Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation
IVEDC is a partnership of private enterprise and local government united by the common vision of expanding and diversifying the economy. As Imperial County's official economic development organization, IVEDC promotes a robust and diversified economy. With the collaboration of strategic alliances and the border community, IVEDC facilitates regional development and stimulates target industries such as agriculture, energy, data centers and aerospace.
The Imperial Valley is rich in natural beauty, local history and culture. Due to its proximity to Mexico and the metropolis of Mexicali, Baja California’s capital city, there is a unique blend of population and industry that lends itself to a strong and diversified economy and workforce.
Publicly owned water and energy, abundant and affordable land, plenty of natural resources, leading industry and a strategic location in southwestern U.S. make Imperial Valley an ideal region for business.
A diverse set of industries are recognizing Imperial Valley's assets and advantages. Located in the low desert of California, the Imperial Valley is known for its fertile soil and annual 360 days of sunshine. Well-known as an agricultural hub, the Imperial Valley is also becoming fertile ground for innovation. The Imperial Valley has emerged as a top region globally for renewable energy production, including solar, geothermal and wind energy, biotechnologies and advanced agriculture.
IVEDC operates a one-stop-shop for business development in Imperial County. We work closely with local stakeholders, workforce training and regulatory agencies to ensure a streamlined process for business development. We pride ourselves in making your experience doing business in the Imperial Valley as seamless and affordable as possible.
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In registering with our office, we will work with you to accomplish your goals. The investment you make in our region directly benefits the local economy through job creation and business attraction and expansion, which is our top priority.