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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Cal Poly Economic Impact Study 2014

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Business Cluster Highlights
Economic Strategy Update

Read about the on-going progress of the cluster teams and a specific project that aims to support business growth and expansion of facilities. By weaving economic impact analysis data into project approval submissions, County planning staff will have a fuller understanding of proposed facilities benefits to the Central Coast.

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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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New EVC Web Pages Promote SLO County Businesses

A new business vitality and job growth project is happening in SLO County. The Economic Strategy, managed by the EVC, is a collaboration of business leaders across six business sectors collaborating to generate more vitality in our economy to create jobs.


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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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San Luis Obispo County

January 2015

Challenges & Opportunities for the SLO County WIB


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