By Elukiya Veerasingam, 2018 Silicon Valley CareerPath Internship Program –SVO Communications Intern

For more than 132 years, The SVO has been a large part of the ever-growing Silicon Valley. Connections and membership have grown and The SVO now represents more than 1,400 Silicon Valley business and more than 300,000 employees.

But why join The SVO? What does a membership at The SVO have to offer?

Sometimes, it’s just better to hear it from someone else. Case in point:

“There is no barrier of entry to be a part of this great organization, regardless of the size of one’s business- from a one-person firm to one with 100,000 employees. And there are so many ways that all can benefit from these combined resources. … It really is in every business’ best interest to be part of this community, regardless the size of one’s organization.” – Triware Networld Systems, SVO members since 2016

Read Triware Networld System’s full testimonial here.

REASON 1 – PROGRAMS CREATED WITH YOUR BUSINESSES IN MIND

Membership with The SVO provides access to programs and events designed to further your business objectives—networking, visibility, referrals and credibility.

There are so many SVO programs and events (more than 200 a year!) that local Silicon Valley businesses use to advance their network, their brand visibility and voice, including the following:

REASON 2— A VOICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The SVO provides access to local business leaders, elected officials and exclusive gatherings that offer you and your business the opportunity to engage in the conversations and issues that matter most.

“The SVO significantly increased our reach into the community and the state. By being an active and engaged member, doors have opened that would have been very difficult before.” – Bozzuto Insurance, SVO members since 2006

Read Bozzuto Insurance’s full testimonial here.

REASON 3—A COALITION FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The SVO members work together and learn from each other to create a more prosperous Silicon Valley business environment.

The SVO is a regional convener, connecting its 1,400 member businesses to countless community, private and government partners for the success of this Valley.

“Building a successful, thriving economy takes a team effort on the part of business, government and the community. The Silicon Valley Organization pulls together critical segments of the region to work together on the programs and projects that will lead us confidently into the future”. – Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, members since 1995

                                   Read Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority‚Äôs full testimonial here.                

 This is an opportunity to be part of a greater group of unique businesses and individuals.

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