Weekly Wins
Great projects, initiatives and successes are happening in Riverside every day; highlights for this week:



 Engineer Honored For Pioneering Graphene Research 


More Than 1,000 At Free Health, Dental Clinic


  Riverside Project Aims To Make Neighborhoods Walkable




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App of the Week:

Everest makes it easier to achieve your personal goals. From getting in shape to learning Italian to traveling the world-Everest is a place to capture all your dreams and goals, while focusing on one: your Everest. 

Census Data for
Your Business
February 26
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TriTech SBDC Access to Capital Workshop 
February 28
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Riverside Convention Center Grand Opening
March 1
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The ABCs of Starting Your Own Business
March 3
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Crowd Funding Workshop

March 3
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Community Calendar


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City of Riverside, CA
Office of Economic Development News
February 25, 2014
 Riverside Convention Center Grand Opening March 1 



The Riverside Convention Center will officially re-open on Saturday, March 1 with a ceremony, ribbon cutting and tours of the center to celebrate the completion of the $43.6 million renovation.


The new Riverside Convention Center offers 21 rooms with over 65,000 square feet of flexible space and can accommodate groups ranging from 25 to 3,000 for conventions, meetings, trade shows, and competitions. 

There is also over 20,000 square feet of beautiful and expansive open-air plaza, lawn and garden space which offer a respite from convention business as well as an outdoor meeting venue under the stars, taking advantage of Riverside's mild temperatures year round. (Read more...) 

 TriTech SBDC Receives $50,000 Wells Fargo Grant

TriTech Small Business Development Center (SBDC) was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo to provide small business financial management assistance.


TriTech is an incredible asset to the business community for their efforts to bring together the necessary resources and service providers to accelerate an enterprise's growth and profitability resulting in entrepreneurial success, technology commercialization, and economic growth. (Read more...)

Business Spotlight:
SouthTech Systems 



SouthTech Systems is an eGoverment and eBusiness software development company specializing in the analysis, design, implementation, training, support and maintenance of enterprise-wide software solutions, as well as application development for public agencies and the private sector. SouthTech Systems grew from its founding as a sole proprietorship in 1992 to its current form under the leadership of Jose Dominguez and Grant Gyulnazaryan.


One of the many notable examples of the company's success as a leader in the industry is there software to automate the marriage license application process which was the first of its kind and is now in use by County Clerks throughout the state of California. (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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