DroneCamp 2022


REGISTER TODAY FOR DRONECAMP 2022! June 27 - July 1 | CSU Monterey Bay and Virtual via Zoom We are excited to be offering this year’s program in a hybrid […]

Blue Innovation 2022

Seymour Marine Discovery Center 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA

September 11-13, 2022 A 3-day event for industry leaders, scientists, and ocean enthusiasts to gather, share solutions and address ocean and water stewardship. Featuring 35 Exhibitors, Science Workshops, Panel Discussions, […]

2022 California Economic Summit

The Summit’s bipartisan network of business, equity, environmental and civic organizations is unique in championing solutions that meet the triple bottom line — balancing equity, environmental sustainability, and economic growth. In 2021, the Summit celebrated 10 years of collective action in Monterey on November 9-10. This year, the 2022 California Economic Summit is coming to […]

2022 Monterey DART Symposium

CSUMB University Center 4314 6th Avenue, Seaside, CA

SAVE THE DATE! Join us for the 2022 DART Symposium on November 30-December 1. California State University Monterey Bay. Mobility, airspace management, carbon-neutral power, and more! Watch this space for […]

CruzHacks 2023

UCSC Stevenson Event Center, Santa Cruz, CA

CruzHacks is the largest hackathon in Santa Cruz. Each year, we invite hundreds of students to develop solutions to real-world problems, pursue inclusion in tech, and kindle the spirit of innovation. ENCOURAGING A NEW GENERATION OF SOCIAL GOOD INNOVATORS A non-profit, student-run, annual hackathon based in UC Santa Cruz. Each year we welcome hundreds of […]

Startup Factory Monterey Bay

CSUMB Business & Information Technology Building 3052 Divarty Street, Seaside, CA

At Startup Factory we build businesses. Everyone who participates, from aspiring entrepreneurs to the merely curious, participates hands-on in creating a business. Learn how to think, work, and build like an entrepreneur. Learn the necessary steps to start a successful business. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a leg up on how to start a […]

Startup Monterey Bay Connect

Springhill Suites 215 10th Street, Marina, CA

Startup Factory Winners 2023FEB 21 | 6:00PM - 7:30PM | Springhill Suites Be part of the growing entrepreneurial community in this region at this monthly meeting. Find out about the […]

COVID Business Survival Awards

Pepple Beach Resort 1700 17 Mile Dr., Pepple Beach

Please join the Monterey County Business Council for the Covid Business Survival Awards (previously known as the GALA & Annual Economic Vitality) as we honor remarkable organizations for their contribution to our economic vitality. This celebration will be filled with great conversations, a dynamic atmosphere, and an opportunity to honor some of the businesses and […]

Santa Cruz Works – New Tech 2023

Courtyard by Marriott 313 Riverside Ave., Santa Cruz, CA

The third New Tech event of the year! Presentations featuring the top teams and projects from the 2023 CruzHacks: OpenRX, Slug Swap, Slug Budget, Sluggers, and Glyth with announcements by Brad Barbeau of Startup Challenge.  Additional rock star companies will also present: Elucidate and Neatleaf. Don't miss out, get your tickets now.

Application Deadline for Startup Challenge Monterey Bay: March 6

Apply to the 2023 Challenge by March 6! Startup Challenge Monterey Bay is the premiere Monterey Bay new venture competition. The Startup Challenge began in 2010 as the Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition. The Challenge was created by the Marina Tech Cluster, a business incubator located at the MBEST Center in Marina. The Marina […]