Study Mission Trips

Don't miss the 2017 newly restructured Study Mission - Destination: Silicon Valley, on Nov. 1-3 in Monterey, Calif.

The goals of this year’s program will be priority setting for Silicon Valley IDEA in 2018.

We will hear presentations from speakers/panelists on seven key regional topics: 

  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Downtown San Jose
  • International Competitiveness
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Regional Branding

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An annual visit by key Silicon Valley business and community leaders to another of North America’s great cities, this annual program helps regional leaders to learn to best practices and bring back ideas to make our home an even better place to live and work.

Some of the issues range from developing business investment, transportation, attracting major league sports, and more.

Recent cities visited include Pittsburgh, Denver, New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, New Orleans, Portland and Vancouver, B.C.

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