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, thought-provoking panel discussions, 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!
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, Kristine Ridge, the City Manager, will be imparting valuable information on the latest real estate development trends in the city. Additionally, Wendy Haase, 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.
President - Travel Santa Ana
Santa Ana City Manager
Chief Economic Advisor Orange County Business Council
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Networking event for sponsors and VIP’s only. Visit the expo booths prior to the event.
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Master of Ceremonies, David Elliott, and new Santa Ana Mayor Valerie Amezcua will open the ceremonies.
Host & Speaker
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Santa Ana City Manager, Kristine Ridge will give an update on the major real estate projects in the city.
Santa Ana City Manager
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
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. .
President Travel Santa Ana
4:05 PM - 4:30 PM
Dr. Walrod will provide a comprehensive overview of the Santa Ana Economic Forecast, highlighting the key trends, opportunities, and challenges in the local economy.
Chief Economic Advisor - Orange County Business Council
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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.
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!
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.
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."
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.
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.