Disneyland Resort awards workforce development grants

Jan222024 Jan 22, 2024 Image courtesy of Disneyland Resort To help develop, prepare and empower Orange County’s workforce, Disneyland Resort provides career readiness opportunities to Anaheim students and residents through its community workforce development initiative. The resort recently awarded its annual workforce development grants to nonprofit organizations including Anaheim Union High School District, My Day Counts and…

Goodwill OC opens new store

Jan82024 Jan 8, 2024 Photo courtesy of Goodwill of Orange County Goodwill of Orange County opened its second store in the city of Orange on December 8th. The new store will serve a growing demand in North Orange, as well as Villa Park and Anaheim Hills. With the goal of doubling its retail footprint and impact…

Hoag among the first in the world to successfully implant first dual chamber leadless pacemaker system

Jan82024 Jan 8, 2024 Photo courtesy of Hoag Hoag recently achieved a cardiac medical milestone by successfully implanting the world’s first dual chamber leadless pacemaker. Smaller than a AAA battery, the pacemaker system, known as AVEIR™ DR, by Abbott, treats patients with various slow or abnormal heart rhythms. Hoag is one of a few initial…

OCBC strongly represented in The Orange County Register’s 2023 “Orange County’s 125 Most Influential”

Jan82024 Jan 8, 2024 Image courtesy of The Orange County Register (Composite by Paul Bersebach, Orange County Register/SCNG) Orange County Business Council has always been recognized as the key organization where leaders come together to focus on critical issues. This distinction was recently highlighted when 18 OCBC investors were highlighted in The Orange County Register’s 2023 list…

Thank You 2023 Nominees!

The 13th Annual Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Award winners will be announced live at the Awards and Holiday Reception on December 6, 2023 in Irvine. The Awards recognize outstanding public agencies for implementing policies and programs that cut through red tape, eliminate barriers to economic growth and open the door to private sector jobs creation. Below are the 2023 nominees for each of the six award categories.

Congratulations 2023 Winners!

The 13th Annual Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Award winners have been announced! The Awards recognize outstanding public agencies for implementing policies and programs that cut through red tape, eliminate barriers to economic growth and open the door to private sector jobs creation. Below are the 2023 Winners and Honorable Mentions for each of the six award categories.

Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Awards and Holiday Reception

December 6, 2023

Which local agencies are cutting red tape and supporting Orange County’s growth? Join us as we recognize outstanding local agencies, leaders, programs and public private partnerships that cut through red tape and encourage jobs and economic growth in Orange County. Following the awards ceremony, stay for OCBC’s Holiday Reception to celebrate another successful year and the holiday season!

OCBC/CSUF Annual Economic Forecast Conference

October 19, 2023

A collaboration between California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and Orange County Business Council, the highly anticipated Economic Forecast Conference features leading CSUF economists Dr. Anil Puri and Dr. Mira Farka. The nationally recognized economists share insights each year into the current economic environment regionally and nationwide. The annual event also marks the release of the CSUF Economic Forecast Report.