our community that have worked together for the betterment of the county."
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