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Silicon Valley Leadership Group unanimously votes to support TPP to help spur the economy and job growth

San Jose – Feb. 4, 2016 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, which has nearly 400 innovation economy member companies, unanimously voted today to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The organization urged Congress to approve the agreement to help spur the economy and job growth, while fostering closer partnerships among the 12-member countries that represent .. read more

On February 4th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named

Seven Public Agencies Selected out of 18 Projects in Five Categories San Jose – Dec. 16– Seven local public agencies have been selected to receive “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” awards from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group for using innovative government solutions to enhance customer service, help improve the quality of our business climate .. read more

On December 17th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Carl Guardino Named 2015 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year

Nov.  5, 2015 – Hollywood, Fla. – A committee made up of race directors, athletes, media, corporate executives and club officials has named Carl Guardino, Director of the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot,” the MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year. Guardino was honored at a reception at the Road Race Management Race .. read more

On November 6th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is the featured speaker at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Annual Public Policy Luncheon;” Sobrato’s and Morgridge’s named “Spirit of Silicon Valley – Lifetime Achievement Award” recipients

SAN JOSE – Oct. 26 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is the featured speaker at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Annual Public Policy Luncheon” on Oct. 30 and will participate in a panel discussion that will cover topics like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other issues of importance to our region and nation’s economic .. read more

On October 26th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

TPA reauthorization will help the innovation economy and 40 million Americans with jobs directly related to trade

SILICON VALLEY – June 24 -The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, with nearly 400-member companies primarily in the high-tech, bio-tech and social media business sectors, applauds the U.S. Senate for its bi-partisan action in support of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) reauthorization legislation that will now head to the President’s desk for his promised signature. Leadership .. read more

On June 24th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group applauds vote Friday on TPA and urges Congress to get the job done next week by voting in favor of the innovation economy

June 12, 2015 SILICON VALLEY – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, with nearly 400-member companies, praised Congress for voting in favor of the Trade Priorities Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA), even though it was blocked from reaching the President’s desk by a procedural, separate, “no” vote on a provision to grant financial aid to displaced .. read more

On June 12th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley companies enjoying fifth straight year of significant growth; expect it to continue in 2015, according to a Silicon Valley Leadership Group survey

San Jose, Ca – May 13, 2015 – Sixty-four percent of the 217 companies that responded to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s annual CEO Survey plan to add jobs this year, up significantly from 2013 (46 percent) and 2014 (59 percent) results. Only 2 percent of the companies anticipate reducing their workforce this year. Housing .. read more

On May 19th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Data Updated – Blog Added – to Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project Report

Contact: Steve Wright / Swright@svlg.org / 408.501.7853 April, 2015 – The landmark Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project study, first published in January, has been updated with Q1 data. The new data covers falling federal R&D investment in Silicon Valley and other U.S. tech regions, the migration patterns of workers moving from within the U.S. .. read more

On April 20th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Leadership Group CEO Call’s Comcast Op-Ed Headline Misleading

April 16, 2014 – San Jose, CA – Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino today said that a headline on an op-ed he authored on the proposed Comcast- Time Warner Cable merger that appeared on Forbes.com on Tuesday was misleading because the view expressed was his personal opinion. The headline implied Guardino was representing .. read more

On April 16th, 2014, posted in: Press Releases by

SILICON VALLEY CONTINUES ITS STRONG LEAD IN SMART GRID JOBS ACCORDING TO A NEW ECONOMIC UPDATE REPORT

Silicon Valley Leadership Group, City of San Jose and PG&E Announce Economic Benefits of Smart Grid Deployment SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, City of San Jose and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), co-chairs of the Silicon Valley Smart Grid Task Force launched in 2010, announced today the updated results of .. read more

On December 18th, 2013, posted in: Press Releases by