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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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
Morro Bay Families Win The One Block Party!
A group of neighbors from Morro Bay calling themselves Team Beach Tractors prevailed over 9 other groups from around the U.S. to win the Sunset One Block Party Contest. The team was awarded the honors during Savor the Central Coast at Santa Margarita Ranch. The team borrowed goats, raised chickens, seeded and harvested oysters and more! 
Included in the Beach Tractors was Jolie Ditmore, co-chair of EVC Health Services Cluster. Great cross-cluster cooperation with EVC Uniquely SLO County, who wrapped up an incredible Savor the Central Coast event this weekend! Congratulations to the team.
Read their blog here>>> http://beachtractors.wordpress.com/
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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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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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Client Success Stories

Sweet Alexis Bakery 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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