As part of its Business Attraction, Retention and Expansion Program, the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership offers free, one-on-one customized business counseling services to all businesses in or locating to the Coachella Valley.
Using client-based case management practices, the CVEP Business Services program offers:
A DEDICATED BUSINESS SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE
CVEP provides a single point of contact to assist and advocate for you, leveraging relationships with city, county, and industry leaders to promote friendly business practices and help entrepreneurs and small businesses solve problems and advance progress.
SITE AND BUILDING SELECTION
CVEP offers GIS-aided site selection research, as well as a web-based utility for locating and evaluating acreage, commercial and industrial properties.
Access to capital.
CVEP Small Business Financing Center and EB-5 (foreign investment) services.
The Workforce/Jobs Collaborative partners business with education to train the emerging workforce in the skills businesses need. Businesses also offer job shadows, work-based learning opportunities, and college scholarships to develop the local workforce. In addition to CVEP Workforce Excellence initiatives, the organization also works with county agencies to facilitate on-the-job training incentives for hiring new employees.
Assistance with market introduction services, securing incentives, custom workforce solutions, transitioned-employees orientation, and permitting services.
Business connections and ombudsman service.
CVEP can help you access key people who can resolve a business issue, present a new business opportunity, or become part of your networking circle.
Industry cluster support.
Join others from your sector to advance your industry such as the Renewable Energy Roundtable; Advanced Technology Industry Council; Healthcare Industry Council; and the Arts, Media and Entertainment Industry Council.
Publications and conferences.
Access to the latest business information from CVEP-sponsored economic conferences and publications.