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
Building, Design & Construction Cluster Helps SLO County Process Improvement Committee

The Building, Design & Construction Cluster has helped the SLO County Process Improvement team to streamline Land Use and Building permitting and quantify benefits of newly proposed projects. Read more about this group and its activities. 


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First-Ever Job Fair at Cal Poly for Local Companies Only

On February 24, the Knowledge & Innovation cluster of the EVC’s countywide Economic Strategy created the first-ever opportunity for Cal Poly and Cuesta students to learn about job and internship opportunities from local businesses.

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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

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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