Hosted by the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce & the City of Santa Ana

The Santa Ana GROW Conference March 26, 2024

Empowering Santa Ana’s Growth Through Economic Development

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Why You Should Attend GROW?

This conference brings together top experts in the field to share their insights and perspectives on current trends and future prospects. Attendees can expect a dynamic program that includes inspiring keynote speakers, and networking opportunities with like-minded professionals. Whether you are a business owner, economic development professional, or simply have an interest in the growth and prosperity of Santa Ana, the Santa Ana GROW Conference is a must-attend event. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this exciting and informative conference!

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Experience Thought-Provoking Insights

Hosted by Santa Ana Chamber of  Commerce President & CEO, David Elliott, the GROW Conference will give attendees access to insightful presentations and discussions by some of the most prominent figures in the business and city landscape. One of the keynote speakers, Thomas Hatch, the  Interim Santa Ana City Manager, will be imparting valuable information on the latest real estate development trends in the city. Additionally, Wendy Haase-Roberts, the President of Travel Santa Ana, will delve into the exciting world of tourism in Santa Ana, offering unique insights and perspectives on the subject. Completing the lineup of expert speakers is Wallace Walrod, the Executive Vice-President of the Orange County Business Council, who will provide a comprehensive overview of the Santa Ana Economic Forecast, highlighting the key trends, opportunities, and challenges in the local economy. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for attendees to gain valuable insights and knowledge from some of the leading lights in their respective fields.

David Elliott

President & CEO Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce

Master of Ceremonies

Wendy Haase-Roberts

President - Travel Santa Ana

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Thomas Hatch

Interim Santa Ana City Manager

Real Estate Development

Dr. Wallace Walrod

Founder and Managing Partner TCCG Tech Coast Consulting Group

Economic Forecast

Schedule

GROW Conference Agenda

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Networking

Pre-Event Networking (VIP)

Networking event for sponsors and VIP’s only. Visit the expo booths prior to the event.

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Welcome

Welcome & Acknowledgement

Master of Ceremonies, David Elliott, and new Santa Ana Mayor Valerie Amezcua will open the ceremonies.

David Elliott

Host & Speaker

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Real Estate Development

Thomas Hatch: City Development Presentation

Interim Santa Ana City Manager, Thomas Hatch will give an update on the major  real estate projects in the city.

Thomas Hatch

Interim Santa Ana
City Manager

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Tourism

Wendy Haase: Travel Santa Ana

Travel Santa Ana is the City of Santa Ana’s core tourism promotion organization dedicated to creating long-term and sustainable economic growth for the region and its partners through innovative tourism programs, promotions, and partnerships. .

Wendy Haase

President Travel Santa Ana

4:05 PM - 4:30 PM

Economic Forecast

Santa Ana Economic Forecast

Dr. Walrod will provide a comprehensive overview of the Santa Ana Economic Forecast, highlighting the key trends, opportunities, and challenges in the local economy.

Dr. Wallace Walrod

Founder and Managing Partner TCCG Tech Coast Consulting Group

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Networking

Time to Network

The GROW Conference will be followed by a networking session with an open bar and appetizers. This session is a great opportunity to make new connections and build relationships with other attendees. All attendees are encouraged to take advantage of this time to network and exchange ideas with their peers in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Don’t forget to visit the expo booths.

About

The Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce

Creating a Vibrant & Thriving Santa Ana Community

The Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting local businesses, promoting economic growth, and fostering an engaging atmosphere. Join us and help shape the future of our Santa Ana community!

SPONSORSHIPS

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Sponsorship opportunities allow you to increase your brand awareness, attract new clients and enhance your business relationships with current customers. As a GROW Conference sponsor, you will earn the recognition of your peers for your commitment to and leadership in the economic development of Santa Ana. Whether you are looking to market your services as an exhibitor or gain unparalleled exposure as an event sponsor, the Santa Ana GROW Conference has the perfect opportunity for you.  The Santa Ana GROW Conference offers a range of sponsorship packages and exhibit opportunities to fit any budget. Your sponsorship allows us to provide world-class speakers, a dynamic conference program, and a valuable networking forum for economic development professionals. 

If you are a business committed to the economic development of the City of Santa Ana, have services that could be useful to economic development organizations, or would like to partner with an economic development organization, click on the button below, and a staff member will give you more information on becoming a sponsor.

Sponsorships from $1200 to $2500 still available.

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What People Are Saying About The GROW Conference

As a Santa Ana small business owner, I was looking for a conference that could provide me with local insights. The Santa Ana GROW Conference exceeded my expectations. The speakers were knowledgeable, engaging, and delivered their message in a way that was easy to understand. I left the conference feeling inspired and motivated to take my business to new heights."

Danial Frankie Owner

I attended the Santa Ana GROW Conference last year and was thoroughly impressed by the quality of speakers and the wealth of information that was shared. The conference also provided me with a unique opportunity to network with like-minded individuals within the Santa Ana business community.

Emanuel Kelton Consultant

The Santa Ana GROW Conference was a game changer for my business. The insights I gained from the expert speakers have helped me to make informed decisions that have positively impacted my bottom line. The conference provided a dynamic environment for learning, networking, and growth, and I wouldn't hesitate to attend again in the future.

Manuel Hernadez Director

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Santa Ana Elks Lodge

1751 S Elk Ln, Santa Ana, CA 92705

Event Info

Phone Number: (714) 541-5353
Email : info{at}santaanachamber.com