Meetings & Events

Energy Summit

State of the County

Economic Summit

Annual Member Dinner

November 10, 2021



September 23, 2021

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Executive Committee Meetings

All 2021-2022 Executive Meetings held at Kern EDC | 8:30 am (Unless otherwise indicated)

  • July 29, 2021 *Special Meeting- The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the B3K Prosperity Plan. For more information, contact Sophia Gligorevic at
  • August 18, 2021-*Zoom Meeting. For more information, contact Sophia Gligorevic at
  • September 15, 2021
  • November 17, 2021
  • January 19, 2022
  • April 20, 2022
  • June 15, 2022

Dates subject to change

Board of Directors Meetings

All Board Meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month.

September 23, 2021
Location: Valley Strong Credit Union. 11500 Bolthouse Drive. Bakersfield, CA 93311 | 9:00am-11:00am

January 27, 2022
Location: TBA | 9:00am-11:00am

April 28, 2022
Location: TBA | 9:00am-11:00am

June 23, 2022
Location: TBA | 9:00am-11:00am

East Kern Economic Alliance (EKEA) Meetings

EKEA Meetings are generally held on the second Thursday of the month.

Next Meeting: September 9, 2021

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Tehachapi Police Department’s Community Room- 220 West C Street. TehachapiCA 93561

Kern Economic Development Corporation (Kern EDC) is a public-private partnership that brings together private businesses, education, elected officials, and non-profit organizations for the purpose of a single goal: creating a strong and diverse economy for Kern County. Kern EDC promotes the region to businesses looking for areas to expand, and works with existing local businesses to ensure they have what they need to thrive and grow here in Kern County.

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Kern Economic Development Corporation
2700 M Street, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301


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