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Oct 22
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Oct 23
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 Sixth Annual 
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Oct 24
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City of Riverside, CA
Office of Economic Development News
October 22, 2013
Riverside Hires Live Nation to Operate Fox Theater 

Live Nation, the country's leading provider of live entertainment, will operate Riverside's historic Fox Performing Arts Center and the Riverside Municipal Auditorium following the unanimous approval of a three-year contract by the Riverside City Council that calls for 60 shows at the Fox and 50 shows and special events at the Municipal Auditorium in the first year.

Live Nation officials have said they expect the Fox Theater to expand upon the current programming to include theatre, family events and a wide range of musical artists, including adult contemporary, classic rock, R&B, Latin and country. The Municipal Auditorium will appeal to the 18-35 demographic.   (Read More...) 

IESBDC Offers Site Selection Workshop in Riverside
The Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (IESBDC) will host a free workshop titled "Why Lease Terms and Locations Matter" on Wednesday, October 23 from 9am to 11am in the City of Riverside City Council Chambers.

The workshop will provide the tools and information necessary to assist business owners with location and lease term negotiations, while keeping in mind City zoning and building codes. As a business owner, it is important to ensure the location you have selected is in the right area of town, near your company's customer base, and is the right size for efficient operations. (Read more...)

Faith-Based Small Business Summit Returns to Riverside Municipal Auditorium

The 6th Annual Faith Based Small Business Summit hosted by AmPac Tri-State CDC will be held Thursday, October 24 at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. 

The annual event is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs, new business owners and established business leaders to learn the tools for being a more effective business or faith based leader. (Read more...)

Riverside is being recognized worldwide for its forward looking, cutting-edge approaches to economic development, education, sustainability and technology. Discover the possibilities within this City of Arts & Innovation. 

We invite you to celebrate the achievements and our continued progress. Please contact the Office of Economic Development for more information.


Scott C. Barber

City Manager 
City of Riverside 

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