Become an Investor

Investors of IVEDC have a direct role in shaping our regional economy.

You can become part of a private/public partnership to diversify and expand the economy of the Imperial Valley region. Over the next five to ten years, the region will continue to experience a renaissance of growth in the residential, retail and industrial sectors. As the economy grows, all local industries and individuals benefit. We invite you to play an active role in this unprecedented time for the region. 

Investment in IVEDC means access to:

  1. Contacts - Events, Networking, and Business Leads
  2. News - Newsletters, Announcements, Opportunities 
  3. Regional Profile - Statistics, Industry-Specific Data, Market Analyses, Economic Forecasting
  4. Exposure - Advertising, Spotlight Features, Directory Listing
  5. Return on Investment - Increased Capital Investment,Tax Revenue, Job Creation

Our Investor Handbook provides in-depth information on the roles and responsibilities for investors, lead protocol, investor benefits and a communication plan and policy.

If you are interested in becoming an investor, please fill out the Investor Contact Information document below.

Membership Benefits

$1,000 Bronze

  • Investment in the Imperial Valley

  • Receive Incoming leads

  • Demographic Information*

  • Listing with Link and Bio on website under Directory

  • Announcements in Quarterly Newsletter*

  • Business to Business Marketing Opportunities

  • Recognition at Annual Dinner

  • Committee Participation Opportunities

  • Opportunities to attend Tradeshows

  • Invitations to Ground Breaking/Grand Openings

  • Use of EDC's facility for private meetings or functions*

  • Invitation to all Events- current topics and networking opportunities

  • Annual Member Certificate

  • Opportunities for BOD voting 

  • Participation in IVEDC Retirement and Insurance Program 

$2,500 Silver

  • Existing Bronze Benefits
  • Early Preview of IVEDC Procurement Opportunities & Incoming leads
  • Bio on
  • Annual Business Evaluation
  • Complimentary Press Advertorial for three months
  • Post your events on IVEDC website calendar*
  • Complimentary Advertising Opportunities on IVEDC's Weekly Newsletter*


$5,000 Gold

  • Existing Silver & Bronze Benefits
  • Identification badges at IVEDC events
  • Distinctive recognition on special list published for IVEDC events

$10,000 Platinum

  • Existing Gold, Silver & Bronze Benefits
  • Seat on IVEDC Board of Directors
  • Access to all Imperial Valley EDC resource materials and demographics site reports

$25,000 Diamond

  • Existing Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze Benefit
  • Business Logo advertised on IVEDC website 
  • Special Recognition at all IVEDC Events

*Website benefits effective upon updates to

Diamond Investors