Meetings & Events
State of the County
Annual Member Dinner
View videos from past events.
All FY 2022-2023 Executive Meetings held at Kern EDC ** 8:30 am
- August 17, 2022
- September 14, 2022
- November 15, 2022
- January 18, 2023
- April 12, 2023
- June 14, 2023
Dates subject to change
Board of Directors Meetings
All Board meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month ** 9:00 am
- January 26, 2023
Location: The Bakersfield Association of Realtors, 2300 Bahamas Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93309
- April 20, 2023
Location: Taft Transit Center, Oildorado Room 550 Supply Row, Taft, CA 93268
- June 22, 2023 Location: TBD
**Set time unless otherwise notified
East Kern Economic Alliance (EKEA) Meetings
EKEA Meetings are generally held on the second Thursday of the month.
Next Meeting: Thursday, March 9, 2023
Location: Springhill Suites by Marriott (113 E. Sydnor Ave) in the China Lake Room.
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.
Kern Economic Development Corporation
2700 M Street, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301