Media Advisory: Chamber and City Partner for Economic Development Tour and Keynote from CALED President Gurbax Sahota Inbox

GOLETA, CA –The Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce and The City of Goleta are excited to announce an economic development bus tour and keynote luncheon featuring Gurbax Sahota, President of CALED, the California Association of Local Economic Development. The event will be held Wednesday, April 8h with a bus tour from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon in the rotunda at Deckers Outdoor Corporation.

Attendees will enjoy a tour of economic development and capital improvement sites in Goleta including Cabrillo Business Park, Hollister Village and more. The luncheon will include a welcome from the Mayor of Goleta, comments from CEO of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, Angel Martinez, followed by, Gurbax Sahota, who will speak from a statewide perspective about economic development for the future.

“We are excited to bring our members a unique event that showcases Goleta’s role in economic development,” said Kristen Miller, President & CEO of the Goleta Chamber of Commerce. “Attendees will get to see the sites of a number of projects in the City’s pipeline as well as the location of the Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet (GEM).”

The bus tour and luncheon costs $35 to attend. To register, visit or call 967.2500

The Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce (GVCoC) is a business-oriented membership organization founded in 1947. The mission is to create a strong local economy, promote the community, provide business resources and networking opportunities, represent business to government and support pro-business candidates.

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Kristen Miller, President & CEO Valerie Kushnerov, Public Information Officer 805.967.2500 805.961.7507

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