About EVC

Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) is a regional non-profit, economic development organization committed to developing a vibrant and sustainable economy throughout San Luis Obispo County. We connect businesses with resources to help them become established and grow. Since 1994, the EVC continues to provide world-class business resources for a thriving community.

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Prosperity in perspective

The quality of life in San Luis Obispo County relies upon a balanced approach to economic prosperity. Our world-class educational institutions, lifestyle opportunities and business climate create a favorable environment for businesses and residents to WORK, PLAY and LIVE.

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Business Cluster Highlights
Local Employers' Job Fair, Cal Poly and Cuesta - 2012

Finding that many local college students want to work in the area upon graduation, but do not have a great awareness of the opportunities available, the Knowledge and Innovation cluster has taken the lead to organize Cuesta and Cal Poly job fairs specifically for local companies. Participation is offered at a discount, making this an attractive option for all Central Coast businesses.

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Knowledge & Innovation Cluster Plans Local Employer Job Fair

The Knowledge & Innovation Cluster team is leading the way to develop a Job Fair exclusively for local business at Cal Poly in February. Stay tuned for more details. Learn more about this team and its activities.


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Regional Forum - Your Region, Your State

On March 28th, the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) was pleased to host a first-ever event to gather input from regional stakeholders as part of a statewide initiative to help improve the business climate in California. This event, called the “San Luis Obispo Regional Forum”, was held at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. We would like to thank Economic Strategy Project champion, Jim Dunning of Cal Poly’s California Central Coast Research Partnership (C3RP), who helped host this event.

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Client Success Stories

Playtime Discoveries is another example of a company the EVC has helped grow.

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Economic Strategy

The Economic Strategy Project is the first-ever public/private partnership to perform an in-depth assessment and strategic plan for the San Luis Obispo County economy.

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SLO County in the Press

April 5, 2014


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