Friday, April 1 â€“ Monterey County Business Council's quarterly breakfast forum, "Eggs & Issues," featuring Stewart Knox, executive director of the state of California Employment Training Panel. Bayonet & Blackhorse Grill, 7:30-9 a.m. (See article above) Thanks to Monterey County for Energy Independence, the San Benito County Workforce Investment Board and Santa Cruz County Workforce Investment Board for sponsoring this event. For additional sponsorship opportunities, contact MCBC Executive Director Brian Turlington.
Friday, April 8 â€“ MCBC Monthly Membership Luncheon (second Friday of the month), 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Club, Seaside. Special guest speaker Rod Diridon, Sr., emeritus executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute, will discuss the foreseeable economic and environmental impacts of high-speed rail . Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. RSVP at eventbrite or call 831.216.3000. (BIO)
Tuesday, April 26 â€“ MBEP Regional Economic Summit, Hyatt Regency, Monterey. This all-day event will include expert speakers and panelists exploring and highlighting regional approaches and solutions on topics such as the AgTech Revolution and the Blue Economy in Monterey County. Early Bird pricing ends March 25. RSVP now.
SAVE THE DATE â€“ Friday, May 6: Celebration of Small Businesses in Monterey County with U.S. Congressman Sam Farr, 3-5:30 p.m., Embassy Suites Monterey Bay.
SAVE THE DATE â€“ Thursday, Oct. 27: Monterey County Business Council Annual Higher Education & Research Leadership Summit. 7:30-10 a.m., Monterey Marriott.
SAVE THE DATE â€“ Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017: Mark your calendar for next year's MCBC 22nd Anniversary Gala & Annual Economic Vitality Awards at the Hyatt Regency Monterey.