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The cutting edge: Tour of Nevada County shows what’s behind ‘manzanita curtain’

originally published in The Union William Roller April 28, 2022 The Tour of Nevada County is back. The tour — which recently had been virtual — took attendees on Thursday to several local businesses, some lesser known but thriving. Led by Gil Mathew, executive director of the Nevada County Economic Resource Council, it made stops…

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The Tour of Nevada County Returns

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is happy to announce the return of this fantastic annual event. Join us on April 28th from 8:30-4:30 for a sneak peek at the economic engine behind the manzanita curtain. Guests will arrive at Twin Cities Church and be chauffeured via a luxury bus to six locations—some off the…

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How’s it Going? The Future of Broadband in Nevada County

How’s it going?: The future of broadband in Nevada County By Jennifer Nobles It’s probably no surprise that at this point, broadband internet access has become more important not just to businesses but to individuals as well.  Those who rely on the service to obtain and maintain everything from tax documents to payments and purchases…

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Technology and Business go Together

Technology is defined as the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry; machinery and equipment developed from the application of scientific knowledge; and the branch of knowledge dealing with engineering or applied sciences.   For Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC)’s Gil Mathew, it is evident that separating technology from industry is all…


ERC Helps Meet Business Needs

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC) is comprised of a Board of Directors that represents a wide variety of both the public and private sectors.  Agents from both city and county government join representatives from many of the industries that make up the local business community,  including  health care, manufacturing, technology,  retail, agriculture, tourism,…

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Manufacturers Forum

Attention Manufacturers!Join the Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC) and California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)for a Free ForumThursday June 17th.8 am – 9:30 am Foothills Event Center.400 Idaho Maryland Rd. Grass ValleyDoors open at 7:30 for coffee, treats and networkingLearn about ‘free to you’ assistance available through CMTC. Hear about trends in your industry. Network…

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Small Business Mask & Sanitizer Distribution Succeeds Thanks to Generous Nevada County Spirit

In just 6 days, approximately 1,300 gallons of hand sanitizer and 314,000 surgical masks were given to more than 1,000 small businesses from Truckee to Penn Valley. The Nevada County spirit was on full display as volunteers from civic organizations, athletic clubs, service groups, chambers of commerce, special districts and local agencies banded together to…

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Manufacturers are you ready to open?

New rules from the State of California, Department of Public Health and Cal-OSHA require that your IIPP plan be updated with COVID-19 Safety. The Nevada County Economic Resource Council will make sure you have a written plan and your staff is trained at NO COST. We will also help you with: Marketing Sales Human Resources Safety and Safety…

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Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has released the following document to help small business owner’s navigate the programs available thanks to the recently passed CARES Act. There are many options a business owner can pursue to sustain their business in these uncertain times. The pdf can be downloaded directly here or perused…

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Small Business Covid-19 Survival Guide

The Small Business Development Center has released a document laying out ways for your small business to economically survive through the current corona virus crisis. Please share this pdf with anyone who is trying to figure out how to keep their business afloat in these uncertain times. There is more information on the SBDC website….